Quebec students can receive up to
$20,000 in scholarships for this program

Full-time students who are residents of Quebec and enroll in this program can apply for the Bourses Perspective Scholarship, a guaranteed $2,500 per successful term.

Statistics and Computer Science


Are you fascinated by machine learning? Eager to learn how to create computer programs that can predict future behaviours? Motivated to experiment with algorithms and modelling systems?

The possibilities that emerge from combining statistics and computer science are nearly endless. Statistics is used to collect, analyze and interpret data that can be applied to image analysis, artificial intelligence, speech recognition, and modelling. Knowledge of statistics helps to understand algorithms and the properties that form the backbone of computer science.

The BSc. Statistics and Computer Science Major program explores the intersection of both disciplines. It provides you with solid training in both fields, together with a strong mathematical background.


Career opportunities in this field are numerous and the demand for specialized computer scientists is ever growing. Thanks to the important skills and principles you will pick up throughout your degree, graduating from the BSc. Statistics and Computer Science Major program promises a continuously evolving career and great job opportunities.

You could become a professional:

  • Application Developer
  • Artificial Intelligence Programmer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Game Developer
  • Numerical Analyst
  • Software Engineer

Possible minors

Minors are a great way to customize your academic experience. Many students use minors to pursue interests outside their major, while others choose minors to complement their degree.

Minors that complement this program:

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Ready to apply?

For this program, you'll need to apply to the Faculty of Science in the Physical, Earth, Math & Computer Sciences group.

See the full eligibility information for more information about deadlines and required documents for your application.

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