University Master's Degree in Applied Research in Economics and Business

Offering highly specialised training for future researchers and professionals (managers and consultants) in the field of applied economics and the creation and administration of businesses and/or organisations

General information

  • UAB University Master's Degree
  • Credits: 60 ECTS credits
  • Beginning of the pre-enrolment period 12/01/2024
    See the calendar
  • Pre-registration period: Open
  • Places: 30 places
  • Price: €27.67 per credit (EU citizens and non-EU holding an EU residence permit). 2024/25 Academic year.
    €75 per credit (non-EU citizens who do not hold an EU residence permit). 2024/25 Academic year.

  • Language: English
  • Mode: Classroom-based learning
  • Teaching centre: Faculty of Economics and Business Studies

Are you interested in acquiring advanced and rigorous training in business and economics? The main objective of MAREB is to provide you with specialised scientific training, at a both conceptual/theoretical and methodological level, addressed to graduates with a marked academic, professional and research-oriented interest in the field of applied economics and business creation and management.

The MAREB programme offers you an advanced scientific and research education in two possible areas of specialisation (Applied Economics or Creation and Management of New Businesses and SMEs) with which you can acquire and develop the skills needed to conduct specific activities and be elegible for knowledge-intensive career options, such as the development of a future academic teaching-research career or focusing on professional activities such as the analysis, consultancy and research applied to the economic and private and public business sector, both locally and globally.

This master's degree has been awarded the distintion as an International Master’s Programme (IMP) by the Government of Catalonia.

Career options

  • Business research both in the public sector (technical or managerial posts in local, regional or national authorities) and in the private sector (businesses, financial institutions or economic and business consultancies).
  • National and international bodies making studies and reports on economic and/or business matters.
  • An academic career through research leading to a PhD on a programme at the UAB or another university in Spain or abroad.
  • Social agents like chambers of commerce, economic and business promotion activities, business associations or trade unions.
  • NGOs and/or businesses engaged in projects of cooperation for development, community or immigrant entrepreneurship, etc., usually with support from governments and national and international organisations.

Specific grants for this master's degree


Coordinator university:

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona


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