12 months
21875 CAD/year
15100 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Stay ahead of the competition with this cutting-edge applied program focused on harnessing big data for smart business decisions that optimize competitive and social benefits within an organization. Graduates of this Predictive Analytics program at University of Winnipeg master a range of analytical models to become strategic leaders in any industry.   

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The use of large volumes of data to forecast and predict human behaviour, business, and socio-economic outcomes has accelerated rapidly in recent years. This program builds foundational skills in data science with a specialization on the use of predictive models to forecast outcomes. Students will learn to apply data science and predictive modelling to provide insights, predictions, and operationalize the use of data for competitive and social benefits within an organization. 

Outcomes of the Predictive Analytics  program at University of Winnipeg

  • Design and implement data acquisition, management, and cleansing solutions to support data science applications;
  • Use effective visualizations to communicate patterns, trends, and other findings stemming from the analysis of data;
  • Use statistical techniques in the development of data science applications;
  • Describe legal, ethical, and societal considerations arising from the application of data science and predictive analytics;
  • Identify suitable applications and recommend the use of predictive analytical models in a business context;
  • Design the overall solution architecture required to support predictive modeling applications; and
  • Design, test, and implement predictive analytical models.

Career Opportunities

  • Data Scientist
  • Data Engineer
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Qualitative Research Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • IT Systems Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst/Specialist
  • Data Warehouse Analyst/Developer


Upon completion of this program, students will earn the Predictive Analytics Diploma

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Applied Statistics for Data Science

  • Big Data Platforms

  • Data Acquisition & Management 

  • Database & Programming Essentials

  • Data Visualization for Analytics  

  • Effective Oral Communication

  • Effective Written Communication

  • Foundations of Data Science 

  • Indigenous Insights*

  • Predictive Analytics Theory & Practice

  • Project in Predictive Analytics

  • Project Management Fundamentals

  • Resume Building & Job Search Techniques

  • Topics in Data Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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English requirements

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Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students applying to The University of Winnipeg PACE during the COVID-19 pandemic, may use the Duolingo English Test with a minimum score of 120 with a minimum Production score of 100.
  • International students are required to hold a minimum of an undergraduate degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or Physics
  • Advanced programming knowledge is strongly recommended.
  • The Cumulative GPA, or Final Percentage, on these transcripts will be assessed for eligibility. 
In cases where the number of applicants exceeds the available spaces, applicants will be assessed on the following criteria: the amount of, and type of, work experience; academic grades; and proficiency in English.

Work experience

Predictive Analytics Diploma applicants must have a minimum of two years of professional work experience in applied computer science, applied statistics, engineering, or a business role involving the use/analysis of data.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21875 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21875 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15100 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15100 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Winnipeg

1056 - 1650 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Students attending programs at PACE are eligible for many funding possibilities such as bursaries, scholarships, government student aid, lines of credit, and sponsorship.

Financial Aid is administered by the Awards & Financial Aid Office, which supports the access and excellence mandate of The University of Winnipeg through a comprehensive program of scholarships, awards, prizes and bursaries.

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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