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

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English (book IELTS)
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Short-term investment, life-long return, on your schedule: compared to a traditional two-year programme, the 1-year Master of Business Administration, offered by Rome Business School, 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

International Study Tours

The Rome Business School offers you the possibility to complete your studies in the heart of two of the most influencing cities in Europe and in the world, Paris and Barcelona.

This will give you the opportunity to learn further management models and gain experience in the world’s leading business cities, thus growing as a true international manager.

Professional Outlets

On 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


  • Ministry of Education, University and Research
  • Italian Republic and Chamber of Commerce
  • European Union
  • ISO 9001:2008
  • European Association for Distance Learning

Programme Structure

Core courses 

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship and Creativity
  • Quantitative Business Methods and Decision Techniques
  • Strategic Management
  • Finance
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marketing Management

The MBA is structured as a collection of ten courses and a final project work/final dissertation. Eight courses are core courses and two are electives, leading to specializations.

For more information, please visit the programme website.


              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

              • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:
                • International: 45 days before start
                • European: 30 days before start.
                Admission decisions will be made on an ongoing basis as applications are received.
              • Programme intensity Part-time
                • Average part-time duration 12 months
                • Intensity Flexible
                • Part-time variant
                  Evening, Weekend, Flexible
              • 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.

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              Academic Requirements

              All applicants must:

              • at least hold a three-year degree
              • have two years of relevant professional experience
              • be fluent in the English language

              Please note: for both the on-campus and distance learning options and in order to ensure a top quality training course, classes will consist of a maximum of 15 attendees.

              Admission documents:
              • MBA Application Form 
              • 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)

              Work Experience

              At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

              Technological Requirements

              • A PC or mobile device with an internet connection
              • An audio connection via PC or headphones/microphone
              • A webcam (optional)

              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 (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 accepted students are automatically considered for the merit-based partial scholarships for which they are eligible. 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.

              The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

              Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.