University Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurial Financing: Venture Capital and Private Equity - Official

Type of programme
Official masters
Duration
2 semesters
Credits
60 ECTS
Price
169,00 € / ECTS x 60 = 10.620,00 €* (1st year 2020-2021) *Subject to change each year
Schedule
From Monday to Friday, from 3 to 7pm
Language
English
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Reasons to take the Master's Degree

  1. An officially recognised University Master’s Degree.
  2. Taught 100% in English.
  3. Times from Monday to Friday from 3- 9pm.
  4. A strong international outlook.
  5. Strong practical approach.
  • 6-month in-company work placement (in conjunction with KPMG)
  • Strong practical approach to course content.

Curriculum and subjects

First Semester

  1. Venture Capital - Entrepeneurial Financing 
  2. Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Business Modelling
  3. Technology, Innovation & Leadership
  4. Private Equity - Advanced Corporate Finance
  5. Portfolio Management 
  6. Impact Investment
  7. Marketing
  8. Venture Capital, Private Equity Law and Taxation 

Second Semester

  1. Work placement in a company
  2. Final Master’s Degree Project

Presentation

In today's macroeconomic context, the venture capital and private equity industries are becoming an increasingly popular alternative source of funding for companies. In this regard, the Master's Degree in Entrepreneurial Financing: Venture Capital and Private Equity will provide the knowledge you need on these alternative entrepreneurial financing models.

You will also have the chance to study in Barcelona, a hub for start-ups and home to numerous entities specialising is transaction services, corporate finance, venture capital and private aquity, and which support and finance the development of new companies.

At UIC Barcelona, we want to promote an enterprising spirit and the creation of companies in our society with this predominantly practical international programme ytaught entirely in English.

Objectives

  1. To identify and quantify risks in the area of transaction services via an analysis of the position of the company and the identification of the most important factors.
  2. To improve your education and guide your professional career in the area of corporate finance, thus increasing your employability and opportunities to work in this sector.
  3. To develop skills and abilities in order to be able to take on a position in the private equity sector or in companies that are open to international markets.
  4. To master the venture capital investment cycle as well as the specific methodologies and typologies involved in financial modelling.
  5. To guide you towards the creation of a new company or increase the intrapreneurial ability of a company by searching for new business models.

Who is aimed at

This Master’s degree is for you if:

  • You are a recent graduate of an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and Management or Engineering.
  • You are a junior professional
  • You would like to your career to move towards setting up a new business, developing a new concept or business area within a specific company.
  • If you want to specialise in alternative entrepreneurial financing models.

Professional opportunities

  • Venture capital and Private Equity funds
  • Transaction service departments and corporate finance positions in auditing firms and financial consultancy firms.
  • Venture capital and private equity departments in investment banks.
  • Jobs in strategic consultancy and finance companies.

Academic accreditation

University Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurial Financing: Venture Capital and Private Equity - Official

Study programme and subjects 2020-2021

Subjects in course 1 Type Term ECTS
Elective Type: OP Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Business Modelling Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Private Equity - Advanced Corporate Finance Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Technology, Innovation & Leadership Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Venture Capital - Entrepreneurial Financing Type: OB Term: First semester ECTS: 6
Final Master's Degree Project Type: TF Term: Second semester ECTS: 15
In-Company Work Placement Type: PR Term: Second semester ECTS: 15
  • ECTS: European Credit Transfer System
  • Term: calendar period
  • (a): subjects which are taught in English

Optional subjects 2020-2021

Subjects taught Course Term ECTS
Impact Investment Course: 1 Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Marketing Course: 1 Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Portfolio Management Course: 1 Term: First semester ECTS: 3
Venture Capital, Private Equity Law and Taxation Course: 1 Term: First semester ECTS: 3

Prerequisites & admissions

Required documentation

* Submit the following documents to the Information and Admissions Service:

  1. Original certified photocopy of university degree
  2. Original certified photocopy of the academic certificate with the candidate’s grades of completed university degrees
  3. Certificate issued by home university stating that the degree entitles the candidate to pursue postgraduate studies in the country where it was issued
  4. Two passport photographs
  5. Photocopy of passport
  6. Updated CV
  7. Letter of motivation
  8. Certified photocopy of other university degrees, including postgraduate degrees
  9. If the language of the documents is not Spanish, the candidate must submit an original certified translation into Spanish of the university degree and academic certificate
  10. English proficiency certificate or evidence of language skills

* Personal interview, if necessary

Grants & financial aid