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Masters in Data Science and Business Analytics is a 2 years full time postgraduate course that facilitates one to learn technical skills and practical insights to Data Science. The aim is to provide students with the technical and analytical skills required for acquiring, managing, analyzing and extracting insight from data.

The program combines theory and practice to enable graduates of the program to meet the demands of the data-driven economy of the future.

The program aims at:

  1. Providing students with a strong mathematical and statistics foundation that will enable them to appropriately formulate models and apply optimization techniques for data analyses challenges.
  2. Preparing them to be able to communicate technical ideas effectively through both oral presentations and written reports.
  3. Enabling students to assess the level of privacy and security of a technical solution to a data science problem.

Key highlights

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University of Mumbai

Globally recognised degree from the prestigious 160 years old University of Mumbai. Campus placed at renowned Patkar-Varde college having ‘A+ Grade’ by NAAC.

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Industry Experts

Faculties from industry and academia provide a perfect amalgamation of theory and real-life case studies for analyzing and extracting insight from data.

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Financial aid available for eligible students in the form of scholarships upto 30% and pay after placement for academically bright students.

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100% Placement Assistance

The placement cell has been set up to guide students to communicate technical ideas effectively, help them in resume building and assist them with job placement.

Programming softwares / tools covered

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Training Methodology

“We believe those who advance the furthest in life tend to be those who acquire knowledge at both ends of the spectrum and acquire it in a variety of ways.”

Classroom Learning


As a data scientist, your ability to build reliable and efficient models that can be applied to real-world problems depends on how well you know your theoretical concepts.


Data science is a very hands-on and practical field that requires a solid foundation in programming and visualisation skills. Practical subjects like Python, SQL and Power BI in the syllabus helps gain this expertise.

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Application Based Learning

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Case studies

Data Science is all about extracting insights from the data and applying it to your problems. Working on real-world use cases and complex business scenarios prepare you for transitioning from academics to employment.

Industry connects

Data Science experts interact with the students to give them an overview about the Data Science industry, its career opportunities, salary packages, scope for future & the skills that will get them hired.

Experience based Learning


Internships transforms a student into a fully-trained industry executive with real-time exposure producing highly confident and productive trainees for the Industry with an opportunity to put them on a successful career path.


Project Based Learning is a teaching method in which students learn by actively engaging in real-world and personally meaningful projects and develop deep content knowledge as well as critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, and communication skills.

Experience based Learning Masters

Eligibility Criteria

Open for students of all streams (Science/Commerce/Arts) who have a keen interest in statistics, programming and data analysis.

There are two ways to apply for the course:

Option A

Cleared graduation (Statistics/Computer Science/IT) with 60% and above

Option B

Cleared Quantitative Aptitude Test (QAT) and Personal Interview round.

Course Syllabus

This semester introduces students to statistical analysis and several programming tools, data visualisation to transform and clean the data and database management to create, retrieve, update and manage data.

Paper title

  • Database Management Systems
  • Big Data architecture and ecosystem
  • Statistical Methods
  • Data Visualization – Using Power BI
  • R Programming
  • Python Programming
Semester I
Course Code Course Type Course Title Credits
PUSDSBA 101 Core Subject Database Management Systems 2
PUSDSBA 102 Core Subject Statistical Methods 2
PUSDSBA 103 core Subject Big Data architecture and ecosystem 2
PUSDSBA 104 Core Subject-Practical Data Visualization – Using Power BI 2
PUSDSBA 105 Core Subject R Programming 4
PUSDSBA 106 Core Subject Python Programming 4
Total Credits 24

This semester focuses on Machine Learning that automates analytical model building. Students learn to work on big data and advanced SQL to systematically
extract information and draw insights.

Paper title

  • Modelling Techniques
  • Machine Learning
  • Distributed Processing using HADOOP
  • Advanced SQL
  • Project Work
  • Business Communication- II
Semester II
Course Code Course Type Course Title Credits
PUSDSBA 201 Core Subject Database Management Systems 2
PUSDSBA 2P1 Core Subject-Practical Machine Learning - Practical 2
PUSDSBA 202 core Subject Distributed Processing using HADOOP 2
PUSDSBA 2P2 Core Subject-Practical Distributed Processing using HADOOP – Practical 2
PUSDSBA 203 Core Subject Advance SQL 2
PUSDSBA 2P3 Core Subject-Practical Advance SQL Practical 2
PUSDSBA 204 Core Subject Modelling Techniques 4
PUSDSBA 205 Core Subject Business Communication 4
PUSDSBA 206 Core Subject Project Work 4
Total Credits 24

This semester covers time series forecasting and next generation databases using a high-level language suitable for data science. Students practice examining large pre-existing databases in order to generate new information.

Paper title

  • Time Series Analysis and Forecasting
  • Next Generation Database
  • Web and Social Media Analytics
  • Latest Trends in Internet Technologies
  • Data Mining and Warehousing
Semester III
Course Code Course Type Course Title Credits
PUSDSBA 301 Core Subject Time Series Analysis and Forecasting 2
PUSDSBA 3P1 Core Subject-Practical Time Series Analysis and Forecasting - Practical 2
PUSDSBA 302 core Subject Next Generation Database 2
PUSDSBA 3P2 Core Subject-Practical Next Generation Database - Practical 2
PUSDSBA 303 Core Subject Web and Social Intelligence 2
PUSDSBA 3P3 Core Subject-Practical Web and Social Intelligence - Practical 2
PUSDSBA 304 Core Subject Natural Language Processing 4
PUSDSBA 3P4 Core Subject-Practical Natural Language Processing - Practical 2
PUSDSBA 305 Core Subject Data Mining and Warehousing 4
PUSDSBA 306 Core Subject Latest Trends in Technology 4
Total Credits 24

In this semester students learn to apply contemporary computing technologies, such as deep learning, Natural language processing and Cloud Computing, to solve practical problems characterized by big data.

Paper title

  • Programming in Scala and Spark
  • Principles of Deep Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Cloud Computing and Application
  • Image and Video Analytics
  • Project work – Electives
    • Finance Analytics
    • Marketing Analytics
    • HR Analytics
Semester IV
Course Code Course Type Course Title Credits
PUSDSBA 401 Core Subject Programming in Scala and Spark 2
PUSDSBA 4P1 Core Subject-Practical Programming in Scala and Spark - Practical 2
PUSDSBA 402 core Subject Principals of Deep Learning 2
PUSDSBA 4P2 Core Subject-Practical Principals of Deep Learning - Practical 2
PUSDSBA 403 Core Subject Cloud Computing 2
PUSDSBA 4P3 Core Subject-Practical Cloud Computing - Practical 2
PUSDSBA 404 Core Subject Information Governance and Data Analysis 4
PUSDSBA 405 Core Subject Elective (Marketing/Finance) Analysis 4
PUSDSBA 406 Core Subject Internship 4
Total Credits 24

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