MSc in Data Analytics

Kick start your Master's journey with Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT), Ireland. Receive dual Accreditation- Executive PG Programme in Data Science from IIIT Bangalore, and MSc in Data Analytics at Dundalk Institute of Technology on completion of course.

  • 1st Year online
    2nd Year on-campus in Ireland
  • Save upto INR 15 Lakhs
    in degree cost
  • PSW Visa
    Eligible to apply for 24 months PSW Visa
  • April 30, 2022
    Start Date
  • 12-15 hrs/week
    Year 1 (Online)
  • INR 3,50,000 (incl. taxes)
    Year 1 Program Fee
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  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Specialisation
  • Projects
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  • Admission Process
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About the Programme

Blended Program - Study year 1 online at IIIT Bangalore and year 2 on-campus at Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland

6 Unique Specialisations

Choose from 6 specializations as per your background & career aspirations. Get an Executive PGP in Data Science from IIITB with a specialization.

Student Support

Student support is available 7 days a week, 24*7. You can write to us via or for urgent queries use the " Talk to Us" option on the learn platform.

End-to-end counseling and visa support

upGrad team will help you with application to DKIT Ireland, securing confirmed offer letter.

Programme Overview

Key Highlights

  • Dual certification - IIITB as well as DkIT, Ireland
  • In-built IELTS training and study abroad modules to meet Ireland study requirements
  • 94% of DkIT graduates progress into employment or further study within 9 months of graduating
  • Scholarship of up to 2000 Euros available for upGrad learners
  • 14+ Programming Tools & Languages
  • 6 specialisations at IIIT, Bangalore
  • Online Sessions + Live Lectures
  • DkIT and IIIT, B Alumni Status
  • World Class Faculty Members & Industry Experts

6 Unique Specialisations to choose from
- Data Science Generalist
- Deep Learning
- Natural Language Processing
- Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics
- Business Analytics
- Data Engineering

  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Predictive Analytics using Python, Machine Learning, Data Visualization, Big Data, Natural Language Processing
  • Job Opportunities
    Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Data Engineer, Data Architect, Business Data Analyst, Data Visualisation developer and Statistician.
  • Who Is This Programme For?
    Engineers, Marketing & Sales Professionals, Freshers, Domain Experts, Software & IT Professionals
  • Minimum Eligibility
    For IIIT, Bangalore
    • Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 50% or equivalent passing marks.
    For DkIT, Ireland
    • The applicant must complete the Executive PG Programme in Data Science from IIIT, Bangalore with 2.4 or above CGPA.
    • IELTS score of 6.5 (in case Medium of Instruction English is not available from the University) else IELTS 6.0 with Medium of Instruction English (Corresponding score of TOEFL 79 or Duolingo 105 or PTE 58 can also be accepted).

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Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Executive PG Programme from IIIT Bangalore

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIITB 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 IIITB Alumni
  • Widely recognised and valued Executive PG Programme in Data Science
  • Network with Data Science professionals across all industries
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Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions
  • Pre-Programme Preparatory Content (Year 1)
    • Data Toolkit (Year 1)
      • Machine Learning (Year 1)
        • Specialisation 1- Data Science Generalist (Year 1)
          • Specialisation 2- Natural Language Processing (Year 1)
            • Specialisation 3- Deep Learning (Year 1)
              • Specialisation 4- Business Analytics (Year 1)
                • Specialisation 5- Business Intelligence/Data Analytics (Year 1)
                  • Specialisation 6- Data Engineering (Year 1)
                    • MSc in Data Analytics, DkIT Ireland (Year 2)
                      • 400+
                        Content Hours Available
                      • 60+
                        Industry Projects
                      • 50+
                        Live Learning Sessions
                      • 20+
                        Expert Coaching Sessions
                      • 14+
                        Programming Tools/ Languages


                      Post Course 2 (Machine Learning), choose any one of the below 6 specialisations as per your background and career aspirations

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

                        Data Science Generalist
                        • 25 Weeks
                        • 5 Assignments
                        Tree Models + Boosting (Optional)
                        Model Selection & General ML Techniques
                        ML Lab I: Classification
                        Principal Component Analysis
                        Advanced Regression - I
                        Advanced Regression - II and ML Lab II: Regression
                        Text Analytics & Processing + Text-Based Predictive Modelling
                        Basic Visualisation using Tableau
                        Data Storytelling
                        Data Modelling
                        Advanced SQL - Week II
                        Algorithm Analysis + Recursion
                        Searching and Sorting (Divide and Conquer included)
                        Data Structures - Sets, Dictionaries, Stacks, Queues
                        Python - OOPS
                        Python Weeklong Lab
                        Capstone Project


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

                        Natural Language Processing
                        • 25 Weeks
                        • 4 Assignments
                        Lexical Processing
                        Syntactic Processing
                        Syntactic Processing -Assignment
                        Neural Nets for NLP
                        Semantic Processing
                        Case Study: Classifying customer complaint tickets


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

                        Deep Learning
                        • 25 Weeks
                        • 4 Assignments
                        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


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

                        Business Analytics
                        • 25 Weeks
                        • 9 Assignments
                        Tree Models
                        Time Series Forecasting
                        Retail-Giant Sales Forecasting Assignment
                        Model Selection & General ML Techniques
                        SQL Best Practices
                        Advanced Excel
                        Telecom Churn Case Study
                        Structured Problem Solving using Frameworks
                        Structured Problem Solving Assignment
                        Operations Research
                        Data Storytelling
                        Operations Research Case Study
                        Capstone 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 Intelligence/ Data Analytics
                        • 25 Weeks
                        • 9 Assignments
                        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


                        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
                        • 25 Weeks
                        • 11 Assignments
                        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 and 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
                        AWS Cloud Infrastructure (Optional)
                        Capstone 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
                        Analyse movie data from the past 100 years and find out various insights to ...
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                      • Credit EDA Case Study
                        Solve a real industry problem through the concepts learnt in exploratory dat...
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                      • Bike sharing systems (Linear Regression Assignment)
                        Build a model to understand the factors on which the demand for bike sharing...
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                      • Lead Scoring
                        Help the sales team of your company identify which leads are worth pursuing ...
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                      • Clustering Assignment
                        Apply the machine learning concepts learnt to help an international NGO clus...
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                      • Telecom Churn
                        Telecom companies often face the problem of churning customers due to the co...
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                      • Fraud Detection
                        Build a machine learning model to identify fraudulent credit card transactio...
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                      • Retail-Giant Sales Forecasting
                        Forecasting the sales on the time series data of a global store
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                      • RSVP Movies (SQL Assignment)
                        In this assignment, you will work on a movies dataset using SQL to extract e...
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                      • Hive Case Study
                        In this assignment, you will apply your Hive and Hadoop learnings on an E-c...
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                      • ETL Project
                        This is an ETL project which will cover the topics like Apache Sqoop, Apache...
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                      • Assignment - Structured Problem Solving
                        This assignment will test the learners understanding of the previous 2 modul...
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                      • IPL Visualisation Assignment
                        With the IPL season commencing, let's go ahead and do an exciting assignment...
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                      • Advanced Regression
                        Build a regularized regression model to understand the most important variab...
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                      • NYC Parking: EDA using Apache Spark
                        Analyse the dataset of parking tickets
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                      • MapReduce Programming Assignment
                        Practice MapReduce Programming on a Big Dataset.
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                      • Business Case Study - Staff Planning
                        In this module, you will solve an industry case study using optimisation tec...
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                      • Assignment - Classification
                        This module will contain practice assignment & all resources related to a cl...
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                      The upGrad Advantage
                      Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you in MSc in Data Analytics
                      • Learning Support
                        Industry Mentors
                        • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
                        • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedback on improvement
                        Student Support Team
                        • Student Support is available 7 days a week, 24*7
                        • You can write to us via Or for urgent queries, use the "Talk to Us" option on the Learn platform
                      • 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 discussions and feedback sessions with industry mentors

                      Admission Process

                      There are 3 simple steps in the Admission Process which is detailed below:

                      Online Program Fee - 1st year
                      INR 3,50,000 (incl. taxes)
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                        Program Fee - 2nd Year
                        On Campus at DKIT
                        Tuition Fees - 12,000 Euros
                        Scholarship Available
                        •Financial Aid for all - 1000 Euros
                        •Academic Merit is on the basis of 60% at Bachelors - 1000 Euros
                        Reduced Tuition Fee after both the scholarship - 10,000 Euros
                        Living cost per annum in Ireland - 10,000 Euros

                          Empowering learners of tomorrow

                          Over 2,000 students go to Ireland to learn every year. Connect with our counselors to know how you can be next!

                          How You Benefit From This Programme
                          • Master's degree from a reputed Irish Institute - DkIT
                          • Opportunity to apply for 24 months Post-Study-Work visa after graduation
                          • Inbuild IELTS prepration
                          • Earn wages from part-time jobs. Minimum wage in Ireland is €10.50 per hour

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