Post Graduate Program in Data Science

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Why Post Graduate Program in Data Science

Data Science is one of the most multi-disciplinary fields involving knowledge of Technology, Mathematics & Statistics and Business. To train a person to become a well-rounded data scientist capable of working in industry, a training program should focus on all three aspects.

It’s a 10-month PG Program by UPES Online for professionals who wish to move to Data Science as a career option. The program focuses on predictive modelling, Tableau and machine learning techniques in SQL & Python. This program will provide you with career growth by making you an exceptional Data Science professional. Designed by top academicians in collaboration with an Industry Partner to give deep theoretical understanding and complete hands-on learning. The program covers advanced concepts in Analytics business decision making using data and in-depth understanding of the latest data science tools. It is delivered online to suit working professionals.

A Booming Sector With Growth & Promising Opportunities

  • India's Big Data industry set to reach 32% of the global market at US$20 billion by 2026 from the current US$6.9 billion. (Source: Analytics Insight)

  • By 2026, there will be over 11 million job openings for Data Science in India by 2026. (Source: Analytics Insight)

  •  Entry-level data scientist's salary ranges from INR 5.8 lakhs per annum, with the highest salary reaching INR 73.1 Lacs per annum. (Source: Analytics Insight)

Learning Options

Experience LIVE learning and interactions, every weekend with industry leaders!

Key Features

  • 150 hours of live online weekend classes and assignments.
  • Master Python, SQL, Predictive Analytics & Machine Learning.
  • Get access to class recordings.
  • Doubt clearance with faculty through live online sessions.
Learn at your own pace, on your own schedule, wherever you are!

Key Features

  • 150 hours of recorded classes and assignments.
  • Master Python, SQL, Predictive Analytics & Machine Learning.
  • Get access to class recordings.
  • Doubt clearance with faculty through forums, emails, and scheduled sessions.

UPES Advantage

  • Basics of Python, Data Handling and Statistics
  • Fundamentals of Python
  • Data Visualization in Python
  • Data Preparation and cleaning using Python
  • Understanding the data using univariate statistics in Python
  • Hypothesis testing and ANOVA in Python to guide decision making
  • Predictive Analytics in Python
  • Correlation and Linear regression
  • Logistic regression
  • Techniques of customer segmentation
  • Time series forecasting techniques
  • Decision trees & Random Forests
  • Boosting Machines
  • Cross Validation & Parameter Tuning
  • Final Case Study
  • Introduction to Machine Learning & Python
  • Introduction to Machine Learning in Python
  • Introduction to Python
  • Iterative Operations & Functions in Python
  • Data Summary; Numerical and Visual in Python
  • Data Handling in Python using NumPy & Pandas
  • Mathematical Concepts for Machine Learning
  • Advanced Machine Learning
  • Generalized Linear Models in Python
  • Tree Models using Python
  • Boosting Algorithms using Python
  • Support Vector Machines (SVM), Naïve Bayes and KNN in Python
  • Unsupervised Learning in Python
  • Neural Networks
  • Text Mining in Python
  • Ensemble Methods in Machine Learning
  • Data Analysis in SQL
  • Introduction to SQL
  • SQL Data Types & Operators
  • Useful Operations in SQL
  • Aggregating Data in SQL
  • Writing Sub-Queries in SQL
  • Common function in SQL
  • Analytic Functions in SQL
  • Writing DML Statements
  • Writing DDL Statements
  • Using Constraints in SQL
  • SQL Joins
  • Views in SQL
  • Master Data Skills: Gain expertise in data analysis, manipulation, and visualization techniques.
  • Code with Precision: Develop proficiency in Python and R programming for effective data handling.
  • Machine Learning Proficiency: Acquire practical skills in using machine learning algorithms for real-world applications.
  • Practical Project Experience: Work on hands-on projects to refine problem-solving abilities and practical data science skills.
  • Certification & Career Ready: Obtain an industry-recognized PG certificate and benefit from comprehensive job assistance for a successful data science career.
  • Get global certifications from prestigious universities like Wharton Online, University of Minnesota, University of California, University of Illinois, University of London, Rutgers University and more.
  • Stay competitive in the ever-evolving job market by mastering emerging areas of expertise. 
  • Access to specialized Coursera courses tailored to your domain will be available after your enrolment.
  • Learn from world-class faculty members from around the globe who will guide your journey.

  •  Data Analyst
  •  Junior Data Scientist
  •  Data Engineer
  •  Business Intelligence Analyst
  •  Data Visualization Specialist
  •  Data Scientist
  •  Machine Learning Engineer
  •  Data Analytics Manager
  •  Predictive Analytics Specialist
  •  Data Science Team Lead
  •  Senior Data Scientist
  •  Chief Data Scientist
  •  Data Science Manager/Director
  •  Head of Data Analytics
  •  Data Science Consultant

Our comprehensive career services guarantee your career preparedness and employability for the professional world.

  • Career Orientation
  • Mentorship by industry experts
  • LinkedIn/Resume building guidance
  • Interview preparation

Our flexible and budget-friendly fee payment options are designed to make your education journey as smooth as possible.

  • Easy EMI Plan: Study stress-free and focus on smaller, manageable EMI* payment plan.

We offer LIVE online and Self-Paced Learning Options for our Post Graduate Program in Data Science.

  • LIVE Online Program -  Fee for Indian Student: INR 115,000 + GST , 
    For Foreign Students: USD 1,369 or equivalent currency (excluding taxes)
    *Note: Fees payment will be as per the current USD rate
  • Self-Paced Program: Fee for Indian Student: INR 69,000 + GST, 
    For Foreign Students: USD 821 or equivalent currency (excluding taxes)
    *Note: Fees payment will be as per the current USD rate


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After completing the program, you will get a Global Certificate from UPES

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The UPES Online Post Graduate Program (PGP) is an intensive 10-month management program that can be pursued remotely. This PGP maintains the same level of academic rigor and content as a traditional two-year full-time MBA program offered by renowned global business schools.

No, the UPES Online Post Graduate Program upholds a level of rigor and content equivalent to that of a regular two-year full-time MBA program offered by esteemed global business schools. For MBA courses please refer to our MBA program pages.

It's important to clarify that only universities have the authority to grant degrees in India. The UPES Online PGP does not confer a degree or diploma; it is structured as a standalone program. For MBA courses please refer to our MBA program pages.

Details about the specializations offered can be found on our website under the "Certifications" section.

45% and 5% exception as additional relaxation (for special cases).

The UPES Online PGP typically offers multiple cohorts throughout the year to accommodate different starting preferences. These starting months are January, April, July, and October. Each of these months corresponds to a new cohort of students joining the program. This approach allows for greater flexibility in enrolment and enables students to choose the cohort that best suits their schedule and timeline.