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 and 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.

Dates and timetable

Start: September
Finish: July
Timetable: Monday - Friday, 9.30h - 13.30h

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Experience EADA Day

February 3, 2020

Spend the morning with us to learn more about our full time International Master programmes. During the Experience EADA Day, you will find out what it's like to be one of our participants by attending a class, meeting with Career Services and networking with current students. The event takes place from 9.00h to 15.00h, and ends with a pica-pica (light snack).

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

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


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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.


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



EADA-Residential Training Campus  - Leadership development

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



 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

  • Self-Leadership Foundations
  • Leading Individuals & Teams I
  • Leading Individuals & Teams II
  • Leading Change





Complementary components

  • International Business Trip
  • International Week
  • Company visits, presentations & conferences
  • Practical Final Project
  • Exchange & Double Degree (optional)


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 International Business Trip

Explore, learn, grow.

During the International Business Trip, you get out of EADA for a first-hand look at the pharma and biotech industry through  company visits abroad. Hear from the professionals  facing today's most pressing business challenges every day: How are they adapting? What solutions have they found? Where do we go from here?



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


Latest news

Find out more about the EADA experience on our blog with alumni stories and the latest news about the school and programmes.


The face of EADA

Get a peek at what it's like to be a student at EADA with photos of on and off-campus events, current students and alumni and international business trips.


EADA's International Admissions team travels all around the world each year to recruit top talent.

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