Master of Science in Big Data Engineering

Start your Big Data career by pursuing an M.Sc. from Liverpool John Moores University post completion of a PG Program in Big Data Engineering with UpGrad

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  • 20 months
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  • Mar 30, 2020
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Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Only online M.Sc in Big Data for working professionals
  • 500+ Hours of Learning
  • 8+ Case Studies and Projects
  • Practical Hands-on Workshops
  • Timely Doubt Resolution
  • Dedicated Student Success Mentor
  • Liverpool John Moores University Alumni Status
  • No Cost EMI Option
  • Job Assistance with Top Firms
  • Access to global job opportunities
  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Data Processing, Data Warehousing, Real-time Processing, Big Data Analytics, Research Methodologies
  • Job Opportunities
    Big Data Engineer, Big Data Admin, Big Data Architect, Big Data Analyst, Big Data Research Fellow
  • Who is this course for?
    IT and Technology Professionals, Project Leads and Managers in IT/Tech Companies, Big Data Professionals, Java & Other Coding Professionals, Testing Professionals, Research Oriented Professionals
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelors Degree with min. of 6 months of work experience (in any IT stream). Also we prefer basic programming / coding knowledge.

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

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Master's Degree from LJMU

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from LJMU.

  • Connect with Global network of Faculty from LJMU
  • Get access to complete digital library of LJMU
  • Earn a Master's degree same as on-campus degree at 1/10th the cost
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Learn from World Class Faculties and Industry Leaders, in Big Data


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

* Course 1 to Course 6 are a part of the PG Program in Big Data Engineering, designed and delivered by another university.
  • Pre-Requisites
    • 3 Weeks
    • 1 Assignments
    Sourabh Mukerjee
    Karthikeyan Sankaran
  • Course 1: Foundations of Big Data
    • 6 Weeks
    • 1 Assignments
    Prof. S. Balasubramaniam
    Joy Mukerjee
    Shakun Gupta
  • Course 2: Big Data Engineering Platforms
    • 9 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
    Dr. Joy Mukerjee
    Pallavi Nagesha Rao
  • Course 3: Processing Big Data: ETL and Batch Processing
    • 8 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
    Joy Mukerjee
    Parwaz Dalvi
    Rahul Mathur
  • Course 4: Processing of Real Time Data and Streaming Data
    • 10 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
    Joy Mukerjee
    Pallavi Nagesha Rao
  • Course 5: Big Data Analytics
    • 5 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
  • Course 6: Capstone
    • 6 Weeks
  • Course 7: Data Mining (Bridge Course for M.Sc.)
    • 8 Weeks
    • 1 Assignment
    Prof. S. Balasubramaniam
  • Course 8: Research Methodologies
    • 8 Weeks
    Prof. Paulo Lisboa
    Dr. Atif Waraich
    Prof. Dhiya Al-Jumeily
  • Course 9: Master Dissertation
    • 16 Weeks
    Prof Gabriela
    Prof.  Atif
    Prof. Manoj
  • 500+
    Hours of Content
  • 8
    Case Study and Projects
  • 30
    Live Sessions
  • 17
    Coding Assignments
  • 14
    Tools and Softwares

Industry Projects

  • Real-life industry-sponsored Big Data projects
  • Get valuable hands-on experience and develop a portfolio of projects
  • Access to $150 worth of free AWS Cloud to deploy your projects
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The upGrad Advantage
Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Big Data
  • Learning Support
    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
  • Doubt Resolution
    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
  • Networking
    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

Career Impact

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Interview Preparation
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Program Fee
₹ 375,000
No Cost EMI at ₹28,337/month (inclusive of all taxes)
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    Over 2,300 students have completed this course and started working at their dream job, whats stopping you?

    How You Benefit From This Program ?
    • M.Sc and Post Graduate Program without quitting your job
    • Cutting-edge curriculum designed by industry experts
    • Comprehensive and rigorous curriculum with live projects
    • Dedicated student support system to answer all your queries
    • Peer-to-peer networking with like-minded professionals
    • Hiring opportunities from Uber, Microsoft, PwC, Genpact and more
    • Career transition with 58% average salary hike
    • Global Alumni Status from Liverpool John Moores University
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    Opening the doors to the best in the industry

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