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Applied Data Analytics: Certificate (Part-Time)


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Applications are submitted externally through the BCIT website.

Intake
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring

  • Program Start Date
    January, April, and September
  • Campuses
    Burnaby

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    Vancouver

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    City of Vancouver
  • Length
    3-5 years (part-time)
  • Tuition Estimate
    (domestic students)
    $500-$800 per course. See Part-Time Studies fees website for more information
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $500 (per course)
  • Credential Granted
    Certificate
  • Learning Method Options
    Face-to-Face

Learning Method Option:

  • Face-to-Face: Program is fully delivered in class with face-to-face interaction
  • Online: Program is fully delivered online
  • Blended (Face-to-Face + Online): Program is delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online learning
  • Off-site: All or part of program is delivered in a physical location away from regular classroom/campus

Looking for ways to fund your education? Check out BCIT's financial aid and awards page.

Application Deadline Advice

Part-time Studies applications accepted throughout the year for intakes in January, April and September.

Some summer sections may also be available.

Application Fee: $90 (domestic); $154 (international)

1) Program Admission Requirements

Entrance Requirements 

Prerequisites

All students

COMP 1002 or equivalent knowledge of file management on a Windows-based PC and COMP 2010 or equivalent knowledge of MS Office fundamentals.

Students in this program are required to have solid English comprehension, reading, writing, and speaking skills.

BC High School Grade 12 English and Grade 12 Math, or equivalent knowledge are recommended for success. Those students who have been away from higher math or need a refresher should consider completing the new online MATH 0060 prior to MATH 1060.

There may be additional MATH prerequisites depending on your prior education as MATH 1060 assumes an understanding of high school MATH 12 precalculus.

It is recommended that ADAC students complete COMP 1630 (60% or higher) prior to taking MATH 1060.

Specific prerequisites or equivalent knowledge are required for each course. Please complete courses via the tier sequences as indicated.

Students who have completed or who are in process of completing the Associate Certificate in Applied Database Administration and Design (ADAD) will have advanced standing in ADAC.

Please contact the department after completing COMP 1630 (60% or higher) and MATH 1060 if you require additional course planning advice.


Domestic students attempting 1-2 courses per term:

Complete COMP 1630 Relational Database Design and SQL prior to declaring the Applied Data Analytics Certificate (ADAC).


International students and those on limited timelines:

Prior to submitting a program declaration, international students and those on limited timelines (e.g. with student loans) must first contact the department directly at cstpts@bcit.ca to receive a signed Course Planning Document, which they will be required to attach to their online declaration.


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy BCIT's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

Review the full English Language Requirements policy here.

There are two ways to meet the English requirement:

1. Complete both of the following:

OR

2. Demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, speaking and listening:


English 12 and equivalencies

At BCIT, entrance requirements are program-specific. All programs require English 12, but the percentage required varies by program. Be sure to confirm your program’s specific English requirement before applying.

If you do not meet the requirements, BCIT offers several options to help you upgrade your skills. View more here.

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

The English Language Proficiency requirement for studies at BCIT is detailed here.

Applicants to BCIT are also required to have completed two years of full-time study in a high school or post-secondary program in English in an English-speaking country.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You will need to meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. Most programs require Grade 12 graduation with specific Grade 11 and 12 courses. Some programs also have non-academic requirements such as submitting a resume or participating in an interview.

For details on BC/Yukon High School credit equivalencies click here

Review BCIT Entrance Requirements and Application priority .

Out-of-Province

You will need to meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. Most programs require Grade 12 graduation with specific Grade 11 and 12 courses. Some programs also have non-academic requirements such as submitting a resume or participating in an interview.

Learn about Canadian high school course equivalencies here.  

For more information about admission, please review BCIT Entrance requirements and Application priority 

BC Transfer Student

For details on how to transfer credits from BC post-secondary institutions to BCIT visit this website.

 

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on admission with Advanced Placement into BCIT programs, click here .

 

Mature Student

If you have not graduated from secondary school you may still be admitted to BCIT based on your relevant experience. To gain Mature student status, you must also meet BCIT's English-language requirements as well as any prerequisites for your desired program. Please contact BCIT Admissions to discuss your situation further. 

Note: there are several Upgrading options through BCIT.

For other information, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions section of BCIT's Admissions website.

International Student

For details on applying to BCIT as an International Student check here.

Note: some BCIT programs with a post-secondary entrance requirement will necessitate a comprehensive ICES evaluation for applicants who completed their post-secondary studies outside of Canada, the United States or the United Kingdom. Please review your program’s entrance requirements and contact BCIT Admissions if you have further questions. 

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

The Technology Entry Program is for students who want to improve their skills in core areas such as communications, Math, Chemistry or Physics to meet the prerequisites of their intended BCIT Technology Program.

Learn about other BCIT Upgrading options here.

 

 

How to Apply

For information on applying to BCIT's programs click here.

BCIT’s application website provide a step-by-step process to help you identify the program that is right for you, find the entrance requirements to your program of choice, prepare your application, submit your application in a timely manner, and track your application status online.