SP Jain School of Global Management’s Bachelor of Data Science has grabbed the top spot in the Annual Data Science Education Rankings by India’s leading data analytics publication, the Analytics India Magazine.
SP Jain is an Australian business school with campuses in Sydney, Mumbai, Dubai, and Singapore. The institute has a world-renowned MBA program that has won several awards. The ranking for the Annual Data Science Education Rankings were calculated based on several factors and SP Jain has achieved top scores in pedagogy, course structure, faculty profile and credentials, and faculty-to-student ratio, placing SP Jain above many established data science courses in the country.
SP Jain’s BDS is a three-year multi-city bachelor’s program and is accredited by the Data Science Council of America (DASCA). It is aimed at preparing students for the next generation of innovative data scientists and analysts. Dr Abhijit Dasgupta, Director of the BDS program at SP Jain, has shared in this joyous occasion and said: “We, at SP Jain, are thrilled to lead the way for students to develop the most important technical and analytical skills that will strengthen their value as data scientists and analysts. With companies pouring millions into their digital transformation initiatives, data science has emerged as the most important skill for the modern workforce. So much so that even junior data scientists command average starting salaries of over USD 100,000 in top companies.”
In 2019, The BDS course was accredited by the Data Science Council of America (DASCA). The students graduate with a degree conferred by SP Jain School of Global Management, Australia. The qualifications granted is certified by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), Dubai and is recognized by Emirate of Dubai. SP Jain is also registered as a Private Education institute by the Committee for Private Education, Singapore. The students gain the required skills and knowledge to manage, distil, and interpret data for various industries from finance and healthcare to marketing and advertising and prepares them for careers in these industries and also for Master’s programs. The curriculum includes programming languages like Python and R as well as big data frameworks like Hadoop.
The institute has had students securing internships and research opportunities at various reputed companies such as Johnson & Johnson (Australia), AI Australia, IIT Bombay, Adaptive Investments (USA), University of Massachusetts (USA), VP Bank (Vietnam) and Faethm AI (Australia), AWS, Oracle, IBM, SAS Institute, IEEE, Tableau, ACS, Instagram and many others. Dr Dasgupta believes that internships give the students the required exposure and experience in dealing with real and complex data in a fast-growing company. The internship opportunities have allowed the students to build their portfolio and a chance to work with professionals in the field and demonstrate their skills.
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