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MSE offers 2-Year M.Sc. Degree Programme in Data Science from 2024

Our course is unique as it adopts a quantitative, rigorous, data-driven analytic approach to the field. Students who complete this course stand a good chance of success in getting placement at reputed institutions both in India and abroad.

With effect from AY 2024-25, MSE offers the M.Sc. Degree in Data Science under its status as Institution of Special Importance, recognized by the MSE Act 2020, GoTN.

Structure of the M.Sc. in Data Science program

First year
Semester I Four Core courses 16 credits
Semester II Five Core courses 20 credits
Second year
Semester III Two Core courses + Three Electives 20 credits
Semester IV Two Core courses + Dissertation 16 credits

List of Core Courses in First and Second Year

Semester 1 Semester 2
111-Mathematics for Data Science 121–Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
112-Statistics with  R 122-Econometric Methods
113-Programming in Python & Matlab 123-Introduction to Cryptography & Blockchain
114-Introduction to Data Science 124 Numerical Methods & Simulation Techniques in Finance
125- Introduction to Machine Learning
Semester 3 Semester 4
231- Verification and Algorithms for Big Data 241-Big Data & Hadoop / Spark
232- Deep & Reinforcement Learning 243-Project / Dissertation

List of Elective Courses

Big Data

Statistics Finance Security

Special Topics

Cloud Computing & Big Data Time Series Analysis Mathematical Finance Advanced Cryptography, Data Privacy & Security Special Topics in Data Science
Big Data Visualisation Multivariate Statistics Stochastic Differential Equations in Finance Quantum Computing Medical Analytics
Large Language Models Stochastic Processes Game Theory
Topology for Data Science

Note: The list of elective courses gets periodically updated.