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International Master in Data Science

The Program aims to develop professionals with proper knowledge, competencies, tools, and resources to manage data, including the Big data, extract value from it, and to helpful information and insights.

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Formula International
Method On Campus
Language English
Intake October 2023
Enrollment 75%
Available seats 8
20% OFF

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.

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

+47% 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

Think big and go global; choose from 7 international bootcamps in Silicon Valley (US), Nigeria, Qatar, Nigeria, Tuscany, Paris, Barcelona, and 4 other continents. These bootcamps offer an immersive and stimulating experience that is centred on business-related topics.

Business in Action

Business Practice lab: 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.

Among our Partners:

Program: International Master in Data Science

The master gives a great exposure to companies and industry professionals, also through the company visits arranged during the course. Students will be also invited to practice on a real business challenge from real companies such as Oracle, Tableau as well as innovative start-up companies.
The Master will help participants generate powerful predictive models and work with technical and business departments to generate valuable results. This program is a perfect fit for those looking to become professional data scientists or business analysts in data-driven companies, focused to achieve business goals through the Data Science.

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

Students will learn how to: during the first module of the International Master in Data Science:

  • The capacity to decide on complex business projects while using and managing large amounts of data through IT systems and solutions, taking into account all business risks and impacts.
  • For business growth and effectiveness, develop a data-driven business strategy.
  • Control the systems, people, and processes.
  • Present effectively and communicate technical information or results to non-technical audiences, develop communication skills.
  • Create data-driven strategies and solutions for business optimization issues.
Develop problem solving skills while applying data science tools & information technologies solutions

Students will learn how to: during the second module of the International Master in Data Science.

  • Gain a thorough understanding of the applications and significance of data science (including statistics, logic, programming, business acumen, and cutting-edge technologies);
  • Utilize the most up-to-date tools, technologies, and methods, such as Jupiter, Apache Hadoop, MongoDB, Tableau, MS Power BI, etc., to gain business insights and resolve challenging business problems;
Develop technological competences in the area of data science

During the third module of the International Master in Data Science​, students will learn how to:

  • ​Gain technological competences and experience by practicing and working in statistical software and programming languages (R, Python, SQL)​
  • Gain competences on the Cloud-based solutions offered by Amazon AWS, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure​
  • Apply the acquired knowledge with hands-on activities and Practice Lab
  • Gain knowledge and prepare yourself for specific Data Science certifications
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. Four main areas of interest make up the organisation of elective courses.
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.

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

Rome Business School International Bootcamps experiences

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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.

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 87 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.

87 Members
14 CEO and General Management
29 Marketing and Sales Communication


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.

Valeria Santoro Country Manager Stocard Italy

Valeria is a Country Manager for Stocard Italy. She is experienced Country Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. She has worked as a Retail Manager at Nokia, as well as a Senior AdWords Manager at Google and also as Digital Marketing Manager at Mercedes-Benz Italia.

Marshall Langer Financial Expert

A native of Miami, Florida, Marshall received his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and has additionally taken extensive graduate coursework in counselling psychology at New York University. Marshall enjoyed a 12-year career in diverse business and finance sectors in the U.S. and Europe. He has worked on Wall Street on investment banking and risk arbitrage for firms like Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette as well as in trading for BNP Paribas. He further worked in the areas of corporate management, marketing strategy, management consulting, and real estate. Marshall has also taught at New York University’s Stern School of Business, Fordham University, University of Connecticut, Luiss University, and The American University of Rome. Marshall authored UN agency FAO Course guide: Fundamentals of International Business Management, Rome, 2006 and co-author of Leveraged Buyouts, Rome, Kappa, 2012.

Darya Majidi
Darya Majidi CEO and owner Daxo Group

Born in Iran, she is a tech entrepreneur with Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science in Economics and Master in Women Leadership. She is an expert in Data Science, Ethics and Artificial Intelligence also with focus on Diversity & Inclusion aspects. She is founder and CEO of Daxo Group a strategy consulting firm in digital transformation, Founder and CEO of Daxolab, a business incubator and President of the Association Donne 4.0. She has been councilor for Innovation for the Municipality of Livorno, Vice-president of Confindustria Livorno. She is currently lecturer at prestigious international universities and lecturer of the International Master in Data Science at Rome Business School. She’s a mentor, speaker and author of the books “Donne 4.0” manifesto of the Community Donne 4.0 and “Connected Sisterhood”.

Alessandro Iacoponi Director EUTECH IoT Chamber

Alessandro Iacopini has professional experience in IoT (Internet of Things), Industry 4.0, Supply Chain Management and Operations, B2B, Research and development, Engineering and Commodities, Augmented and Virtual Reality. He currently works as Business Partner - Commercial & Program Manager, at WEL Srl, providing IoT solution for industry, commerce and tourism, He is also a MISE accredited manager and has working experience as Commercial Director at Magneti Marelli.

Chiara Carusi Product Manager Bending Spoons

Data Scientist and currently works as a Project Lead at the Italian Ministry of Economy. She has worked there and as a Data Analyst. She holds a PhD in electrical engineering, a master's degree in controls engineering, and a bachelor's degree in computer science.

Canio Mancaniello Project Manager

NTT Data Italy

Cristian Napoli Professor Sapienza University of Rome

Professor at the Department of Computer, Control and Management Engineering "Antonio Ruberti," Sapienza University of Rome, since 2019, as well as Scientific Director and co-founder (2015) of the International School of Advanced and Applied Informatics (ISAAC). He holds a B.Sc. Sc. degree in Physics from the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Catania, in 2010, where he also received the M.Sc. degree in Astrophysics in 2012 and Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2016 from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, and was awarded the National Scientific Qualification as Associate Professor in Computer Engineering (2017) and Computer Science (2019).

Lorenzo Miozzi Senior Consultant in Blockchain HSPI

Senior Consultant in Blockchain currently working for HSPI. He is also a co-founder and project manager of "Own Your Business" providing solutions for validating data in blockchain without sending information to third parties. He has worked as a project engineer for IETY - Inventive Engineering & Technology. He holds a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Sapienza University of Rome.

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:

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 € 7,500 can be made in the following ways:

  • 6 interest free installments after the course starts
  • Installments before the course starts with an additional 5% discount
  • Single payment solution by the enrollment deadline with an additional 10% discount


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.