Achieve the ultimate boost for your career with our Master of Science in Management. Acquire the bases of business management needed for the optimal management of companies, with the possibility of specializing in:
The Master of Science in Management aims to provide you with a solid knowledge base in business management. The programme focuses on the pillars of business management, strategic management, innovation, and consulting, building a solid foundation for understanding business organizations as a whole.
Acquire a transversal vision of business management, creating your own itinerary through the choice of more than 30 elective courses.
You can also access one of the available specializations to acquire more specific knowledge and enhance your professional profile in the field of Business analytics, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and Operations and Supply Chain Management.
Our master's degree is a program accredited by AMBA, an international accreditation that recognizes the contents and excellence of the program. This is in addition to the EQUIS accreditation granted to UPF-BSM.
The Master of Science in Management is endorsed by Pompeu Fabra University: learn with the prestigious faculty of the Department of Economics and Business at UPF and the faculty of UPF-BSM. Let yourself be guided by top professionals and experts, who will share their professional experience with you.
Program jointly offered with:
Master and implement the latest analytical tools and business management techniques. Gain the skills needed to succeed in a complex and global business environment.
Create your own itinerary with more than 30 elective courses. You can also take one of the available specializations by choosing a series of specific electives.
Learn from the faculty of the Department of Economics and Business of UPF, UPF-BSM, and from professional experts in the areas of Business Administration, Commerce, Operations, Data Management, Entrepreneurship, and Marketing among others.
Undertake curricular internships in companies that provide you with relevant work experience in the field of business administration and management, as well as in the available specializations.
Study at a school accredited by EQUIS, international distinction that guarantees the quality of our institution and makes us the 1st school of management linked to a public university with this accreditation in our country.
Expand your master's degree with the QTEM Program: a unique opportunity to study abroad. Access an international network of outstanding students and more than 20 recognized academic partners in the fields of Management, Economics, and Finance.
The MSc in Management offers you the possibility to take one of the specializations available by choosing a number of specific elective courses.
Analyse data to provide solutions to business complexity.
reate and develop innovative business ideas with an international vision.
Analyse the data needed to develop and implement marketing plans from a global business perspective.
Acquire a global understanding of the supply chain and business management.
The master's degree is aimed at students who want to make a difference and provide value in the business world, developing an international career in business management, as well as in the areas of knowledge of the available specializations. They may be both recent graduates and junior professionals in the field of Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics, among others.
UPF Barcelona School of Management is the management school of Pompeu Fabra University, the 1st Ibero-American university and the 16th placed university in the world, among those under 50 years of age, according to the Times Higher Education ranking.
UPF Barcelona School of Management has EQUIS accreditation, the most prestigious institutional recognition for business schools globally, and places itself among the top business schools in the world.
The MSc in Management has AMBA accreditation from the Association of MBAs, which recognizes UPF-BSM for its academic quality and reputation.
The MSc in Management is an official master's degree and has the academic recognition of the Ministry of Education of the Government of Spain. The Quality Agency of the University System of Catalonia (AQU) has also institutionally accredited UPF-BSM. This accreditation certifies all the official master's degrees that we teach and recognizes the quality of our educational model in accordance with the criteria of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).
The program is part of the QTEM network, with more than 20 international universities specialized in economics, finance and management. UPF Barcelona School of Management is the first and only Spanish institution that is part of the QTEM network.
The MSc in Management is organized over three terms.
During the first term of the master all students take a set of five core courses. In the second and third term of the master students make a personal selection of elective courses for their specialization, and can complement them with elective courses from the other specializations.
Students have the option to do curricular internships in companies (the internship will earn study credits equivalent to two elective courses). Career development sessions will be offered to aid students in finding the placement and prepare them for their professional future.
From October to June, students will work on their MSc Project supervised by a specialized faculty member.
Upon completing the Master, those who wish to pursue a PhD can apply and be evaluated to the program offered by the UPF's Department of Economics and Business.
Classes of the MSc in Management take place at UPF Ciutadella Campus.
The Master of Science in Management also includes the possibility of participating in practical activities and activities for personal and professional growth such as:
UPF Barcelona School of Management Master of Science in Management offers a Double Degree option with:
Once students have completed the course they will obtain the Màster Universitari en Ciències Empresarials / Master of Science in Management - Máster Universitario en Ciencias Empresariales / Master of Science in Management official Master Degree, awarded by Pompeu Fabra University.
Students who choose any of the specializations availabe will also receive an additional completion certificate awarded by the UPF Barcelona School of Management.
Issuance of official Master's Degrees: The amount stipulated in the DOGC (Official Gazette of the Government of Catalonia) must be paid for the rights to issue the title. This rate varies annually and the rate in force at the time of application for the degree will be applied.
Note: The information contained in these pages is for information purposes only and may be subject to change in the adaptations of each academic year. The definitive guide will be available to students enrolled in the virtual space before the start of each subject.
The MSc in Management benefits from the outstanding faculty of the UPF's world-ranked Department of Economics and Business and the UPF-BSM faculty. In addition to the regular program faculty, experienced professionals from diverse sectors are invited during the year to share their expertise and professional experience in management.
The Master of Science in Management is an on-campus program that combines different teaching methodologies in its various courses to offer a rigorous and interactive learning experience, involving both individual and group work.
Theoretical concepts and methodologies are introduced by experts in the subject matter.
Learn from the successes and failures of real organizations, and train problem solving skills based on acquired competences.
Debates, discussions, joint projects, and role-playing allow you to learn how to contribute to and respond to group dynamics.
Learn about and from organizations of diverse sectors, and see their business strategies and operations.
A platform that reproduces a real market where students can test business management theories and make decisions, and learn from their mistakes and successes.
The assessment criteria for each subject will be explained at the beginning of the term. The evaluation system may vary from subject to subject and will be based on the student's performance on a selection of the following activities:
Project-oriented learning and the combination of lectures and active methodologies such as case studies, flipped learning, solving real problems and professional simulations allow the student to connect theory and practice, acquire advanced skills and achieve learning which is transferable to work.
You will have:
The Master of Science in Management is aimed at recent graduates and junior professionals from analytical fields who want to acquire a practical and professional perspective of the management of companies. The program gives you a global, innovative, and strategic vision of business management.
Be part of a multicultural environment, with colleagues from all over the world, who will enrich you personally and professionally, in an international climate of work. In this way, the master's degree becomes a first step to working, communicating, and negotiating globally in the management sector.
Previous studies in Business/Management
Previous studies in Economics
Previous studies in Engineering
Access management positions in companies, multinationals, and startups with a global vision. Through the choice of the different elective courses that make up the master's degree you can enhance your professional profile to access positions related to business consulting and business management, as well as positions related to business analytics, entrepreneurship, marketing, and operations and supply chain management among others.
The Master of Science in Management offers you curricular internships or extracurricular internships (optional). Our Professional Careers Service provides you with resources and assistance to support you in your search for internships and jobs.
The UPF Barcelona School of Management offers you different means of financing so that you can take any of our programs without worry. We offer you the opportunity to finance part of your program, either by rewarding your talent through scholarships, through grants from entities dedicated to promoting education or through collaboration agreements with financial entities.