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Great Learning, US varsity to offer online degree in data science

Great Learning, US varsity to offer online degree in data science

Ed-tech company Great Learning on Tuesday announced a collaboration with Northwestern University School of Professional Studies in the US to launch online 'Master of Science in Data Science Programme' in India.

The fully online, 18-month-long Master's programme offers an opportunity to earn a world-class master's degree from a global top-30 ranked university for graduates and working professionals in the country.

According to the company, the course will help learners who aspire to build their careers in data science with a comprehensive curriculum, a guided learning journey, and exceptional learning support.

The programme will prepare learners for some of the most sought-after roles in the industry today like data analyst, data scientist, machine learning (ML) engineer as well as leadership roles in the data science domain.

"This globally well-recognised degree will create a fantastic career launchpad for our learners. Those looking to build a global career must definitely consider the program," Mohan Lakhamraju, Founder & CEO, Great Learning, said in a statement.

The curriculum will help learners gain an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of data science and machine learning techniques such as mathematics & statistics, programming languages like R & Python as well as topics like machine learning, time series analysis and computer vision among others.

The programme will strengthen their core analytical skills to derive actionable insights from the data and come up with robust analytical solutions to business problems.

Eligibility: Students who have completed the equivalent to a US 4-year bachelor's degree are eligible to apply

Deadline for admission: Great Learning will accept students in multiple cycles. The application deadline for the next cycle is October 15, 2020. Though Great Learning will be accepting applications for the first batch till Jan 2021 and the batch itself will launch in Mar 2021.

Fee: $22,000

Website link: https://sps.northwestern.edu/data-science-programme/

Program brochure:  https://www.greatlearning.in/northwestern-university-masters-data-science  

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