Master Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital and Private Equity

- Spain

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10 Months

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Barcelona stands out since it has a large number of entities specializing both in private equity and in corporate finance which support and fund the development of new companies.

Within the current macroeconomic context, given the lack of existing credit, venture capital industries and private equity companies are increasingly becoming a funding alternative in their own right for companies.

In some circles Barcelona is now, being presented in the same way that Silicon Valley was presented in the United States at one time.

The Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital and Private Equity programme is offered by the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya. At UIC Barcelona we aim to promote an entrepreneurial spirit and the creation of companies in our society and for that reason we offer you the best education in this field.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • To master the venture capital investment cycle as well as the specific methodologies and typologies involved in financial modelling.
  • To guide you towards the creation of a new company or increase the intrapreneurial ability of a company by searching for new business models.
Reasons to study Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • It is a unique program to learn about Entrepreneurship, venture Capital and Private Equity
  • You will learn how to set up and lead innovative projects in large companies, SMEs and start-ups in various sectors.
  • You will learn 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.
  • International programme taught in English with a strong practical focus.
  • You will learn the theory based on real cases based on case methodology and skill seminars.
  • Barcelona is the best place to study as there are located a lot of companies specialized in this sector.
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.
Credits (ECTS)
Duration full-time
10 months

Course Content

First Semester
  • Entrepreneurship, Strategy & Business Modelling
  • Technology, Innovation & Leadership
  • Advanced Corporate Finance-Private Equity
  • Entrepreneurial Financing-Venture Capital
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Legal and Taxation
  • Financial Management and Reporting Systems
Second Semester
  • Work placement in a company
  • Final Master’s Degree Project
Teaching body

The teaching body consists of teachers andacademics complemented by professionals from the field ofcomplemented by professionalsfrom the field of entrepreneurship and venture capital. They are professionals whohave important positions in companies from this sector, many of which are located in Barcelona.


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 would like to specialise in venture capital, private equity, transaction services or corporate finance.


Required documentation

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

  • Original certified photocopy of university degree
  • Original certified photocopy of the academic certificate with the candidate’s grades of completed university degrees
  • Certificate issued by home university stating that the degree entitles the candidate to pursue postgraduate studies in the country where it was issued
  • Two passport photographs
  • Photocopy of passport
  • Updated CV
  • Letter of motivation
  • Certified photocopy of other university degrees, including postgraduate degrees
  • 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
  • English proficiency certificate or evidence of language skills
  • Proposal for a business idea or research proposal (2 pages)

* Personal interview, if necessary

Admission to US universities often requires that students have completed 16 years of formal education with recognized qualifications. International students should consider taking a Pre-Bachelor to gain access to US universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

GLD Education’s membership services

Before Traveling:

  • Assessment Center: We will analyze your profile to make sure we can match you to the right opportunity.
  • Two Account Managers: You will be assigned two account managers, one from our study abroad experts team and the other one is from our Global Leaders Membership team in the hosting country. Both account managers will be responsible to manage your application and make sure everything is in place.
  • Access our exclusive discounts: During the application process, you will need to work on translating several documents, passing a language test (IELTS or TOEFL) or even preparing for the language of instruction by taking an intensive course. Through our membership you will receive exclusive discounts to all our services, thanks to our partners.

Once you get accepted

  • Journey Preparation Your international account manager will be there to help you understand more about the country’s culture, its educational system, its living expenses and conditions and make sure that everything will go smoothly with the visa processes.

Scholarship hunting

  • Our account manager will be helping you to get any funding opportunity, we offer support in different dimensions to make sure we can offer you a financial support through:
  • Guidance to obtain a scholarship from the university.
  • Access to crowd funding platforms.
  • Access to our fund networks, which include different corporate funds.

Finding accommodation and booking your flight

  • With our local and global partners, we will get you punch of discounts for your accommodation and services you will use, we know how to help you travel with the minimum cost.

Arriving at your new adventure destination

  • We know how hard it could be for the day of arriving but don’t worry as your Global Leaders Membership team member will be waiting for you at the airport.
  • Your GLMer will provide support to help you settle in perfectly in your new journey and get access to student networks.
  • Now, you have the chance to join our ambassador (GLM) program and get paid while living this life-changing experience.

About to finish your degree

  • In GLD Education we are working with a bunch of big companies and organizations across the world, once you finish your experience, we will help you find the next step in your development.

We believe in the power of international education, so we strive to make it accessible for more young people across the world, joining our network means you are a step closer to achieving this dream.


€9990 (EU Students)


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Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

The Universitat Internacional de Catalunya offers you a highly personalised university education with a strong vocational element. This high level of personalised treatment is achieved by ensuring that there is: no more than one group per course; a maximum of 80 students per lecture, and one university professor assigned to every eleven students.

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