Master in Data Science

General

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Program Description

The Master in Data Science is designed to provide highly specialized training for those who have developed a strong interest in data processing and would like to hone that skill in terms of searching for facts that can influence the decision-making processes of a company.

By applying some of the most innovative analysis methodologies available and using a wide range of instruments, the course lays the foundation for transforming raw data into operational information that can be used to resolve company problems requiring tactical or strategic decisions.

The course outline overlaps with a range of corporate functions; a linking position, placed within a team of experts responsible for company growth dynamics. With a view to increasing the impact of Data Science processes, the course includes a module dedicated to management communication techniques, which are vital if students are to become representatives capable of dealing with an organization’s senior management.

People who enroll in the Master in Data Science want to learn how to manage a big data business and are aware of the opportunity that this presents in terms of generating value. Their ability to interpret signals and get results sets them in good stead for a career in medium and large companies or consultancies, realizing their ambition to occupy strategically important roles.

Requirements

For the registration it is necessary:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (must be obtained by the enrollment deadline)
  • English language proficiency

Admission to the program is subject to the positive assessment of your individual interview and English test if it’s not the candidate’s native language.

Application Process

This Master’s is open to all applicants with a bachelor’s degree obtained before the enrolment deadline of each round.

There are three rounds of admissions, the first round will be open for applications until May 8, 2020, the second round will be open for applications until July 8, 2020, and the third round will be open for applications until September 28, 2020.

Application steps:

  • Complete the online registration at https://studenti.unibo.it
  • Pay the 60 euros application fee

Documents to send todatascience@bbs.unibo.it:

  • CV
  • Degree certificate with accompanying transcript
  • Photocopy of your ID or passport
  • Motivation letter
  • Reference letter(s) (optional but advised)
  • Signed copies of your enrolment summary sheet and receipt for the application fee (both downloadable from ‘students online’ following registration)
  • GMAT or GRE certificate (optional)
  • TOEFL/IELTS/CAE certificate (optional)

The selection process will be held at  Bologna Business School. The selections for the first round will take place on May 21, 2020, The selections for the second round will take place on July 16, 2020, while the selections for the third round will take place on October 8, 2020.

In line with the number of available places, admission to the program is granted according to the position on the list of qualified candidates, drawn up on the basis of the total score awarded at the end of the admissions process.

Last updated Dec 2020

About the School

BBS (est. in 2000) is the business school of the University of Bologna (est. A.D. 1088). BBS ranks among the most innovative business schools in Europe and is one of the most reputable institutions in ... Read More

BBS (est. in 2000) is the business school of the University of Bologna (est. A.D. 1088). BBS ranks among the most innovative business schools in Europe and is one of the most reputable institutions in Italy. Read less