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PG Diploma in Data Science

Learn in-demand skills and earn the widely recognized Post Graduate Diploma in Data Science by upGrad and IIIT-B.

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  • Feb 8, 2020
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Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Designed for Working Professionals
  • 400+ Hours of Learning
  • 10+ Case Studies and Projects
  • 5 Unique Specialisations
  • Practical Hands-on Workshops
  • One-on-One with Industry Mentors
  • Fortnightly Mentorship with Industry Experts
  • IIIT Bangalore Alumni Status
  • Job Assistance with Top Firms
  • No Cost EMI Option
  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Statistics, Predictive Analytics using Python, Machine Learning, Advanced Data Visualization, Business Problem Solving, Databases, Big Data, Revenue and Cost Modelling, Finance, Neural Networks, Natural Language Processing
  • Job Opportunities
    Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Business Analyst, Data Engineer, Business Intelligence Analyst, Product Analyst, Machine Learning Engineer, NLP Expert, Deep Learning Expert, Decision Scientist
  • Who Is This Program For?
    Any specialization can be chosen regardless of background. The program caters to: Engineers, Marketing & Sales Professionals, Freshers, Domain Experts, Software & IT Professionals, NLP Specialists
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor’s degree, no coding experience required

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Post Graduate Diploma from IIIT Bangalore

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIIT-B with a specialization in any of the following: Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning, Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics, Business Analytics, Data Engineering

  • Connect with a global network of accomplished IIIT-B Alumni
  • Widely recognised and valued Post Graduate Diploma in Data Science
  • Network with Data Science professionals across all industries
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Instructors

Learn from India’s leading Data Science faculty and industry leaders

Syllabus

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions

  • Preparatory Course
    • 4 Weeks
  • Data Toolkit
    • 11 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
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    Instructors
  • Machine Learning
    • 9 Weeks
    • 3 Assignments
  • Specialization 1: Deep Learning
    • 19 Weeks
    • 4 Assignments
  • Specialization 2: Natural Language Processing
    • 19 Weeks
    • 4 Assignments
  • Specialization 3: Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics
    • 19 Weeks
    • 4 Assignment
  • Specialization 4: Business Analytics
    • 19 Weeks
    • 4 Assignment
  • Specialization 5: Data Engineering
    • 19 Weeks
    • 4 Assignment
  • Capstone
    • 6 Weeks
    • 1 Assignment
  • 400+
    Hours of Content
  • 10+
    Case Studies and Projects
  • 20+
    Live Sessions
  • 25
    1:8 Coaching Sessions with Industry Experts
  • 14
    Tools and Software

Specialisation

Post Course 2 (Machine Learning), choose any one of the below 5 specialisations as per your background and career aspirations

  • Deep Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics
  • Business Analytics
  • Data Engineering
  • Topics Covered

    Deep Learning
    • 19 Weeks
    • 4 Assignments
    Tree Models
    14hr
    Model Selection & General ML Techniques
    7hr 30min
    Bagging and Boosting
    12hr
    Advanced Regression
    12hr
    Advanced Regression Assignment
    12hr 30min
    Principal Component Analysis
    8hr
    Time Series Analysis
    10hr
    Telecom Churn Case Study
    14hr
    Introduction to Neural Networks
    30hr
    Neural Networks Assignment
    12hr
    Convolutional Neural Networks - Introduction and Industry Applications
    20hr
    Recurrent Neural Networks
    15hr
    Gesture Recognition
    20hr
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    Project

    Capstone Project
    Choose from a range of real-world industry woven projects on advanced topics...
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  • Topics Covered

    Natural Language Processing
    • 19 Weeks
    • 4 Assignments
    Tree Models
    14hr
    Model Selection & General ML Techniques
    7hr 30min
    Bagging and Boosting
    12hr
    Advanced Regression
    12hr
    Advanced Regression Assignment
    12hr 30min
    Principal Component Analysis
    8hr
    Time Series Analysis
    10hr
    Telecom Churn Case Study
    14hr
    Lexical Processing
    10hr
    Syntactic Processing
    30hr
    Syntactic Processing Assignment
    10hr
    Semantic Processing
    10hr
    Chatbot Case Study
    20hr
    Tools Covered

    Project

    Capstone Project
    Choose from a range of real-world industry woven projects on advanced topics...
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    Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics
    • 19 Weeks
    • 4 Assignments
    Introduction to Databases
    8hr
    Advanced SQL and Best Practices
    9hr
    Schema Design and Retrieval Assignment
    8hr
    NoSQL Databases and Best Practices
    20hr
    Introduction to Cloud and Hive
    12hr
    SQL Case Study: Analysing Big Data in Retail
    14hr
    Advanced Excel
    10hr
    Visualisation using Tableau
    16hr
    Interactive Marketing Campaign Analysis
    10hr
    Visualisation using PowerBI
    9hr
    Introduction to R and RShiny
    14hr
    Effective Communication Strategies, Formats, and Templates
    8hr
    Presentations to Technical and Non-Technical Stakeholders
    8hr
    Business Case Study
    16hr
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    Project

    Capstone Project
    Solve an end-to-end real-life industry problem from a wide variety of domain...
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  • Topics Covered

    Business Analytics
    • 19 Weeks
    • 4 Assignments
    Tree Models
    14hr
    Time Series Analysis
    20hr
    Retail-Giant Sales Forecasting Assignment
    9hr
    Model Selection & General ML Techniques
    7hr 30min
    Telecom Churn Case Study
    14hr
    Advanced SQL and Best Practices
    9hr
    Advanced Excel
    10hr
    Structured Problem Solving using Frameworks
    9hr
    Hypothesis Formulation
    9hr
    Business Problem Assignment
    8hr
    Revenue and Operational Cost Modelling
    8hr 30min
    Introduction to Economics and Financial Concepts
    12hr
    Effective Communication Strategies, Formats and Templates
    8hr
    Presentations to Technical and Non-Technical Stakeholders
    8hr
    Business Case Study
    16hr
    Tools Covered

    Project

    Capstone Project
    Solve an end-to-end real-life industry problem from a wide variety of domain...
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  • Topics Covered

    Data Engineering
    • 19 Weeks
    • 4 Assignments
    Introduction to Hadoop and MapReduce Programming
    12hr
    Data Management and Relational Database Modelling
    8hr
    NoSQL Databases and Apache HBase
    12hr
    Data Warehousing (Optional)
    8hr
    Data Ingestion with Apache Sqoop and Apache Flume
    12hr
    Business Problem Assignment (Optional)
    15hr
    Building and Querying Data Warehouse with Apache Hive
    20hr
    Case Study: Ingestion & Warehousing
    20hr
    Data Processing with PySpark
    20hr
    Real-Time Data Streaming with Apache Kafka
    11hr 59min
    Real-Time Data Processing using Spark Streaming
    12hr
    Business Problem Assignment (Optional)
    15hr
    Building Automated Data Pipelines with Oozie/Airflow
    12hr
    Analytics using PySpark
    20hr
    Case Study: Kafka, Spark Streaming and PySpark
    20hr
    Tools Covered

    Project

    Capstone Project
    The capstone project will stitch all the components of data engineering toge...
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Industry Projects

Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top companies across industries

  • Engage in collaborative projects with student-mentor interaction
  • Benefit by learning in-person with expert mentors
  • Personalised subjective feedback on your submissions to facilitate improvement
  • IMDb Movie Analysis
    Analyze movie data from the past hundred years and find out various insights...
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  • Uber Supply-Demand Gap
    Use analytics to identify why Uber sometimes faces a supply-demand challenge...
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  • Creditworthiness of Customers
    Learn how Predictive Analytics can be used to decide the creditworthiness of...
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  • Lead Scoring
    Learn how the knowledge of basic machine learning algorithms can be used to ...
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  • Fraud Detection
    Decline fraud transactions on a credit card in real-time to minimize the los...
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  • Speech Recognition
    Learn how Google speech-to-text works and make your own model using deep lea...
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  • Image Captioning
    Build a model which will caption a given image and describe it in sentences ...
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  • Gesture Recognition
    Learners will build a gesture recognition model for a Smart-TV to recognize ...
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  • Social Media Listening
    What if you could predict the popularity of a brand like upGrad in India?
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  • Telecom Churn
    Telecom companies often face the problem of churning customers due to the co...
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  • Retail-Giant Sales Forecasting
    Help a retail-giant to have a clear idea of how their sales will look like i...
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  • Interactive Marketing Campaign Analysis
    Research and analyse data from a marketing campaign to gain valuable insight...
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The upGrad Advantage
Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Data Science
  • Industry Mentors
    • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
    • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedbacks on improvement
    Student Success Mentors
    • A dedicated Success Mentors is allocated to each student so as to ensure consistent progress
    • Success Mentors are your single points of contact for all your non-academic queries
  • Q&A Forum
    • Timely doubt resolution by Industry experts and peers
    • 100% Expert-verified responses to ensure quality learning
    Expert Feedback
    • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
    • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept related doubts
  • upGrad BaseCamp
    • Fun-packed, informative and career building workshops Sessions by industry professionals and professors
    • Group activities with your peers and alumni
    Industry Networking
    • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics
    • One-on-one discussion and feedback sessions with industry mentors

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