Data Science

Sapienza University of Rome

24 months
2924 EUR/year
2924 EUR/year
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The Data Science program at the Sapienza University of Rome offers an interdisciplinary approach gathering contributions from Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Economic and Organizational Sciences, as well as specific knowledge of the main Data Science application domains. 


In particular, the Data Science program at the Sapienza University of Rome offers the necessary professional knowledge for the development of the big data collection, management, processing and analysis technologies, and the resulting translation of these into key information for the knowledge and decision-making process within innovative business and social sectors.


The program allows the graduate to find jobs in small and middle-sized enterprises, large companies, public bodies, local institutions, and public and private research institutions. Their step into Ph.D.s and Masters is also another opportunity for the Data Science Master’s graduate.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Algorithmic Methods of Data Mining and Laboratory 
  • Big data for official statistics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Cloud Computing
  • Data-Driven Economics 
  • Data Management for Data Science
  • Data Mining Technology for Business and Society 
  • Data Privacy and Security 
  • Digital Epidemiology 
  • Earth Observation Data Analysis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a 3-year degree or university diploma, or other adequate educational qualifications gained abroad.
  • at least 90 Credits (ECTS / CFU) in the set of Academic Disciplines (SSD) below:
  • B2 level, or higher, English language knowledge.

Mathematics and Computer Science: MAT, INF 

Physics: FIS 

Economics and Statistics: SECS-P, SECS-S 

Industrial and Information Technology Engineering: ING-IND, ING-INF 

Biology: BIO 

Law: IUS 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2924 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2924 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2924 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2924 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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