Master of Science in Data Science

Kick-start your Data Science journey with Globally Recognised Master's from Liverpool John Moores University .

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  • Nov 29, 2021
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About the Program

Choose from 3 specializations, receive industry mentorship, dedicated career support, learn 14 programming tools & languages & much more.

3 Unique Specializations + Masters Thesis

Choose from 3 customised specializations as per your background, interests & career aspirations. Also work on a masters thesis under the guidance of a subject matter expert.

Dedicated Career Assistance

Receive unlimited 1:1 career counselling sessions & mock interviews with hiring managers.

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Student support available around the clock (24x7) to answer your queries immediately or use the Call Back option on the platform to get a response within 2 working hours.


Key Highlights

  • In-demand Tools & Languages
  • 25+ Case Studies and Capstone Project
  • 4 Months Masters Thesis
  • 3 Customised Specialisations
  • Expert Coaching Sessions
  • One-One sessions with Global Industry Experts
  • 500+ Hours of Learning
  • IIIT Bangalore & LJMU Alumni Status
  • Career Essential Soft Skills Program
  • Timely Doubt Resolution
  • Support available all days 9 AM - 7 PM Dubai Standard Time for queries
  • WES Recognised
  • Learners from 85+ Countries

3 Unique Specializations to choose from
- Deep Learning
- Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics
- Data Engineering

  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Statistics, Predictive Analytics using Python, Machine Learning, Data Visualization, Masters Research Thesis, Algorithm, Tools and Languages
  • Job Opportunities
    Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Sr. Data Scientist, Product Analyst, Machine Learning Engineer, Business Analyst, Data Engineer. Data Research Associate, Data Manager
  • Who Is This Program For?
    Any specialization can be chosen regardless of background. The program caters to: Engineers, Marketing & Sales Professionals, Freshers, Data Professionals, Domain Experts, Software & IT Professionals
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 50% or equivalent passing marks. No coding experience required.

Experience 500+ hours of best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Master's Degree from LJMU

With a heritage that stretches back to 1823, Liverpool John Moores University, UK is now one of the largest and most well-established universities in the UK. It has been ranked in the Top 100 World Young Universities & Top 50 in the UK by Student Satisfaction.

  • Complete all courses to achieve this prestigious M.Sc. Degree from LJMU, UK to jump-start your career in Data Science
  • Get access to the complete digital library of LJMU to research & write your dissertation
  • Earn a Master's degree which is recognized by WES, at 1/10th the cost of an offline program
Master's Degree from LJMU
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Learn from leading Data Science faculty and industry leaders around the world


Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions
  • Pre-Program Preparatory Content
    • 4 Weeks
    Chandrashekar Ramanathan
    S Anand
  • Data Toolkit
    • 14 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
    Mirza Rahim Baig
    Tricha Anjali
    Chandrashekar Ramanathan
    S Anand
    Srinivas Raghavan
  • Machine Learning
    • 9 Weeks
    • 3 Assignments
    Dinesh Babu Jayagopi
    Ujjyaini Mitra
    Hindol Basu
    Mirza Rahim Baig
  • Specialization- Deep Learning
    • 25 Weeks
    • 4 Assignments
    Prof. G. Srinivasaraghavan
    Ujjyaini Mitra
    Mirza Rahim Baig
    Ankit Jain
    S Anand
  • Specialization- Business Intelligence/Data Analytics
    • 25 Weeks
    • 9 Assignments
    Mirza Rahim Baig
    Srinivas Raghavan
    S Anand
    Ujjyaini Mitra
  • Specialization- Data Engineering
    • 27 Weeks
    • 11 Assignments
    Chandrashekar Ramanathan
    Vishwa Mohan
    Karthikeyan Sankaran
  • Research Methodologies
    • 8 Weeks
    Prof. Paulo Lisboa
    Dr. Atif Waraich
    Prof. Dhiya Al-Jumeily
    Dr. Gabriela Czanner
  • Master's Dissertation
    • 16 Weeks
    Dr. Gabriela Czanner
  • 500+
    Hours of Content
  • 25+
    Case Studies and Projects
  • 20+
    Live Sessions with Global Leaders
  • 20+
    Expert Coaching Sessions
  • 14+
    Tools and Software
  • 1:1
    Sessions with Global Industry Mentors


You can choose one of the 3 specialization, based on your interest.

  • Deep Learning
  • Business Intelligence/Data Analytics
  • Data Engineering
  • Topics Covered

    Deep Learning
    • 25 Weeks
    • 4 Assignment
    Prof. G. Srinivasaraghavan
    Ujjyaini Mitra
    Mirza Rahim Baig
    Ankit Jain
    S Anand
    Tree Models
    Model Selection & General ML Techniques
    Principal Component Analysis
    Advanced Regression
    Advanced Regression Assignment
    Bagging and Boosting
    Time Series Analysis
    Telecom Churn Case Study
    Introduction to Neural Networks
    Neural Networks Assignment
    Convolutional Neural Networks - Introduction and Industry Applications
    Recurrent Neural Networks
    Gesture Recognition
    Capstone project
    Tools Covered


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

    Business Intelligence/Data Analytics
    • 25 Weeks
    • 9 Assignment
    Chandrashekar Ramanathan
    Mirza Rahim Baig
    S Anand
    Data Modelling
    SQL Best Practices
    SQL Assignment: IMDb Movies
    Advanced Excel
    NoSQL Databases and Best Practices
    Introduction to Big Data and Cloud
    Hive and Querying
    Hive Case Study
    Visualisation using Tableau
    Sports Analytics - IPL Visualisation Assignment
    Visualisation using PowerBI
    Visualisation using Plotly
    Data Storytelling
    Plotly Case Study
    Capstone Project
    Tools Covered


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

    Data Engineering
    • 27 Weeks
    • 11 Assignment
    Chandrashekar Ramanathan
    Introduction to Big Data(Optional)
    Introduction to Cloud and AWS Setup
    Introduction to Hadoop and MapReduce Programming
    MapReduce Programming Assignment (optional)
    Data Management and Relational Database Modelling
    NoSQL Databases and Apache HBase NoSQL Databases and MongoDB(Optional)
    Data Warehousing (Optional)
    Data Ingestion with Apache Sqoop and Apache Flume
    Hive & Querying
    Hive Assignment (optional)
    Amazon Redshift
    Introduction to Apache Spark
    NYC Parking Assignment (Optional)
    Project: ETL Data Pipline
    Optimising Spark for Large Scale Data Processing
    Apache Flink(Optional)
    Real-Time Data Streaming with Apache Kafka
    Real-Time Data Processing using Spark Streaming
    Stock data Analysis Assignment (Optional)
    Building Automated Data Pipelines with Airflow
    Analytics using PySpark
    Classification Assignment (Optional)
    Project: Real Time data processing
    Capstone Project
    Tools Covered


    Capstone Project
    Choose from a range of real-world industry woven projects on advanced topics...
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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
  • Personalized subjective feedback on your submissions to facilitate improvement
  • 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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  • Speech Recognition
    Learn how Google speech-to-text works and make your own model.
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  • Image Captioning
    Build a model which will caption a given image and describe it in sentences ...
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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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  • IMDb Movie Analysis
    Analyze movie data from the past hundred years and find out various insights...
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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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  • 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
  • Learning Support
    Industry Mentors
    • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors with International experience.
    • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedback on improvement from experts, teaching assistants and graders.
    Student Success Mentors
    • Available all days for your convenience.
    • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform
  • Q&A Forum
    • Timely doubt resolution by Industry experts and peers
    • 100% Expert-verified responses to ensure quality learning
    Expert Feedback
    • Personalized expert feedback on assignments and projects
    • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept related doubts
  • Industry Networking
    • Live sessions by Global industry experts on various industry-related topics
    • One-one small group discussion and guidance sessions with Internationally-acclaimed experts.
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    • Upskill yourself with 500+ learning hours
    • Nasscom Certification on succesful completion of EPGP (first 12 months)
    • Cutting-Edge Curriculum in Data Science Designed by Industry Experts with Live Sessions and Small Group Coaching sessions by Global Industry Experts

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