Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics (MDAE) Invites Applications For 1 Year Post-Graduate Program in Data Science & Finance

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Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics (MDAE) one of India’s leading postgraduate academies specializing in Economics, Public Policy, and Finance is inviting applications for a 1 year postgraduate program in Data Science & Finance. 

Course Name – One Year Post Graduate Program in Data Science & Finance By Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics 
Duration – One Year 
Eligibility CriteriaGraduate from any stream with minimum 50% or equivalent score can apply
Fee Structure – 4,45,000 +GST
Admission ProcedureThe admission process will include three steps: screening of applications, Entrance Test and Personal Interview. 
HighlightGround-breaking placements with Big four consulting groups, Reputed Banks & Industry conglomerates 
Highest Salary  – 14.7 lakhs PA
Candidates aspiring for admission to the Post Graduate Program in Data Science may apply online or download the application form from the website: https://bit.ly/3JJKe6g
Late date to apply – 31st May, 2022

This one-year program is the country’s only program that lies at the intersection of Finance, Data Science & Technology. Given that the financial services & the fintech industry is one of the largest consumers of data scientists, it is imperative for students to not only have the required technical skills but also have the domain knowledge. While the course will prepare the students for an analytics career in the finance/fintech space, the training received will be fungible and applicable to excel in other sectors as well.

At the end of the program, the students can rightfully claim knowledge of critical Data Science, Finance and Technology skills like Statistical Analysis Programming, Data Management & Visualization tools such as – Python, SQL, Tableau, Power BI, Machine learning. Domain knowledge of finance – Corporate finance, Financial Statements, Quant Finance. New age technologies – Fintech, Robotic Process Automation (RPA’s), Digital Banking HFT’s, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency, etc. The course comprises 9 months of class-room based training followed by 3 months of an internship/capstone project. This allows the students to apply some of the core principles gathered through the course to solve real-world problems.

The program commences with a rigorous foundation course in Mathematics and Statistics. The pedagogy focuses on teaching the basics that are most essential for data scientists such as Combinatorics, Calculus, Linear Algebra and Statistics. The applied content in the course will get students ready to grasp the principles and techniques of data analysis and machine learning that will be taught further in the program.

The course is devoted to in-class coding by the faculty and students. Students will gain valuable insights into and appreciation for algorithms. The program’s continuous assessment patterns are focussed on helping students refine a host of skills that form the bedrock of data science – problem solving, algorithmic thinking, programming, data wrangling and analysis, visualization and machine learning. The course provides a healthy exposure to various tools such as Microsoft Excel, IDLE/Jupyter Notebook/PyCharm for Python programming MySQL, Power BI and Tableau.

PGP Data Science & Finance at MDAE has proven to be a gateway to Ivy League institutions for students who want to study abroad. The Alumni from the course are currently studying at Harvard University, Oxford University, Duke University, University of Texas at Dallas, The University of Colorado Boulder & many more. PGP Data Science & Finance course at MDAE is an excellent exception that helps students from all verticals to join the emerging field with its program that builds the foundation of data science from the very scratch. From the last year’s batch of 2021-22, more than 60% of students were from Non-IT background.

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About MDAE:

Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics (MDAE) Situated in Mumbai, is one of India’s leading post graduate academy specializing in the Economics, Public Policy, and Finance.Established as an institution of excellence to equip graduate students with applied skills to meet the needs of the new-age workplace, MDAE offers full time Post graduate Programs and short-term online certifications that prepare students for the globalized and dynamic workplace.Our board comprises Lord Meghnad Desai (Life Peer, House of Lords), Dr. Ajit Ranade (Chief economist, Birla Group), Tushar Poddar (Macro Strategist, Wellington Management), Niranjan Rajadhyaksha (Research Director, IDFC Institute), PD Singh (MD, JP Morgan) and Mangal Goswami (Deputy Director, IMF).

Visit, https://www.meghnaddesaiacademy.org/ to know more about us.

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