Why Data Science at Western?
Data science takes data and turns it into insights that are enlightening, novel and support important decision making. As data collection increases, there is a demand for data science in every discipline – business, finance, health care, sports and more.
The demand for data scientists and data literacy is growing. This skillset – the ability to handle, analyze and visualize data – is becoming essential.
Western’s Data Science programming empowers students to understand this emerging field through integrated and multi-disciplinary courses and programs to not only learn the principles, but apply it to a future career.
Undergraduate Programs in Data Science
A flexible set of courses and degree options. Become a Data Science specialist in the Honours specialization. Combine Data Science with any degree at Western with our flexible Certificate.
Masters of Data Analytics (MDA)
A one-year professional science master’s program that combines on-campus learning and experiential learning in industry, gaining necessary skills to enter into a data analytics career.
Collaborative Graduate Programs
Get a MSc or PhD in an interdisciplinary training environment. Get involved in state-of-the art research in data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence (AI). Work with applied research labs to solve real-world problems.