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For College Students

    Recommended 12-15 hrs/week

    18 Months

    ECTS Accredited (90 ECTS Credits)

    MS in Computer Science

    Career Coaching, Job Fairs, Placement Support

    Career Support

    Batch Start, Limited Seats Available

    Dec 31, 2023

    Bachelor's degree or 3-year Diploma

    Eligibility Criteria

    Starts at Rs. 4,861/month*

    EMI Options

    About the Programme

    Choose from 2 specializations, receive industry mentorship, dedicated career support, learn 7 Programming Tools & Languages & much more.

    2 Unique Specialisations

    2 Unique Specialisations

    Choose from 2 specializations as per your background and career aspirations. Get a PG Degree in Computer Science by Woolf.

    Dedicated Career Assistance

    Dedicated Career Assistance

    Receive 1:1 career counselling sessions & mock interviews with hiring managers. Further your career with our 300+ hiring partners.

    Student Support

    Student Support

    Student Support is available 7 days a week, 24*7. You can write to us via studentsupport@upgrad.com Or for urgent queries, use the "Talk to Us" option on the Learn platform.

    Programme Overview

    Key Highlights

    7+ Case Studies and Projects
    7+ Case Studies and Projects
    100% European ECTS credits
    100% European ECTS credits
    Blended Learning with Live & Recorded Classes
    Blended Learning with Live & Recorded Classes
    Exclusive Job opportunities Portal
    Exclusive Job opportunities Portal
    No Cost EMI Option
    No Cost EMI Option
    Just-in-Time Interviews
    Just-in-Time Interviews
    24*7 Student Support
    24*7 Student Support
    Career Bootcamp
    Career Bootcamp
    1:1 Mentorship
    1:1 Mentorship
    360 degree career placement assistance
    360 degree career placement assistance
    7+ Programming Tools & Languages
    7+ Programming Tools & Languages
    Gain access to exlusive masterclasses on GenAI and turn into a 10X developer
    Gain access to exlusive masterclasses on GenAI and turn into a 10X developer
    High Performance Coaching (1:1)
    High Performance Coaching (1:1)

    MBA by Woolf University & upGrad Tech Pte. Ltd. is accredited by European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). Degrees that offer ECTS credits are universally accepted all throughout the EHEA (European Higher Education Area) region that consists of 40+ countries including UK, France, Germany and Netherlands.

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    Syllabus

    “Our program provides a top-tier curriculum in the field of software engineering and cloud computing, delivered by distinguished academic professionals and industry experts who are highly regarded in their respective 

    fields.”

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    Top Skills You Will Learn

    Fundamentals of Computer Science, Software Development Proceview more

    Job Opportunities

    Full-Stack Developer, Backend Developer, Frontend Developer,view more

    Who Is This Programme For?

    1. Individuals with a Bachelors degree and a keen interest iview more

    Minimum Eligibility

    Any undergraduate degree. No prior work experience required.view more

    Programming Languages and Tools

    Woolf

    Cloud Computing

    Software Engineering

    Master of Science in Computer Science from upGrad and WOOLF
    Earn a Masters degree which gives European credits
    Master of Science in Computer Science from upGrad and WOOLF
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    • Earn an alumni status from upGrad & Woolf
    • Learn through real-life industry projects
    • Cutting-edge concepts of software engineering and Cloud

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    Learn on an AI-powered & personalised platform with best-in-class content, live sessions & mentoring from leading industry experts.
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    Faculty & Industry Instructors

    Learn from India’s leading software engineering and Cloud Computing 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

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    200+
    Content Hours Available
    5+
    Industry Projects
    30+
    Live Sessions
    7+
    Programming Tools/ Languages

    Introduction to Computer Programming

    4 Weeks
    5 ECTS Credits
    • Fundamentals of Computers
    • The World Wide Web
    • Fundamentals of Computer Programming
    • Programming Essentials

    Introduction to Problem Solving Techniques

    8 Weeks
    5 ECTS Credits
    • Basics of Java
    • Java: An Object-Oriented Language
    • Advanced Java Concepts
    • Java Project

    Data Structures

    4 Weeks
    5 ECTS Credits
    • Linked Lists
    • Bit Manipulation
    • Stacks and Queues

    Design and Analysis of Algorithms

    6 Weeks
    5 ECTS Credits
    • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
    • Searching and Sorting
    • Sets and Dictionaries

    Advanced Algorithms

    6 Weeks
    5 ECTS Credits
    • Greedy Algorithms
    • Dynamic Programming
    • Graphs & Graph Algorithms
    • Mandatory Assignment

    Specialisation Track- Software Engineering

    43 Weeks
    35 ECTS Credits
    • Frontend Development
    • Practical Software Engineering
    • Backend Development
    • Data Engineering
    • Product Management for Software Engineers
    • Low Level Design and Design Patterns
    • Distributed Systems and High-Level System Design

    Specialisation Track- Cloud Computing

    43 Weeks
    35 ECTS Credits
    • Frontend Development
    • Front End UI/UX development
    • Backend Development
    • System Design
    • Design Patterns
    • Foundations of Cloud Computing
    • Advanced Cloud Computing

    Industry Immersion Track

    7 Weeks
    30 ECTS Credits
    • Capstone Project

    Specialisations

    Topics Covered

    Software Engineering

    35 ECTS Credits
    Frontend DevelopmentPractical Software EngineeringBackend DevelopmentData EngineeringProduct Management for Software EngineersLow Level Design and Design PatternsDistributed Systems and High-Level System Design

    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

    The upGrad Advantage

    Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Data Science
    benefits

    Industry-Leading Course Curriculum & Content

    Industry-Leading Course Curriculum & Content
    Case-based Pedagogy
    • Tools and Simulations, 50+ Caselets overall
    • Learn from industry cases for practical application
    Courses taught by industry experts
    • Course content and assignments designed in line with industry standards
    Blended Learning
    • Mix of Live Classes & Recorded lectures for your convenience
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    Extensive Learning Support

    Extensive Learning Support
    Expert Feedbacks & Supervisors
    • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
    • Additional live classes by experts to clarify concept related doubts
    • A dedicated thesis supervisor for one-on-one supervision on your research project
    Doubt Resolution & Feedbacks
    • 24*7 Student Support
    • Quick doubt resolution by industry experts & peers on forums
    benefits

    Job Fairs & Networking Events

    Job Fairs & Networking Events
    Maximize career transitions through Job Fairs
    • Held across 2-3 key cities every few months
    • Interview with our hiring partners and connect with them
    Network with hiring partners and fellow Master in Data Science learners
    • Network with your Master in Data Science peers
    • Meet other upGrad Master in Data Science learners for cross-learning
    • Meet industry experts, upGrad teams and alumni in fun-filled Networking Basecamps!
    benefits

    Unparalleled Career Services

    Unparalleled Career Services
    Personalised Mentorship & Coaching
    • Mentorship by industry experts to help you determine your Career Path & Options
    • One-on-one coaching to help you get the best career transition
    Mock Interviews, Resume Building
    • Get on-demand mock interviews for when you have to prepare for interviews
    • Use our AI-driven Top Resume Building tools to impress recruiters

    Our Learners Work At

    Top companies from all around the world have recruited upGrad alumni

    Over 500 Careers Transformed

    Admission Process

    The admissions process is completely online. The following are the key steps in the application process:

    Program Fees- Indian Residents

    ₹ NaN (Incl. Taxes)*

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    *Starting at INR 4,861/month. No Cost EMI options available
    The credit facility is provided by a third party credit facility provider and any arrangement with such third party is outside upGrad's purview.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Course Eligibility

    Who is this program for?

    The Master of Computer Science is ideally suited for individuals who have a strong interest in software development and cloud computing and aspire to pursue a rewarding career in these fields. This program is suitable for graduates seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in software development, as well as professionals looking to transition into the rapidly growing field of software development and cloud computing.

    Is there an eligibility criteria for this program?

    Any undergraduate degree. No prior work experience required.

    OR

    Class 12 + 3-Year Diploma + Minimum 2 years work experience in related field. Candidates with less than 2 years of work experience will need to give an entrance test.

    OR

    Class 10 + 3-Year Diploma + Minimum 7 years work experience  in related field. Candidates with less than 7 years of work experience will need to give an entrance test.

    What is the admission process?

    The admissions process is completely online. The following are the key steps in the application process: 

    Step 1 - Fill out the application form 

    Step 2 - Get shortlisted and receive the offer letter: The candidates will be evaluated based on their profile, i.e. professional experience and academic scores. 

    Step 3 - Block your seat and Complete the Payment: Upon receiving the offer letter, block your seat by paying a caution amount and paying the balance fee.

    Course Curriculum

    What kind of certification will I get after completion of this course?

    Post successful completion of this program, you will get a Masters degree in Software Engineering/ Cloud computing from upGrad and WOOLF.

    How much time do I need to spend to achieve success in the program?

    You will need to spend 12-15+ hrs/week to get optimum results and learn. 

    Overall, this program will have video content broken down into small easy-to-complete segments that you can watch on the go-across devices. The remaining hours of engagement will be a mix of industry projects, live instructor sessions, mentoring sessions and online and offline meetups. 

    How do I know that this program’s curriculum is the best?

    The curriculum is developed by the best Faculty Members from upGrad Institute with special inputs from industry experts, which makes it extremely relevant to working professionals. 

    Along with it, our Support Services, Career Assistance, and Live Sessions make it a classroom experience, which no one else in the market can offer. 

    What kind of support does upGrad offer?

    • Student Support is available 7 days a week, 24*7 You can write to us via studentsupport@upgrad.com Or for urgent queries, use the "Talk to Us" option on the Learn platform 
    • Additionally, an upGrad buddy will enhance the learners’ experience by engaging with them to ensure they are on track with upcoming deadlines, submissions, offer guidance, and resolve their non-academic queries. 
    • Extensive academic support through the Discussion Forum, weekly TA-Sessions. 
    • Just like in a university, your batchmates will help you with any academic queries. This will happen via the Discussion Forum. 
    • Other than your peers, you also have TAs (Teaching Associates) for any academic query. 
    • Your academic queries will be solved by the Faculty and TAs in 36-48 hours.

     

    Refund Policy/Financials

    How much do I pay to block my seat?

    You need to pay ₹ 20,000 to block your seat. 

    No Cost Credit Card EMI FAQ's

    0% EMI with Finance partners /Credit card option availability will vary program wise.

    1. Which banks allow using 0% Credit card EMI or Credit card EMI?
    No cost EMI is available on credit cards from all major banks (American Express, Bank of Baroda, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, RBL Bank, Standard Chartered, Axis Bank, Yes Bank and State Bank of India).

    2. Is there any minimum transaction limit ?
    Yes. 50000 is the minimum.

    3. Standard Chartered Bank offers 18 or 24 months No Cost EMI ?
    No. ONLY 12 months is available irrespective of the Program enrolled.

    4. Will I have to pay any extra amount for EMI transaction?
    If you are availing 0% credit card EMI, upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions. Your bank may levy GST or other taxes on the interest component of the EMI.

    5. Are there any fees or down payment?
    Certain banks charge nominal processing fees between INR 99 - 500 on 0% Credit Card EMI transaction. If charged, will be billed in the first repayment installment.

    6. Can I use my International credit card for 0% credit EMI or Credit Card EMI?
    Only the Indian bank credit cards can be used. But you can pay the amount using the Credit card option in one shot / part payments, and later you can convert into EMI from your respective bank. The tenures and interest charged will depend on your bank. upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions, this will be purely between you and your bank.

    7. Are there any charges in case I opt for cancellation/refund from the course after paying balance with no cost EMI ?
    Yes, there will be additional charges to the extent of interest paid by the upGrad to the bank, you will be refunded only Principal amount, i.e. the amount actually deducted/blocked from your card. This deduction will be in addition to the amount mentioned in the refund policy shared with your offer letter.

    8. Can I Pay Using Multiple Credit Cards ?
    Multiple cards can be used to complete the payments using Part payment option make sure to inform the learner, minimum transaction is INR 50000 to opt for 0% CC EMI E.g. Amount to be paid: 150000. I can pay using 2 Credit cards. Yes, Example :
    HDFC Card – Part payment – INR 100000
    ICICI Card – Part payment – INR 50000

    9. How can I opt for Credit card EMI if my bank is not listed in the 0% Credit card EMI or Credit card EMI?
    You can pay the amount using the Credit card option in one shot / part payments, and later you can convert into EMI from your respective bank. The tenures and interest charged will depend on your bank. upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions.

    10. Why is the entire amount blocked on my credit card?
    Initially your bank will block the entire amount from your available purchase limit and from your next billing cycle, you will be charged the EMI amount. As you start paying your EMI, your credit limit will be released accordingly. For example, if you have made a payment of ₹100000 on 6-months EMI and your credit limit is ₹200,000 then initially your bank will block your credit limit by ₹100000. After payment of your first month EMI of Rs.15000, the blocked amount will come down to ₹85000.

    11. Why is interest getting charged on No Cost EMI?
    Your bank will charge you interest. However, this interest charge has been provided to you as an upfront discount at the time of your payment, effectively giving you the benefit of a No cost EMI. The total amount paid during the entire EMI tenure to the bank will be equal to the amount to be paid to upGrad.

    Eg. Amount payable to upGrad: INR 405000
    Let's say Amount deducted at the time of transaction: INR 379850 (Principal amount) Bank charges interest of 12-15% per annum on INR 379850
    [Note: Interest factor is reducing rate and not Flat rate]
    EMI AMOUNT = INR 33750 x 12 = INR 405000
    Effectively, you have taken loan on 379,850 instead of 405,000

    Is there any deferral or refund policy for this program?

    Refund Policy: (Programmes with prep-session component) 

    • Student must pay an applicable caution money for the enrolment to the Programme. This caution amount will be adjustable against the total Programme fee payable by the student.
    • You can claim a refund for the amount paid towards the Program at any time, before the Program Start Date, by visiting www.upgrad.com and submitting your refund form via the "My Application" section under your profile. You can request your Admissions Counselor to help you in applying and withdrawing for a refund by sending them an email with reasons listed. Processing fee of Rs. 10,000/- will be levied. If less than Rs. 10,000/- have been paid in total, student shall not be eligible for any refund in such case.
    • Student shall not be eligible for any refund under any circumstances if any such refund requests are raised post Cohort Commencement Date and student will continue to pay the EMI for loan (if applicable) and such loan cannot be cancelled. This is also applicable for those students who could not complete their payment and could not be enrolled in the cohort opted for. However, the student can raise a request for Pre-Programme deferral as per the policy defined below for the same.
    • In case of a refund, student will be solely responsible for any cancellation of loan, including but not limited to applicable loan cancellation charges levied on the total cancelled loan amount.
    • Student must pay the full fee within 7 days of payment of Caution Money or Cohort Commencement Date, whichever is earlier, otherwise the admission letter will be rescinded.
    • Request for refund must be sent via e-mail in the prescribed Refund Request Form. The refund will be processed within 30 working days of commencement of the program after being duly approved by the Academic Committee.

    1st Deferral (pre or post programme commencement) is free for all enrolled students with the following conditions:

    • The Executive Post Graduate Program learners should complete the course in a maximum duration of 3 years from the initial batch start date.
    • The Advanced Certificate Program learners should complete the course in a maximum duration of 2 years from the initial batch start date.

    2nd deferral will be charged as explained below. 

     2nd Deferral Policy: (Pre- Programme Commencement) 

    • If a student, due to unavoidable circumstances is unable to commence with the cohort and requests for a deferral before the cohort starts, we provide the opportunity for the student to defer to another batch.
    • However, the student will be required to pay 50% of the total course fee amount (inclusive of taxes) before the deferral can be approved. Till this is completed, the student will be assumed to be continuing in the same cohort.
    • A student can request for deferral only once and to either of the scheduled cohorts to start in the next 1 year from the batch start date of initial batch the student enrolled for.
    • The student has time till the current cohort launch date to make the payment of the 50% program fee, post which the deferral request will expire. Once the deferral window expires and the student now asks for a refund, the above-mentioned applicable refund policy will apply.
    • The fee applicable to the deferred student will be as per prevailing fee for the batch student as opted to defer to (No additional deferral fee is required to be paid).

    2nd Deferral Policy: (Post Programme Commencement) 

    • If a student is facing severe issues in dedicating time to the course, we provide the opportunity for the student to defer to another batch.
    • A student can request for deferral only once and to either of the scheduled cohorts to start in the next 1 year from the batch start date of initial batch the student enrolled for.
    • The student will be required to pay a deferral fees of 10% of the total course amount fee + Taxes if any along with the differential program fees between the two cohorts.
    • The deferral request will be approved once the deferral fee is paid.
    • Till this is completed, the student will be assumed to be continuing in the same cohort.
    • The student has 7 days (including holidays and weekends) from the date of deferral request to make the payment of the deferral fee post which the deferral request will expire, and the student will continue as part of the current cohort.
    • If the student completes the deferral payment, the student’s login will be disabled, the student will leave the deferred cohort and the student will start learning on the new cohort from the point of the last assignment that was graded in the deferred cohort. All grades and progress till that point will be carried forward as it is to the new cohort. For clarification, the grades of the graded assignments will be carried forward, whether the student had submitted these grading during the initial stage.
    • The deferral can only be requested during the batch for which the student has enrolled is ongoing. Once the batch has completed, deferral requests shall not be entertained. For clarification, the batch completion here shall mean the “last grace deadline” as communicated by upGrad.

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