Official Master's Degree in Business Administration

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From 01/11/2022 to 22/09/2023

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Juan Antonio Gil Serra

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1 year / 60 ECTS

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“More than 30 years of experience in educating and training professionals in the Business World”

What is the Official Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA)?

The Official Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) is managed by the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (ICADE) of the Universidad Pontificia Comillas, through ICADE Business School.

The MBA programme opens the doors to a successful professional career in the management of companies through practical teaching of the fundamental concepts for the sustainable management of businesses (management, strategy, innovation, finance, marketing, technology, human resources and operations). It offers a comprehensive training experience that exposes students to, and prepares them for, the realities of a business world that is in constant change.

This MBA offers the possibility of specializing in Management, Finance and Marketing or Technology

It is a programme designed to enable students to acquire and put into practice the skills necessary to be part of the growing European corporate investment and innovation ecosystem. It offers the possibility of specializing in Management, Finance and Marketing or Technologies, with the TechMBA, which explores the use of data and opportunities in the digital sector. Alternatively, candidates also have the possibility of pursuing an Executive Programme in Business Analytics.

This course offers overseas studies and the opportunity to pursue real consulting or entrepreneurship projects as part of the final project. It is also possible to complete work experience during the academic year.

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Tech MBA

Technology has profoundly transformed the enterprise ecosystem. To tackle this “innovation gap” it is necessary to train new leaders capable of combining new technologies with the organisation of people, fostering talent creatively. ICADE Business School offers a  Tech MBA aimed at those who would like to embark on a professional career based on innovation while also developing management skills in technological environments.

The new programme provides the key cognitive, instrumental and psychological tools to perform in management positions and in an environment of technological innovation. It also provides key social networks and resources. The close connection between ICADE Business School and companies on the cutting edge in many sectors offers TechMBA students the possibility of a real project experience that includes the technological and business dimensions.

Become the creative and innovative leader that the new enterprise and investment ecosystems needs

The close collaboration between ICADE Business School and Comillas ICAI adds a differential and truly unique value to this programme. All in the context of the technological, ethical and social values of Comillas, a university with over one hundred years of history and a long tradition of innovation.

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First Faculty in Economic Sciences and Business Administration in Spain accredited by “ANECA” (“National Agency for the Evaluation of Quality and Accreditation”, for all Spanish Universities).

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Admissions Process


Visit the Faculty centre. Candidates are encouraged to learn about the Faculty, see the facilities, and obtain additional information.

Apply for admission. Applications must be submitted within the time frame stated, in a standard format and accompanied by all of the documents which certify the fulfilment of the entry requirements.

Admission criteria:
-Academic record.
-Specific admission tests intended to assess the analytic capacity, communication proficiency, both written and oral, and learning capacity of the candidate.
-Interview with programme managers, aiming at evaluating the candidate fit with the programme.
-All candidates must demonstrate they meet the requirement of an English language level of B2 (Common European Framework)

Admission Board. Admission to this Official Master's Degree is granted by the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, with the assistance of the Deputy Sub Committee on Admissions. The Deputy Sub Committee on Admissions is formed by the Director of ICADE Business School and the Master's Programme Director.

Completing the Admissions Process. Once admitted, students must finalize the registration process. This procedure is initiated on the web page, but it is necessary to present the registration form and the additional documentation at the General Registrar's Office at the University.

Program for attention to students with specific learning needs derived from a situation of disability and/or illness


Important Dates


Admission application filing period:
The period begins on November 1, 2022 and September 22, 2023

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Classes begin on: October 02, 2023


Applicant Profile/Requirements and Documentation


Applicant profile

This Official Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) is addressed to college graduates with more than a year and a half of professional experience. Previous college education in any field is required to access this Master's Degree (Economics, Engineering, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts, etc.)


Having obtained a degree issued by a Higher Education Institution of the European Higher Education Area that makes the candidate eligible to take a Master’s Degree.

Holding a Spanish University Degree according to the university system previous to that set forth in Royal Decree 1393/2007.

Candidates with degrees from countries outside the European Higher Education Area must submit an admission request to the Rector, who shall decide once informed by the Delegate Sub Committee on Admissions to Official Master's Programmes. Being admitted into this master’s programme through this path shall not imply that the previous degree has been recognised for any purpose other than taking this Master's Degree.

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Information on Fees, Payments, Grants and Scholarships


The total fee for the Master's program is €26,603.12 Enrollment: €2,619.30 plus ten monthly installments of €2,398.38 each.
If you are an alumni, you are entitled to 10% discount.

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Contact Information


Director:Juan Antonio Gil Serra

Coordinator: Yolanda García Sánchez


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1st Term
Data Analysis for Decision Making 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Organisational Behaviour & Talent Management 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Accounting 2.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Marketing Management 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Operations Management 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
International Economics & the Business Environment 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Ethics, Business & Society 2.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Corporate Finance 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Strategic Planning 2.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Elective 3.0 ECTS  
2nd Term
Communication for Management 1.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Consulting 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Corporate Governance 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Strategy in Action 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Leadership and Change 2.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Electives 15.0 ECTS  
Annual Subjects
Master's Thesis 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Specialization: Technology
Data and Information 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Strategic Technology Management 2.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Global Supply Chain Management 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Networks, Communication Systems and Cybersecurity 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Technology and Society 1.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Complementary Electives 6.0 ECTS  
Specialization: Finance
Investment Analysis 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Venture Capital and Private Equity 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Advanced Corporate Finance 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Mergers and Acquisitions 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Global Financial Markets 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Specialization: Marketing
Consumer Behavior 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Commercial Management 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Brand Management 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Market Research 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Social Media Marketing 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Specialization: Management
Knowledge, Innovation and New Business Models 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Business Start-up 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Business and Sustainability 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Global Supply Chain Management 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Cross-Cultural Management 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Negotiation and Conflict Management 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
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