Chennai Mathematical Institute

Course Details

MSc Data Science

The MSc Programme in Data Science is a two-year course. Regular full semester courses at CMI carry 4 credits. A student must complete a minimum of 64 credits (16 regular courses) to earn an MSc degree in Data Science. Some elective courses run for shorter periods and carry 2 credits or 1 credit. These may be accumulated to make up the credit requirement under Electives.

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Course Details

Semester I
Semester II
Summer Internship (compulsory)
Semester III
Semester IV
  • Elective 3
  • Elective 4
  • Elective 5
  • Elective 6
Elective Courses
  • Advanced Regression and Classification
  • Algorithmic Trading
  • Algorithms for Big Data
  • Bayesian Data Analysis
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Financial Data Analysis
  • Industry Project
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Optimization
  • Risk Management
  • Text Analytics
Note: Small variations may be incorporated in this schedule, as recommended by the Academic Council.