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Certified Program in Football Data Analytics Online

Study the online course in Football Analysis and acquire knowledge in Big Data in the sports sector at Real Madrid Graduate School - Universidad Europea.

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Football Analysis Course online

With this online course in Football Data Analytics of Real Madrid C. F. you will learn about the most in-demand tools in the sports analytics departments of football clubs, providing you with a global vision of the data ecosystem.

You will be introduced to the key elements for the creation and management of databases and their relationship with ELT processes. You will learn the most important fundamentals in the control of well-being and injury prevention in football, discover the world of scouting and talent detection based on data, get to know in-game management during football matches, and how to use information obtained in sports tracking systems.

Every 15 days you will have the opportunity to attend masterclasses with experts in the sports sector where different key areas of the sports industry will be analysed.

This programme is 100% online and you will have the material available from the start of the course so you can access it whenever and however you want.

Online with live classes English , Spanish
6 ECTS Title issued by Universidad Europea de Madrid 10 weeks Private degree Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid Universidad Europea School of Sports Sciences
Title you will receive: Certified Program in Football Data Analytics

Become an expert in football analysis

Acquire the necessary tools for data analysis in the sports context, providing you with a global and transversal vision of a data ecosystem.

  • Training adapted to the reality of the sector. Learn from inside the sports industry. This course gives you the opportunity to train and specialise in one of the most in-demand professions without losing the link to your passion for sport.

  • Innovative programme. As a professional in the sector, data analysis will help you to improve the performance of your company or club.

  • Specialise in sports data. Acquire knowledge and specialised training in data analysis in the sports sector based on real cases that are experienced in the day-to-day life of clubs and other sports entities.

  • Practical learning. Studies based on real cases from different areas related to football and football clubs. The course is oriented towards situations related to injury prevention, team and player behaviour (tactical), historical analysis, scouting and youth academy management.

  • Analytical tools. Get to know some of the tools that you will use in your day-to-day work, such as: R language, Pentaho, MySQL, Microsoft Power BI and Tableau.

Masterclass with experts

ComillasExpert in development of communication models related to gaming, esports and sport. Associate Professor at Real Madrid Graduate School - Universidad Europea.

Nuno Alves

Director of Dentsu Gaming | Client Services Director at Dentsu

ComillasSpecialist in sports marketing, strategic communication, brand visibility development and stakeholder relations.

Paula de la Peña

Head of Marketing at CD Leganés | Sports marketing | PR

ComillasInnovation, Entrepreneurship and Business Management Expert Professor of the MBA Sports Management at Real Madrid Graduate School - Universidad Europea.

Javier Sánchez

Founder of beside | Innovation & Entrepreneurship | Professor | Advisor

ComillasExpert in innovation and digital transformation in the sports sector.

Oscar Ugaz

Strategy Director – Atomikal Strategy and Associate Professor , Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid

ComillasExpert in Artificial Intelligence.

Alex Gil

AI & Innovation | Tech, Digital Transformation & Strategy | Professor

Masterclass: How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming the Sports Industry

ComillasExpert in BIG DATA analysis.

Antonio Alonso Callejo

Sports Scientist S.D. Eibar | Grupo IGOID

Masterclass: Physical Fitness in Football Through Data

Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid

Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid Universidad Europea is the world’s leading graduate school in sport that offers a unique academic model.

Since it was founded, more than 13.000 graduates have been studied at the school, most of whom today carry out their professional activity in the sports industry, adding their expertise and contributing to the professionalisation of the industry at a global level.

Study plan

The Course in Football Data Analytics study plan is made up of four modules that will provide you with practical, multidisciplinary and up-to-date training. All the material will be available on the virtual campus, and you will also have access to five live masterclasses with experts from the sector. The student will be receive the Certificate course in Football Data Analytics. The content included on the course includes:

Introduction to Sports Analytics. Sports Analytics methodology, DNA. Performance indicators, KPIs.

Data integration and quality. Databases - MySQL, ETL, Penthao.

R language. Microsoft Power BI. Tableau.

Wellness control and injury prevention. Sports scouting and talent detection. In-game management and tracking.

Course Methodology

This online course is designed to offer quality and specialised training in a flexible way that can be combined with the student's day-to-day life.

  • You will have all the content at your disposal from the beginning of the course and you will have 3 months to complete the course in a flexible way, at your own pace.
  • Explanatory and illustrative videos.
  • Enjoy masterclasses with experts in the sector to broaden your knowledge of sports.
  • Self-assessment at the end of each module.


This online course is aimed at…

Professionals from the sports sector who wish to get into data analysis and want to specialise in data management within the sports and football industry. Professionals such as:

  • Coaches or technical staff of a club, who want to improve the performance of their players or team through data analysis.
  • Sports analysts who want to know and learn how to use the main analysis tools.
  • Sports managers who want to delve deeper into data management and understand the requirements in the digital transformation of football clubs.

This course will give you the necessary fundamentals required by departments with specific profiles such as: data scientist, load control analysts, scouting and transfers, performance analytics and sports director.


Reservation and registration formalization

Download the admission application form and send it along with a photocopy of your DNI to UEONLINE@UNIVERSIDADEUROPEA.ES.

The admission process does not imply any cost or commitment until you have formalized the reservation.

Personalised advice: call us at (+34) 918 340 192, or write to us by email UEONLINE@UNIVERSIDADEUROPEA.ES, and you will receive all the information you need about admission to the course from our specialised advisors.