Professional Master programme in Data Science - 8960

Code 8960
Academic Year 2016-2017
Subject area Sociology, Economics, Law
Campus Bologna
Level First
Director Claudio Sartori
Duration Annual
Teaching methods Conventional
Language English
Cost 14.800,00 Euros
Instalments first installment 1.850,00 Euros; second installment 7.000,00 Euro (payment deadline 30 dicembre 2016); third installment 5.950,00 Euro (payment deadline 31 maggio 2017)
Study grants yes
Application deadline

Nov 14, 2016 (Expired)

Enrollment start and end Window 1: from 20/10/2016 to 10/11/2016. Window 2: from 25/11/2016 to 12/12/2016
Programme start and end dates

January 2017 - March 2018

Main Department
Department of Computer Science and Engineering - DISI
Department of Management - DiSA
Department of Statistical Sciences "Paolo Fortunati" - STAT
Engineering and Architecture
Professional Profile
The Master offers a training program that aims to train operators (Data Scientist) whom can interpret and manage massive amounts of information (Big Data) produced by companies, government agencies, or available on social networks with the aim of recovering operative indicators from within the organization and identify new business opportunities.
Number of participants
Min: 12 Max: 40
Study grants
Article 9 of the call for applications
International Professional Master's programme
Incompatibility with other programmes

Under the terms of article 142 of the Italian Amalgamated Law 1592/1933, it is not permitted to register with more than one university degree programme at any one time: therefore, students registering with this Professional Master programme will not be able to register with any other Master, specialisation school, PhD, first or second cycle degree programme at the same time. This clause does not apply to post-graduate (“alta formazione”), Lifelong Learning programme or Summer/Winter schools.

For conditions other than those mentioned above, please refer to the respective regulations and the competent offices (eg. Research grants, TFA, PAS, ...).

Admission qualifications
All types of three-year degrees, Master and Master's course obtained under D.M. 270/04 or degrees of the first cycle, second cycle or single cycle obtained under the laws previously in force (DM 509/99 and Old Regulations).
Linguistic skills
Sound knowledge of the English language
Selection criteria
For candidates whom do NOT possess English as their first language, Admission to the Professional Master programme is subject to the positive written assessment of the candidates’ level of English and individual interview.

The selection processes will take place:
- for those applying in the first window: 5 October 2016
- for those applying in the second window: 16 November 2016
At BBS (contact details in art. 16), at the time notified and in any case between 8.00 am and 8.00 pm (Italian time).
Place of teaching
Bologna Business School, Via degli Scalini, 18 - Bologna
Study plan
  • Big Data - ING-INF/05
  • Business Intelligence & Data Warehouse - ING-INF/05
  • Performance Measurement System - SECS-P/07
  • Customer & Marketing Analytics - ING-INF/05
  • Supply Chain and Operations Analytics - ING-IND/35
  • Statistics and Data Analysis - SECS-S/01
  • Data Mining - ING-INF/05
  • Humanities & Communication - SPS/08
  • Technology Laboratory - ING-INF/05
  • Field Work Laboratory - SECS-P/07
Compulsory attendance
24 CFU
Final Examination

Professional Master programme notices


We inform you that the fixed fee is 181.41 (one hundred and eighty one/41) Euro (required for the regional tax, stamps, insurance and professional master programme certificate).