B.Tech in Data Science, Economics and BusinessThis cutting-edge interdisciplinary degree is at the nexus of data science and understanding of humans, economy, businesses and government. The Data Science Business and Economics program has a strong core in data science, which is blended with a study of how humans think, behave and make decisions, how our society works and how global economic and financial markets operate. Students will be encouraged to explore the real-world applications that emerge at these intersections to create solutions and value for the economy and society. Application Deadline - Jun 20, 2021
What can you create?
Digital business systemsYou can lead the digital transformation at your workplace to make better decisions, and deliver more optimal and scalable solutions. You will be able to apply your business acumen and data insights to guide your firm to create efficient systems and processes that maximise value for all stakeholders.
Financial innovationsYou can master areas like cryptocurrency, blockchain, and algorithmic trading, engineer innovations that change the way we look at the financial markets and instruments, or even create value through ventures in FinX sectors.
Policies for governance and businessYou can play a crucial role in the design and evaluation of policy decisions through your understanding of data and the economy. Think Tanks, governments, and corporate firms use large datasets and econometric techniques to carefully study data to determine important outcomes such as funding requirements, resource allocation, and welfare optimization.
Multidisciplinary approach & interdisciplinary perspective
Interacting with and drawing from multiple fields of expertise, making connections between disciplines, analyzing the humanistic, socio-economic, and technical contexts of problems.
Foundational Tech core
Developing an interdisciplinary foundation featuring math, physics, computer science and engineering principles such that they come together as an integrated whole, not segmented topics.
Design and research ability
Identifying and understanding human needs and solving problems creatively through sustained critical investigation.
Innovation & entrepreneurship mindset
Finding opportunities, identifying business models, embracing ambiguity to create value in the marketplace or in society.
Considering the social and human consequences of actions and responsibilities to others in local, national, and global communities; acting to improve the human condition.
Leadership & self-reflection
Creating impact through actively developing skills like communication, creativity, critical thinking and collaboration.
A student’s journeyYou will develop academic depth as well as diverse skill sets and mindset, across four years.
Year 1Foundational Year
Fundamental courses Quantitative Engineering Analysis, Coding in Context, Basic Sciences, Liberal Arts courses
Year 2Introduction to Major
Introduction to disciplinary fundamental courses, interdisciplinary courses
Year 3Advanced Discipline & Electives
Technical Curricular Tracks, Innovation Lab, Liberal Arts and Core Electives
Year 4Capstone & Projects
Capstone project and Advanced Electives