The classes, seminars, meetings and work development projects are held in a fully equipped environment, where not only will you develop your professional skills but you will also have interactions with others professionals from the same field.
Having the densest pharma ecosystem of Europe, the biggest biotech industry in Spain and a high technological and fast-growing drug development and medical devices sector, Barcelona offers the most complete biotechnology business ecosystem in Southern Europe.
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The MBA programmes are design for professionals and students who want to acquire a practical healthcare knowledge for their career, based on real drug candidates, and to expand their international network in the pharmaceutical industry and the biotechnology sector.
The Executive Programmes are design for professionals willing to acquire a specific understanding in key subsector processes in the healthcare industry and to develop international knowledge to increase their professional network.
The BBI Barcelona’s different programmes are taught by a panel of experienced lecturers, who are currently working in the Pharmaceutical, Medical Technology and Biotechnology industries and have the practical and theoretical experience of the drug discovery processes and other aspects of commercial innovation. The Barcelona team will also draw on the Cambridge Panel of Lecturers for some of the teaching remit, especially across the broader Life Sciences’ sector. The Barcelona Campus will have its own wellbeing officer to support students' personal needs during their course.
After successfully passing the all the required evaluations and approval of the final MBA Thesis, Dissertation or Business Plan, which is evaluated by a panel of industry experts, the minimum requirements for the qualification will have been achieved. Under the current academic European standards, based on the required number if credits according to the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS), students will receive a certificate awarded by the Biotechnology Business Institute, which is an independent privately owned Business School focused on the education in biotechnology.
Our programmes are a full-time programme compatible with ongoing jobs positions and career development pathways, with classes from Monday to Thursday at the PCB campus.
The assignments develop during the year are based in real IP projects from our agreement with three of the main technology transfer offices in Barcelona.
These are some of the companies where our students either started their career in internships or junior positions, or due to our programmes, they got promoted to a new position to continue developing their professional path in the biotechnology sector or the pharmaceutical industry or other Life-Sciences-related companies.
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Every day is different throughout the year. During the first stage, when students take their common modules, apart from the evening classes from Monday to Thursday, the students also develop their career impact programmes. These programmes have their project meetings at various research centres and participate in extra-curriculum activities.
For the final semester in Barcelona, each student develops their own academic internship programme depending on their chosen career itinerary chosen. All programmes have the same number of assignments and group work to complete. Typically, the second semester is focused increasing the time spent on students’ career-related activities.