Brown +1: UPF Masters in Economic & Business Sciences

MSc in Management

This programme offers a clear professional focus and is very well adapted to individuals who wish to make progress in sectors where an analytical focus is the key element. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Undergraduate/bachelor's degree of economics, business or engineering, from an accredited college or university with an excellent student record.
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: English
  • Coordination: Barcelona School of Management
MSc in International Business

The master represents a unique opportunity, for graduates from different spheres of knowledge, to obtain specialisation enabling them to orientate their career toward international business. This qualification focuses on knowledge, techniques, skills and critical attitudes to understand and be successful in the current context of the global company. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Undergraduate/bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: English
  • Coordination: Barcelona School of Management-ESCI 
MSc in ICT Strategic Management

The aim of this MSc is to train professionals specialised in the use and management of the large quantity of information that is constantly being received in order to transform it into specific benefits for the organisations for which they work. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Bachelor's degree from the social sciences sphere, exclusively from the economics and business area or a degree in engineering from the ICT (IT, electronics and telecommunications), mathematics or physics area.
  • Required ECTS: 90 (note: 1.5 years to complete)
  • Language(s) of Instruction: English
  • Coordination: Barcelona School of Management
MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

In this Master of Science, students learn how to identify innovation which may provide opportunities for successful new business development. They will learn how to define a strategic plan based on a sustainable business model and how to execute a business plan.

  • Required Background: This MSc is aimed at recent university graduates in engineering, science or arts and design who have an interest in learning how to be an innovation driven manager.
  • Required ECTS: 60 (note: 1.5 years to complete)
  • Language(s) of Instruction: Catalan & Spanish
  • Coordination: Barcelona School of Management- EUM 
International Business

Students choose from Europe, Asia and Latin America tracks OR Europe, Asia and Latin America tracks (blended).  This master teaches how to carry out positions of responsibility in companies, institutions and business associations, since all their international activity requires in-depth knowledge of the markets and business or investment transactions abroad, both in times of economic booms and in crises. Learn more.

  • Required Background:Undergraduate/bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Required ECTS: 60 (Note 1.5 years to complete Europe, Asia and Latin America tracks - blended)
  • Language(s) of Instruction: Spanish
  • Coordination: Barcelona School of Management
Banking & Finance

This master degree is the tool for acquiring an overall knowledge and a global vision of the banking business. The programme provides solid and up to the minute training based on two pillars: theoretical analysis techniques and practical applications. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Professionals. It is also aimed at degree holders without experience but with an economic background, who would like to start out in the job market.
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: Spanish
  • Coordination: Barcelona School of Management
Business Financial and Accounting Management

Students choose from Business Financial and Accounting Management, Business Financial and Accounting Management (blended) or Business Financial and Accounting Management (on-line). This master degree provides the knowledge, tools and skills necessary to optimize the accounting and financial area in companies, in order to understand and analyze the world of financial management, and also the most advanced applications currently in use. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Graduates in the field of economics and business.
  • Required ECTS: 60 (Note 1.5 years to complete blended track)
  • Language(s) of Instruction: Spanish
  • Coordination: Barcelona School of Management
Business Financial and Accounting Management (Audit Track)

This master programme provides both the knowledge and tools necessary to optimize the accounting and financial unit in companies, as well as the audit procedures. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Graduates in the field of economics and business.
  • Required ECTS: 60 (Note 1.5 years to complete blended track)
  • Language(s) of Instruction: Spanish
  • Coordination: Barcelona School of Management
International Trade, Finance, and Development

This program combines rigorous analytical training with a focus on policy. It thoroughly covers key issues in open economies, like the effects of international trade, the economic development and the aid policies, the economic bubbles, the debt crisis and financial regulations. Learn more.

  • Required Background:Graduates from all fields with a strong quantitative background (e.g. economics, business, engineering, mathematics, physics)
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: English
  • Coordination: BarcelonaGSE
Competition & Market Regulation

As competition policy becomes increasingly relevant in both the public and private sectors, there is a great need for professionals prepared to address market regulation issues. The highly practical focus of the Competition and Market Regulation Program assures that students in the program graduate with sound job prospects in their chosen field and an advanced understanding of the interaction between economic theory and practice. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Graduates in Economics or Business with a strong interest in microeconomics.
    Graduates in Engineering who need a solid basis in economics and the functions of markets and organizations in a variety of industries.
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: English
  • Coordination: BarcelonaGSE
Economics

The program provides rigorous training in economics. It aims to endow students with a deep understanding of the field and a powerful set of analytical tools. Students who complete the program will have acquired an excellent grounding in their field and the analytical skills required for a technically demanding job or admission to the most prestigious doctoral programs. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Graduates in economics, mathematics or engineering
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: English
  • Coordination: BarcelonaGSE
Finance

The Finance Program provides strong training in the tools of financial economics sought by financial institutions, companies and public organizations. It combines a rigorous academic core with tailored practical application, designed in consultation with leading financial experts. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Graduates in Business or Economics. Graduates in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, or Engineering who want to pursue a career in Quantitative Finance or Banking
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: English
  • Coordination: BarcelonaGSE
Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets

Students in this master program will obtain relevant knowledge about the central issues in macroeconomic and financial economics analysis, as well as the key tools, data and models. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Graduates in economics, business administration, and engineering
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: English
  • Coordination: BarcelonaGSE
Economics of Public Policy

 How and why do particular public policies get implemented? How are they designed? How do we know if they work? Why are some policies more successful than others? The Master Program provides students with theoretical and empirical tools to answer these questions. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Graduates from business administration, economics and other social sciences (demography, political sciences, sociology) with a quantitative background.
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: English
  • Coordination: BarcelonaGSE
Health Economics and Policy

Besides the core studies in heath technology assessment, the program provides a comparative vision of health systems, a view of the structure of the biosciences market, the tools of political and organizational analysis, and medical ethics. In a nutshell, it aims to endow students with the analytical capacity oriented towards decision-making in all aspects of the healthcare sector. Learn more.

  • Required Background: Graduates in economics, business administration, engineering
  • Required ECTS: 60
  • Language(s) of Instruction: English
  • Coordination: BarcelonaGSE