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Data Analytics

Distinguish your Computing & Information Systems degree by specializing in an emerging and increasingly in-demand field.

One of the ‘sexiest jobs of the 21st century’ according to the Harvard Business Review, the field of data analytics has quickly become one of the most sought-after careers around the world. For students pursuing a Computing Systems Honours degree, this specialization is a great way to build a solid foundation in Big Data analysis techniques, including parallel programming, visualization, and predictive modelling.

Graduating students who have fulfilled the requirements for a single-major Honours degree in Computing Systems may apply for a Specialization in Data Analytics, if they have also successfully completed the following 3.5 credits:

  • 3.5 COIS credits consisting of COIS 3030H, 3510H, 3560H, 4350H, 4400H, 4470H, and 4550H

Program Coordinator

S. M. McConnell, BSc, MSc, PhD (Queen’s) 

Degrees Offered:

  • B.Sc. (Honours)


  • Peterborough

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  • Familiarize yourself and get hands-on experience using the techniques suitable for the analysis of Big Data, including parallel programming, visualization, and predictive modelling
  • Participate in EC Hacks, Trent University’s student-led hackathon
  • Add a targeted focus to an undergraduate research thesis and investigate a specific field of interest with the expert guidance of your prof
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Career Paths:

Career Opportunities

  • Computer Programmer
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Digital Analytics Developer
  • Program Developer

Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%
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