Taught course

Entrepreneurship Across Health

Universitat Pompeu Fabra · Barcelona School of Management

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Entry requirements

The Postgraduate Course in Entrepreneurship Across Health is aimed at graduates from health sciences (Biology, Human Biology, Biotechnology, Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacy, Medicine, Veterinary) business and economics (ADE, Economy and others) engineering (Biomedical Engineering, Informatics Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering), PhD students and postdoctoral researchers and executives who want to learn and be trained in entrepreneurship and identification of investment opportunities, or who want to accelerate their career development in the healthcare sector.

The program is also targeted to postgraduate professionals with some experience, who want to acquire knowledge and skills in the areas considered in the program, as well as to senior professionals who would like to change the orientation of their professional careers.

Months of entry


Course content

Entirely taught in English, the Postgraduate Course in Entrepreneurship Across Health at UPF Barcelona School of Management covers the top three areas driving health technologies businesses nowadays: biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, and digital health. Health technologies are becoming one of the most important business sectors driving wellness and economy worldwide. This means that the sector needs entrepreneurs and professionals who are able to understand the science and engineering of innovative technologies and, at the same time, understand their potential to improve health and its commercial potential.

The new era of healthcare professionals will have to face a continuously evolving environment where engineering, digital and molecular medicine merge to offer clinical solutions to highly informed patients. The postgraduate will address challenges in the interspace of big data, artificial intelligence, traditional pharma, robotics or mobile health with the objective of preparing a new generation of talent to face this exciting sector.

After completing the program, participants will be totally prepared to work in any company related with the health sector (pharmaceutical, biotech, medtech c, eHealth c, start-ups, consultancy, venture capital firms, tech transfer offices, business associations, management of public health) as well as to follow their own entrepreneurial career.

Information for international students

Those students who are not native english speakers will be asked at least B2 English (CEFR). Participants who have english as their native language, or have studied/work in this language will not have to present any certificates.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

UPF Barcelona School of Management
+34 93 542 18 00