Master’s and postgraduate degrees

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Master’s and postgraduate degrees offering

Why studying a master’s degree or a postgraduate course at the UB?

Wide range of courses
We offer more than 50 master's degrees, and more than 800 own master's degrees and postgraduate courses. We have training programs in various modalities (face-to-face, semi-face-to-face, and virtual) that respond to almost all training needs for university graduates, practising professionals, and general public.
Excellence and international prestige
We lead over national universities in the best global university rankings (Academic Ranking of World Universities – ARWU and Best Global Universities Rankings).
Academic referent
Our UB-specific master's degrees and postgraduate courses are innovative, broad-reaching and multidisciplinary. whatever your choice of course, it will prepare you to face an ever-changing world in which lifelong learning and digital literacy will become increasingly important.
Leaders in research 
We have more than 7,600 scientific publications (Web of Science), 1,111 active research projects, 258 consolidated research groups (SGR), 16 UB research institutes, and 750 doctoral theses read in the academic year 2022-2023.
Employment prospects
We are the best national university in terms of employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022), and we have a 92% job insertion rate (Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency).
We have more than 2,600 agreements with foreign universities and institutions. Approximately 650 mobility destinations at universities around the world.
Access to doctoral studies
University master's degrees provide an introduction to academic research and are your gateway to doctoral studies.
General grant and other financial aid
If you are taking a university master’s degree, you can apply for the Spanish Ministry of Education general grant or a collaboration grant with one of the UB's university departments. You can also apply for other sources of financial aid, such as the bkUB special grants, UB collaboration grants or the Màster+UB grant.
Libraries and digital services
The UB has 16 libraries with the European seal of excellence (European Foundation for Quality Management) with more than 300,000 loan items available. They offer more than 2.2 million information resources, more than 38,000 electronic journals, and access to 250 specialized databases.
Living in Barcelona
Barcelona one of the best Spanish cities to study in and is in the top 40 student cities in the world (QS Best Student Cities 2024). We have more than 100,000 sq m of facilities for sports and health: take part in leagues, train outdoors, sign up to directed activities, and much more. You can also participate in different cultural activities and student representation associations.
What do UB students think about it?

Thanks to the master's degree and everything I have learned, I have finally been able to be in a better place to work and it fulfills everything I was looking for.

Cristian Moreno
Master's degree in Leadership and Management in Nursing


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Other testimonials

Master in Sport Business Management

Víctor Vilà

I am proud to study at the UB, a symbol of knowledge and rigour

Master in Citizenship and Values Education

Oriol Roger

I have discovered an institution that works to rediscover itself, that searches for value to accumulate

Graduate Diploma in Social and Environmental Analysis and Intervention

Núria Machuca

Destaco sobretot la gran qualitat i diversitat del cos docent

Master in Psychology and Education

Sofia Segura

I chose the UB for the syllabus and the strong teaching team

Postgraduate course in Trade and International Marketing

Lorena Zamora

I appriciate the wide range of placements available to gain professional experience and apply your knowledge.