Economics honours graduate finds meaning (and a future) in data
Shortly after graduating from SFU, Hamza Abdelrahman landed a position with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, and he believes his expertise in data analysis was the key factor in securing the job offer. learn more →
SFU's Maite Taboada harnessing Big Data to combat fake news
Inside the Discourse Processing Lab, Maite Taboada, professor of Linguistics at SFU, is harnessing the power of big data to make social media and online discussion platforms a better and more reliable place for communication. learn more →
Social Data Analytics
What is the “big data revolution”? How will this data transform the way businesses target consumers? How will it change the way governments make policy decisions? This brand-new, interdisciplinary minor program draws on disciplines from the Arts and Social Sciences at SFU to answer these and other important social, economic, political and cultural questions.
One of a kind program
Practice analyzing social data with real-world examples to prepare you for a wide range of career options.