Master in Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Management

10 Months
Full time
0 - 3 years

The Master in Pharma & Biotech Management is a cutting-edge programme covering the most recent developments in the pharmaceutical, biotech and life science industry. EADA offers you the opportunity to join a top-ranked business school in the city centre of Barcelona, one of the European hubs of the sector.

At EADA, you learn qualitative and quantitative skills that provide added value to your profile in the industry. Classes are small and diverse, and participants learn from experienced faculty using the case study method. 

The core courses take place in the first and second trimesters, with the opportunity to discover where your interest lies during the professional concentrations offered in the third trimester:

Pharma | Consumer Healthcare | Biotechnology | Medical Devices | eHealth. 


The courses at our Barcelona City Centre Campus are combined with leadership modules at our Residential Training Campus. During these modules, you develop the critical thinking skills and leadership abilities that make you an asset to any organisation in the industry.

Programme taught in English

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Programme taught in English

Dates and timetable

Start Face-to-face in Barcelona, Spain or live online
Fall intake October - July

Monday - Friday
full time
(schedule subject to change)

early bird

APPLY NOW: October 2023 intake


Save 15% on tuition with the early bird discount
Deadline to apply: October 7

We are ready for the future. Today.

Learning that is agile, flexible and personalised.

We were all thrown for a loop last year by the global pandemic, and the higher education sector is no exception. At EADA, we are proud to have welcomed students back on campus in June of 2020 - and we have never looked back, with uninterrupted classes since then. For students who are unable to make it to class, we have adapted our methodology to provide meaningful personal and professional development through a variety of formats. Because the last thing you should be worried about in these times of uncertainty is missing a day of learning.

In an effort to offer full support and flexibility to our incoming class, EADA has integrated the new digital reality into our learning experience, delivering our programmes successfully in three formats: face-to-face, online and hybrid. This allows us to adapt to any challenges that our participants may face before or during the programme.

Whether you choose to study online or on campus, you will find yourself in real-life situations like the ones faced by today’s leading companies. You will get to know your peers through synchronised classes as you participate in the same discussions and share the same experiences – together.

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We are ready for the future

Your School


Your year at EADA is a transformative experience. Our Master in Pharma & Biotech Management positions you to reimagine and pursue your highest aspirations – both personal and professional. 



Enjoy the Barcelona lifestyle

EADA offers a unique learning environment, with the hustle and bustle of one of the most beautiful cities in Europe waiting to be explored just a few steps away.



Get your hands dirty

You actively participate in engaging class discussions, sharing your insights and debating innovative solutions to real business problems from the industry – all under the guidance of our experienced faculty.



Stand out from the crowd

Small class sizes and individual follow-up make the most of your unique potential. Joint activities allow you to integrate into the larger EADA community without losing that personal touch.



Develop the leader in you

Our intense leadership development programme takes you from the reflection phase right through to implementation, preparing you to be a self-aware, effective leader of change.



Internationalise your profile

There is no better preparation for your future career than spending a year at EADA, with multicultural, multidisciplinary teams working together to solve the business problems facing today’s top pharma and biotech companies.




Hack your dream career

Business is what we do. With a business-centred curriculum, regular networking opportunities and recruiting events with top companies, it is no wonder that graduates have their choice of careers.


Rankings, accreditations & partnerships

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in the world (3-year average)
in the world in international students
in Europe


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Positive impact Rating 2022

EADA is among the 29 Transforming Schools
(level 4)

Best Business Schools
FOR The World Rating


The Positive Impact Rating measures how business schools contribute to solving societal challenges by energising the school and its culture, by educating responsible leaders and by being a role model institution.

Your campuses

Your home away from home.

At EADA, we believe that diversity is the spice of life, and we are committed to providing a rich and varied experience for our students. Our unique multi-campus methodology guarantees that your master's will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Barcelona City Centre Campus

EADA-Barcelona City Centre Campus - Professional know-how

Practical, hands-on classes with experienced professionals to develop the strategic vision and problem-solving skills to excel

Residential Training Campus

EADA-Residential Training Campus  - Leadership development

Role plays, outdoor training and business simulations to make you an expert in building relationships and inspiring teams

Exchange Campus

 EADA partner schools around the world - a Global mindset

A trimester or a whole year at one of our prestigious partner schools to hone your skills and fine tune your cultural agility

Your Master in Pharma & Biotech Management

Develop the knowledge and skills to stand out from the crowd.

From the very first day, you dive deep into the business side of pharma and biotech.  You develop the critical thinking skills to analyse and perform well in even the most demanding business situations. Expert faculty and carefully selected case studies mean that you leave with a firm grasp of latest professional practice and the strategy to apply it effectively. 




Core courses

  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Drug Discovery & Development / Portfolio Management
  • Finance
  • Government Affairs
  • Health Economics & Quantitative Management
  • Healthcare Value Chain
  • Industrial & Operations Dynamics in Life Sciences
  • Market Access
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Pricing
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Supply Chain
  • Prof. concentration in Pharma
  • Prof. concentration in Consumer Healthcare
  • Prof. concentration in Biotechnology
  • Prof. concentration in Medical Devices
  • Prof. concentration in eHealth





Leadership development programme

  • Leading Oneself

  • Leading in Teams

  • Leading across the Organization

  • Leading Oneself in Society





Complementary components

  • Company Connection Week (company visits abroad or in Barcelona)
  • Sustainability Week
  • Company visits, presentations & conferences
  • Practical Final Project
  • Exchange & Double Degree (optional)


Participants who successfully complete the programme will receive the degree "International Master in Pharma & Biotech Management" from EADA Business School. Participants with an undergraduate degree that is officially recognised in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) or equivalent are also eligible for the university degree "Máster Universitario en Gestión Empresarial Especialidad en Gestión Empresarial Internacional " (Master in Business Management specialisation in International Business Management) worth 60 ECTS from the Universidad de Vic-Universidad Central de Catalunya.

Your conferences & off-campus visits

See best practices in action.

Conferences and off-campus visits in collaboration with leading companies are an integral part of the programme, providing you with the opportunity to network with world-renowned professionals from around the world. You gain an inside look into the culture and day-to-day life of a wide range of organisations and explore different professions in real operating environments.


Network with inspiring industry leaders


Get an inside take on the latest industry trends


Experience your future career first-hand


Your Company Connection Week

Connections that make the difference.

The classroom is not where learning ends, but rather where it begins. With this in mind, we bring you out of the classroom to meet with professionals from diverse fields to get their take on key challenges in business today.

In a typical year, EADA offers the Company Connection Week to all International Masters participants in a variety of cities, including international destinations. Cities are selected in each case for their special mix of innovative business sectors, diversity and cultural significance. The itinerary is organised around a series of company visits, workshops, cultural events and connections to EADA alumni. Last year's participants chose from Barcelona, Berlin and Milan.



Extend your network



Learn from experts in the field



Discover a fresh perspective



Connect with your classmates


Your practical final project

Learning by doing.

In the final project, you work as a business consultant – this is your chance to put what you have learned throughout the year to the test, integrating theory and practice to solve management problems in the pharma and biotech industry. You select your project and develop it together with your group under the guidance of an experienced tutor.


Define the problem


Identify & prioritise key issues


Develop plan & conduct analysis


Synthesise findings & make recommendations


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The Master in Pharma & Biotech Management is a cutting-edge programme covering the most recent developments in the pharmaceutical, biotech and life science industry. EADA offers you the opportunity to join a top-ranked business school in the city centre of Barcelona, one of the European hubs of the sector. 

At EADA, you learn qualitative and quantitative skills that provide added value to your profile in the industry. Classes are small and diverse, and participants learn from experienced faculty using the case study method.