• Title: Business and Innovation Management
  • Duration: 4 academic years structured into three-month terms
  • Study load: 240 ECTS credits
  • Format: Face-to-face
  • Timetables: Morning (from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
  • Run by: School of Bussines and Social Science
  • Qualification: Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF)
  • Fees: Check out the cost and financing options for the study program at the following link (Fees and financing)
  • Access: Find out about the different access routes and how to complete the university pre-registration process (Access)
  • Places: 65
  • Languages: Catalan, Spanish and English
  • Minimum score: 5,860 (19/20)
The Degree in Business Administration and Innovation Management (BAIM) of the Higher School of Social and Company's Sciences of TecnoCampus has obtained in 2016 the favorable accreditation by the Agency for the Quality of the University System of Catalonia (AQU). Accreditation is the verification, from an external visit, that the degree is being developed as planned verification.
With this recognition, the school's degrees guarantee the teaching quality according to the standard that the agency sets for all universities.
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The studies are divided into three quarters spread over four years and include basic (64 ECTS) and compulsory subjects (128 ECTS), elective courses (20 ECTS), internships (14 ECTS) and final project ( 14 ECTS .)

The basic and compulsory subjects are grouped into five major groups of subjects:

    A. English for Business
    B. Innovation Management
    C. Business management and organization
    D. General and Applied Economics 
    E. Accounting and Financial Management

The elective courses are offered by two subjects which will be developed in courses of five credits. Students may freely choose a course of one subject or another in order to complete the 20 credits required

  • Optional Subject 1: Entrepreneurial leadership and innovation
  • Optional Subject 2: Advanced Tools for Business Administration

In the subject “Entrepreneurial leadership and innovation” there is the possibility of elective credits recognition performing business internships when they are considered as specialized in the field of innovation and complementary to the internship required in the planned curriculum.

In the same way, elective credits may be recognized under the heading “Business Project” when the student chooses, since the first years, for a project that is innovative and entrepreneurial with a preincubation during his/her studies and culminates with the Final Project and, if necessary, in subsequent incubation in Tecnocampus Science and Innovation Park Mataró-Maresme. In these cases, the maximum number of credits recognized in each possibility will be 5.


The overall objective of the Degree in Business Administration and Innovation Management is to train professionals with extensive knowledge of business management :

  • That enable them to become qualified to lead business creation and self-managed teams efficiently,
  • Emphasizing their capacity as agents of change in existing businesses and the creation and development of new businesses or companies
  • Responding with it to regional needs ;
  • Prepared to work in a globalized and multilingual world;
  • Contributing to the development of the knowledge society whose competitiveness key is innovation.


72% Working integration of the certified students


  • 1
    Joint honours qualification with Marketing and Digital Communities

    Thanks to the joint honours programs, you can obtain a second qualification in Marketing and Digital Communities. You can obtain both qualifications in just five years.

  • 2
    Joint honours qualification with Tourism and Leisure Management

    Thanks to the joint honours programs, you can obtain a second qualification in Tourism and Leisure Management. You can obtain both qualifications in just five years.

  • 3
    Company internships

    Internships in companies in the sector are a compulsory part of the syllabus. Moreover, TecnoCampus’s close ties to the business community enable us to give students access to internships to consolidate their knowledge in a real professional environment. Each year, more than 700 students take part in the internship program in over 1,500 partner companies.

  • 4

    InnoLab is a creativity and innovation laboratory that breaks with the rigid structure of conventional classroom studies, enabling group work and fostering a creative and entrepreneurial spirit.

  • 5
    Internationalization. International studies and internships

    Study agreements and internships in different countries around the world. As part of our commitment to internationalization, we have partnership agreements in place with 105 universities in 34 countries to give you the opportunity to experience studying or taking an internship abroad.

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Admission profile

The knowledge that has been accredited through the official access roads will be required, but it is also advisable that the student hasthe following skills:

  • Leadership skills
  • Organization and resposibility
  • Ability to teach instruction
  • Aptitude for mathematical calculation and analysis
  • Ease of oral and written expression
  • Dynamism and creativity

General and specific skills

  • Respond to the existing training needs by facilitating knowledge of useful tools for decision making in the current economic context
  • Work together on a national or international context , applying also flexibility and creativity in knowledge and adapting them to new contexts and situations
  • Lead a team and develop skills and creative/innovative initiatives with entrepreneurship and competitiveness.
  • Ability to generate ideas and solve problems, both individually and as a collective, as well as ability to express these ideas and other solutions
  • Develop and learn entrepreneurial skills of leadership and management, strengthen personal confidence and reduce risk aversion
  • Innovate to develop an open mind to the change and be willing to reevaluate the old mental models that reduce thinking.
  • Breaking the limits and learn to be wrong. This involves working with entrepreneurship, in which the traditional limits of the mind are replaced by positive thinking.

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Welcome sessions

A few days before the start of the course, Welcome sessions are organized for new students. These days are useful to know the degree coordinator, the syllabus, the campus services (Academic Management, Library, UACU, Careers and International Relations) and for a tour of the installations in order to know the differents spaces where they will study.

Tutorial plan

Check out the Personalized Tutorial Action Plan (version catalan) which sets out a set of actions to improve student care through more personalized and prolonged follow-up from the start to the end of university studies.