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This online Master of Science in Data Science (MSc-DS) from Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) is designed for professionals looking to excel in the in-demand field of data science. With the perfect blend of machine learning, big data analytics, statistics and visualizations, the program intends to prepare learners for analytical and leadership roles across various sectors. Gain experience in machine learning applications, predictive modelling & solving problems with real-world data and learn to develop strategic and tactical recommendations, without pausing your work schedule & other commitments.
Experience career growth and increased earning potential through job opportunities in reputed companies across diverse sectors.
Excel in programming languages, statistics & probability, data visualization, data mining, and other key skills. Learn subjects like linear regression models, deep learning & text mining, Bayesian statistical modelling, programming with R & Python, and stochastic processes from expert faculty.
Build a strong professional network by getting access to Manipal Academy of Higher Education’s 1 million strong alumni network.
Build on-the-job competencies by applying foundational knowledge to real-world problems. Train to be a versatile data science professional by solving and discussing insights on case studies with peers and industry experts.
Master tools such as Hadoop, TensorFlow, Python, R, SPSS, SAS, Matplotlib, NumPy, OpenCV, Pandas, Apache Spark, Apache Hive, SQL, Google Colab, KNIME, and WEKA.
Benefit from a 100% online experience with zero compromise on quality through online enrolment, orientation, classes, assignments, projects, examinations, and career support. Get assistance from dedicated course mentors and 24×7 student support.
Our online MSc Data Science program equips you with the necessary skills and knowledge needed to establish a lucrative career in diverse job roles.
Machine Learning Expert
Business Intelligence Analyst
Big Data Engineer
Data Visualization Specialist
24 moths | 4 semesters | 15-20 hours/week
Probability and Probability Distribution
Programming with R and Python
Linear Regression Models
Categorical Data Analysis and Generalized Linear Models
Distributed Algorithms and Optimization with Hadoop and Spark
Design and Analysis of Experiments
Longitudinal Data Analysis
Machine Learning Methods
Deep Learning and Text Mining
Bayesian Statistical Modelling
Elective 1: (Choose one) Health Technology Assessment / Image Processing and Analysis
Elective 2: (Choose one) Nonparametric and Nonlinear Regression Models / Time Series Analysis
Programming in SAS for Analytics
Applied Data Analytics
Globally recognized and widely accepted by governments and organizations, the online degrees offered by Manipal Academy of Higher Education are at par with on-campus degrees and open doors to better professional opportunities.
Make the most of the free Coursera access and choose from over 10,000+ professional certifications and courses from leading global universities while completing your degree.
Our flexi-payment options allow students to pay fees in hassle-free installments.
FULL COURSE FEE
We offer easy financing options to help you fund your education, so that cost doesn't become a barrier for you.
Exclusive scholarships designed for defense personnel, meritorious students, differently-abled people, MAHE alumni, and alumni of degree colleges under Academy of General Education (AGE).
Candidates must have completed 10+2+3-year bachelor’s degree in Statistics / Mathematics / Computer Science / Engineering / Technology or any other discipline with a minimum of two years of learning Mathematics or Statistics from a recognized university/institution or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
Candidates must have at least 50% marks in aggregate.
Work experience is desirable.
Candidates must have completed 10+2+3-year bachelor’s degree in Statistics / Mathematics / Computer Science / Engineering / Technology or any other discipline with a minimum of two years of learning Mathematics or statistics from a recognized university/institution or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
Candidates who have completed their 10+2 or graduate level education outside India must produce a certificate of equivalence issued by the Association of Indian Universities.
Students & working professionals who are not Indian citizens or residing outside India holding NRE, PIO status will be billed an international fee for respective degrees & may need to submit documents mentioned but not limited to CV, address proof, valid visa, PR card & passport copy as part of the application process.
Choose the program you want to pursue & register by filling in your basic details and paying the application fee.
Fill in your educational & work experience-related details.
Pay the admission fee for the first semester /year or full program.
Upload supporting documents & submit your application to complete the process.
Dr. Sudarsan is Assistant Professor at the Manipal School of Information Sciences. He teaches Multiple Linear Regression and Logistic Regression, Applied Multivariate Analysis, Probability & Statistical Inferences, and Programming with R & Python.
Dr. Asha Kamath is the Associate Director of Prasanna School of Public Health and the Professor & Head of Department of Data Science. She is also the guide for Ph.D. scholars and postgraduate Health Science students, resource person for workshops and training programs conducted by the Department of Data Science, Internal examiner for various UG & PG courses, and is responsible for providing statistical consultations for all levels of researchers.
Dr. Manjunatha is a Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics. He is the Coordinator of Centre for Research in Advanced Mathematics and Statistics, research guide, and is associated with projects of national importance. He is involved in organizing national & international conferences, workshops, and lectures.
Dr. Vasudeva Guddattu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Data Science of the Prasanna School of Public Health at Manipal Academy of Higher Education.
Ms. Keerthana B is an Assistant Professor – Senior Scale at Manipal School of Information Sciences, Manipal. She uploads sessional marks on the intranet and prepares annual reports of the students.
Mr. Raghudathesh is an Assistant Professor at Manipal School of Information Sciences. He teaches IoT Security and IoT Architecture and Networking.
Dr Prathviraj N is an Assistant Professor – Senior Scale at the Manipal School of Information Sciences. He teaches text analytics in healthcare and real-time operating system.
Dr. Ashma Dorothy Monteiro is an Assistant Professor – Selection Grade in the Department of Data Science of the Prasanna School of Public Health at Manipal Academy of Higher Education.
Dr. Nandish is an Assistant Professor – Senior Scale at the Manipal School of Information Sciences, Manipal University. He coordinates projects at Medical Imaging Research Suite (MIRS), Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University.
I enrolled in this online master’s degree program to enhance my skills in data science. The mentors’ support has been instrumental in my progress, and the interactive classes have made the learning process engaging. The curriculum, designed in line with industry trends, has equipped me with practical skills that are relevant in today’s professional landscape.
I have over 10 years of work experience in IT. Working with Google, I wanted to upskill myself and expand my knowledge in data science to meet the needs of my job and advance my career. MAHE’s online MSc in data science program has helped me improve my knowledge. The e-learning material is extensive and is helping me in my career progression.
With 3 years of work experience in the analytics field, I want to explore better job opportunities in the emerging domain of data science. The course curriculum of this program is perfect for me to upgrade my skills & knowledge. The free access to paid Coursera content is extremely helpful. The learning management system is also easy to use.
My innate passion and love for learning pushed me to pursue an online degree at the age of 62. With this online program, I hope to explore my knowledge in the emerging domain of data science. I thank Online Manipal for this wonderful opportunity and for constantly supporting me. I strongly believe that age is just a number, and learning has no end.
Yes. Manipal Academy of Higher Education is one of India’s leading academic and research institutes that offers world-class education in diverse streams. It is a NAAC A++ accredited university that has been granted the “Institute of Eminence” status by the government of India. It has been ranked #7 amongst universities in India by NIRF in 2022, #2 amongst private universities in India by the Education World in 2022-23, and #1 top deemed universities in India by Outlook-ICARE in 2022. The university offers 300+ programs across 32 disciplines. The university’s degrees are evaluated by WES for employment or higher studies in US and Canada regions.
Manipal Academy of Higher Education also offers UGC-entitled online degrees and professional certifications that are par with on-campus degrees. Government agencies, corporate organizations, and educational institutions widely recognize and accept Manipal Academy of Higher Education’s online degrees and certificates for jobs and higher education.
Minimum duration for post graduate program is two years. However, validity of the program is double the duration i.e., students will be able to complete the program in four years.
Yes. Students of the online degree programs will join the Manipal Academy of Higher Education’s alumni network with all associated privileges. As an alumnus, they can interact with peers and build their professional and personal network with professionals from across the globe. They will be given access to the Manipal Academy of Higher Education alumni portal.
Candidates must have at least 50% marks in aggregate.
No. Work experience is only desirable for Manipal Academy of Higher Education’s MSc-DS program.
After deciding upon the program of your choice, application can be submitted online at www.mahe.onlinemanipal.com.
Once you provide the basic details, you can pay your application fee and provide necessary education and work experience details. Pay the admission fee for either one semester/year or full program fee.
Alternatively, you can call us at +91-9867 063 546/+91-8527 268 909 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will assist you with the application process.
To complete the admission process, you need to upload relevant documents. Once they are approved by the university, your admission process will be complete.
The documents required for the admission into Manipal Academy of Higher Education’s online program are:
Proof of identity/address:
Indian Students – Aadhaar card
International Students – Passport
NRI Students – Passport & Aadhaar Card
Graduation mark sheets/ transcript of all semesters & the degree certificate
Work experience certificate
Yes. All learners who pay the full program fee upfront can avail 5% fee concession on total program fee upon approval. In addition to the fee concession, if a learner is eligible for a scholarship, he/she can avail the same. The scholarship amount will be calculated on the total program fee.
Once a candidate’s scholarship is approved during admission, the scholarship benefit shall be applied as per the below table-
Periodicity of fee payment
1st and 2nd semester scholarship shall be applicable
3rd semester scholarship shall be applicable
4th semester scholarship shall be applicable
1st , 2nd and 3rd semester scholarship shall be applicable
Full fee payment at the beginning of the program
Scholarship applicable for all semesters of the program shall get refunded.
For example- In the case of semester-wise fee payment, Semester-1 scholarship benefit shall be applicable in the subsequent semester ie- scholarship benefit of both Semester 1 & 2 shall be applicable while registering for Semester – 2. Thereafter, from Semester – 3, the current semester scholarship benefit shall be applicable.
Learners who arrange for bank loans on their own can avail fee concessions for upfront fee payment. Learners whose loans are facilitated by Online Manipal (including subvention and zero cost EMIs) cannot avail this fee concession. However, they may avail scholarships provided they qualify for them.
*EMI amount mentioned above is applicable for the entire program fee and would need to be paid monthly, for the full duration of the program.
Approval of loans from our loan partners depend on applicants meeting credit norms and submitting required documents. Loan partners may impose other fees and may have additional terms & conditions that must be met by applicants.
For further details on EMIs and other easy financing options, please contact our admission counsellors.
Manipal Academy of Higher Education follows UGC regulations for refund of course fee.
Please refer to our refund policy for further details.
In an online program, teaching and learning happens on Manipal Academy of Higher Education’s learning platform. For each course, learners have access to instructionally designed courseware hosted on the Manipal Academy of Higher Education’s learning platform. The courseware is typically a mix of concept videos, reading material, eBooks and quizzes. Learners are expected to watch concept videos, read the learning material, attempt graded quizzes and finally submit assignments.
The medium of instruction is English.
In addition to the rich learning resources, learns will also attend live lectures/webinars by Manipal Academy of Higher Education’s faculty members and industry experts, where students can interact directly with the subject matter experts.
The university provides a dedicated course coordinator for each course. Course coordinators can be contacted via Learning portal using discussion forums.
After your admission is confirmed by the university, you will get credential to access MAHE learning portal. Students can then start accessing the learning resources and begin their learning journey.
You are expected to spend at least 15-20 hours per week watching concept videos, reading learning materials, attempting quizzes, participating in discussion topics and attending live webinars (recorded sessions are also made available on Manipal Academy of Higher Education learning portal).
The assessment system has been conceived, developed and administered on a rigorous and fair basis to bring out the best in students and prepare them for a successful career.
A student’s performance evaluation will be based on both Internal Assessment (IA) and End Term Examination (ETE). The assessment ratio of IA to ETE is 30:70.
Internal assessment is based on learner’s participation in discussion board, performance in assignments, performance in unit wise graded quizzes and percentage of content access.
At the end of each semester, the student is required to appear for the End Term Proctored Online Examination.
A student must score at least 40% in Internal Assessment (IA) to become eligible for End Term Examination (ETE).
A student must score at least 40% term-end examination to be declared as having passed in a subject.
The university uses 10 Point Grading System – A+ (10), A (9), B (8), C (7), D (6), E (5), F-Fail (0)
If you fail to clear any paper/subject in End Term Exam (ETE), you must apply for repeater exams whenever the University conducts by paying a requisite fees/paper.
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