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International Master in Data Science

The master programme focuses on applying the principles of data science to solve real-world business problems. Students learn to identify data-related challenges and opportunities within their organisations and develop strategies for collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data to make informed decisions.

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Formula International
Method On Campus
Language English
Start Date October 2024
Enrollment 84%
Available seats 8
Scholarship valid until June 28th
25% UP TO

International Master in Data Science Overview

Participants with no background in data science can follow several introductory courses that will prepare them to enter the world of Data Science. This Master in Data Science is very multidisciplinary and structured so that participants first develop basic managerial skills and then specialize and use scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems (unifying statistics, data analysis, machine learning) to extract knowledge and insights from data with the purpose of making business decisions.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify the valuable data and extract value from data, with the highest valuable insights for the business.
  2. Implement more efficient and productive processes related to data analysisalso through the cutting-edge technologies in Data Management.
  3. Effectively use Advanced Analytics solutions, not only for data analysis but also for presenting valuable insights to business departments.
  4. Be aware of the legal aspects and implications of Data Management (e.g., Ethics, Privacy, Data Protection, Security, Intellectual Property, etc.).
  5. Significantly Contribute to the definition of business strategies, from a data-driven perspective.

Shape your professional path through 4 pillars:

Real link with companies

An international network of companies’ partners to help young and senior professional in building their careers and RBS to create the better learning experience possible, thanks to Business Practice LAB, Company visits, in class exercises and exclusive lecturers.


Rome Business School is proudly the most international business school in Italy, being able to immerse our students in a stimulating environment, thanks to our international faculty, our exclusive Bootcamps in Silicon Valley, Barcelona, Paris, Rome and Tuscany and mixed ethnicity in our classes.

Professional Impact

Our higher purpose is to build managers and leaders. For this reason, we’ve built our Masters around our student’s professional and personal growth, providing different service and experiences, just like our Career Service, multiple company meetings, Company Shadowing, Individual Coaching sessions and a soft skills program.

Higher Purpose

Following our motto, Better Managers for a Better World, an entire section of our Masters is fully dedicated to higher purpose in business, Corporate Social Responsibility and creation of a sustainable approach and mindset to business.

Why choose our International Master in Data Science

Career Impact

+32% Salary Increase, after 1 year of completing the Master in Data Science. Over 41K€ on average after the completion of the Master in Data Science. They work in prestigious companies in the Data Science Sector such as: Oracle, NTT Data and Digital Angels.

Think Big & Go Global

International Bootcamps are thus an opportunity to expand knowledge, sharpen skills and develop an international perspective in the field of interest. Choose from 4 continents and 10 international Bootcamps in Rome, Tuscany, Paris, Barcelona, Nigeria, Qatar, China, London and Silicon Valley (USA), experience an engaging and stimulating experience focused on business topics.

Practice Lab in partnership with TABLEAU

Powered by TABLEAU students practice with Tableau Desktop product on:

  • Connecting to Data, Preparing Data, Exploring Data, Analyzing Data, Sharing Insights.
  • Analysis of real case studies (i.e. how data-driven companies such as Amazon and The Gap use Big Data for developing their strategies).
  • Practice on real datasets (i.e. Covid-19 pandemic geographical distribution, The Boston Housing dataset, The IRIS dataset, and many more).
  • Work on Python.
  • Get a solid knowledge on blockchain technology and how to apply it in Data Science (i.e. for Data Notarization).
DASCA Accredited

The Master is accredited by DASCA - Data Science Council of America. This allows students to turn to the DASCA Data Analyst certifications exams to boost their employability and career paths: you could choose SBDA™ or ABDA™.

Hackahton Included

A great opportunity, though a competition among students’ teams, to gain experience on new technologies and acquire new skills with Mongo DB.

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Among our Partners:

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International Master in Data Science:

Our Master’s program provides extensive exposure to businesses and industry professionals, creating multiple opportunities for interaction and learning. Throughout the course, company visits will be organized to allow students to directly engage with the business world. Additionally, participants will be involved in real business challenges presented by major companies like Oracle, Tableau, and innovative startups, giving them the opportunity to apply their skills and tackle real business situations.

Develop managerial skills and data driven leadership for a business optimization & sustainability

During the first module of the International Master in Data Science students will learn notions of:

  • Managerial Economics
    This module aims to prepare students by providing them with the essentials of entrepreneurship and business planning.
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Planning
    With this module, the managerial skills required to understand a Business Plan and its structure will be developed.
  • Business Strategy
    Through this module, students will know how to understand the long-term direction and strategy of a company, and will be able to identify the strategic business units of organizations.
  • Accounting & Budgeting
    This module is aimed at students understanding the importance of financial management and control principles, with key indicators such as ROI, EBIT, GAAP.
  • Project & Operations Management
    With this module, students will be able to manage projects, examine data and information, and have a diagnostic approach in solving problems.
  • Marketing: Traditional and Digital
    Students will learn the application of marketing principles in organizational decision making.
  • Human Resource Management
    This subject area focuses on strategic human resource issues such as workforce acquisition, development, motivation and retention.
  • Data Analytics ​for Managers
    This course is designed to equip students with the basic knowledge needed to analyze and interpret large sets of data, to make effective business decisions and strategies.
Develop problem solving skills while applying data science tools & information technologies solutions

During the second module, students will learn:

1) Data-driven Strategy:

  • Digital Transformation & Industry 4.0​
  • Fundamentals of Data Science​
  • Data-driven companies

2) Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Deep Learning:

  • Data Mining​
  • Machine Learning / Deep Learning​
  • Neural networks, LLM, and modern AI​
  • Advanced and Predictive Analytics ​
  • Text and Image Detection and Recognition​
  • Natural Language Processing (NLP)​
  • Cloud solutions

3) Data Science Languages and Tools: 

  • R and Python​
  • Jupyter Notebook​
  • Google Colaboratory​
  • Libraries for Data Science

4) Modern Data Architectures

  • MongoDB and NoSQL technologies​
  • Distributed Architectures​
  • Apache: Hadoop, Hive, Impala, Spark​
  • Elasticsearch, Apache Lucene​
  • IoT Analytics and RT data analysis with
  • Kafka and InfluxDB​
  • Data Mesh
Develop technological competences in the area of data science

During the third module, students will explore:

5) Data Presentation, Communication & Evaluation  

  • Data Management & Visualization
  • Data Presentation (Tableau, Microsoft Power BI with M and DAX)
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Data Evaluation

6) Data Governance 

  • Data Management: Ethics, Intellectual Property, and Data Protection
  • Data Quality
  • Data Notarization (Blockchain)
  • Agile Scrum Framework
Why Electives?

Future managers, business owners, and professionals who are prepared to take advantage of the advantages of digitalization, go global, and make a positive contribution to society are what Rome Business School seeks to develop.

  • By focusing on in-demand skills, electives are the perfect tools for students to increase their employability. ​
  • Students can become more competitive and carve out a niche for themselves with the help of electives.
  • Students are exposed to courses in electives that they might not have otherwise experienced.
  • A unique curriculum that promotes life and career skills is offered by electives. Six main areas of interest make up the organization of elective courses:
  1. ​Innovation & Growth
  2. Tech & Digitalization
  3. Industry Business Excellence
  4. International Business
  5. Preparation for Professional Certifications (DASCA)
  6. Global Electives with RBS School partners
Practice Lab | In partnership with

Rome Business School Practice Lab is the place where theoretical concepts are put in practice and participants learn through experience. The Lab is run by TABLEAU managers who will examine different specialist knowledge, work on exercises and network, while sharing their experience and expertise with the students. This Lab is entirely run by TABLEAU managers with whom you will create strategy to guide customers through the customer’s journey of TABLEAU.

Business in Action - Hands-on Lab

The Global Trends lab consists of 2 virtual sessions:

Session 1: How to Find Sources to identify global trends. Deep dive into the global world trends shaping the world of today – guest speakers from UN, UNIDO, ILO. Examples of Global Trends: ​

  1. The Future of Work
  2. AI, Blockchain, and Technology
  3. The World in 2030 – Future Scenarios (UN, IMF, ECB)

Session 2: Understand the impact of global trends on businesses, and explore ways in which businesses can adapt and transform based on future trends and forward-thinking strategies.

Capstone Project

At the end of your educational experience, you will have the chance to prove your abilities by tackling a real business challenge. Use your talent to identify opportunities and create a truly innovative strategy.

Tackle a real company challenge. You can choose to be part of a small team and design a Marketing plan for a new business or develop a strategy to increase online sales or create a loyalty offering for different generation.

You will be given two case studies from two real companies that will allow you to test your knowledge learnt during the master’s course.

Previous years’ experiences

The Practical Challenge:

Explore the spread of Data Mesh as a concept, to assess the related business and  identify the key elements for a marketing campaign, to sell Data Mesh as an architecture/product opportunities.

Rome Business School International Bootcamps experiences

There’s the opportunity to experience an intensive and fully immersive business experience during a week, facing challenges, dealing with managers, students and lecturers, and creating your own project that will be presented at the end of the Bootcamp Experience

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Rome Business School International Bootcamps experiences

Change your life forever: discover where the World Technology was born and grown. From microprocessors to computers, from browser to social media, from sharing economy to crypto currencies.


The challenge is how to combine creation and management in a luxury house as in all types of companies.

Sup de Luxe welcomes every year more than 500 students from all over the world. Since its creation, the school has enjoyed an undeniable success with its network of 3.500 graduates.

Develop a completely new business idea through the Google Ventures Methodology: The Design Sprint. How innovation and entrepreneurship are leading the change of the global market.

The aim is to mix together contents and network to become leaders in the strategy of your current or future company.

Experience Italy through a native person’s perspective by a cultural exploration and understanding of not only the process of winemaking, but mostly the convivial importance of food and wine.

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn how to do business, generate growth as a socially responsible leader and discover the giant of Africa.

Discover and develop unique opportunities to grow in a dynamic environment with a traditional yet modern approach to business.

Participating in a Bootcamp in London is an extraordinary experience that combines intensive and immersive learning in a urban environment rich in opportunities. The city itself is a melting pot of cultures and innovation, offering a vast network of professionals and leading companies. A Bootcamp in London allows you to gain cutting-edge skills in a cosmopolitan and stimulating atmosphere, preparing you for global work challenges and creating valuable connections for your professional future.

A Bootcamp in China is an extraordinary adventure that immerses you in a country rich in history, culture, and innovation. This intensive journey allows you to acquire top-notch skills, discover new professional perspectives, and create global connections in a setting where the ancient and the modern blend in a unique harmony. Participating in a Bootcamp in China is an extraordinary opportunity for personal and professional growth that will open up new horizons for you.

Your Mentors

An International Leading Team | CAB

The Corporate Advisory Board embodies the spirit of collaboration between the academic world and the real management sphere by becoming one of the key players in the Quality Assurance Process, the process of continuous improvement of the Rome Business School’s range of Management Training programs.

Composed of 103 Leaders, Managers and Professionals from key areas of National and International Businesses, through the Corporate Advisory Board, Rome Business School activates a process of continuously updating its training programs, relying on numerous business interactions and inputs provided by the members of the committee in the annual meetings and discussions with the school.

103 Members
19 CEO and General Management
16 Operations & IT


Rome Business School’s Master in International Master in Data Scienceare held by highly selected international university professors, trainers and business managers, drawn from a variety of operational and professional fields, from merchandiser to lawyer, from entrepreneurship to coach and speaker.  The teaching approach is aimed at the acquisition of know-how, skills currently required by the market.

Program Director

Francesco Amendola

MBA Executive; Master in Engineering and Environmental Economy; Degree in Electronic Engineering. ICT Director – Chief Information Officer (CIO); +18 years of professional experience in Information and Communication Technology; Professor at Rome Business School.

Graduated with honors in Electronic Engineering at the University Roma Tre, received his MBA Executive from Link Campus University of Malta. Currently working as ICT Director of ATAC, the largest local public transportation company in Italy, and one of the largest in Europe.​

He has been CIO (Chief Information Officer) and IT Operations Manager for almost 10 years, in one of the biggest providers of technological solutions for the worldwide gaming market.​

His most relevant expertise is in IT Service Management, IT Governance, where he is certified ITIL v 3 Foundation and Green Belt Six Sigma, as well as in IT Security Data Protection.​

Lecturer at conferences and University courses, he is specialized not only in identifying innovative products and developing advanced technological solutions, aimed to reduce the TCO and to achieve a more efficient operations management, but also as in process reengineering activities to achieve Digital Transformation goals.

Raffaele Miele Data Science Mentor at MentorCruise and Head of Data Science and Principal Data Scientist at Crisma.

With a PhD in Statistics, Raffaele has 20 years of experience in Consulting and Data Science. He started as a Junior Consultant at SLIM (Statistical Learning and Information Management), and then worked as a Researcher and Trainer for the University of Naples Federico II. Subsequently he took on the role of Freelance Consultant and Trainer, working for KENOBI Srl, Ducati Motor Holding, the National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT), SIAE (for Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence), Visiant, Accenture Analytics (for Predictive Analytics). In the meantime, he was Pre-sales Engineer and Product Specialist for the KXEN division at Gruppo DaMan srl.

Darya Majidi CEO and owner Daxo Group

Darya is an Iranian-Italian Entrepreneur, digital and human rights activist with 30 years of experience in Digital Transformation and AI. She started as a Professor, teaching Artificial Intelligence at the University of Pisa, Management and Healthcare at the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna. Meanwhile she was Founder and President of Synapsis Srl, a Software Development company, and President of the Young Entrepreneurs Group of Livorno for Confindustria. Subsequently she was Vice President of Confindustria Livorno Massa Carrara and Councilor for Economic Development and Innovation of the Municipality of Livorno. For 11 years she then worked at Dedalus Italia S.p.A., as Founder and President of Dcare and Healthcare 4.0 Senior Advisor. She currently holds various roles: she is the Founder, Owner and CEO of DaxoLab and Daxo Group, a strategic consulting and executive training company in Industry 4.0; Member of the Board of Movet and Member of the Advisory Board of Osservatori Digital Innovation Healthcare; Vice President of ARTES 4.0 - Competence Center; Founder and President of Donne 4.0, a no-profit social association; Speaker for Leo Speakers Bureau.​

Carmine Buono Senior Technical Manager / Solution Architect at SFERANET

Carmine has developed 25 years of experience in the IT sector, first working as a System Engineer for L.C. Service s.r.l. and for Core Line s.r.l., then at Crisma and Crisma Security S.r.l. as Technical Manager and Head of Big Data and IoT Area. Subsequently he joined the Integris S.p.A. team. as Senior Solutions Specialist for Digital Transformation, then as Product IT Manager for Products & Innovation and finally as IT Manager. Today he is Senior Technical Manager and Solution Architect at Sferanet, leader in System Integration and Digital Transformation of its customers. In addition, he holds certifications as a Project Management Professional (PMP)® from the Project Management Institute and a Certified Administrator from M86 Security, now part of Trustwave.

Vincenzo Aurucci, MBA Head of National Plan Scuola Connessa

With over 30 years of experience in the IT and Economics sector, Vincenzo began his career holding the role of Software Engineer at Italtel, and then became Senior Account Manager Team Lead at Telecom Italia, where he was responsible for the Intelligent Network Team & Service Creation. He later worked in Telco International Business Development for Lucent Technologies and as General Manager for Italy at Blackberry. Later he was Global Account Director at Nokia, managing sales and customer services. Finally, he joined the Infratel Italia team, first as Regional Director of Operations, then as Business Area Manager and finally as Head of National Plan "Scuola Connessa", a role he still holds today.

Samuele Mazzanti ML & AI Manager at Jakala

Samuele has a MSc Degree in Mathematical Statistics and Probability and a Master in Insurance from the MIB Trieste School of Management. He started as a Data Scientist within the Insurance Analytics team at Cattolica Assicurazioni, where one of the main tasks included the design of a data pipeline for estimating the probability of abandonment for the entire customer base. He was then Senior Data Scientist within the Data Science & AI team at Wind Tre. To date he holds the position of ML & AI Manager at Jakala, leader in Europe in the Martech field. He is also Data Science Writer at Towards Data Science.

Bruno Gallozzi Trainer and in the Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing sector

Bruno has over 30 years of experience as a Trainer and in the Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing sector. He began as Project Manager at Spatari Informatica Srl, responsible for analysis and management of the management procedure development team. He was then Microsoft Trainer at Altin Srl, Trainer at Telecom Italia, Business Objects Trainer at SAP. For almost 20 years he worked at Jakin SRL, covering the roles of CTO, Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Expert, GDPR, Big Data and CIO, Strategies, Research and Development. To date he is Senior Data Analyst, Senior Data Warehouse Architect, Data Engineer, Database Administrator, Senior Trainer (working for institutes such as Geeks Academy Europe, MentorCruise, Cegos, ITCore Group, Swiss School of Management and Philmark Academy)

Career and Entrepreneurship Services

Throughout your International Master in Data Scienceyou will be accompanied and supported by our Career Services team. With over 10 years’ experience in education, we help young talents and managers to build their future, guiding them along the path that best suits their capabilities, desires and professional goals.  

To give our students the best support achieving their professional objectives, we’ve structured our Career Service into two core areas:

The master is particularly suitable for those who want to pursue a career in the following roles:

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Strategy Consultant
  • Data Scientist
  • Business Intelligence Expert
  • Marketing Analyst/Researcher
  • Data Architect
  • Statistician​
  • Reporting Analyst​
  • Big Data Analyst​
  • Functional Analyst Consultant​
  • Data Engineer

Admission process

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

Evaluation of credentials
Application Confirmation
Selection Interview

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.

International Master in Data Science

Financial Aid and Scholarships


Payment of the participation fee of

€ 8,900 – October 2024

can be made in the following ways:

  • Installments from moments of enrollment (earlier enrollment for more installments)
  • Full Payment with an additional discount of -10%


Based on their personal profile, experience and proven motivation, the candidate may be awarded a scholarship to partially cover the participation fee. In fact, Rome Business School offers the most deserving candidates the opportunity to benefit from 7 different types of scholarships. These partial economic hedges can consist of 6 months of interest-free financing.

  1. Early Enrollment Incentive
  2. Lifelong Learning Scholarship
  3. Academic Excellence Scholarship
  4. Executive Women Scholarship
  5. Entrepreneurial Grant
  6. Better Managers for a Better World Scholarship
  7. Student Loan Assistance Grant

Competition for scholarships increases as the starting date approaches and funds are limited, so it is advisable to apply as soon as possible.


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A data scientist is responsible for developing strategies for data analysis, preparing data for analysis, exploring, analyzing, and visualizing data, creating models with data using programming languages such as Python and R, and implementing models in applications.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the figure of the Data Scientist is increasingly in demand and jobs in this field will increase by 11 percent by 2024. For this reason, the average salary of a Data Scientist is constantly growing and varies depending on experience from 35 thousand to 70 thousand euros per year.

Among our Masters we have a programme reserved for Italian speakers that is held every two weeks on Friday afternoon and full day Saturday and are perfectly compatible with the needs of managers and professionals who want to undertake a path of professional growth.

Big Data refers to large volumes of data that are too large and complex to store and process with traditional data processing applications. Big Data includes all types of data. Data Science is the primary means of discovering and exploiting the potential of Big Data.

Student Testimonials

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Vinicious B - Brazil Operations Analyst – Haier Candy​
I am especially thankful to the RBS Staff of the Career Accelerator, for her support and encouragement. It was a sudden and challenging experience, but I am proud to have achieved the goal of securing a job as an international student. It is with great excitement that I now embark on this new path as an Operation Analyst. I am eager to see what the future holds.
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Heloisa L.​ Project Manager Specialist - Amazon​
What I found most valuable at RBS was the opportunity to network with successful professionals from different fields and the support from the Career Service, which was very important for my career planning.​
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Fernanda A. Planning Specialist – Coca Cola HBC​ ​
I consider that the most valuable thing about this school is its cultural richness. It is possible to do networking with people from many countries. It is also good that most of these people have a strong professional background, so it is possible to learn from them and also share knowledge.

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