Academically rigorous and highly practical, the Master of Science in Management is designed for students seeking a career in international management. Its courses focus on the pillars of business management and build a sound basis to understand business organizations as a whole. As a unique feature of this Master of Science students can tailor the program's curriculum according to their career plans by choosing their preferred elective courses.
The Master of Science in Management at Barcelona School of Managment benefits from the outstanding, hand-picked faculty of the UPF's world ranked Department of Economics and Business, known for its scientific approach, its constant contribution to creating knowledge and its high-level ability to stimulate and convey knowledge.
It will help you develop your knowledge of management in one of Europe's most important business education hubs: Barcelona.
You will master and put into practice the latest tools and techniques used in different areas of management: operations, marketing, analytics for management and new business creation.
You will be able to customize your learning from a broad list of elective classes, which comprise different functional areas and topics such as leadership, negotiations and ethics.
It will connect you to the best trained teaching staff, who will guide you through the learning process of how to manage a company.
You will be equipped with the tools and skills needed for a successful career in Strategic Consulting, Business Analysis, Strategic Management and Business Development.
The Master of Science in Management is aimed at recent graduates and junior professionals with the following academic backgrounds:
Upon successful completion of the Master of Science in Management students will be able to pursue a professional career in the following professional fields:
During the 1st term students of the Master of Science in Management and those of all specializations sit together in class to learn the program's core courses.
On the 2nd and 3rd term students of the general management program customize their learning options by choosing 8 elective courses in topics such as Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Business Analytics and Marketing. Also during these terms, students start working on their Master of Science thesis.
For more information please visit the programme website.
The Master of Science in 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.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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.Take IELTS test
Minimum required score (Grade C):
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:
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:
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).
You need the following GMAT score:
The GMAT is specifically designed for admission to business or management schools, and is meant to test how prepared you are for a business degree programme
In order to be admitted to the Master of Science in Management, applicants must meet the following criteria:
1. To have finished or be in the last year of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university. Ideally, students should come from any of the following fields of study: Economics, Business Administration or Engineering.
2. 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
All of the UPF Barcelona School of Management programmes must be completely paid before the beginning of the course. To help students do so, the UPF Barcelona School of Management offers the following financing possibilities:
Further to the options above, the school encourages students to look for education funding in external education financing institutions:
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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