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20996 CAD/year
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Big Data Analytics Stream: Applied Modelling and Quantitative Methods at Trent University can be completed in 16 months and emphasizes practical skills in visualization, data mining, cloud-based approaches and parallel programming skills. Prepare for careers including Chief Data Officer, Data Scientist, Data Solutions Architect, Business Manager and Business Analyst.

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Overview

Trent is one of the first universities in Canada to work to fill the training gap for professionals in data science. You will be uniquely prepared with the tools and techniques you require to work with and analyze today’s increasingly complex data sets in all areas of the sciences, as well as the business world.

Career-Ready in the Growing Field of Data Science

Trent is one of the first universities in Canada to work to fill the training gap for professionals in data science. Graduates of this Big Data Analytics Stream: Applied Modelling and Quantitative Methods at Trent University are uniquely prepared with the tools and techniques they require to work with and analyze today’s increasingly complex data sets in all areas of the sciences, as well as the business world. The program emphasizes practical skills in visualization, data mining, cloud-based approaches and parallel programming skills and prepares graduates for careers including:

  • Chief Data Officer
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Solutions Architect
  • Business Manager
  • Business Analyst

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Foundations of Modelling

  • Mathematical aspects of modelling

  • Computational aspects of modelling

  • Statistical Aspects of Modelling

  • Data Visualization

  • High performance computing

  • Big Data

  • Data Mining

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B+
B+ (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • B.A. or B.Sc. honours degree (a four year undergraduate bachelor's degree) in one of the traditional disciplines: Anthropology, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computing & Information Systems, Economics, Geography, Humanities, Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy, Philosophy, or Psychology
  • Minimum B+ (77%) or equivalent in the work of the last four semesters or the last two undergraduate years (last ten full credits)
  • A university course in differential and integral calculus, and one in probability and statistics or the equivalent
  • Some familiarity with linear algebra, and be capable of programming at an elementary level in at least one computational language
  • A course in either differential equations or advanced statistics is required, depending on whether the student’s area of research will be mathematics or statistics based
  • Enrollment is limited; preference will be given to applicants who exceed the above minimum requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20996 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20996 CAD per year during 16 months.
  • National

    8090 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8090 CAD per year during 16 months.

Living costs for Oshawa

1100 - 1700 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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