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LANGARA COLLEGE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - PROGRAMS

Vancouver, British ColumbiaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1965Established Year
  22000Enrollment

Post-Degree Certificate (Data Analytics)

 2 years
 26 Credits
 part time
  English
 on campus

$ 5,752 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The Post-Degree Certificate in Data Analytics offers 2 years (4 semesters) of course duration.
  • This course is offered on a part-time basis and on-campus.
  • The course contains a total 25 or 26 credits.
  • Students can apply for this program in two sessions Fall and Spring.
  • The Employment rate of Langara College is 95%.
  • This part-time program allows them to broaden their skill sets or advance further in their careers.
  • The program focusses on the entire life-cycle of the data analytics process from acquisition through analysis to presentation of results.
  • Courses that students will study are:
    • Computing for Data Analytics
    • Transformations for Data Analytics
    • Visualization for Data Analytics
    • Data Analysis and Statistical Inference
    • Predictive Analytics - Quantitative Data
    • Predictive Analytics - Qualitative Data
    • Dimension Reduction & Classification I and Classification II
    • Mathematics for Data Analytics
  • Analysts are expected to work with data to support the development of an organization and to help make technical, and strategic decisions.
  • The cohort-based program ends with a capstone project to apply their knowledge before starting a new career.
  • Through group projects working with different data sets from different stakeholders, students will gain experience handling real-life data from fields such as telecommunications, finance, and health care industries.
  • The average salary after this program goes upto 77,500 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Certificate
Duration2 years
Total Credits26
Fees$ 16,916 for 2 years or 26 Credits Program
Delivery TypePart Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 31)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
Program Urlhttps://langara.ca/programs-and-courses/programs/data-analytics/index.html

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university.
  • Students require a minimum "C" grade (60%) in post-secondary level mathematics or calculus course.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • Indian Students required Certificates and Marksheets of class 10th and 12th with a minimum of 50% in all compulsory and elective courses.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • Official Transcripts: Students have to submit Official post-secondary transcripts that show completion of at least one full academic year or a minimum of 24 university-level credits, from a recognized university or college.
  • ELP Scores: Students need to submit proof of English language proficiency (official test scores or transcripts) from the testing authority or school.
  • Student Visa: It is important for students that they must give the International Education Department a copy of their valid Student Visa, a copy of their passport, and proof of medical insurance.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 31

Winter
Jul 31


Scores Required

6.0 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$5752$5752
Books and supplies$1125$1125
Others fees$1581$1581
Total fees$8458$8458

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Students will need to apply for a valid Student Visabefore entering Canada.
  • Before applying for a Student Visa at a Canadian visa office, they must have a letter of acceptance from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI).
  • A Student Visa is needed only if the program is of more than 6 months for international students.
  • A Student Visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
  • The cost of the Student Visa is 112 USD.
  • Student Visas are issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and application forms are available online or by paper.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Valid Passport
    • Two passport-size photos with name and date of birth written on the back
    • Letter of Acceptance(LOA)
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • Students can work a maximum of 20 hours per week during the regular academic year and full-time during scheduled breaks.
  • If their program does not have scheduled breaks, they will be limited to working 20 hours per week. 
  • An immigration officer may apply conditions on the type of work students may perform.
  • For example, they must pass an immigration medical examination before they begin work in health care, child care, or primary or secondary education.

Career and Placement after Course

Career opportunities after this program are:

  • Data Scientist
  • Quantitative Analyst 
  • Business Analyst (Manager / Consultant)
  • Finance
  • Health Care Industries


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