The growing availability of large data sets in industry and government increases the demand for qualified data analysts. The certificate in DS allows PhD and MSc students in theory based mathematics programs to upgrade their qualifications towards data analysis. The DS certificate is open to registered students in MSc and PhD programs in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Mathematical Physics.
For the DS certificate
For the DS certificate it is required that students complete the Graduate Teaching and Learning Certificate Level 1 (GTL Level 1) plus ★9 chosen from the following list:
Other courses may be approved in consultation with the Associate Chair (Graduate Studies) at the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences.
Upon successful completion of the graduate program, inclusive of the designated DS certificate courses, and the GTL Level 1, the student will be awarded the Embedded Certificate in Data Science in addition to their graduate degree.