1-year Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English (schedule IELTS)
Compared to a traditional two-year programme, the Rome Business School’s 1-year Master of Business Administration provides a faster return on investment. It can be started anytime, either on campus or online (or both), offering the unique opportunity of fitting today’s professionals’ need for freedom and flexibility.


The 1-year Master of Business Administration, offered by Rome Business School, is structured to enable you to continue to work full-time and study for your MBA part-time, connecting what you learn to current global and relevant organisational issues. 

This is ideal if you are unable to take significant time out of work to study and want greater flexibility over how, when and where you achieve your MBA qualification.


  • Start whenever you want, anytime during the year
  • Designed for busy professionals wishing to combine work and study
  • One-year duration
  • Choose to attend lectures either on campus or online – or even both
  • A global perspective, thanks to the four Double MBA options available in two different continents, even live online
  • Small and International classes
  • 2 International study tours included, in Paris and Barcelona
  • Individualized management coursework
  • Lectures in the evenings and on weekends
  • Grants available

Target Recipients

Students interested in taking part this MBA are typically:
  • professionals interested in pursuing careers in general management, either in not-for-profit or for-profit businesses or as entrepreneurs or managers;
  • professionals with specialist backgrounds who wish to acquire general management experience to progress in their careers;
  • graduates with at least two years of relevant work experience who wish to consolidate their managerial knowledge;
  • entrepreneurs who wish to develop their skills and competences to make their businesses grow internationally.
Professional OutletsOn completion of the Rome Business School’s 1-year MBA, you will have acquired the skills to be able to work – among other profiles – as:
  • CEO
  • General Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Strategy Manager
  • Finance Manager
  • Management Consultant


  • The Master’s degree is recognized by the European Framework of Education

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship And Creativity
  • Financial Management
  • Project Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Marketing Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Human Resources Management


              The 1-year MBA course is aimed at all those who wish to acquire the skills and knowledge that will enable them to operate as general managers. The 1-year MBA is designed for full-time working individuals.

              Detailed Programme Facts

              • More details: Given the limited number of places in the program and the time needed for visas and securing financing, it is highly recommended that you apply approximately 2-3 months prior to staring period of the programme.
              • Programme intensity

                You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                • Full-time duration 12 months
                • Average part-time duration 12 months
                • Intensity Flexible
                • Part-time variant
                  Evening, Weekend, Flexible
                • Duration description

                  Courses are offered in the evenings and on Saturdays.

              • Credits
                60 ECTS
              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                On Campus, Blended, Online
                • Teacher support
                  Continuous support with feedback on request
                • Student interaction
                  Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

              English Language Requirements

              This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

              Schedule IELTS

              Academic Requirements

              Admission requirements:

              All applicants must have:

              • A Bachelor’s degree (or be near completion)
              • A good English proficiency (both speaking and writing)
              • At least 2 years of professional experience

              Admission documents:

              • MBA Application Form (Print it, sign it and scan it)
              • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
              • Motivation letter: Indicating why you wish to enroll, your expectations and your professional objectives (no more than 200 words)
              • University transcripts
              • Copy of your Passport/ID
              • IELTS, TOEFL or similar certificate of proficiency in English (not compulsory)
              • Application fee payment receipt of €50 (non-refundable)

              Tuition Fee

              • International Applies to you

                15000 EUR/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
              • EU/EEA Applies to you

                15000 EUR/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

              Living costs for Roma

              • 850 - 1450 EUR/month
                Living Costs

              The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



              Merit-based partial scholarships

              We at the Rome Business School know that sourcing funding for your business school education can be challenging. In order to help you meet this challenge, we offer merit-based scholarships. These partial scholarships are awarded to newly accepted students.

              We award our merit-based partial scholarships (amount up-to 30% of candidate’s tuition fee) to exceptional students who are highly motivated and have demonstrated excellence in one or more areas of their applications.

              All applicants are eligible for the merit-based partial scholarships. Students are informed of scholarships at the time at which they are accepted. 

              StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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