Post Graduate Diploma in Data Science

Advance your career and unlock the power of data with our comprehensive programme covering foundational data toolkits, machine learning algorithms, databases and threading all together with data-driven storytelling


For Working Professionals

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12 Months

Recommended 15 hrs/week


Industry Project

Sept 30, 2023

Start Date

Sept 29, 2024

End Date

Programme Overview

Key Highlights

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PG Diploma from upGrad Institute

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360 Degree Career Support

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1:1 Career Coaching

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Live Sessions by Global Experts

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More than 25 Live Learning Sessions

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200+ Hours of Learning

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Student Support Available All Days

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AI Profile Builder

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Industry Based Projects & Case Studies

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25+ Industry Projects Available

Why pursue a career in Data Science?
* 27.9% - The rise in demand for skilled and knowledgeable data scientists by 2026 as per The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.
* 498,000 - Data Science jobs available as per LinkedIn.
*Up to $145,000 salary for skilled data scientists


Upon successful completion of the Programme, you will receive a Post Graduate Diploma in Data Science from upGrad Institue.
Upon successful completion of the Programme, you will receive a Post Graduate Diploma in Data Science from upGrad Institue.
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  • Be part of the global upGrad community
  • Network with like-minded individuals and learners
  • Access and learn from global subject matter experts
  • Enhance your data science skills
  • Real World Data Science Industry Based Projects and Case Studies
Top Topics You Will Learn
Predictive Analytics using Python, Machine Learning, Data Visualization, Big Data, Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning, Data Warehousing, Data Visualisation in Tableau and Power BI, Data Storytelling view more
Graduation Requirements

Diploma in Data Science (E-Learning) will be awarded to students who fulfil:

- Completion of the course
Students will be assessed based on Assignments, Projects and Written Exams.
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Who Is This Programme For?
Engineers, Marketing and Sales Professionals, Fresh Graduates, Domain Experts, Software and IT Professionals. view more
Minimum Eligibility
Minimum Age: 21 Years Old
Level: Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline or mature candidates who are at least 30 years old and above with 8 years of work experience and with a Diploma. Candidates must also obtain 6 out of 11 for the Admission Aptitude Test or GMAT (score of 650) or GRE (score of 300).
Language Proficiency: Bachelor's Degree where English is the mode of delivery, or IELTS 6.0, or equivalent.*
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Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, case studies and projects


Programme Developed with Global Experts


Best in class curriculum designed by leading faculty and industry practitioners

  • 1:20

    Teacher-Student Ratio

  • 200+

    Hours of Learning

  • 90+

    Hours of Live Sessions

  • 12 Months

    Course Duration

  • Data Toolkit
  • Machine Learning - 1
  • Capstone Project

  • Machine Learning – 2
  • Advanced Machine Learning and Deep Learning
  • Advanced Deep Learning and Computer Vision

  • Machine Learning – 2
  • Advanced Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing
  • Advanced Natural Language Processing

  • Advanced Machine Learning
  • Data Visualisation and Story Telling
  • Solving Business Requirements

  • Advanced DBs and Big Data Analytics
  • Data Visualisation and Story Telling
  • Advanced Problem Solving and Programming

  • Data Engineering – 1
  • Data Engineering – 2
  • Data Engineering – 3

Industry Projects

Learn through real-life industry projects.
  • Engage in collaborative projects with student-mentor interaction
  • Benefit by learning in-person with Expert Mentors
  • Personalised descriptive feedback on your submissions to facilitate improvement

The upGrad Institute Advantage

Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you navigate your PGD in Data Science


Student Support (Non-Academic queries)

  • Student Support Team is available 24*7
  • Email us on studentsupport@upgrad.com OR use the "Talk to Us" option on the learning platform

Doubt Resolution (Academic)

  • Live Discussion forum for peer to peer doubt resolution monitored by technical experts
  • 1-1 Doubt solving sessions with Teaching Experts
  • Informal peer groups on WhatsApp to clear doubts 


Industry Networking

  • Global alumni network based in over 85 countries
  • Virtual networking sessions with classmates and alumni
  • Online discussion forums for peer to peer interaction
  • Learn and network with our industry experts and career coaches
  • Informal peer groups on WhatsApp for learners to interact and network

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  • Career webinars for industry leaders to guide you on your career path and job opportunities available in the field of Data Science
  • Resume and LinkedIn profile building support, to enhance your career prospects
  • Global job opportunities

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Career Impact


Career Coaching (1:1)

(1:1) with a dedicated career coach to build your career path.

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Career Webinars

Industry leaders to guide you on job opportunities, career path in the field of Management

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Profile Builder

Resume and LinkedIn Profile Building to enhance your career.

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Interview Preparation

Support on polishing your hard skills and soft skills for interview preparation. Access to Just-In-Time Interviews and company specific preparation.

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Admission Process


Course Fee : SGD $ 6,000

Application Fee: SGD $700

*Fees stated are inclusive of GST

Refer someone you know and receive cash reimbursements of up to SGD 650!*
*More details under the referral policy under Support Section

How will you benefit from this programme

  • PGD in Data Science from upGrad Institute
  • Get PGD in Data Science without quitting your job
  • Career Acceleration in your current role
  • Up your Tech-related Skills
  • Cutting-edge curriculum designed by industry experts

Empowering the learners of today to be the leaders of tomorrow!


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