MSc Data Science with Work Placement

MSc Data Science with Work Placement

Batch Start Date 31st March 2023

Key Benefits of the Program

  • VND120 Million


    Significant savings of upto VND 120 Million compared to studying full degree in United Kingdom

  • Upto24 Months


    Eligible for PGWP/Post Study Work/OPT visa application after graduation

  • VND100 Million


    Average salary in United Kingdom after completion of the course

Program Structure and Fees

MSc Data Science with Work Placement is a 21 months academic course on-campus at the University of Roehampton wherein during the first 9 months you will be studying your academic modules and completing your thesis, followed by 12 months of work placement . The initial online component of this program shall be with IIIT Bangalore for 8 months which will make you eligible for an award of 60 credits towards your MSc Data Science with Work Placement Program at the University of Roehampton. Tuition fees for the online course is USD 4,000 (inclusive of taxes). For rest of the 21 months, you will be going to the UK and studying on-campus at the University of Roehampton, London. Tuition fees for MSc Data Science with work placement at the University of Roehampton is approximately GBP 12,900. You will also have to incur approximately GBP 12,000 per annum (Fees are subject to change depending upon intakes and admission year) as living costs in the UK.
Note: Year I fee is GBP 11,000 while the Year II fee is GBP 1,900 (work placement).
  1. Country

    India

    Course Name

    • Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science

    Eligibility

    • GPA 6.5

    Tuition Fees

    USD 4,000

    Cost of Living

    N/A

    Mode of Teaching

    Online

    Duration

    8 months

  2. Country

    United Kingdom

    Course Name

    • MSc Data Science with Work Placement

    Eligibility

    • Applicant must complete the Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science from IIIT Bangalore with 3 and above GPA on the band of 4.
    • IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or TOEFL (iBT) 89 overall (with a minimum of 17 in Listening and Writing, 18 in Reading, and 20 in Speaking) or PTE Academic 59 average (with 51 in each component).
    • English Proficiency test requirement shall be waived off on the following conditions:
    • If you can present a Medium of Instruction - English Certificate from your last academic qualification (Except students from Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, and Uttar Pradesh).
    • If you are from Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, and Uttar Pradesh, you must present both, a Medium of Instruction Certificate and 70% in Class XII English subject.
    • Students from Punjab and Haryana must necessarily submit their English Proficiency Test Scores.

    Tuition Fees

    ~ GBP 12,900

    Cost of Living

    ~ GBP 10,000 Per annum

    Mode of Teaching

    On-Campus

    Duration

    1 year 9 months

Other Benefits

  • Get a MSc Degree from the University of Roehampton and ACP Data Science certificate from IIIT Bangalore
  • The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide has ranked the University of Roehampton the 9th best university in London
  • An opportunity to apply for GIR/Post Study Work Visa application after successful completion of the program
  • World class faculty members & industry experts
  • In-built IELTS prep to be provided by upGrad
  • One-on-One with industry mentors
  • Career essential soft skills program
  • Online Sessions + Live Lectures
  • Timely doubt resolution
About IIIT Bangalore
Known for its practice oriented learning and entrepreneurial support, IIIT Bangalore is an independent institution and a deemed university. Till date, IIIT Bangalore has incubated more than 20 startups and published more than 1000 publications. IIITB’s outstanding faculty, curriculum and pedagogy ensures that their graduate programs are ranked amon the best in the country. Their students have been well received by industry, and have been placed with some of the leading companies in the IT industry. ...Read more
About University of Roehampton
The University of Roehampton is a public university with a proud history in higher educationstretching back 180 yearsthrough its four historic colleges. The University derives its character from its rich history, built on community, engagement and partnerships, with the belief that no matter the students' background, it can help them realise their mbitions.Roehampton strives to equip students with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in a future workplace that will change radically and rapidly. The research produced by the staff has an excellent reputation for its quality, reach and significance internationally. From international animal conservation, tackling domestic violence and engaging the arts in easing age-related diseases, Roehampton's research improves society, informs policy, enriches culture and changes lives. It also enhances teaching.PG students who prefer living in University accommodation can explore a range of available rooms, all located on the spacious parkland campus in southwest London. ...Read more
About United Kingdom
The United Kingdom (UK) has emerged as one of the leading higher education destinations worldwide. The UK is globally known for the quality of education it offers in subjects like engineering, science, art and design, business and management, law, and finance. The reputation of the UK as a world center for scientific research attracts many intellignt minds to the country.Over600,000 international students come tostudy in UK to fulfill their academic dreams every year. The country is considered one of the multi-cultural hotspots and a friendly location for people worldwide.Study in UK is a dream for many! Students prefer to continue their academic pursuits in some leading UK universities with highly-skilled staff, student-friendly policies, and world-class research centers. The UK offers a world-class education system with degrees and qualifications that can bring real difference in the lives of students.The UK education system gives students the freedom to combine courses and subjects from different areas of study, so that they can tailor their degrees, as per their needs and interest. ...Read more

Career Opportunities


Data Science

  • Data Analyst

    GBP 28,282 Annually

  • Data Scientist

    GBP 40,852 Annually

  • Business Intelligence Analyst

    GBP 32,052 Annually

  • Data Engineer

    GBP 40,550 Annually

Syllabus

IIIT BangaloreAdvanced Certificate Program in Data Science

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University of RoehamptonMSc Data Science with Work Placement

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  • 3

    Tools & Softwares

  • 7+

    Case Study & Projects

  • 20+

    Live Sessions

  • 300+

    Hours of Learning

Frequently Asked Questions

Admissions

Is there a minimum qualification for this program?


For IIIT Bangalore:
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 55% and above marks are eligible to apply.
For the University of Roehampton:
  • Applicants must complete the Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science from IIIT Bangalore with 3 and above GPA on the band of 4.
  • IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or TOEFL (iBT) 89 overall (with a minimum of 17 in Listening and Writing, 18 in Reading, and 20 in Speaking) or PTE Academic 59 average (with 51 in each component).
English Proficiency test requirement shall be waived off on the following conditions:
  • If you can present a Medium of Instruction - English Certificate from your last academic qualification (Except students from Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, and Uttar Pradesh)
  • If you are from Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, and Uttar Pradesh, you must present both, a Medium of Instruction Certificate and 70% in Class XII English subject.
  • Students from Punjab and Haryana must necessarily submit their English Proficiency Test Scores.

Will I be supported for IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English language exams during the 1st Year of Masters Degree?

Yes, upGrad will help you prepare for the English proficiency test to develop/enhance your current English proficiency to be eligible the MSc Data Science with Work Placement program in the United Kingdom.

What are the English proficiency requirements for going to the University of Roehampton?

IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each component or TOEFL (iBT) 89 overall with a minimum of 17 in Listening and Writing, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking or PTE Academic 59 average with 51 in each component.
English Proficiency test requirement shall be waived off on following conditions:
  • If you can present a Medium of Instruction - English Certificate from your last academic qualification (Except students from Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, and Uttar Pradesh).
  • If you are from Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, and Uttar Pradesh, you must present both, a Medium of Instruction Certificate and 70% in Class XII English subject.
  • Students from Punjab and Haryana must necessarily submit their English Proficiency Test Scores.

Course Curriculum

What is the scope of the MSc Data Science with Work Placement with the University of Roehampton?

The MSc Data Science with Work Placement is an engaging yet rigorous 21 months on-campus program designed for students to develop practical knowledge and skills, establish a professional network and accelerate entry into Data Science careers. This program is preceded by an online course of 8 months from IIIT-Bangalore; making you eligible for an award of 60 credits towards your MSc in the University of Roehampton. Student gets a chance to explore careers across UK’s most flourishing sectors such as banking, fintech, management consultancies and others. The student as part of this program will receive two certificates, an Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science from IIIT Bangalore, and an MSc Data Science degree from the University of Roehampton, UK. The work placement in this program is subject to the successful completion of a Pre-Placement Module which is covered on-campus in the UK.

What should I expect from the Work Placement?

Subject to a successful completion of the Pre-Placement module, you will be rendered career services by the University of Roehampton upon which you will get an opportunity to be accepted into a Work Placement. During the placement, you will be expected to carry out several industry-relevant projects, making you a skilled Data Science professional at par with leading industry standards. Upon successful completion of the program, you will have the opporunity to apply for a 2 years PSW, called the GIR in the UK.

Which topics are going to be covered as part of the Program?

You will study subjects ranging from Exploratory Data Analysis, Linear Regression, Deep Learning, Business Analytics, and NLP & Text Mining to name a few.

What type of learning experience should I expect?

The online learning experience will be a mix of interactive lectures from industry leaders as well as world-renowned faculty. Additionally, the program comprises live lectures dedicated to solving your academic queries and reinforcing learning. The on-campus learning experience will be an in-class experience face-to-face with the faculty.

Is any certification granted at the end of the Program?

Post successful completion of the online program, an Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science would be awarded from IIIT Bangalore and upon successful completion of the on-campus program and work placement, a Master's degree in MSc Data Science with Work Placement shall be conferred upon by the University of Roehampton, UK.

About United Kingdom

Can international students work to pay for their educational expenses?

Yes. International students in the UK are allowed to work on-campus for up to 20 hours per week during academic sessions and full-time during vacations.

How will the University of Roehampton help in finding internships and job opportunities after I complete a course?

The University of Roehampton helps students through the decision-making process by talking to you about your specific goals, interests, and skills and what kind of jobs you can get with different majors.

About the University of Roehampton

Where is the University of Roehampton Located?

The University of Roehampton, London, formerly Roehampton Institute of Higher Education, is a public university in the United Kingdom, situated on three major sites in Roehampton, in the London Borough of Wandsworth.

When will I go to the University of Roehampton?

The University of Roehampton will have 2 intakes for students coming through this route. The first intake of the year will be the January (Spring) intake and the final intake will be September (Fall) intake. Though the application process for the University of Roehampton will start during the IIIT Bangalore online program, you will be able to go to the University of Roehampton in the nearest intake which must be 3 months away from completion of your IIIT Bangalore program.

When will I get an Offer Letter from the University of Roehampton?

upGrad will apply for a conditional offer letter at the University of Roehampton once all the required documents are provided by you (as given in the offer letter issued to you by upGrad).
Apart from the documents mentioned in the offer letter from the University of Roehampton, you will have to give proof of English proficiency for application of admission to the University of Roehampton. upGrad will support you to get your English proficiency scores within 3 months of the start of the batch to accelerate this process.
Once you will submit the transcript/certificate of the Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science from IIIT Bangalore you will get an unconditional offer letter from the University of Roehampton.

What is the list of documents which are required to make an application to the University of Roehampton for a conditional offer letter?

The list of documents which are required to make an application to the University of Roehampton for a conditional offer letter are:
  • Graduation Marksheet and Transcript
  • Graduation Degree
  • Letter of Recommendation (Academic)
  • Statement of purpose
  • Passport
  • Student Resume
  • English Language Proficiency Scorecard (If available)

What is the list of documents which are required to make an application to the University of Roehampton for an unconditional offer letter?

For an unconditional offer letter, the students need to provide IIIT Bangalore Transcript and English Language Proficiency Scorecard (if not submitted at the time of conditional offer letter).

Visa

Will upGrad help me in writing Academic and Visa SOP?

Yes, upGrad will help with your Academic and Visa SOP and will also organize training on how to write a good SOP.

How much are living expenses for a year in the UK?

Living expenses in the UK for international students are approximately GBP 12,000 per annum.

Time Commitment

What is the time commitment expected for the Program?

At least 12-15 hours per week of time commitment is expected to be able to graduate from the online program. The on-campus program in the UK is full-time and will have an appropriate workload.

How will my doubts/questions be addressed in an online Program?

Peer-to-peer discussion forum where you can post your queries and your peers/faculty/teaching assistants answer your queries within a day. Regular Q&A sessions with faculty to get clarification on conceptual doubts.
Disclaimer
upGrad does not grant credit; credits are granted, accepted or transferred at the sole discretion of an educational institution. upGrad does not make any representations regarding the recognition or equivalence of the credits or credentials awarded, unless otherwise expressly stated. f you intend to pursue a post graduate or doctorate degree upon completion of this course or apply for employment which requires specific credits, we advise you to enquire further regarding the suitability of this degree for your academic and/or professional requirements before enrolling. ...Read more