M.Sc. Data Science and Business Analytics is a program designed to provide a framework through which students learn to enhance their management skills, expand their knowledge of Business Analytics, and gain a strategic perspective of the industry. The field of Data Science and Business Analysis is an extremely demanding one because of the continuous and rapid development of new technologies and applications

It is a unique 2 years PG programme specially designed for Computer Science / Mathematics / Statistics background students. The curriculum and the syllabi are carefully designed to offer Business Analytics specialization focused on pre-processing, Storing and analytics of data for business environment in line with industry and research requirements, moulding the students as competent data science professionals.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

PEO-1

Graduates of this programme will establish as effective professionals by learning technical skills in Business Analytics field and can pursue higher education by accruing knowledge and research.

PEO-2

To impart sound theoretical foundation and In-depth practical knowledge to analyse the key business processes that drive the value chain of an organization throughout the entire product life cycle.

PEO-3

Implement a classroom + practical oriented curriculum that helps students understand the Business Analytics Techniques and associated advanced techniques. To understand and analyse models, tools and techniques for enforcement of business analyst to different business industries.

PEO-4

Provide solutions, assessments and validation to a broad range of situations by eliciting, planning, monitoring and analyzing enterprise requirements.

PEO-5

Provide a platform for students to understand various Business Analytics techniques of data preprocessing, storing, descriptive and predictive analytics.

PEO-6

Prepare data for statistical analysis, perform basic exploratory and descriptive analysis, and apply statistical techniques to analyze data

PEO-7

To learn and explore how visualization makes decision makers to understand the business in quick and taking rightful decisions.

Career Opportunities

The demand of Business Analysts will be increasing tremendously in coming years. Data Science careers include roles from junior level data scientist to Data science Manager. The students will be able to play some of the important positions of Business Analyst Professionals in an organization such as Business Analyst, Associate Business Analyst, Statistician, Data Architect, Market Research Analyst and Data Analytics Manager.

Program Structure

M.Sc. Data Science and Business Analytics offers core and practical courses. Equal weightage is given to Theory and Practical. The students will be concentrating on in depth Practical oriented approach for the core subjects in each semester. The programme’s courses and the final project are designed around the real-world integration of business disciplines. Apart from these courses, there are preparatory courses which will have to be completed before the programme begins. At the end of each year, the student has to undergo an internship in IT company to gain real time industry exposure.
  • Operating System
  • R Programming Language
  • Database Management System
  • Python Programming
  • Data Mining Techniques

The Program also provides an area specific specialization for the students in the field of Data Science and Business Analytics which are given below:

  • Business Statistics and Probability
  • Business Economics
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Machine Learning
  • Market research and Analytics
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Business Intelligence

The Elective subjects also concentrates on advanced subjects in Business Analytics specialization

M.Sc. Data Science and Business Analytics offers to improve their programming skills and enhance their specialization skills a computer lab with 60 machines of High Configuration is available. The computer Lab is fully air-conditioned. Also the students shall utilize the following laboratory for the skill enhancement.

  • Programming Lab
  • Data Science Lab
  • Business Analytics Lab
  • Industry persons are invited to the Guest Lecture Programs/
  • Industrial Visits to IT companies
  • Internship to the IT Companies at the end of each semester
  • Placement Assessment Training
  • Seminars / Workshops in the area of specialization
Download Syllabus 2019 - 2020