Western University

Data Science

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Program Information

School:Western University
Faculty:Statistical and Actuarial Sciences, Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Description:Data science takes data and turns it into insights that are enlightening, novel and support important decision making. As data collection increases, there is a demand for data science in every discipline – business, finance, health care, sports and more.

The demand for data scientists and data literacy is growing. This skillset – the ability to handle, analyze and visualize data – is becoming essential.

Western’s Data Science programming empowers you to understand this emerging field through integrated and multi-disciplinary courses and programs to not only learn the principles, but apply it to a future career.

You can complete this program as part of a Bachelor or Honours Bachelor degree. Registration in the honours degree usually begins in the second year, but admission may be gained in the third or fourth year if you meet requirements.
URL:Data Science at Western University
Cost per year:*
International: $36,208
Careers:Database Analysts and Data Administrators

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

Two of: Advanced Functions (MHF4U), Math of Data Management (MDM4U), Physics (SPH4U), Earth and Space Sciences (SES4U), Computer and Information Science (ICS4U). You'll need Biology SBI4U and Chemistry SCH4U for first-year Biology and Chemistry courses. First-year Biology and Chemistry courses are required for all modules offered by the Department of Biology and for some modules offered by the Department of Chemistry and other Science departments. All course prerequisites are for an Ontario curriculum. For curricula in other parts of Canada or international countries, head to our Admissions Requirements website.

Application Notes : English Language Proficiency Requirements, if English isn't your first language.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on November 17, 2021

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