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Diploma In Data Analytics Co-op

Diploma In Data Analytics Co-op

The Diploma in Data Analytics Co-op Program is a one-year program that aims to develop the requisite skills to analyze data and to communicate it effectively. Our data analytics program integrates classroom learning with supervised practical work experience that is directly related to your academic and career goals.

The data analytics subjects you study will allow you to:

  • Use the skills to enhance the quality and usefulness of data analytics by drawing from both the cutting edge of automated data collection and traditional methods of data collection to enable the development of methodologically sound approaches
  • Enhance your knowledge about theoretical concepts and practical applications of data auditing, handling and collecting as well as the accurate tools for this and for effective decision making
  • Gain practical experiences in handling and analyzing data to gain informative and useful insights using analysis software such as SQL and SAS while continuously learning the theoretical concepts handling and designing data
  • Develop presentation skills to facilitate the understanding of findings and to make informed decisions seeking to understand and monitor processes to drive efficiency
  • Understand the concepts of and recognize the importance of professional conduct and develop and implement strategies to promote professional competence

QUICK FACTS

DurationFull-time:
Academic: 24 weeks in-class with 12 weeks co-op
Total length: 52 weeks including scheduled breaks

Start DateMarch, May, September

Fees$12,495 CAD
Final Price
$11,000 CAD international students
$6,000 CAD domestic students

Program Modules

You will have 600 hours guided learning hours followed by 240 hours practicum hours in an established business.

The work placement will help you apply the theories you learn to practical business situations. We will help you secure your work placement by sending you for interviews.

The modules are:

1. Data Design

This module is designed to provide you with the skills to enhance the quality and usefulness of data analytics by starting with the intended outcomes. The module will enable you to consider what it is that an organization wants to gain from data analytics. This will give you the skills to select the most appropriate data collection method, design deployment approaches, implement data collection approaches and revise instruments and systems to be developed.

This module incorporates automated data collection as well as traditional methods of data collection to enable the development of methodologically sound approaches.

2. Data Handling and Decision Making  

This module is designed to introduce the theoretical concepts and practical applications of data auditing, handling and decision making. It will equip you with the skills of identifying what the findings from data analysis mean and how they can be applied. You will learn approaches that can be used to audit the existing data within an organizing to identify gaps, analyze data and generate recommendations from your findings.

3. Working with Data using SAS and SQL

This module gives you an opportunity to get practical experience in handling data using analysis software.

The module will also cover theoretical concepts from data design and handling while teaching more techniques to work with SQL and SAS. Such skills enable you to be ready for working in industry as data analyst, helping you build necessary knowledge in data manipulation.

The module is designed in two parts: part one focuses on learning fundamentals of Structured Query Language (SQL) with multiple exercises, which is essential in working with databases. You’ll get hands-on practice to access and manipulate data in order to get useful insights. In part two, you will learn how to use SAS software for data handling and analysis.

4. Data Visualization and Interpretation

This module is partnered with the data handling and decision-making module and enables you to develop your skills in data presentation to facilitate the understanding of findings and to enable you to make informed decisions.

Data visualizations are a powerful method of making data accessible and understandable to non-specialists. Through this module you will learn the appropriate use of graphs and charts as well as the use of specialist data visualization packages and the tools available to visualize data mining outcomes.

5. Work Placement

At the conclusion of the program, you are required to complete 240 hours of work placement in a suitable business environment. Appropriate business sectors for placement include: marketing, retail, finance and accounting, not-for-profit, customer care and administration.

Activities performed will vary depending on the work placement site, however, key responsibilities include being supervised by a placement host at all times, observing all workplace and school safety and security procedures, dressing appropriately for the experience, interacting with the other staff respectfully, courteously and enthusiastically, learning about the work environment, and participating in the daily routine as required.

Admission Requirements
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Equivalent * or Mature student **
  • Age 18 or older
  • IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent for Non-native English speakers 
  • TSoM Admission Test*** 

*A transcript, diploma or certificate from another country are considered equivalent to an Ontario high school diploma if assessed at an Ontario OSSD level by a recognized assessment service.

 

See the pre-approved recognized assessment services below:

  • World Education Services- wes.org
  • University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies, Comparative Education Service – learn.utoronto.ca/ces
  • International Credential Assessment Service of Canada- icascanada.ca

** Mature students must be at least 18 years of age and pass a Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam.

*** Students are required to pass Diploma In Data Analytics Co-op program specific general knowledge test which includes math and basic statistics.

Assessment Method

You must successfully complete and pass all five modules to be awarded the TSoM Diploma in Data Analytics Co-op. An overall 50% pass mark is required in order to pass the course to make sure you have acquired sufficient knowledge and skills.

The assessment of each module consists of:

  • Module 1
    • Individual assignments or class tests 40%
    • Essay 25%
    • Report 35%
  • Module 2:
    • Individual assignments or class tests 40%
    • Essay 25%
    • Report 35%
  • Module 3
    • Individual assignments or class tests 20%
    • Mid-term examination 30%
    • Final examination 50%
  • Module 4
    • Individual assignments or class tests 40%
    • Presentation 35%
    • Final assignment 25%
  • Module 5:
    • Co-op evaluation/report 100%

Grade

Percentage

Pass

P

50%-100%

Fail

F

0-49%

Work Placement: Complete/Incomplete

C/I

 


Upon completion of this program, you will be awarded a Diploma in Data Analytics Co-op. If you do not pass, you can re-enroll in the course and re-take at the next available sitting.

Career Opportunities

You can expect to work in a range of industry roles, including:

  • Data Analyst
  • Database Analyst
  • Data Mining Analyst
  • Data Warehouse Analyst

QUICK FACTS

DurationFull-time:
Academic: 24 weeks in-class with 12 weeks co-op
Total length: 52 weeks including scheduled breaks

Start Dates March, May, September

Fees$12,495 CAD
Final Price
$11,000 CAD international students
$6,000 CAD domestic students

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