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Course in Football Data Analytics Online

Learn how to use data effectively within the sports context by studying the Course in Football Data Analytics at Real Madrid Graduate School. Flexible study options.

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Specialise as a football analyst with Real Madrid. With the online Course in Football Data Analytics you will acquire the necessary tools for data analysis in the sports sector, with the most used applications and tools, giving you a global vision of the data ecosystem.

Online English Spanish
Start: 19 oct. 2021 6 ECTS
Title issued by Universidad Europea de Madrid 10 weeks Private degree Real Madrid Graduate School - Universidad Europea School of Sports Sciences

Real madrid graduate school

Has been training professionals for 14 years and more than 10,000 graduates today carry out their work in the sports sector.

Digitalization of the sports sector

You will acquire the necessary tools for data analysis in the sports context, giving you a global and transversal vision of a data ecosystem applied to sports.

Masterclasses with experts

Every 15 days you will have the opportunity to attend masterclasses with professional football analysts.

100% online

All the material will be available from the beginning of the course so that you can access it when and how you want.

Real madrid graduate school

Universidad Europea - Real Madrid Graduate School is the world's leading graduate school in sport that offers a unique academic model.

More than 11,000 graduates have been trained at the school, most of whom carry out their professional activity in the Sports Industry, having clearly contributed to the professionalization of the Industry at a Global level.

Become a football analyst

Training adapted to the reality of the sector

  • Learn from within the sports industry. This online course in football analytics gives you the opportunity to train and specialise in one of the most in-demand professions.

Innovative program

  • You will acquire knowledge and specialised training in data analysis in the sports sector.


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

Practical learning

  • You will study real cases from different areas of sport, such as biostatistics, injury prevention, training variables, historical analysis and sports marketing.

Specialize in football analysis with Real Madrid

With the online course you will learn the tools for data analysis in the sports sector, through real cases that are experienced in the day-to-day life of clubs and other sports entities.

You will use analytical tools such as:

  • R Programming Language

  • Pentaho

  • MySQL

  • Microsoft Power BI

  • Qlik

  • Tableau

5 Masterclass with expert sports analysts:

  • Masterclass: Sports Analytics, eSports.

  • Masterclass: Sports Analytics, management teams.

  • Masterclass: Digital transformation at Real Madrid C.F.

  • Masterclass: OTT: Changes in digital consumption patterns and their effect on the traditional broadcasting business.

  • Masterclass: Fan engagement and data protection. The legal aspects of the collection and management of fan data.

Study plan

The study plan of Course in Football Data Analytics 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 content included on the course include:

Module 1. Sports analytics

Introduction to Sport Analytics. Sports Analytics Methodology, ADN. Performance indicators, KPIs.

Module 2. Data processing

Data integration and quality. MySQL. Pentaho.

Module 3. Analytics and data reporting

R Programming Language. Microsoft Power BI. Tableau.

Module 4. Practical application, sports analytics

Wellness control and prevention of injuries. Sports scouting and talent detection. Events and tracking.

Course Format

The course is designed to offer quality and specialised training in an flexible and accommodating way allowing you to combine your studies with your personal and professional commitments.

Course material

  • Downloadable material.

  • Explanatory video.

  • All content will be available from the beginning of the course and you will have 3 months to complete the course at your own pace.


  • No final exam.

  • Masterclass every two weeks with experts from the sector, where real cases within the sports industry will be closely examined.

Student Profile

This online course is aimed at professionals in the sports sector who wish to specialise in data analysis and remain in the sports 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.

  • Analysts in the sports field who want to learn to use analytics tools different from the usual ones.

Admission process to study an online degree or postgraduate programme

The admission process to study an online degree or postgraduate programme at Universidad Europea can be carried out throughout the year, although enrolment in any of our programmes is subject to the availability of places. To complete the process you must follow these simple steps:


Option 1

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.


Option 2

Formalisation of reservation and enrolment: You can download the admission application HERE .You must send it completed along with a photocopy of your ID to the emai UEONLINE@UNIVERSIDADEUROPEA.ES

The admission process does not involve any cost for the candidate or any commitment until the reservation is confirmed.