MS in Data Analytics

Kick start your Master's journey with Clark University, US. Receive dual Accreditation - Advanced Certificate Programme in Data Science from IIIT Bangalore and MS in Data Analytics from Clark University, US on completion of course.

  • 8 Months Online
    12 Months On-campus in US
  • 20 Months
    12 - 15 hrs/week (Yr 1)
  • Jan 31, 2022
    Start Date
  • GRE
  • Apply for Upto 3 Years of OPT
  • 600 - 650
    QS World University Rankings 2022
  • Overview
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Projects
  • Benefits
  • Admission Process
  • Fees
  • Reviews
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About the Programme

Blended programme which combines 8 Months online at IIIT Bangalore with 12 Months on-campus at Clark University, US, hence getting you best of both the worlds.

Blended Program

Study 8 Months online with IIITB and upGrad, 12 Months at Clark University, US

Customizable Curriculum

Choose from 7 electives at Clark University, US

End-to-end counseling and visa support

upGrad team will help you with application to Clark University, US, securing confirmed offer letter & support with US visa application.

Programme Overview

Key Highlights

  • Dual certification - IIITB as well as Clark University
  • GRE Waiver for IIITB learners
  • In-built IELTS prep to be provided by upGrad
  • STEM programs leading upto 3 years of OPT
  • upGrad end to end support for applications and visa
  • World Class Faculty Members & Industry Experts
  • Dedicated Student Success Mentor
  • One-on-One with Industry Mentors
  • Career Essential Soft Skills Program

upGrad has been instrumental in helping us in finding candidates with key skill sets in Data Science and Analytics

- Val S, Director at Animaker

  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Statistics, Python Programming, Predictive Analytics using Python, Basic & Advanced SQL, Visualization using Python, EDA, Basic & Advanced Machine Learning Algorithms
  • Job Opportunities
    Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Product Analyst, Machine Learning Engineer, Business Analyst.
  • Who Is This Programme For?
    Engineers (Freshers and with any experience), Software and IT Professionals, Product & E-commerce Folks, BFSI Professionals, Marketing and Sales Professionals, Managers or Executives at Manufacturing, Construction etc.
  • Minimum Eligibility
    •A 4-year Undergraduate degree is preferred. However, if a learner has completed 3 years of Undergraduate, then the awarding University must be NAAC A or A+ (in the year 2019/2020/2021) and preferably from a Science background i.e. BCA/B.Sc/BIT. If an applicant is coming from any other stream (Business, Humanities etc.) the applicant needs to have substantial work experience in relevant area.
    • Applicants with 4 year bachelor’s degree need to have minimum 65% marks. Maximum backlogs (ATKTs) accepted will be 6
    • Applicants with 3 year bachelor’s degree need to have minimum 58% marks. Maximum backlogs(ATKTs) accepted will be 4
    • IELTS of 6.5 (corresponding score of TOEFL 85, Duolingo 110 and PTE 56 can also be accepted)

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

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Advanced Certificate Programme in Data Science from IIIT Bangalore

Complete all the courses in the programme successfully to receive Advanced Certificate Programme in Data Science from IIIT Bangalore. It is India's #1 Technical University (Private) as per the survey of India Today, 2021.

  • Connect with a global network of accomplished upGrad and IIITB Alumni
  • Upgrade to a widely recognised and valued Advanced Certificate Programme in Data Science
  • Network with Data Science professionals across all industry sectors
Advanced Certificate Programme in Data Science from IIIT Bangalore
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Along the way, you will receive support from an unmatched faculty of data science instructors with decades of industry experience.


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)
    • 1 Week
  • Data Toolkit (Year 1)
    • 12 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
  • Machine Learning (Year 1)
    • 9 Weeks
    • 3 Assignments
  • Course 3 (Year 1)
    • 11 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
  • Data Analytics (Clark University) (Year 2)
    • Optional Courses: (Choose Any 1) (Year 2)
      • 300+
        Hours of Learning
      • 7+
        Case Study & Projects
      • 20+
        Live Sessions
      • 3
        Tools & Softwares

      Industry Projects

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

      • Solve actual industry problems designed by experts
      • Engage in collaborative projects with your peers
      • 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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      • Telecom Churn Analysis
        Solve the most crucial business problem for a leading telecom operator in In...
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      The upGrad Advantage
      Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you MS 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
        • Available all days 9 AM - 9 PM IST.
        • 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
        • 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

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      Admission Process

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

      Programme Fee - 1st Year
      INR 2,75,000 (inclusive of taxes)
        Programme Fee - 2nd Year
        Indicative Tuition Fees at Clark University - USD 16,800
        Living cost per annum in US - USD 15,000 - 17,000


          • *Indicative Tuition Fees includes enrollment and graduation fees.

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          How You Benefit From This Program
          • Master's degree from a reputed US University
          • STEM programs leading to upto 3 years of OPT
          • GRE Waiver for IIITB Learners
          • Save upto 15 Lakhs for an equivalent degree from US

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