• Next Cohort starts: 9 Feb, 2023Limited no. of seats available
  • Program Duration: 11 monthsAt 5-10 hours/week
  • Online BootcampLearning Format

Why Join this Program

Purdue’s Academic Excellence

Purdue’s Academic Excellence

Joint certificate from Purdue University and Simplilearn.

IBM’s Industry Prowess

IBM’s Industry Prowess

Obtain IBM certificates for IBM courses and get access to masterclasses by IBM

Career Mentorship

Career Mentorship

Build your resume and prepare for interviews with valuable insights from industry experts

Hands-on Experience

Hands-on Experience

25+ industry-relevant projects from the likes of Amazon, Walmart, Uber, and Mercedes Benz.

Advanced Data Science Program Overview

The Post Graduate Program in Data Science teaches important, marketable skills like Python and Machine Learning. The Data Science certification in Melbourne course provides hands-on labs and projects, making these concepts come alive. And you have our staff to advise and train you in this Data Science certification in Melbourne course.


  • Advanced Data Science certificate and Purdue alumni association membership
  • 3 Capstone and 25+ Projects with industry data sets from Amazon, Uber, Walmart, Comcast, and many more
  • Exclusive hackathons and Ask Me Anything sessions by IBM
  • Masterclasses delivered by Purdue faculty and IBM experts
  • 8X higher engagement in live online classes by seasoned academics and industry professionals

Advanced Data Science Program Advantage

Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science is an all-encompassing program in collaboration with Purdue University – leveraging Purdue's academic excellence in Data Science and Simplilearn's IBM partnership.

Partnering with Purdue University

This Advanced Certificate Program 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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Partnering With Purdue University
  • Receive a joint Purdue-Simplilearn certificate
  • Masterclasses by Purdue faculty
  • Purdue Alumni Association membership
Purdue Certification in Melbourne

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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Upon completion of this program you will receive
  • Industry recognized IBM certificates for IBM courses
  • Industry masterclasses conducted by IBM
  • Exclusive hackathons and Ask Me Anything (AMA) Sessions with IBM leadership
IBM Certification in Melbourne

Advanced Data Science Program Details

This Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science has a comprehensive curriculum from Purdue University with a specialization in the following: Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning, Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics, Business Analytics, and Data Engineering.


  • Get started with the Advanced Data Science Program in partnership with Purdue University and explore everything about the domain. Kickstart your Data Science journey with the preparatory courses on Statistics and Programming.

  • Kickstart your learning of Python programming with this Advanced Data Science Certificate Program and familiarize yourself with programming skills tastefully crafted by IBM.

  • Elevate your Python skills to the next level with this interactive Advanced Data Science Program and establish your mastery of Data Science and analytics techniques using Python programming.

  • In this Advanced Data Science Certificate Program, you will master Machine Learning techniques, including supervised and unsupervised learning and hands-on modeling, rounding out your Data Science education.

  • This Advanced Data Science Program covers Tableau Desktop 10 training that will help you gain various skills in the powerful platform, including building visualizations, organizing data, and designing dashboards.

  • At the end of the Advanced Data Science Program, you'll culminate your new Data Science skills with a hands-on, industry-relevant capstone project bringing together every course into one portfolio-worthy capstone.

  • Discover R Programming with this Advanced Data Science Certificate Program. Learn how to write R code, utilize R data structures, and create your own functions.

  • The most in-demand open-source technology is R Programming. Learn how this programming language unlocks the power of Data Science with hands-on experience and real-world applications.

  • This Advanced Data Science Program covers the fundamentals of Natural Language Processing using the most popular library; Python’s Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK).

  • Attend an online interactive masterclass and get insights about advancements in technology/techniques in Data Science, AI, and Machine Learning.

  • Attend this online interactive industry master class to gain insights about Data Science advancements and AI techniques.


  • 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

    Transport Service Provider

    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.

    Transport Service Provider
  • Project 2

    Automobile Manufacturing

    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.

    Automobile Manufacturing
  • Project 3


    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.

  • Project 4


    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.

  • Project 5


    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.


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


Advanced Data Science Program Advisor

  • Patrick J. Wolfe

    Patrick J. Wolfe

    Frederick L. Hovde Dean of the College 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 the College of Science at Purdue University and was named the 2018 Distinguished Lecturer in Data Science by the IEEE.


Learner's Profile

The Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science is designed for working individuals from various sectors. The variety of students enriches 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%
     course learners from Citigroup, Melbourne
     course learners from PricewaterhouseCoopers, Melbourne
     course learners from Tata Consultancy Services, Melbourne
     course learners from Abbott, Melbourne
     course learners from Bosch, Melbourne
     course learners from GE Aviation, Melbourne
     course learners from Accenture, Melbourne
     course learners from Ernst & Young, Melbourne
     course learners from VMware, Melbourne
     course learners from Amazon, Melbourne
     course learners from Nvidia, Melbourne
     course learners from Dell, Melbourne
  • 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%
     course learners in Melbourne from BITS Pilani
     course learners in Melbourne from IIM Kozhikode
     course learners in Melbourne from HULT International Business School
     course learners in Melbourne from IIM Indore
     course learners in Melbourne from IIT Bombay
     course learners in Melbourne from University of Illinois at Chicago
     course learners in Melbourne from McGill University
     course learners in Melbourne from Oklahoma State University
     course learners in Melbourne from IIT Roorkee
     course learners in Melbourne from AIIMS
     course learners in Melbourne from NITIE
     course learners in Melbourne from Northern Illinois University

Advanced Data Science Program Learner Reviews

  • John Scott

    John Scott

    VP Global Finance Technology and Innovation, New York City

    The prevalence of big data in business decisions makes this a valuable course for working professionals and executives. This comprehensive online boot camp curriculum includes Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics, Natural Language Processing, Business Analytics, Deep Learning, and Data Engineering.

  • Brad Vincent

    Brad Vincent

    Product/Business Analyst, Edinburgh

    This is an excellent course, and the instructor is highly experienced and knowledgeable. I am happy with the course material and feel more comfortable with Tableau now.

  • Gregory Dennis

    Gregory Dennis

    Operations Manager, Portland

    The instructor's training and delivery approach is commendable. He makes stats easier to understand.

  • Ron Moore

    Ron Moore

    Oklahoma City

    The instructor was clear, and I had a great learning experience. The training sessions were engaging, and insightful questions were asked. I liked the course curriculum. Thank you.

  • Robert Briggs

    Robert Briggs

    Planning and Economic Development Director, Seattle

    I had great training sessions with a skilled instructor who covered concepts thoroughly and effectively. He presented complex concepts very clearly and provided ample practice time.

  • Merid Belayneh

    Merid Belayneh

    Postdoctoral Researcher, Virginia Beach

    I had a wonderful learning experience. The lectures were great and engaging. I am now looking forward to getting opportunities in the data science field.

  • Michael Wadieh

    Michael Wadieh

    Product Development Engineer, San Diego

    The session was so enriching. I now have a better knowledge of data reporting.

  • Cristian Hernández

    Cristian Hernández

    Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, Baltimore

    The instructor is highly knowledgeable and organized. His teaching methodology is commendable. The training sessions are great and informative.

  • Thomas McManus

    Thomas McManus

    Information Systems Engineer, Seattle

    The instructor is exceptionally knowledgeable. Capstone nicely wraps up what we've been trained in the previous seven courses, and I feel more comfortable handling data analysis now. I look forward to bringing my newly obtained data scientist skillset to my job.

  • Magdalena Szarafin

    Magdalena Szarafin

    Manager Group Accounting & Data Analytics, Frankfurt Am Main

    My decision to upskill myself in data science from Simplilearn was a great choice. After completing my course, I was assigned many new projects to work on in my desired field of Data Analytics.

  • Prateek Sharma

    Prateek Sharma

    ML Engineer, Mumbai

    I was assigned new projects to work on with a 100% increment in my salary. The knowledge I gained from the course enhanced my current performance and helped me stand out from my colleagues. Moreover, I am skilled in various programming languages like Python, machine learning, and R.

  • Kar Kei Lam

    Kar Kei Lam

    Enterprise Strategy & Transformation Analyst, Toronto

    Kudos to the instructor for being so professional and engaging throughout the sessions.

  • A Anthony Davis

    A Anthony Davis


    Simplilearn has one of the best programs available online to earn real-world skills that are in demand worldwide. The Live classes had an industry expert as a lecturer, and you leave each session with a wealth of knowledge and practical skills that can advance your career. Thanks for an excellent experience!

  • 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.

  • Imane Ait Ben Ouissaden

    Imane Ait Ben Ouissaden

    Engineer, FMCO DevOPS, Dubai

    The instructor is knowledgeable and engaging. I'm excited and looking forward to the upcoming sessions. Thank you, Simplilearn!


Industry Trends

The global Data Science Platform Market size was valued USD 95.3 billion in 2021, The market for data science platform is estimated to reach 322.9 USD billion in 2026.

  • Industry Growth
    Annual Salary
    Source: Glassdoor
    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 Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science in 3 steps. Selected candidates receive an offer of admission, which is accepted by admission fee payment.

Submit Application

Tell us why you want to do Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science

Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application


Selected candidates can start within 1-2 weeks


For admission to Advanced Certificate 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


Our trained admissions counselors can help you apply for Professional Certificate Program in Data Science. 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 Advanced Certificate Program is A$ 3,790. This fee covers applicable program charges and the 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.

Pay in Installments

You can pay monthly installments for Post Graduate Programs using Splitit payment option with 0% interest and no hidden fees.


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

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A$ 3,790

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  • Finish this Advanced Certificate 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

      9 Feb, 2023

      08:00 CST

    • Regular Classes

      25 Feb, 2023 - 27 Aug, 2023

      07:30 - 11:30 CST

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)


    • Date


      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      9 Mar, 2023

      07:30 CST

    • Regular Classes

      25 Mar, 2023 - 1 Oct, 2023

      08:30 - 12:30 CDT

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)

Got questions regarding upcoming cohort dates?

Advanced Data Science Program FAQs

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

    For admission to this Post Graduate Program in Data Science in Melbourne, 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 Melbourne?

    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 Melbourne 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 Melbourne?

    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 Melbourne, 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 exactly is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a devoted group of subject matter experts who are here to help you pass the Advanced Data Science Certificate Program exam on your first try. From class onboarding through project mentorship and employment aid, they engage students proactively to ensure that the course route is followed and help you expand your learning opportunity.

  • What are the qualifications of the teachers, and how are they chosen?

    Our highly skilled Data Science professors are all industry specialists with years of expertise. Before they are qualified to train for us, they have undergone a thorough selection procedure that includes profile screening, technical Examination, and a training demo. We also ensure that only trainers with a high alumni rating stay on our staff.

  • How can I get the certificate?

    You will be qualified for the certificate if you meet the following minimum criteria. This certificate will attest to your abilities as a Data Science specialist.

    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

  • Who can assist me if the Advanced Data Science Certificate Program is unavailable to me?

    Contact us by filling out the form on the right side of any Simplilearn page, utilizing the Live Chat option, or contacting help and support.

  • What does the 24/7 Support guarantee cover?

    We provide email, chat, and phone help around the clock. We have a dedicated staff that provides on-demand support through our community forum. Furthermore, you will have lifelong access to the discussion forum, even when your Advanced Data Science Certificate Program is completed.

  • Can I obtain a refund if I wish to discontinue my enrollment?

    If required, you can easily cancel your enrollment. After deducting an administration charge, we will reimburse the certification money. Please view our Refund Policy for more information.

  • * Disclaimer

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

  • Is there a minimal educational need to be considered for this Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science?

    If you want to participate in this Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science, you must have a bachelor's degree with a 50 percent (or above) average.

  • What does Data Science entail?

    Data science studies large amounts of data using cutting-edge tools and methodologies to uncover hidden patterns, extract useful information, and make business choices.

  • What influence will Data Science have in 2023?

    Given the vast volumes of data created today, data science will continue to be essential for any company. As a result, both data and the need for Data Scientists will continue to increase.

  • What are the most common Data Science job roles?

    The most in-demand job of the twenty-first century is Data Scientist, and for all the right reasons: the opportunity, earning potential, demand, and more. Other Data Science career positions are in high order: Data Engineer, Data Architect, Data Analyst, and Business Analyst.

  • What are the essential functions and responsibilities of a Data Scientist?

    A Data Scientist identifies the business issues that need to be answered and then develops and tests new algorithms for quicker and more accurate data analytics utilizing a range of technologies such as Tableau, Python, Hive, and others. A Data Scientist also collects, integrates, and analyses data to acquire insights and reduce data issues so that strategies and prediction models may be developed.

  • What is a Data Science Professional's earning potential?

    The field's potential is endless, and Data Science jobs provide many opportunities and high-paying incomes. Based on experience, region, and employer, India's typical Data Scientist compensation might range from Rs.1,000K to Rs.1,800K. (according to Glassdoor) The annual wage in the United States ranges from $113K to $150K

  • How will my doubts/questions be addressed, In this Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science?

    We have a specialized staff of admissions counselors that can assist you with your application for this Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science.

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

    Yes, even after completing the Advanced Data Science Program, you may access the course content.

  • How to know whether this Advanced Data Science Program is good for me?

    It's always beneficial to learn new talents and broaden your knowledge. This Advanced Data Science Program was created in collaboration with Purdue University and is an excellent combination of a world-renowned curriculum and industry-aligned training, making this Advanced Data Science Program a superb choice.

  • Is it possible to sign up in this Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science if I have no prior experience with the subject?

    Yes, even if you have no prior understanding of Data Science, you may enroll in the Advanced Certificate Program in Data Science since it will take you from the foundations to the top. You will gain all of the high fundamental Data Science abilities.

  • My present position does not need me to work with data. Is it logical for me to pursue this Advanced Data Science Program?

    Data rules businesses all around the world. The more data-driven you are, the better off your company will be. Using data insights, you can make meaningful decisions, create strategies, and help your organization accomplish its goals faster. Enrolling in this comprehensive Data Science curriculum will undoubtedly provide you with a competitive advantage.

  • Can I get a sealed transcript for World Education Services (WES) at the end?

    These certifications and do not include any transcripts for WES, this is reserved only for degree programs. We do not offer sealed transcripts and hence, our programs are not applicable for WES or similar services.

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