Wilfrid Laurier University

Data Science (BSc)

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Program Information

School:Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Statistics, Other
Description:New for 2018: Our Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Data Science is the first undergraduate degree of its kind in Canada.

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.
URL:Data Science (BSc) at Wilfrid Laurier University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,536
International: $22,956

Domestic fees range from $6,536–$9,150
International fees range from $22,956–$26,172

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 82
Prerequisites:*

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

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

Applicants are required to have an admission range of low 80s, English at 70%, Advanced Functions at 80%, and Calculus and Vectors at 80%.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

* 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 30, 2018