Management (specialization in IT Management), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    18500
    Tuition (Full programme)
    18500
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The Master of Science in Management (specialization IT Management) at Barcelona School of 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 Management (specialization 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 approach, their constant contribution to creating knowledge and their high-level ability to stimulate and convey knowledge.

Why this program?

  • It is taught in one of the world's 10 best Smart Cities: Barcelona.
  • It will help you liaise with people from the worlds of business and information technology from the very first day.
  • It will allow you to complete your internship in world class companies in the IT sphere.
  • It will give you access to the most important IT conferences and events.
  • It will grant you support and guidance of real IT experts when completing your master's thesis.

Objectives

  • To train professional experts in the management of huge amounts of information.
  • To acquire full command of the most advanced techniques in data analysis and evaluation.
  • To fully develop skills to devise efficient business strategies.

Who is it for?

The Master of Science in Management (specialization in IT Management) is aimed at recent graduates and junior professionals with the following academic backgrounds:

IT-related Engineering (strongly recommended)

  • Computer Sciences
  • Telecommunications
  • Electronics

Mathematics (strongly recommended)

Physics (strongly recommended)

Social Sciences (recommended)

  • Economics
  • Business Administration

Applicants with a different academic background will be asked to provide proof of sufficient quantitative and analytical training by presenting a 600 or higher GMAT score.

Employment opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Master of Science in Management (specialization in IT Management) students will be able to pursue a professional career in the following professional fields:

  • Business Development and Strategy
  • Business Innovation and Skills (BIS)
  • Consulting and IT Analyst
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • Innovation Management
  • CEO of Technological companies and start-ups
  • IT Management and Consulting
  • IT-based Entrepreneurship
  • Logistics and Big Data Analyst

Programme Structure

The Master of Science in Management (specialization in IT Management) is spaced along three terms (September to December, January to March and April to June). Additionally, students have the possibility to undertake an internship, thus possibly extending their stay for one extra summer term (July to September).

During the 1st term students of the general management program sit together with all specializations to learn the program's core courses.

On the 2nd and 3rd term students of the IT Management specialization customize their learning options by choosing 5 IT Management courses and 3 elective courses from any of the Master of Science in Management Specialization tracks. Also during these terms, students start working on their Master of Science thesis.

For more information please visit the programme website.

Audience

The Master of Science in Management (specialization in IT Management) is aimed at recent graduates and junior professionals with the following academic backgrounds:

IT-related Engineering (strongly recommended)
  • Computer Sciences
  • Telecommunications
  • Electronics
Mathematics (strongly recommended)
Physics (strongly recommended)
Social Sciences (recommended)
  • Economics
  • Business Administration

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go To The Course Website
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C): 180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score: 575

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 100

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

To have finished or be in the last year of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university. Students should come from any of the following academic fields of study:

Social Sciences
  • Economics
  • Business Administration
IT-related Engineering
  • Computer Sciences
  • Telecommunications
  • Electronics
Mathematics
Physics
  • Applicants with a different academic background will be asked to provide proof of sufficient quantitative and analytical training by presenting a 600 or higher GMAT score.
  • Applicants who are currently studying the last year of their Bachelor's Degrees will need to have finished their university studies and obtained their final diploma before the beginning of the program.
  • Applicants who finished their Bachelor's Degrees some time ago should preferably not exceed 3 years of working experience in a position relevant to the program's field.
Proficiency in English

To present an official English Certificate with the following minimum scores:

  • TOEFL CBT: > 235
  • TOEFL PBT: > 575
  • TOEFL IBT: > 100
  • CAE: C1
  • IELTS: > 6.5
* Applicants whose mother tongue is English do not need to present the aforementioned certificate.

* Applicants who have completed their full Bachelor's Degree at an English-speaking university must submit written evidence that the language of instruction of their studies was English.

* Knowledge of Spanish is desirable but not required for Master of Science candidates.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 18500 International
  • EUR 18500 EU/EEA

Funding

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