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International Business, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Barcelona, Spain
The MSc in International Business from UPF Barcelona School of Management is a program jointly offered between the UPF Department of Economics and Business, ESCI-UPF, and BSM – Pompeu Fabra University.

About

The program provides students the knowledge, techniques, skills and critical attitudes to understand and be successful in the current context of the global company activities. It is organized so that students learn about all the processes and strategic decisions involved in business internationalization: from how to operate in international and emerging markets, to manage cross-cultural teams, communicate and negotiate internationally.

Practically focused and internationally oriented, this MSc program includes a curricular internship and a one-week international Business Trip.

The MSc in International Business benefits from the outstanding faculty of UPF's world ranked Department of Economics and Business and the professional international business expertise of ESCI-UPF. The program's faculty is known for their applied approach, their constant contribution to creating knowledge and their proven ability to stimulate and convey knowledge.

Objectives

  • To interpret current political, economic and social affairs in an international business key.
  • To be able to identify, analyze and develop business opportunities in international markets.
  • To acquire and put into practice the analytical tools required to develop and implement an International Business Plan.
  • To develop the management skills necessary for communication and negotiation in a multicultural business environment.
  • To obtain relevant work experience in the field of international business on completing the professional internship.

Programme Structure

This course will help you… 

  • Acquire the management skills required to communicate and negotiate in a multicultural business environment. 
  • Understand and implement commercial, financial, human resources and operational strategies. 
  • Master the analytical tools used in preparing and implementing International Business Plans.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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General Requirements

  • To have finished or be in the last year of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university.
  • If you are currently studying the last year of your Bachelor Degree you will need to finish your university studies and obtain your final diploma before the beginning of the program.
  • If you finished your Bachelor Degree some time ago you should preferably not exceed 3 years of working experience in a position relevant to the program's field.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18504 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    18504 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 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.

Funding

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