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Master of Science in Data Science

This M.Sc in Data Science online degree program is led by the University of Essex to help learners advance their careers with high-level skills and techniques required in this field. The online program covers essential modules like numerical analysis, machine learning, data visualization, etc. to help with a rewarding career in the IT and IoT sectors. Upon completion of the program, you will receive a total of 180 credits at Level 7.

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Ranked #1 Data Science Program by India TV

Learning Format



2 years

University of Essex

Alumni status

M.Sc degree

University of Essex


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About Program

The program aims to develop your ability to extract valuable insights from raw data to help drive better decision-making. The online degree program is well-structured and designed to prepare you for the high demands of the data science industry through theoretical concepts and real-world applications taught by seasoned experts in the field.

Key Highlights

Certification and Job Assistance
Flexible Schedule
Lifetime Free Upgrade
24 x 7 Lifetime Support & Access

Free Career Counselling

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About the University of Essex

An award-winning institution with a 50+ year heritage, the University of Essex has put all its effort into making higher education accessible to anyone with the potential and passion. They have designed and delivered innovative career-enhancing online programs that help students transform their academic skills.

Key achievements of the University of Essex:

  • Ranked 27th in the UK by the Complete University Guide (CUG 2022)
  • The University of Essex Online won the best online classroom experience at the Global Student Satisfaction Awards, 2021

Upon the completion of this degree program, you will:

  • Receive an M.Sc degree from the University of Essex
  • Have alumni status of the University of Essex

Who can apply for the M.Sc degree program?

  • Anyone with at least three years of relevant work experience in IT or Computer Science
  • IT professionals with a relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • Anyone aspiring to pursue Data Science
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What roles can a Data Science professional play?

Data Scientist

A Data Scientist is responsible for the collection, analysis, and interpretation of large volumes of data.

Data Architect

A Data Architect is in charge of designing and managing data systems, setting policies for data storage and access, coordinating various data sources, and more.

Data Analyst

Data Analysts can understand data well and can use it for making strategic business decisions.

Data Engineer

Data Engineers manage and organize data, all the while being aware of trends or inconsistencies that will impact business performance.

Machine Learning Engineer

An ML Engineer performs research, builds, and designs self-running AI systems that help automate predictive models.


Statisticians are professionals who apply statistical methods and models to solve real-world problems.

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Skills to Master

Machine Learning

Numerical Analysis

Deciphering Big Data

Data Visualization

Research Methods

Professional Practice

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Intellipaat reserves the right to modify, amend or change the structure of module & the curriculum, after due consensus with the university/certification partner.

Program Highlights

Learn from the top faculty from the University of Essex
M.Sc degree from the University of Essex
Career Services by Intellipaat
Peer Chat by Intellipaat

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The application is free and takes only 5 minutes to complete.

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Career Services

Career Oriented Sessions

Throughout the course

Over 20+ live interactive sessions with an industry expert to gain knowledge and experience on how to build skills that are expected by hiring managers. These will be guided sessions and that will help you stay on track with your up skilling objective.

Resume & LinkedIn Profile Building

After 70% of course completion

Get assistance in creating a world-class resume & Linkedin Profile from our career services team and learn how to grab the attention of the hiring manager at the profile shortlisting stage

Mock Interview Preparation

After 80% of the course completion.

Students will go through a number of mock interviews conducted by technical experts who will then offer tips and constructive feedback for reference and improvement.

1 on 1 Career Mentoring Sessions

After 90% of the course completion

Attend one-on-one sessions with career mentors on how to develop the required skills and attitude to secure a dream job based on a learner’s educational background, past experience, and future career aspirations.

Placement Assistance

Upon movement to the Placement Pool

Placement opportunities are provided once the learner is moved to the placement pool upon clearing Placement Readiness Test (PRT).

Exclusive access to Intellipaat Job portal

After 80% of the course completion

Exclusive access to our dedicated job portal and apply for jobs. More than 400 hiring partners’ including top start-ups and product companies hiring our learners. Mentored support on job search and relevant jobs for your career growth.

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Admission Details

The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to selected candidates based on the feedback from the interview panel. The selected candidates will be notified over email and phone, and they can block their seats through the payment of the admission fee.

Submit Application

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Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to join this program

Application Review

Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application


Application Review

Selected candidates will be notified within 1–2 weeks

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I enroll in the M.Sc in Data Science online degree program?

This M.Sc degree program offers holistic training in Data Science that is aligned with industry standards and requirements. You will be taught by the best instructors from the University of Essex.

You will receive the M.Sc degree from the University of Essex and receive its alumni status once you complete the program. Additionally, our career services team will prepare you for future interviews and help you crack interviews at top MNCs.

The program focuses on hands-on work and projects to help learners be ready for the real-world industry.

  • There are 143,000+ Data Science job openings listed in the USA LinkedIn
  • Over 30,000 Data Science jobs are available in India – LinkedIn
  • The average annual pay of a Data Science expert in India is ₹1,000,000 per year – Glassdoor
  • The average annual pay of a Data Scientist in the USA is US$117,212 – Glassdoor
  • There is strong growth predicted in the data science field with an increase in jobs by about 28% through 2026 i.e. 11.5 million jobs roughly – The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

You will be taught online by the experienced faculty from the University of Essex. The program has been designed to meet industry demands and standards.

You can reach out to our course advisors for assistance during the application process. You will be asked to take a short aptitude test. Your performance in the aptitude test will be considered as part of your overall application, so if you don’t pass the test you may still be accepted into the program.

The medium of instruction for this degree is English. If you can have an IELTS equivalent score of 6.5, you will be able to apply for the program. If you do not hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, you will be required to pass our online English test.

Career services will be provided by Intellipaat upon successful completion of the degree program. You will receive training with mock interviews and our team will help you polish up your resume for your interviews.

Yes, there are several scholarships and discounts offered. You can get in touch with our course advisors to know more about such opportunities.

This M.Sc degree program is conducted entirely online for two years led by multiple live instructor-led sessions.

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What is included in this course?

  • Non-biased career guidance
  • Counselling based on your skills and preference
  • No repetitive calls, only as per convenience
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Complete this program while you work

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