Saint Mary's University - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

Graduate Studies and Research
923 Robie Street
Halifax, NS
Canada B3H 3C3

Computing & Data Analytics (M.Sc.)

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Computer ScienceData Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Description Gartner defines Big data as high-volume, high-velocity and high-variety information assets that demand cost-effective, innovative forms of information processing for enhanced insight and decision making. A recent IDC forecast shows that the market for Big Data technology and services will grow at a 26.4% compound annual growth rate through 2018, or about six times the growth rate of the overall information technology market. Saint Mary’s new Master of Science in Computing & Data Analytics (MSc CDA) is a graduate-level, 16-month professional program designed to meet the complex challenges associated with Big Data. The primary focus of the MSc CDA program is to develop highly qualified computing and data analytics professionals who will drive innovation and organizational success. MSc CDA prepares students for rewarding and lucrative careers in the data science industry through experiential learning opportunities and industry interaction.
Website: Computing & Data Analytics (M.Sc.) at Saint Mary's University - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Thesis Based? Yes
Course Based? Yes
Length: 16 Month(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 70 to 100
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Letter of Intent describing how the program will benefit your educational and career goals An up-to-date CV Applicants must score at least 70% on a programming test administered by Saint Mary’s University Applicants must complete a technical interview with the Program Director to ensure aptitude and career goals align with program objectives

* 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.

Last Updated: August 03, 2018