- Graduate with the Master of Data Science (Global) from Deakin University.
- Graduates of Great Learning’s postgraduate program in data science and business analytics or postgraduate program in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning can choose to pursue the accelerated masters pathway program and receive a global masters degree in data science from Deakin University in just 12 months.
- The masters program offers live online classes and recorded lecture videos delivered by experienced faculty from Deakin University.
New Delhi: 16 Nov 2022 – Deakin University, Australia, has introduced an online Master of Data Science
(Global) in collaboration with Great Learning. The online masters program is designed exclusively for
graduates of Great Learning’s postgraduate programs in data science and business analytics and the
postgraduate program in AI and machine learning offered in collaboration with the University of Texas
at Austin. Designed by Deakin’s experienced faculty, leveraging new digital learning tools and
technologies and guided by industry, the curriculum offers learners the flexibility to earn a global
masters degree in data science from Deakin University in just 12 months while continuing to work in
Live virtual classes and recorded lectures by Deakin faculty, hands-on projects, weekly mentoring
sessions, peer-to-peer learning, and dedicated career assistance are some of the highlights of the
program. Career development support activities — such as workshops and personalised mentorships —
help candidates identify their strengths and career paths. Learners will also be given access to Great
Learning Excelerate — a curated jobs portal that enables them to apply to relevant positions. Great
Learning works with 2300+ companies to offer unparalleled placement support to its learners. Some of
the marquee hiring companies include Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Dell, IBM, Flipkart, Infosys, Intel,
Dr. Sutharshan Rajasegarar, Course Director, School of Information Technology, Deakin University
said, ’The online masters provides successful graduates of Great Learning's relevant postgraduate
programs an exciting opportunity to further their education in just 12 months. The collaboration will
award graduates with a global masters degree that will open up opportunities worldwide.’
The modern world demands accurate and reliable data to guide organisations in developing the
strongest solutions. Recruiters are constantly on the lookout for professionals who have an in-depth
understanding of the latest technologies and possess the necessary business acumen to drive business
growth. With this growing demand comes a massive need for a qualified workforce. According to the
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Data Science expertise will drive a 27.9 percent rise in employment in the
field by 2026. Professionals can now leverage the opportunity to become in-demand Data Science
experts by learning future-ready skills.
Sharing his thoughts about the masters program, Hari Krishnan Nair, Co-founder, Great Learning said,
’Data science talent demand continues to rise across industries. Driven by the need for digital
transformation companies across IT, Management and Consulting, Pharma, BFSI, and Manufacturing are
looking for professionals with new-age data science skills to help them make data-driven business
decisions. To be able to build on your postgraduate certificate into a prestigious master’s degree from a
top global university in just 12 months is a great opportunity to build your credentials and also get global
exposure. The global acceptance that comes with a Deakin University masters degree is a perfect
launchpad for professionals.’
With a focus to impart new-age data science skills to professionals, the comprehensive and carefully
designed program curriculum includes engineering AI solutions, mathematics for AI, machine learning,
modern data science, real-world analytics and data wrangling. The online masters program is offered at
an unmatched price which is less than 10% of the on-campus masters degree. Upon successful
completion of the online masters program, learners will receive a Master of Data Science (Global)
degree from Deakin University.
About Deakin University, Australia
Deakin University is an educational leader – a status confirmed by national rankings for good teaching,
skills development, graduate qualities and student satisfaction. The University is ranked in the top 1% of
universities worldwide (Shanghai Rankings) and is among the top 50 young universities in the world
(QS). Deakin degrees are world-class and are on an impressive upward trajectory in global rankings. The
University is ranked in the Top 1% worldwide for business and management studies (QS Rankings by
Subject 2022) and computer science (Times Higher Education Subject Rankings 2022).
Deakin continues to innovate by reshaping its approach to courses, learning and teaching and enhancing
the experience of its students. Deakin’s interactive learning platform brings the classroom to you using
innovative technology, backed by Australia's top-rated tech support (Voice Project IT Service Quality
Support Benchmark Survey).
Great Learning is a part of the BYJU'S group and a leading global ed-tech company for professional
training and higher education. It offers comprehensive, industry-relevant, hands-on learning programs
across various business, technology and interdisciplinary domains driving the digital economy. These
programs are developed and offered in collaboration with the world's foremost academic institutions
like Stanford Graduate School of Business, MIT Professional Education, The University of Texas at Austin,
National University of Singapore, The University of Arizona, Deakin University, IIT Madras, IIT Bombay,
IIT Roorkee, IIIT-Delhi and Great Lakes Institute of Management. Great Learning is able to leverage the
high qualified, world class faculty at these universities together with its vast network of 5000+ industryexpert mentors to deliver an unmatched learning experience for 6.1 million learners from over 170+countries around the world.