Data Science (BSc)Wilfrid Laurier University
About this Program
Level: Bachelor of Science - Data Science
Discpline: Business Analytics
Length: 8 semestersCheck My Eligibility
Waterloo Campus Campus
Data-driven decision making has become an industry standard, creating unprecedented demand for data-oriented professionals to analyze patterns and models for all kinds of data, with applications ranging from scientific discovery to business intelligence and analytics. The first undergraduate degree of its kind in Canada, our Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Data Science addresses the data-related needs of modern business industries. The information explosion of the modern age has resulted in extremely large data sets and a need to understand how to analyze and make sense of big data. Advances in hardware, software and statistical techniques are giving rise to automated methods to analyze patterns and models for all kinds of data, with applications ranging from scientific discovery to business intelligence and analytics.
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.