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University Master's Degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Program overview
1 year
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
2,913 EUR
September 2021

2,913 EUR
September 2022

2,913 EUR
September 2023

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Program description

University Master's Degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

This master's degree is intended for students from any academic specialisation who wish to acquire a thorough knowledge of the essential techniques used in economics, accounting, finance, organisation and market research for the creating an innovative company.

The program is highly cross-disciplinary and has a dual objective: from a professional perspective, it encourages students to learn the techniques of project management and strategic planning in innovative contexts; from a personal perspective, it encourages teamwork and ethical leadership in future entrepreneurs who are committed to change and innovation.

In the current economic and social situation, fostering innovative entrepreneurship is a key strategy for moving towards a more sustainable economic model focused on human capital. This is why there is no better time for a master’s degree like this focusing on the strategic function of innovative entrepreneurs.

The course will be taught in Spanish (occasionally English)

Admission requirements

A any student who has a Spanish Bachelor's Degree, a pre-EHEA Degree or a university diploma, except for those students from the arts and humanities and health sciences.

Students who wish to pursue this Master's Degree should be motivated to acquire a thorough knowledge of the subject and the skills necessary to create and manage innovative companies. It is therefore recommended that future students have the attitude and motivation to propose and respond to challenges. They are also expected to have the following skills:

  • Discipline and dedication. Study habits.
  • Capacity for planning and organisation. Teamwork and leadership.
  • Speed in decision making. Responsibility and observation.
  • Creativity and curiosity. Sensitivity to artistic expressions.
  • A critical, methodical, orderly and systematic approach.
  • A tolerant, responsible, respectful and ethical attitude.

Selection criteria

  1. Evaluation of the student’s academic record in the university degree qualifying them for admission to the Master's Degree: up to 50 points.
  2. Other university qualifications: up to 10 points.
  3. Competence in English: up to 10 points.
  4. Other training relevant (proof must be provided): up to 10 points.
  5. Work experience in the field of the Master's Degree (proof must be provided): up to 10 points.
  6. Other merits (proof must be provided): up to 10 points.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website

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Program content

First year: Compulsory Subjects

Yearly subjects

  • Master's Thesis

First semester

  • Strategy and Marketing for the Entrepreneur
  • Entrepreneurial Competencies
  • Strategic Diagnosis and Entrepreneurial Management
  • Financial Management of an Entrepreneurial Project
  • Finance for new Innovative Companies
  • Economics of Innovation and Innovation Systems
  • R+D+I Project Management
  • Technology Forecasting

Second semester

  • Technology Transfer
  • R+D+I Policies
  • Optional subjects

Optional Subjects:

  • Legal Aspects of Business Management
  • Internationalisation Strategies
  • Sales Strategies
  • Quality Management
  • Information Management
  • Technological Innovation
  • International Institutions
  • Industrial Location
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Experiencies in Technology Centres
  • Experiencies in Business Incubators
  • Studies in the Frame of Mobility Agreements I (*)
  • Studies in the Frame of Mobility Agreements II (*)
  • Studies in the Frame of Mobility Agreements III (*)
  • Practicals

Scholarships & funding

The URV Master's Grants are aimed at exempting full-time students newly registered on a master's course from registration up to a maximum of 60 ECTS credits. For those master's degrees consisting of 90 and 120 ECTS credits, there is the possibility that students may receive the grant in the second year.

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

Students with degrees from other countries will be charged an academic tax of €218.15 the first time they enrol only (price for course 2020-21).


Credits - 60 ECTS

Career opportunities

Graduates in the University Master's Degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation may be capable of working in:

  • Management of business incubators
  • Management of innovation projects
  • Business start-up consultancy
  • R&D consultancy
  • Management of innovative companies
  • R&D department management
  • Public agencies, technology centres and business incubators
  • Economic promotion of the public administration

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About this institute

Universitat Rovira i Virgili

The Rovira i Virgili University (URV) is a young and dynamic university serving the needs of society, with an international outlook and a close relationship with our immediate socioeconomic environment. Located in Tarragona, approximately 100 kms south-west of Barcelona on...

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Universitat Rovira i Virgili

C. de l'Escorxador, s/n
43003 Tarragona Catalonia

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