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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  • 20 Months
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  • May 31, 2022
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    Starts at $208.31/month
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  • Syllabus
  • Specializations
  • Benefits
  • Admission Process
  • Program Fee
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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

Choose from 3 specializations as per your background & career aspirations. Get a Executive PG Program in Data Science from IIITB with a specialization.

Dedicated Career Assistance

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

Student Support

Student support available all days 24 hours via email or use the Call Back option on the platform to get a response within 2 working hours.

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Complimentary Python Programming Bootcamp
  • Career Essential Soft Skills Program
  • WES Recognised
  • 500+ Hours of Learning
  • 25+ Case Studies and Projects
  • Fortnightly Group Mentorship with Industry Mentors
  • One-on-One with Industry Mentors
  • Timely Doubt Resolution
  • Support Available all days 24 hours.
  • IIIT Bangalore & LJMU Alumni Status
  • Build your GitHub profile

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, Big Data Analytics, etc.
  • Advance Your Career In
    Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Product Analyst, Machine Learning Engineer, Business Analyst
  • 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


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
    • Data Toolkit
      • 12 Weeks
    • Machine Learning
      • 10 Weeks
    • Specialization- Deep Learning
      • 22 Weeks
    • Specialisation - Business Intelligence/Data Analytics
      • 22 Weeks
    • Specialisation - Data Engineering
      • 22 Weeks
    • Research Methodologies
      • 8 Weeks
    • Master's Dissertation
      • 16 Weeks
    • 500+
      Hours of Learning Content.
    • 25+
      Case Studies and Projects
    • 20+
      Live Sessions
    • 25
      1:8 Coaching Sessions with Industry Experts
    • 14+
      Tools and Software


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

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

      Deep Learning
      • 22 Weeks
      • 4 Assignments
      Bagging & Random Forest
      Model Selection & General ML Techniques
      Principal Component Analysis
      Advanced Regression
      Advanced ML case Stuy
      Time Series Analysis
      Introduction to Neural Networks and ANN
      Neural Network Assignment
      Convolutional Neural Networks
      Convolutional Neural Networks -Industry Applications
      Object Detection & Image Segmentation (Optional)
      Recurrent Neural Networks
      Gesture Recognition
      Capstone Project
    • Topics Covered

      Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics
      • 22 Weeks
      • 9 Assignments
      Visualisation using Tableau
      Advanced Excel
      Visualisation using PowerBI
      Structured Problem Solving using Frameworks
      Data Storytelling
      AirBnB Case Study
      Data Modelling
      Advanced SQL and Best Practices
      Introduction to Big Data and Cloud
      Analytics using Spark
      Big Data Case Study
      Data Structures - Sets, Dictionaries, Stacks, Queues
      Searching and Sorting
      Algorithm Analysis + Recursion
      Advanced Database Programming using Pandas
      Python & SQL Lab
      Capstone Project
    • Topics Covered

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

    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
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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, teaching assistants and graders
      • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedback on improvement
      Student Support
      • Support is available all days for 24 hours.
      • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.
    • Q&A Forum
      • Timely doubt resolution by peers and Teaching Assistants on the Q&A forum
      • Personalised feedback on assignments and case studies
      Expert Feedback
      • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
      • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept-related doubts
    • Industry Networking
      • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics
      • Group discussions
      • 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:

    Empowering learners of tomorrow

    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 & Executive PGP without quitting your job
    • Cutting-edge curriculum designed by industry experts
    • Alumni status from IIIT Bangalore & LJMU
    • Upskill yourself with 500+ learning hours
    Program Fee
    USD 8,249
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