University of Waterloo

Data Science

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Mathematics
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Applied Mathematics
Description:Every day, large amounts of data are generated by business, scientific and social activity taking place all around us. It comes from sensors, digital images, streaming video, satellite and medical imagery, as well as through interactions with cloud computing.

Data-driven approaches to decision-making are important in areas as diverse as medicine, business, advertising, and entertainment. Data science is the study, application, and development of methods to learn from available data in order to understand, predict, and improve business strategy, products and services, marketing campaigns, medicine, as well as public health and safety. These methods include elements of computer science and statistics.
URL:Data Science at University of Waterloo
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,549
International: $30,511
Scholarships:2

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*87
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 English 

Ontario students: 6 Grade 12 U and/or M courses including Advanced Functions Calculus and Vectors Any Grade 12 U English One other 4U course Recommended course: Grade 11 U Introduction to Computer Science

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 August 03, 2017

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