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Management (specialization in Business Analytics), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Barcelona, Spain
The MSc in Management (specialization in Business Analytics) from UPF Barcelona School of Management is a program jointly offered by the UPF Department of Economics and Business and BSM – Pompeu Fabra University.

Overview

By providing an advanced understanding of quantitative and analytical techniques applied to management of organizations, the program provides future managers and consultants with a toolbox of decision-making skills required to translate strategic plans into tangible business performance.

It combines cutting-edge theory and practical applications to provide students with in-depth data analysis tools and strategies in order to achieve today's greatest managerial challenge: solving business complexity.

The MSc in Management (specialization in Business Analytics) from UPF Barcelona School of Management benefits from the outstanding 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.

Objectives

  • To learn novel quantitative and analytical skills for the management of organizations.
  • To understand the role of business analytics for improving managerial decision making.
  • To apply state-of-the-art analytical tools to real-life business consulting and strategic decisions.
  • To connect new techniques with functional knowledge to manage business complexity.
  • To enter a network of professionals and academics that can transmit cutting-edge business knowledge between analysts, consultants and managers.

Programme Structure

This course will help you… 

  • Understand the role of business analytics within the context of an organization. 
  • Apply state-of-theart analytical tools to business consultancy and strategic decisionmaking. 
  • Connect the existing techniques, functional knowledge and applications within an organization.

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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Academic Requirements

You only need to take one of these tests:

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 650

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

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 academic fields of study:

  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Life and HealthSciences

Applicants with a different academic background may be asked to provide proof of sufficient quantitative and analytical training by presenting a 650 or higher GMAT score. 

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. 

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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