Master in Data Science


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Program Description


This unique course is a multi-disciplinary field that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms, and systems to extract knowledge and insights from primary and secondary data.

It is divided into 2 areas: Managerial and Technical providing the possibility to all participants to gain the right technical skills for data analysis by learning how to use a different set of software and analytical tools but also, managerial skills to be able to analyze and use the data for managerial strategies and decisions.

The knowledge provided will help participants generate powerful predictive models and work with various departments within a business to generate valuable results. This program is a perfect fit for those looking to become professional data scientists and business analysts who are focused to contribute to data-driven business realities to achieve business goals. There is a big demand in the world of business today for young professionals, or managers working and managing big large scale data to deliver data-driven solutions, in order to improve the effectiveness of a business, reduce costs or optimize the business systems and processes.


The Reasons Why

International Bootcamp in Barcelona, New York or Rome

Rome Business School offers you the chance to hone your competencies and enrich your knowledge of entrepreneurship, innovation, and other key topics in the business world by taking part in our International Programs in Rome, Barcelona and New York, where you can also expand your professional network. This residential program comes at an additional cost.

Soft Skills Program

The foundations of a solid and successful career are, without a doubt, the much requested and celebrated Soft Skills, competencies that find practical uses in every working environment and business area. Our Soft Skills program will provide you with a thorough and detailed knowledge and familiarity with these personal soft skills, facilitating their personal and professional growth.

Networking and Partners

Rome Business School has solid partnerships in place with several globally renowned leading companies, such as Enel, Fendi, Bulgari, Eataly, IBM Italy, Land Rover and many more. To ensure our students can build a strong professional network, we constantly organize meetings, visits, events and guest lectures with representatives from elite business ecosystems, encouraging interaction between leading professionals and the students, and facilitating the learning process.

Career Path

Our skilled and professional Career Services Team provides our attendants with a personalized Career Path specifically designed to shape his or her own professional profile in order to become a competitive figure in nowadays’ job market. Workshops focusing on the hottest topic of job seeking and career networking, individual career counseling meetings, our exclusive event ‘Rome Business School Talent Focus’ and more invaluable benefits are at your disposal to ensure the best start or a great boost in your career!

Study in Rome

The cradle of civilization and homeland of an invaluable cultural and artistic heritage, Rome is the ultimate location to live a higher education experience; take advantage of the many beautiful places and enriching initiatives offered by the roman landscape and learn in one of the most proficuous centers of made in Italy production.


  • 6 months of lectures + soft-skills program
  • 6 months dedicated to Career Services
  • 4 Company Visits
  • Soft Skills Program
  • Optional International Bootcamp


  • Company visits – Examples include Enel, BNL Gruppo BNP Paribas Rome, Global Solar Fund
  • Usage of different Software and Programming. Examples include: Python, Jupyter, Anaconda, Tableau
  • Tensor-Flow: open-source software library for dataflow and differentiable programming across a range of tasks
  • Data Science Toolkit
  • International Study tour: Bootcamp in Barcelona or New York
  • Cultural Program –Walking Tours in Rome
  • Soft skills program
  • Research Methods for Business Workshop
  • Italian Language Course – Beginner level (A1 & A2)
  • Accommodation Support
  • International Student ID Card – ISIC
  • Career Services


Mind Opening & Knowledge Management Setting

The first part of Rome Business School’s Master in Data Science provides you with comprehensive preparation for the sector and crucial aspects of other related fields, initially giving a wide overview of the broader management world.

Focusing and Specializing

Develop the competencies required to address and enhance new needs in different areas of the organization. Study topics from Data-Driven Strategy & Business Analytics to Data Presentation, Communication & Evaluation.

Be a Future-Oriented Leader

Learn about trends in Data Science, Organizations, Business Operations & Ethics.

Capstone Project

Teamwork project with a scope to use big data to analyze a business situation or industry-aligned data science problem, of a real or fictions company by doing data processing and model building to reporting your business results and insights to the academic committee.


  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the usage and importance of data science (probability, inference, and modeling, wrangling, linear regression, machine learning);
  • Apply the most relevant tools and techniques using R, Python, and SPSS to gain business insights and solve complex business problems;
  • Build problem-solving skills by exploring, analyzing, managing, large data sets using the latest technologies;
  • Apply principles of Data Science for gaining customer insights;
  • Develop the ability to make decisions for complex business projects by using and managing large scale data and information technology considering all the risks of the business;
  • Create a data-driven business strategy for business growth and efficacy;
  • Managing people, systems, and processes;
  • Develop communication skills for communicating data-driven solutions for business problems and optimization;
  • Gain technological competences and experience by practicing and working in statistical software and programming languages using data tools.


Rome Business School’s Master in Data Science’s courses are held by highly selected international university professors, trainers and business managers, drawn from a variety of operational and professional fields, from project management to digital entrepreneurship, from high-tech innovation to digital marketing. The teaching approach is aimed at the acquisition of know-how, in order to transfer truly useful competencies for the attendees’ professional development.

Master’s Supervisor

Francesco Amendola – Graduated with honors in Electronic Engineering at the University Roma Tre. Currently working as an IT Manager of an established company that operates in the field of Legal Gaming. His expertise and areas of interest are the following: IT Governance, IT Service Management (SLA, KPI), Team Leadership, Project Management, ICT Security & Data Protection, VoIP and IP Telephony, 3G Mobile Telecommunications – UMTS.

Career Services

With our help, you can create your career strategy via a journey of self-reflection, exploration, and achievement. This program is designed to help you find internships or positions in line with your ambitions and expectations. In particular, the school offers the following services to the enrolled students:

  • Individual Career Counselling Meeting
  • Rome Business School’s Official Career Portal
  • Professional Workshops
  • Rome Business School’s Talent Focus

Placement rate

At the end of the Master, 96% of the students obtained an internship in internationally renowned companies. Some of our professional partners:


Bootcamp around the world

Hone your entrepreneurial skills and test them with the ultimate challenge: Rome Business School’s exclusive Bootcamp in Barcelona, organized in partnership with EAE Business School, and in New York, in partnership with Pace University, two beautiful cities at the forefront of innovation and among the most productive start-up ecosystems. An advanced program designed to put you face to face with realistic business scenarios to solve and provide you with a practical way of learning and skills development. All with the professional support of a tutor from top-class working companies!

Admission process

Rome Business School works hard to maintain the highest standard of quality in the programs we offer. That’s why, in order to ensure the eligibility of the candidates, all applicants must undergo and successfully pass a selection process structured as follows:


The admission process is aimed to verify the candidate’s eligibility to attend the Master. The candidate’s academic history, previous experiences in the topics covered in the Master and motivation will be matters of the evaluation. Once it’s sent, the application will be evaluated by the Rome Business School’s academic committee. In order to ensure the application’s suitability, it is important to deliver all of the required documentation.



Students who successfully complete the program will receive a double certification: Rome Business School’s diploma and an official certification by Universidad Internacional de Valencia (VIU), which provides 60 internationally recognized credits (60 ECTS).

Scholarships and Tuition

According to the individual profile, experience, and proved motivation, the candidate can be awarded a scholarship covering part of the overall tuition fee (up to 20%). The eligibility for a possible scholarship will be decided by Rome Business School’s academic committee during the evaluation of the candidate’s application.

The tuition fee for this Master is 6.800 Euros. It can be paid:

  • In installments
  • In a single solution (this option grants the student a 10% discount on the overall amount of the tuition fee)

Jumpstart the rest of your life!

If you are looking for top-quality advanced training in a particular business area, countless opportunities for skills development and testing yourself, ways to expand your professional network and make contact with elite professionals working in several business fields, we have exactly the program for you. From there, it’s all up to you! Your determination and willingness to learn and experience new ways of thinking are all you need to make the most of one of our programs and start making your way along the path towards success in your career.

Last updated Apr 2020

About the School

The Rome Business School is a Rome, Italy, based Institute of excellence devoted to managerial training and research, which operates internationally, with alumni hailing from more than 140 countries w ... Read More

The Rome Business School is a Rome, Italy, based Institute of excellence devoted to managerial training and research, which operates internationally, with alumni hailing from more than 140 countries worldwide. Read less
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