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The numbers game| Data science

Data science integrates courses such as computer science, statistics, operations research and business. The US was the first to recognise the value of this courseuniversities there began offering master’s degrees about 10 years ago. In India, we were the first institute to offer a certificate programme in data science, in 2015, says Abhijeet Dasgupta, director (big data), SP Jain School of Global Management, Mumbai.

Key skills Undergraduate and postgraduate courses at SP Jain School of Global Management include quantitative techniques, optimisation, data engineering, cloud computing, data mining, statistical machine learning, artificial intelligence, visual analytics and business analytics. The institute offers a three-year bachelor’s degree in data science, accredited to TEQSA Australia, and a six-month big data and visual analytics programme.

Remuneration `8 lakh per annum

www.spjain.org

Source: indiatoday.in

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