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Master of Science (Data Science)

Data Science, Germany, Master

Entry Criteria 65% KCAT Entrance
Duration 2 Years
Location Chennai & Germany
Fees per semester ₹1,45,000 + taxes
Next intake September 2022
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Your Journey!


KCIC (First year)

Year 1 – 60 ECTS – Chennai Campus
KCIC, India

IU (Final year)

Year 2 – 60 ECTS – Bad Honnef / Berlin Campus
M.Sc Data Science

Academic Intakes

Online – Anytime
On-campus – Upto 4x intakes per year

Post-Study Work in Germany

18 months PSW Visa
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Your Journey!

After UTS, we also provide two year work visa.


Programme Overview

King’s Cornerstone International College – India’s best International College partners with IU International Univesity of Applied Sciences to present an across-the-world academic experience, an opportunity to be a part of the world’s melting pot of technological advancement, and a world-class degree. M.Sc in Data Science degree is 24 months i.e. 2 years of study with KCIC and IU, Germany. This qualification is aligned with NEP2020 for progressive awards when learners successfully complete Pre-masters and Masters’s during their study period.

Learners begin with concepts for Becoming a leading Data Scientists of Tomorrow, from their Year 1 with industry networking, training, and further progressing to corporate topics and internships with global companies of the corporate world. This Masters qualification is a packaged degree, between KCIC and IU, aimed at developing critical thinking, and strategic management for budding Data Science Specialists to harbor an edge in the international market.

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What you will study

Employers value the skills and knowledge that our students bring to the workplace, and many organizations/institutions recognize our qualifications. The validation of working with industry experts is key to structuring M.Sc programs to meet industry standards. This ensures our students graduate with the necessary expertise and employability skills that are interoperable with the business world and industry while providing the flexibility to land straight into an on-demand occupation. Kings Cornerstone and IU will deliver core Data Science subjects within the first 12 months, then transfer abroad to pursue their remaining 12-month period with IU.

While hosting an active academic community, students are encouraged to participate in Clubs and Societies, with numerous events running around the year. With business hubs around the locale, IU’s campuses are a landmark of industry engagement, and a great base for student stalwarts to make a positive social impact. Courses taught in the first two years of this study are available under Syllabus.


Your syllabus, outlines all the essential information of this course, including topics you will study and related reading materials. This will help you understand how you will be graded, understand assignments, and stay organised.


Industry Focused Program

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Industry Connections

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Professional Recognition




The course will enable you to embark on, or further enhance your professional career in the area of Data Science by providing you with knowledge and skills in areas of Advanced Statistics, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Big Data Technologies, Data Protection, Data-Intensive Sciences, Cognitive Computing and Applied Autonomous Driving in the context of Data Science as well as the experience using the state-of-the-art tools.

For years, institutions have valued the skills and knowledge of application-based learning that students of IU-based curriculum bring to the world of work. Endorsements were received from well-known companies like BTIIC, CHIC, and other similar innovation centres. Employability skills and competencies for student career success is the key focus for this qualification by delivering learning that is rooted in the real world and developing work-ready graduates with the professional skills and behaviours that represent a professional attitude.

With IU’s involvement in student communities, student members can access webinars, professional courses and interactions with several major companies and NGOs. Core competencies are developed in the programme in a balanced framework of cognitive (knowledge), affective (behaviours) and psychomotor (practical) learning outcomes to encourage a more vocational and practical approach to learning. Final year thesis is designed to include direct involvement of global companies, providing a haven of access and insight into well-known Data Science environments.

IU International is accredited and certified with a seal of approval from the German Accreditation Council. All IU study programmes, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated.

IU got top marks from the university rating platform QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) for services, technology and commitment to online learning. What’s more, is IU was the first German university to get 99 out of 100 points on the QS Stars Report.
In the current edition of Germany’s largest study ranking, IU won 6 out of 25 categories in the field of business administration. More than any of the 300+ institutions assessed.
IU has won multiple awards for our innovative courses, as well as our anytime online examination system. These awards include the 2019 Corporate LiveWire Innovation and Excellence Award, and 2017 Best of IT Innovation Award by Initiative Mittelstand (SME).

Teaching includes learning from tutoring, case study, webinars, guest speakers from the Industry, peer-to-peer discussion, presentations, role play, and assignments (variety of forms including practical and written. Learners will be assessed based on their coursework (Harvard Systems) instead of an exam.

The course is aligned with the internship/apprenticeship framework from year two, learners must collaborate with the industry to align with occupational standards to improve KSBs (Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviour). The industry is at the heart of KCIC & IU’s qualifications. Co-designed with industry, students and education experts, KCIC & IU’s M.Sc provides a real-world experience as well as academic knowledge. Data Science has applications in almost every industry sector including, but not limited to, Health, Financial Technology, Advanced Manufacturing, Media, Energy, Civic Society, and Public Policy. Graduates from the course will be well placed to progress into a career across a range of industrial settings in these sectors.

Throughout qualification development and validation, working with industry experts helps to structure our qualifications to meet industry standards. This ensures that students leave with the required expertise and employability skills as identified by business and industry, and with the flexibility to go straight into employment or to continue to a degree.

Access to hands-on learning with cutting-edge ML, AR/VR and Quantum computing technologies is imminent throughout the course period. Groupwork and Individual work with these technologies govern a crucial facet of IU’s student experience.

iuBH Degree

This is an IU International University of Applied Sciences Degree, delivered in partnership with King’s Cornerstone International College (KCIC). IU is accredited and certified by the German Accreditation Council.

All IU study programs, materials, and services meet high internal and external quality standards, which are regularly reviewed and updated. Moreover, IU provides an official Europass Diploma Supplement once a student graduates, to ensure that the degree is recognized across the world.

In the current edition of Germany’s largest study ranking, IU won 6 out of 25 categories in the field of business administration. More than any of the 300+ institutions assessed.IU has won multiple awards for our innovative courses, as well as our anytime online examination system. These awards include the 2019 Corporate LiveWire Innovation and Excellence Award, and 2017 Best of IT Innovation Award by Initiative Mittelstand (SME).


Sample ATHE Award

This is a university-packaged program with an ATHE Award. Learners can complete 90 credits awarded during the first two years, prior to transferring to iuBH to complete the remaining modules. The ATHE qualification integrates industry accreditations through the British Computing Society (BCS) and the Institute of Science and Technology (IST).

Using this certificate learners may apply for part-time work in the UK while studying. Under the current revisions from the UK Government, students are eligible to work up to 20 hrs/per week while studying and full time during semester breaks.

This is an optional preference. If students intend to pursue this qualification with their IU degree, registration and academic costs would be incurred. For more information, please contact us via



Industry Projects and Case Studies

Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top companies across industries.

  • 16+ Real-world Case study
  • Practical & Assignment based assessments
  • Work-integrated learning with Industry partners
  • First two years of the program are designed and developed by Pearson, UK
  • Get mentored by Industry professionals

Case Study – AWS

LabSlice and Amazon work perfectly together. For LabSlice, the ability to deliver immediate and cost-effective benefits encourages their customers to stay with the product, which is crucial for a startup company. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been an integral part of LabSlice from the very beginning. When the idea of the startup was conceived, selection of the cloud platform provider was a major decision. Simon Ellis, founder and CTO of LabSlice, explains: “We needed a platform that was mature, reliable, and widely in use. Looking at the momentum and on-going success of AWS made this an easy product decision for our business to make.”


Case Study – Infosys

E.ON began its ServiceNow led digital transformation journey by first setting up a single consolidated platform as an internal tool for service management and then integrating all the other supplier tools into it. Infosys helped E.ON transition to the ServiceNow cloud based platform to modernize IT service management across the enterprise. Infosys powered the implementation with its Enterprise Service Management Café that helped standardize and reduce the overall duration of the implementation significantly.


CASE STUDY – Industry 4.0

CASE STUDY – Industry 4.0 Platform Helps Advance Smart Manufacturing Operations Logo Link leading global tool manufacturing company with multiple lines of business and more than 100 factories worldwide lacked visibility into production metrics, such as overall equipment effectiveness (OEE). With machines varying in age and complexity, and two fundamentally different types of facilities, few assets were instrumented with sensors that provided data analytics to management.

Our client knew it had a greenfield opportunity to transition cleanly to digital. Its objective was to create significant value—in the hundreds of millions—in the next five years as it moves from a focus on efficiency improvements to an Industry 4.0 platform that promotes connectivity and digital visualisation.

The KCIC Advantage

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Eligibility Requirement

  • Bachelors degree

Preferred Bachelor’s field of study in Computer Science or any Computer-related field.

Coding language awareness and should have achieved at least 60% in all Mathematics subjects.

CGPA of 6.5 or above, out of 10. If CGPA point scales are different, 65% and above.


  • Clear the KCAT – King’s Cornerstone Aptitude Test

The KCAT is our premier standardized test and is required by students seeking admission into our Undergraduate courses*. The test is an online-based proctored exam that assesses your skills in common topics encountered during your senior year (Grade 11 & 12) of school.

*Exemptions are available for students who have cleared the SAT exam. However, this is on a case-by-case basis. To assess your eligibility for exemption, Apply Now immediately!

What's Included in the Fees

  • Study and acquire 60 ECTS points for credit with KCIC
  • Access to e-learning modules, and IU student access portals
  • Transfer paperwork & Assistance Visa & housing support Bank loan guidance & assistance Exam fess
  • eBooks & Studio charges Portal access to LMS Software access


I was studying Aeronautical in a traditional college, hearing Cornerstone I shifted from Bangalore and joined here. The foundation year started with direct aerospace units, unlike other colleges.

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KCIC offers a different learning environment, unconventional educational methods, with opportunities combined with industrial visits, workshops, and other things, to compete at international level.

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Very content with my learning at KCIC, learning two years of my international program here has reduced the cost of study abroad by 60%, and I am excited about my international career.

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Frequently Asked Questions

RMIT universities ranks top in employability. RMIT ranks 87th in the world for employability, beating all IIT’s in India on QS employability ranking. The University of Hertfordshire beats Cambridge on the employability ranking. So our students have higher prospects than IIT grads. If people think IIT’s can guarantee career, then RMIT guarantees 86 time higher than IIT Delhi, Mumbai and Madras.

AICTE only sanctions degrees awarded in India, and the jurisdiction is limited to India. Since the degrees are conferred in Melbourne or outside India, the respective authority similar to AICTE such as Engineers Australia has the power to regulate or recognise the degree. All degree awarded by RMIT or other partner universities is accepted by the respective regulatory body of the country.

Yes, you will get the same rights as other students studying directly from year one. You will also get a post-study work visa up to 24 months upon completion of your degree abroad to find permanent employment.

Most students enrol in our programs seeking a continuing career in their preferred field. The return on investment is very high if you chose to work in Melbourne, London, Toronto and Dublin when compared to the salaries paid in India. So, we recommend students seeking global career to enrol. If you are looking to return to India or seeking local placements or local jobs, then you don’t need to study at Kings Cornerstone or take study abroad route, there are plenty on good local institutions in India who can help.

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