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Innovation and Entrepreneurship, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #783 (BCR) Barcelona, Spain
Whether you plan to start up your own business or to become driving force for innovation within an existing organisation, the ESADE MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship will help you achieve your goals. It equips you with the skills, the insight and the innovation mindset to spot the opportunities, make the connections and bring new business ventures to life.
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In this Innovation and Entrepreneurship programme from ESADE, you’ll step into a world of entrepreneurship: from cutting-edge concepts and curriculum to all of the resources of the ESADE Creapolis innovation park and the Rambla of Innovation. 

You’ll have direct access to active entrepreneurs, investors and accelerators, and boundless networking opportunities. The ESADE entrepreneurship ecosystem has every resource you need to hone your competencies and ideas. And turn them into reality.

Transform your mindset

The MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship will challenge, stretch and guide you to rethink your ideas and approaches. You will explore every aspect of the innovation journey from every perspective, building the skills, the agile thinking and the mindset to spot opportunities, deliver cutting-edge strategy and follow through with excellence in execution.

Specifically, you will learn how to:

  • Find, launch and manage new ventures with high-growth potential.
  • Seek and evaluate new business opportunities.
  • Design and validate business models to build successful start-ups and prepare business plans.
  • Design, implement and manage a company’s innovation strategy, network or system.
  • Analyse and actively participate in any start-up funding process from both the founder and the funding sides.

Where Can Your ESADE MSc Take You?

The business changing world is changing fast. And you want to lead that change.

At ESADE, we understand your drive to do things differently. That’s why the MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship has been created as a defining step towards becoming a successful intrapreneur or entrepreneur.  Whether you plan to lead innovation from inside an existing company or launch your own start-up, we’ll help you to define your objectives, and assemble the tools and resources you need.

If you’re driven by a passion to launch your own business, the ESADE entrepreneurship ecosystem will support and accelerate your efforts to turn your ideas into reality.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Creative Thinking 
  • Innovation Management 
  • Exploring the Opportunity 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Business in Society 
  • Finance for Entrepreneurs and Innovators 
  • Marketing for Entrepreneurs and In novators 
  • Product Management for Entrepreneurs and Innovators 
  • Advanced Strategy for Entrepreneurs and In novators 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

Graduates in any discipline are welcome to apply. If you do not have a business management or economics academic background you could be required to enrol in the Business Integration Path (BIP). This course gives you a solid grounding in management basics and includes an online module.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29100 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    29100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29100 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Barcelona

  • 770 - 1360 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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