• Next Cohort starts: 8 May, 2021Limited no. of seats available
  • Program Duration: 12 monthsAt 5-10 hours/week
  • Online BootcampLearning Format

Program Overview

This Post Graduate Program in Data Science gives you broad exposure to key concepts and tools from Python, R, to Machine Learning, and more. Hands-on labs and project work in this Data Science Certification Bootcamp in Abu Dhabi bring the concepts to life with our trainers and teaching assistants to guide you along the way.


  • Purdue Post Graduation Program certification and Alumni Association membership
  • Exclusive hackathons and Ask me Anything sessions by IBM
  • 8X higher live interaction with 200+ hours of live online classes by industry experts
  • Capstone from 3 domains and 25+ Projects with Industry datasets from Amazon, UBER, Comcast etc.
  • Master Classes delivered by Purdue faculty and IBM experts

Post Graduate Program Advantage

This Post Graduate Program in Data Science in partnership with Purdue University is a comprehensive Data Science bootcamp program – leveraging Purdue’s academic excellence in Data Science and Simplilearn’s partnership with IBM.

Partnering with Purdue University

This PG in Data Science is in partnership with Purdue University, one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions, offering higher education at the highest proven value. We are committed to your success, changing the student experience with a focus on collaboration and the creative use of technology.

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Upon completion of this PG in Data Science you'll:
  • Receive a joint Purdue-Simplilearn certification
  • Become entitled to membership in the Purdue University Alumni Association
Purdue Certification

Program in collaboration with IBM

IBM is one of the leading innovators in Data Science and infuses this program with industry relevant, hands-on training

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  • Industry recognized IBM certificates for IBM courses
  • Access to IBM Cloud Lite account
IBM Certification

Program Details

Learn Data Science via a comprehensive course curriculum covering Statistics, key programming languages, Machine Learning algorithms, and more - with a Capstone project to culminate your learning experience.



    • Exploratory Data Analysis
    • Descriptive Statistics
    • Inferential Statistics
    • Model building and fine tuning
    • Supervised and unsupervised learning
    • Natural Language Processing
    • Ensemble Learning



    Industry Project

    • Project 1

      Fare Prediction for Uber

      Uber wants to improve the accuracy of its fare prediction model. Help Uber by choosing the best data and AI technologies and building its next-generation model.

      Fare Prediction for Uber
    • Project 2

      Test Bench Time Reduction for MercedesBenz

      Mercedes-Benz wants to reduce the time it spends on the test bench. Faster testing will reduce a cars time to market. Build and optimize the ML algorithm to achieve this objective.

      Test Bench Time Reduction for MercedesBenz
    • Project 3

      Product Rating Prediction for Amazon

      Amazon offers product recommendations based on customer activity and the buying habits of other shoppers. Help Amazon improve the recommendation engine for revenue per customer.

      Product Rating Prediction for Amazon
    • Project 4

      Demand Forecasting for Walmart

      Predict accurate sales for Walmart stores considering the impact of promotional markdown events. Check the impact of macroeconomic factors like CPI, unemployment rate on sales.

      Demand Forecasting for Walmart
    • Project 5

      Improving Customer Experience for Comcast

      Comcast wants to improve customer experience by identifying and acting on problem areas that lower customer satisfaction, and are seeking recommendations that can be implemented.

      Improving Customer Experience for Comcast

    Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.


    Program Advisor

    • Patrick J. Wolfe

      Patrick J. Wolfe

      Frederick L. Hovde Dean of Science at Purdue University

      Patrick J. Wolfe, an award-winning researcher in the mathematical foundations of data science, is the Frederick L. Hovde Dean of Science at Purdue University and named the 2018 Distinguished Lecturer in Data Science by the IEEE. He provides expert advice on applications of data science.

    • Ronald van Loon

      Ronald van Loon

      Top 10 Big Data and Data Science Influencer, Director - Adversitement

      Named by Onalytica as one of the three most influential people in Big Data, Ronald is also an author of a number of leading Big Data and Data Science websites, including Datafloq, Data Science Central, and The Guardian. He also regularly speaks at renowned events.


    Learner's Profile

    This Data Science bootcamp program caters to working professionals across industries. The learner diversity adds richness to class discussions and interactions.

    • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
      Information Technology - 41%Consulting - 20%Manufacturing - 8%Pharma & Healthcare - 8%BFSI - 8%Others - 15%
      Tata Consultancy Services
      GE Aviation
      Ernst & Young
    • The class maintains an impressive diversity across work experience and roles
      Designation Breakup
      Associate - 21%Midlevel - 47%Senior-level - 24%Executive - 8%
      Total Years of Experience
      Less than 3 years - 16%3-5 years - 15%5-8 years - 11%8+ years - 58%
    • The class has learners with varied educational qualifications from excellent institutions
      Bachelors - 53%Masters - 29%Post Graduates - 3%Others - 15%
      BITS Pilani
      IIM Kozhikode
      HULT International Business School
      IIM Indore
      IIT Bombay
      University of Illinois at Chicago
      McGill University
      Oklahoma State University
      IIT Roorkee
      Northern Illinois University

    Learner Reviews

    • Surender Kumar Sarveshwar

      Surender Kumar Sarveshwar

      Principal Consultant at Cognizant, Tampa

      Simplilearn is the best online platform. I have completed Data Scientist certification from here. The trainers are very knowledgeable. It has a well-organized course. The method of presentation is really commendable. Kudos to Simplilearn. It's definitely going to be a long journey for Simplilearn.

    • Awadhesh Pathak

      Awadhesh Pathak


      The PG in Data Science with Purdue recognition is the result of one year of extensive learning, exploring, analysis & coding.

    • Deepika Vashishtha

      Deepika Vashishtha


      The study material provided is perfect. And you get lab access on top of that which is very important when trying to learn big data technologies. I also found the live classes very beneficial. The projects and assignments provided help us learn the concepts better. Thanks to Simplilearn.

    • Hansil Sago.

      Hansil Sago.


      The material is exciting and structured. The animation in the lectures is very helpful and useful. The lecture notes are also outstanding. The way of explaining things is also great. The instructor is just excellent in everything. I highly recommend people take courses from Simplilearn.

    • Palani Somalinga

      Palani Somalinga

      Principal Business Analyst, Tokyo

      Simplilearn is an incredible platform to learn on your own, depending on your availability. All the questions raised about projects are resolved quickly, helping students to complete projects in time.

    • Ankit Agarwal

      Ankit Agarwal


      One of the best trainings I have ever attended. Both the trainer's knowledge and patience are highly appreciated.

    • Sathya Raj

      Sathya Raj


      The best online training center, with lots of hands-on projects. One of the critical things about Simplilearn is the self-learning content which gives you the basic idea about the topics. Moreover, we can watch videos whenever we want, since we are provided with lifetime access to the self-learning videos.

    • Madhukar Malali

      Madhukar Malali


      It was a great learning experience with Simplilearn; I had enrolled for R programming course with trainer Simon Tavasoli, who has good knowledge on the subject and was very supportive in explaining the course in detail. Plus, the content on the platform covers the topic in detail – overall, an excellent learning experience with Simplilearn.

    • Mabel Wee

      Mabel Wee


      I encountered problems when trying to solve the projects in my Data Science class for Python. The Teaching Assistant was accommodating and provided step-by-step guidance through web chat sessions to resolve the issues.

    • Raviraj Kour

      Raviraj Kour


      I am happy with what I have learned in Data Science through the Python course I have been enrolled in for the past month with Parshvika. Her lectures are well-informed. It is an excellent steppingstone to an impressive Data Scientist Career. Good work, team!!

    • Ritwik Mukherjee

      Ritwik Mukherjee


      Simplilearn has been instrumental in developing my understanding about coding and getting the logic right. Of course, they help you understand the mathematical ideas and logic, too, which makes learning better and more thorough.

    • Praveen kamesh

      Praveen kamesh


      The Data Science course is planned in such a way that even a person with limited programming skills can learn and build a career in Data Science. The trainer’s skills are commendable. I learned Python and R and am now able to complete real-time projects with ease. Very motivating and great value for your money. Thank you, Simplilearn.

    • Leena Atre

      Leena Atre

      Senior Project Manager, Pune

      It is easy to understand and learn, and Simplilearn provides real-time scenarios with examples that can help you understand concepts better.

    • Vivek Negi

      Vivek Negi


      I am thrilled with the course as it was structured and the trainer, Parshvika, shared good content. I believe that the Data Science with Python course will be a great learning experience for my career as a Data Scientist.

    • Sandesh B

      Sandesh B


      I am an HR Professional who wanted to learn Data Science. After a lot of research on training providers, I finalized Simplilearn, and I surely made the right choice. Even with no knowledge of coding/statistics, I have been able to learn Machine learning easily. I strongly recommend this course.


    Industry Trends

    By 2021, IDC predicts Data Science and cognitive computing spending will reach $52.2 billion. Data Scientist is one of the hottest professions. IBM predicts demand for Data Scientists will rise by 28% by 2020.

    • Data Science Industry Growth

      28% Annual Growth

      for Data Scientist jobs by 2020

      2.7 million new jobs

      estimated for Data Science and Analytical roles by 2020

      Data Science Annual Salary
      Source: Glassdoor
      Data Science Hiring Companies
      Source: Indeed

    Why Online Bootcamp

    • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
    • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
    • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
    • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

    Admission Details


    Candidates can apply to this Data Science program in 3 steps. Selected candidates receive an offer of admission, which is accepted by admission fee payment

    Submit Application

    Tell us about yourself and why you want to do a Data Science program

    Application Review

    An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application


    Selected candidates can start the Data Science Bootcamp within 1-2 weeks


    For admission to this Post Graduate Program in Data Science, candidates should have:

    2+ years of work experience preferred

    A bachelor's degree with an average of 50% or higher marks

    Basic understanding of programming concepts and mathematics


    We have a team of dedicated admissions counselors who can guide you as you apply for this Data Science program. They are available to:

    • Address questions related to your application
    • Provide guidance regarding financial aid (if required)
    • Help answer questions and understand the program
    Talk to our admissions counselors now!

    Admission Fee & Financing

    The admission fee for this Data Science bootcamp program is $ 3,499(Excluding GST). This fee covers applicable program charges and Purdue Alumni Association membership fee.

    Financing Options

    We are dedicated to making our programs accessible. We are committed to helping you find a way to budget for this program and offer a variety of financing options to make it more economical.

    Payment in Installments

    Pay the admission fees in 3 affordable installments

    InstallmentTime of PaymentAmount
    1stAt the time of enrollment$ 1,499
    2ndAfter 45 days of enrollment$ 1,000
    3rdAfter 90 days of enrollment$ 1,000

    $ 3,499

    One Time Payment

    Make hassle-free one-time payment with following options and save on admission fees

    • Credit Card
    • Paypal

    $ 3,499

    Apply Now


    • Get this PG in Data Science program while working
    • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
    • Purdue Alumni Association Membership from Purdue University
    • 28% annual growth in job openings
    • Active recruiters include Google, Microsoft, IBM and more

    Program Cohorts


      • Date


        Batch Type

      • Program Induction

        8 May, 2021

        17:30 GST

      • Regular Classes

        29 May, 2021 - 20 Mar, 2022

        17:30 - 21:30 GST

        Weekend (Sat - Sun)


      • Date


        Batch Type

      • Program Induction

        14 May, 2021

        08:30 GST

      • Regular Classes

        22 May, 2021 - 20 Mar, 2022

        08:30 - 12:30 GST

        Weekend (Sat - Sun)

    Got questions regarding upcoming cohort dates?


    • What are the eligibility criteria for this Post Graduate Program in Data Science in Abu Dhabi?

      For admission to this Post Graduate Program in Data Science in Abu Dhabi, you should have:

      • A bachelor's degree with an average of 50% or higher marks
      • Basic understanding of programming concepts and mathematics
      • Working Professionals with 2+ years of experience are preferred to apply for this program

    • What is the admission process for this Post Graduate Program in Data Science in Abu Dhabi?

      The admission process consists of three simple steps:

      • All interested candidates are required to apply through the online application form
      • An admission panel will shortlist the candidates based on their application
      • An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and is accepted by the candidates by paying the program fee

    • Is there any financial aid provided?

      To ensure money is not a barrier in the path of learning we offer various financing options to help you find this Data Science certification bootcamp in Abu Dhabi more financially manageable. Please refer to our “Admissions Fee and Financing” section for more details.

    • What should I expect from the Purdue Post Graduate Program in Data Science in Abu Dhabi?

      As a part of this Post Graduate Program, in collaboration with IBM, you will receive the following:

      • Purdue Post Graduate Program certification
      • Industry recognized certificates from IBM and Simplilearn
      • Purdue Alumni Association membership
      • Lifetime access to all (the core) of the e-learning content created by Simplilearn 
      • $1,200 worth of IBM Cloud credits for your personal use
      • Access to IBM Cloud platforms featuring IBM Watson and other cloud services

    • What certificate will I receive?

      Upon successful completion of the bootcamp in Abu Dhabi, you will be awarded a Post Graduate Program in Data Science certification by Purdue University. You will also get industry-recognized certificates from IBM and Simplilearn for the courses on the learning path after successful course completion.

    • Will any preparation material be provided to get started?

      Once you make the first installment of the Data Science certification bootcamp fee, you will also get access to a preparatory course. You will have to go through the assigned course before coming for the first class. The course will have 8-10 hours of self-paced learning content in the form of videos.

    • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

      Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in Data Science on your first attempt. They engage students proactively to assure the course path is followed and to help you enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.

    • Who are the instructors and how are they selected?

      All of our highly qualified Data Science instructors are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain part of our faculty.

    • How do I earn the Post Graduate Program certificate?

      Upon completion of the following minimum requirements, you will be eligible to receive the Post Graduate Program certificate that will testify to your skills as an expert in Data Science.

      Course Course completion certificate Criteria
      Programming Refresher Required 85% of Online Self Paced completion
      Statistics Essential for Data Science Required
      Data Science with R Required
      1. 85% of online self-paced completion or attendance of 1 live virtual classroom,
      2. a score above 75% in the course-end assessment,
      3. and successful evaluation in at least 1 project
      Data Science with Python Required
      Machine Learning and Tableau Required
      Natural Language Processing Required
      Capstone Project Required Attendance of 1 live virtual classroom and successful completion of the capstone project

    • I am not able to access the online Data Science program. Who can help me?

      Contact us using the form on the right side of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link, or contact help and support.

    • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

      We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your Data Science Bootcamp.

    • If I want to cancel my enrollment, can I get a refund?

      Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the program price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, you can view our Refund Policy.

    • * Disclaimer

      The Post Graduate Program in Data Science in Abu Dhabi is offered on a non-credit basis and is not transferable to a degree.

    • What is Data Science?

      Data science is the domain that deals with vast volumes of data using modern tools and techniques to find unseen patterns, derive meaningful information, and make business decisions.

    • What will be the impact of Data Science in 2021?

      Data science is an essential part of any industry today and will continue to be, given the massive amounts of data produced. Meaning both data and the demand for Data Science professionals is only going to rise.

    • What are the top Data Science courses included in this bootcamp?

      This Data Science Bootcamp gives you a step-by-step guide to learn all the concepts from scratch. The entire syllabus is divided into the following courses:

      • R Programming for Data Science
      • Data Science with R
      • Python for Data Science
      • Data Science with Python
      • Machine Learning
      • Natural Language Processing
      • Tableau Training
      • Data Science Capstone

    • Why is there a demand for Data Science Bootcamps?

      Data science has spread its wings across sectors and industries, including, healthcare, finance, retail, ecommerce and more, making it a lucrative field. And in order to grab the best opportunities in the field, a world-renowned certification (especially from a prestigious university) acts like a career catalyst.

    • What are the top job roles in the field of Data Science?

      Data Scientist is named the sexiest job of the 21st century and for all the right reasons - the opportunities, salary potential, demand, and more. Following which, other Data Science job roles are in demand too: Data Analyst, Business Analyst, Data Engineer, Data Architect.

    • What are the top roles and responsibilities of a Data Science Professional?

      A Data Scientist determines the business questions that need answers and then come up with different approaches to solve the problem, using a wide variety of tools like Tableau, Python, Hive, and more to develop and test new algorithms for faster and more accurate data analytics. A Data Scientist also gathers, merges, and analyzes data to gain insights and simplify data problems to develop strategies and predictive models.

    • What is the salary potential of a Data Science Professional?

      Opportunities in the field are limitless, and job roles in Data Science promise plenty of possibilities and high-paying salaries. In India, the average Data Scientist salary can range from Rs.1,000K to Rs.1,800K based on experience, location, and organization. (according to glassdoor.com) In the US, the salary ranges from $113K to $150K yearly.

    • Is there any minimum education qualification required to apply for this Data Science program?

      Yes, you are supposed to have a bachelor’s degree with an average of 50% (or higher) if you wish to enroll in this Data Science bootcamp program.

    • Will I become an alumni of Purdue University after completion of this Data Science program?

      You will get a Purdue Alumni Association Membership after completion of this Data Science program.

    • How will my doubts/questions be addressed in this online Data Science program?

      We have a team of dedicated admissions counselors who can guide you as you apply for this Data Science program.

    • Will I be able to access the content after completion of the Data Science program?

      Yes, you can access the course content even after the completion of the Data Science program.

    • How do I know if this Data Science program is right for me?

      Learning new skills and expanding your knowledge is always a plus point. This Data Science program is developed in partnership with Purdue University, a perfect blend of world-renowned curriculum and industry-aligned training, which makes this program just the right one for you!

    • I am not from a technical background. Can I still join this Data Science Bootcamp?

      Yes, you can join the Data Science Bootcamp even if you do not belong to a technical background. However, having a basic knowledge of programming languages and mathematics will be beneficial.

    • Can I enroll in this Data Science Bootcamp if I don't have any prior knowledge in Data Science?

      Yes, you can enroll in the Data Science Bootcamp even if you don’t have any prior knowledge in Data Science since this program will take you through the fundamentals to the top of the ladder, where you learn all the advanced critical Data Science skills.

    • My current role does not include exposure to data. Does it make sense for me to opt for this Data Science Bootcamp?

      Data is ruling businesses around the world. The more data-driven you’re, the more beneficial it is for your organization. By taking insights from data, you can make meaningful decisions, plan strategies, and help your business achieve its goal faster. Enrolling in this extensive Data Science Bootcamp is definitely going to be an advantage, and nothing less.

    Our Abu Dhabi Correspondence / Mailing address

    Simplilearn's Post Graduate Program in Data Science, Abu Dhabi

    Abdullah Hamad Lowaie Al Alameri Building Mezzanine, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Floor, Falah Street Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

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