This pathway is designed to develop the competencies necessary to provide services related to data, which can enable the data to be used to draw conclusions or make decisions. An important focus of this pathway is data stewardship, which involves management and maintenance of data and metadata that ensures integrity and quality. A secondary focus is data analysis, especially the ability to summarize and visualize data to facilitate understanding and communication. This pathway is associated with professional work in positions such as Data Librarian, Data Curator, Research Data Manager, Data Steward, Data Scientist, Social Media Manager.
Primary Electives (taught every year)
External UBC Courses related to Data Analysis – TBD
Courses in statistics, data analysis, big data