Professional Programs

The Master of Data Analytics Program (MDA)

The MDA program is designed to produce professionals ready to pursue an analytics-focused career within the public and private sectors. The MDA program takes students from a range of backgrounds and provides them with the technical skill-sets required in the field of data analytics as well as the opportunity to gain practical experience by applying those skills in an organizational setting.

Students in this program have the ability to customize their learning experience through the selection of a specialty field. The program culminates with an internship where students will get practical, hands-on experience using their analytics skills in a workplace environment.

Master of Management of Applied Science (MMASc)

Western Science's Master of Management of Applied Science provides students with a science degree the opportunity to increase their depth of technical knowledge while developing the corporate competencies required for a successful career beyond academia. Our students are immersed in a wide portfolio of courses to enhance their professional communication skills, gain insight into organisational behaviour and human resources, develop an understanding of finance and marketing within private and public sector arenas, and expand their networks so that they can join the workplace as both technically competent and business literate. The MMASc program connects students to with primarily paid placements with industry partners to facilitate applied learning and professional network development, giving students an edge as they pursue career opportunities.

Master of Financial Economics (MFE)

MFE is a collaborative program hosted by the Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences and the Department of Economics, the Ivey School of Business and the Faculty of Law. This program provides students with the analytical and quantitative skills to pursue successful careers in finance with banks, pension funds, investment banks, and consulting firms through a 16-month course-based program that is complimented with an internship placement. The MFE provides the combination of practical and classroom experience required to succeed in a highly competitive and rapidly evolving financial marketplace.