The Master of Science in IT Management at UPF Barcelona School of Management is a one-year, full time program entirely taught in English targeted at students who wish to acquire the technical, analytical and management skills needed to understand today's companies' big data. The program includes a curricular internship and it offers excellent opportunities for students to make contacts within the business world via company visits and trade fairs.
By mixing students of two clearly differentiated academic backgrounds ?engineering and business?, the Master of Science in IT Management enables you to become a critical member of an organisation's strategic management team. Through the development of strong analytical and conceptual skills you will be able to translate your analysis-based findings into tangible, profitable performance and concrete business strategies.
The Master of Science in IT Management benefits from the outstanding, hand-picked faculty of the UPF's world ranked Department of Economics and Business and the engineering professional expertise of the UPF'S Polytechnic School. The program's faculty is known for their scientific state of mind, their constant contribution to creating knowledge and their high-level ability to stimulate and convey knowledge.
Why this program?
Upon successful completion of the Master of Science in IT Strategic Management students will be able to pursue a professional career in the following professional fields:
Application fee: 120.00 € This quota will always depend on the total registration fee (14,890.00 €) and will only be returned if you are not admitted to the programme
The Master of Science in IT Strategic Management consists of 3 class terms (September to June) plus 1 class-free term (July to December).
The programme starts with two levelling tracks in which students from different backgrounds are separated in order to complement their previously learned skills:
After the levelling tracks, all students are fully and equally prepared and they reunite for the programme's core courses, which take place along the 2nd and 3rd terms.
On the 4th term students work on their master thesis and take on a curricular internship.
First Term: Levelling Tracks
Second Term: Tools for Management
Third Term: Business Strategy
Fourth Term: Internship/Mobility and Master Thesis
Further to the programme's regular classes, all Master of Science students have the possibility of attending free complementary training parallel to the running of their programmes. The following activities are optional and are included in the programme's tuition fees:
Once students have completed the programme they will receive the official Master's Degree Máster Universitario en Gestión Estratégica de las Tecnologías de Información y Comunicaciones. M.Sc. in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Strategic Management awarded by the Pompeu Fabra University.
Students will also receive an additional Master of Science in ICT Strategic Management completion certificate awarded by the UPF Barcelona School of Management.
The Master of Science in IT Management is aimed at recent graduates and junior professionals with the academic backgrounds listed below. Students coming from other educational backgrounds must check the program's admission requirements.
In order to be admitted to the Master of Science in IT Strategic Management, applicants must meet the following criteria:
No work experience is required.
The Barcelona School of Management was founded in 2011 as the new business school of the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). It was launched as a response to the current global need of capacitating state-of-the-art professionals in business management and public administration.
Founded in 1990, the Pompeu Fabra University is the Spanish public university with the highest ratio of international students and faculty (2012, QS ranking). It is recognised for the scientific mentality of its faculty and its leading positions in international rankings:
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