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Applied Data Science (MEng)

Our MEng in Applied Data Science (MADS) program will prepare you for a high-demand career in data-driven industries. This is an intensive, course-based degree designed for motivated students and IT professionals. You’ll learn specialized knowledge in data sciences that are transforming businesses worldwide.

Expected length Project and/or thesis Course-based
1 year No Yes

Quick facts

Program options:
Study options:
Full-time study
Program delivery:
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional


Students in this program will:

  • analyze and manage data sets efficiently and effectively
  • apply data analytic methods in solving problems
  • manage security and privacy in problem solving and decision making
  • understand the role, ethics and responsibilities of an applied data scientist
  • effectively communicate technical knowledge of data science methods and projects and best practices to stakeholders and the broader community

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You do not need to list a potential supervisor when applying to this program. A supervisor will be assigned to you after you've been admitted.

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Contact Jessica Fox at or 250-853-3798.

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