Learn what it takes to build a successful start-up and become a skilled and knowledgeable leader with a Master in Digital Entrepreneurship

ESEI’s Master in Digital Entrepreneurship is a project-based, practical course for students who want to become leaders in digital communication and start-ups. You will learn about the challenges and advantages of established and emerging digital technologies and become an innovator, ready to apply your knowledge and skills to both start-ups and well-established companies.

Fostering creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship, this master’s programme will focus on leadership, communication, strategic marketing, and finance, developing a deep understanding of business management, with a specialisation in the digital and entrepreneurial worlds.

Join the programme to study in Barcelona, an innovative smart city and European Top 5 start-up hub. It is an ideal place to network with other entrepreneurs and investors and make lifelong connections with your classmates, tutors and faculty.

Programme Objectives and Structure

ESEI’s Master in Digital Entrepreneurship programme focuses on the following objectives:

Entrepreneurship fundamentals

Learn from an expert innovator and work towards a final project where you can pitch your skills against real-world challenges and learn what starting a business really involves.

Strategy and business canvas modelling

Explore a canvas tool and learn key factors involved in decision making and find weaknesses and opportunities as you develop your start-up business plan.

Take the right steps in strategy design and implementation and learn how to manage organisational change in start-ups and enterprise.

Professional communication skills

Become an expert negotiator, learning how to develop a decision-based strategy, while keeping tabs on your emotions.

Learn how to present like a pro and get your message across while keeping your audience’s attention.

Prevent, manage and resolve conflict in your organisation, including the key element of peace-building.


Look at and understand the drivers behind digital innovation, including mobile, cloud, social, big-data & M2M technology.

Examine real-world customer journeys and identify innovation opportunities, and how best to apply them to digital start-ups.

Digital business skills

Explore SMM, SEM and SEO and their practical applications in digital business, and focus on detailed audience building, successful community management and inbound marketing strategies.

Learn how to project manage a website, how to deal with developers and understand the functions of a website and how it supports your brand.

Also focus on e-commerce, mobile applications, and the planning, building, and implementing of electronic and mobile commerce products and services.

The Master in Digital Entrepreneurship is a full-time Master’s programme taught completely in English and takes place over two academic semesters. You will be able to start the programme in February or October each year, and will take the following modules in each semester:

Fall Semester

Spring semester

  • Management Immersion Module
  • Innovation
  • Professional Skills Module
  • Business Online
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Marketing for Start-ups
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Strategy Formulation
  • Storytelling
  • Professional Communication Skills

Need to Know

  • Start dates - February & October each year
  • 100% English language instruction
  • Classroom-Based Learning
  • Study mode - Full time
  • Duration – 1 academic year
  • Workload - 60 ECTS
  • Class Schedule - Weekdays, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Extra-curricular Spanish classes available

Admission Requirements

At ESEI, we use a holistic approach in our selection, looking at all elements of your application and above all your motivation and passion in pursuing a career in your chosen field. Documents required to start your application include:

  1. Completed online application form
  2. Undergraduate degree and academic transcripts
  3. Statement of Purpose
  4. Proof of English proficiency - TOEFL 85 / IELTS 6.0 / ESEI online test / Proof of having previously studied in English for at least three years.
  5. One Academic / Professional Reference Letter
  6. Updated C.V.
  7. Copy of valid passport / ID card

Course Fees

  • Full-year payment: €6900
  • Semester payment: €7300

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Last updated September 25, 2018
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