Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Management
: Bachelor Degrees
: On Campus
Duración / Créditos
: 240 ECTS
: English or Bilingual
The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya’s Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Management run at EAE equips participants to perform key roles in the general company setting or any specific area, such as Finance, Marketing and Sales, General Administration, Accounting and Human Resources. This Bachelor Degree programs enables students to acquire a sound knowledge of the foundations of the economic system, giving them an insight into the different areas of company management from three perspectives:
- From a generalist viewpoint, with contents on all the functional areas of a company.
- With a clearly practical approach, with up to 540 hours of business internship, counted as elective credits.
- With a versatile methodology designed to ensure the acquisition of the professional competences required to access the employment market.
In short, the University Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Management is designed to train professionals equipped to lead, manager and run any company, organization or other public and private institution. Professionals ready to take on executive responsibilities within a context of complex and changeable global interrelations, with the ability to make decisions against a backdrop of uncertainty.
EAE Business School has been affiliated to the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya since the 1998-1999 academic year to run Master and Bachelor Degree programs adapted to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), signed in Bologna.
Under this agreement, the University Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Management is an official university qualification from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), registered at the Universities, Centres and Qualifications Registry of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, and renewed in November 2017.
As a result, students who successfully complete the program receive the official university qualification of University Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Management from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.
Therefore, students who successfully complete the University Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Management at the EAE University Centre, meeting all the stipulated requirements, receive two qualifications:
- The official university qualification of the University Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Management from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC).
- The institutional qualification awarded by EAE Business School.
The objective of the University Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Management is to provide the essential knowledge required for the graduates’ professional development in all areas of a company: marketing, finance, accounting, human capital and operations, as well as enhancing the development and acquisition of the following set of skills required for effective business management.
1. Leadership of an organization
Developing the tools and capacities needed for leadership: teamwork, motivation, communication, business ethics and social responsibility.
2. Entrepreneurial mindset
Fostering the entrepreneurial spirit and laying the foundations for the creation of new business, while also boosting innovation and creativity.
3. Sustainable growth
Evolving effectively within complex and competitive national and international organizations within a context of sustainable development.
4. Management of business change
Adapting to and anticipating the organizations’ needs in terms of change, with the primary aim of remaining competitive.
5. Global vision and innovation
Managing the flexibility of the organization in the face of the emergence of new technologies, new markets and the evolution of society.
In short, graduates in Business Administration and Management will have gained the profile of an expert, as a practical person with clear skills and experience in their field, who can tackle management problems with professional judgment and a command of technical instruments, as well as other general competences such a verbal and written communication, teamwork, leadership and management capacity.
Over the course of the University Master in Business Administration and Management, the students acquire the set of competences required to perform their role effectively. Specifically, they develop the following competences:
- Specific competences
In addition, on the University Master in Business Administration and Management, students acquire other basic, general and cross-disciplinary competences needed in a modern professional environment:
- Basic competences
- General competences
- Cross-disciplinary competences
The University Master in Business Administration and Management is a program in a 100% in-person format run at the Barcelona Campus. With various buildings just five minutes’ walk from each other, students have the chance to study right in the heart of the Catalan capital.
In addition, students have the opportunity to make use of all the School’s facilities and services, including the cafeteria, EAE’s Documentation and Resource Centre, the Student Services Office, study rooms, the events hall and free Wi-Fi, among others.
In accordance with the regulations governing access to official university undergraduate tuition programs and the admission procedures for public Spanish universities, depending on their profile, applicants wanting to take the Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Management at EAE Business School can access undergraduate study programs through different access channels:
- High School baccalaureate
- Advanced Grade Vocational Training Programs
- People aged between 25 and 45
- Peolple aged over 40 with professional experience
- Changing studies or school (file transfer)
- University graduates
- EU students with recirpocity agreements
- Other goreign students
To access EAE’s undergraduate programs, students must complete the university pre-registration process overseen by the Catalan Government’s University Access Office (Accesnet).
University entrance examinations (PAU)
The University Entrance Examinations are required to access the university.
- Find out about the structure of the examinations, the topics evaluated and weightings
The syllabus of the Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Management is designed for a diverse range of profiles that include both people preferably with a qualification in humanities and social sciences and people with a more analytical and technical background, depending on the area of the company in which they plan to specialize.
New students have to be interested in the social, cultural and environmental setting around them and want to focus their professional activity on creating value for society by integrating in functional areas of a public or private institution, showing respect the society and environment in which they operate.
The ideal profile is a student who is:
Keen on communication and participation
Motivated by and interested in human organizations and the economy
A good organizer and planner
Methodical, analytical and responsible
Creative and innovative
Driven to excel
Capable of interested in effective teamwork and leading work teams
Able to work independently, showing initiative
Applicants are recommended to have taken the following optional subjects at high school: Company Economics, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Social Sciences.
There are 130 places available for new students on the Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Management, which are assigned starting with pre-registered student applicants with the highest score and then in descending order of scores, down to the minimum score requirement and/or until all the places are assigned.
Students who are admitted for university pre-registration will be notified by the Pre-Registration Office.
EAE will then send students all the information required to proceed with the enrolment process and other matters of interest.
Minium score requirement
The minimum score requirement for the 2019 pre-registration for EAE Business School’s Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Management is 5.0.
Changing study program or school.
Students wishing to change their study program of school can apply for access to EAE Business School directly, on the condition that they meet the admission criteria and there are places available.
We respond to requests for information regarding the Bachelor Degree in Business Administration by conducting a personal interview designed to deal with any enquiries or doubts that prospective future university students may have. Our personal guidance helps gives students a clear overview of the study programmes, methodology, professional prospects, exchanges, entry to the employment market, internships, etc. In addition, the students and their families have the opportunity to have a tour of the School to find out about its facilities and the atmosphere found at an international business school.
Anybody interested can schedule a personal interview with the Directors of the Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Itziar Bengoetxea and Joan Martí, from Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 19:00.
Enrolment of new students at EAE is conducted in-person on the dates specified in the academic calendar.
DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR ENROLMENT
To formalize the enrolment of new students or the transfer of a student from another institution, the student must submit the following documentation:
Official certification of the University Eintrance Examinations, Professional Training qualifications, Advanced Vocational Programs or any other access channel to undergraduate study programs, in accordance with the academic regulations and applicable legislation.
Original and photocopy of their National Identity Card.
Proof of payment of the file transferral taxes (in the case of students previously enrolled at another university)
Information about the bank account from which the direct debit payments are to be made.
In addition, students applying for a grant from the Ministry of Education have to complete the application on the UPC’s E-Secretary platform and submit the required documentation at the Secretary’s Office.
Lastly, students entitled to discounted enrolment fees have to submit the corresponding accrediting documentation.
Valid large family card
Distinctions in previous studies
The enrolment fees depending on the number of credits on which the student is enrolled. In most cases, students enrol annually for the full academic year, which is equivalent to 30 ECTS per term or 60 ECTS per year, up to a maximum of 120%, which have to be requested and accepted.
At the start of the program and without the need for additional justification, students can choose their preferred study mode: either full-time or part-time. The most common option is full-time studies.
- Full-time students enrolling for the first time on the first year of an undergraduate program have to enrol for 30 credits in the case of term enrolment, or 60 credits in the case of annual enrolment.
- Part-time students do not have to enrol for the entire program, but rather for a maximum of 36 credits per academic year (18 credits per term).
TOTAL CRÉDITOS: 240
- Financial Accounting I - 6 ECTS
- Personal Productivity Tools - 6 ECTS
- English - 6 ECTS
- Business Administration- 6 ECTS
- Mathematics- 6 ECTS
- Professional Development I - 6 ECTS
- Sociology - 6 ECTS
- Financial Accounting II - 6 ECTS
- Introduction to economics - 6 ECTS
- Mathematics II - 6 ECTS
- Spanish Economy - 6 ECTS
- English II - 6 ECTS
- Business Planning and Analysis - 6 ECTS
- Principles of Marketing - 6 ECTS
- Statistics - 6 ECTS
- Civil and commercial law - 6 ECTS
- Marketing Management I - 6 ECTS
- Professional Development II - 6 ECTS
- Financial Math - 6 ECTS
- Statics II - 6 ECTS
- Cost Accounting I - 6 ECTS
- Financial Management - 6 ECTS
- Tax Law II - 6 ECTS
- Marketing Management II - 6 ECTS
- Microeconomics - 6 ECTS
- Macroeconomics - 6 ECTS
- Professional Development III - 6 ECTS
- Cost Accounting II- 6 ECTS
- Financial Management II - 6 ECTS
- Tax Law I - 6 ECTS
- Business Organization and Management II - 6 ECTS
- Corporate Finance - 6 ECTS
- Cultural Crossing - 6 ECTS
- Financial Markets and Instruments - 6 ECTS
- Human Resource Management - 6 ECTS
- Information system - 6 ECTS
- International Marketing - 6 ECTS
- Introduction to International Relations - 6 ECTS
- Labor Relations - 6 ECTS
- Strategic Management - 6 ECTS
TOTAL CRÉDITOS: 96
- Global Economy I - 3 ECTS
- Global Economy II - 3 ECTS
- Doing Business in Spain - 3 ECTS
- Corporate Finance - 6 ECTS
- Managing Risk - 6 ECTS
- Cultural Crossing - 6 ECTS
- Leadership Management Skills - 6 ECTS
- Global Entrepreneurship - 6 ECTS
- Spanish Course I - 3 ECTS
- Spanish Course II - 3 ECTS
- International Marketing - 3 ECTS
- Strategic Marketing - 6 ECTS
- Advertising Communication - 6 ECTS
- Strategic Management - 6 ECTS
- Gestión de Proyectos - 6 ECTS
- Modelo de Negocio - 3 ECTS
- Introduction to International Relations - 6 ECTS
- Ética y Sostenibilidad: Nuevos Modelos de Negocio - 6 ECTS
- Leading digital transformation - 3 ECTS
- Risk & Security - 6 ECTS
A Faculty of Experts
To teach at one of the best business schools, you need to have a passion for teaching. Our lecturers have this passion in their DNA, but they are also executives and professionals with a sound knowledge of the current business reality, as well as researchers who contribute relevant knowledge through their studies and publications
Graduates of Business Administration and Management will be prepared to work in any sector, as the knowledge the have acquired is applicable and essential in any organization that interacts with markets at any level. Although the Bachelor Degree has a broad spectrum of applications, there are certain specific professional fields for which continuous selection processes are held, accounting for the main source of employment for graduates of Business Administration and Management.
Strategic planning, operations and management coordination.
Positions of responsibility in the different areas of the company, including marketing and sales, human resources, accounting and finance, production, quality, logistics and administration.
BANKING AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
Roles in functional areas of banking institutions, such as financial management, risk assessment and international trade, as well as positions as stockbrokers, financial controllers and other roles in the financial sector.
Providing strategic and business consultancy, tax and social security advice, market research and company administration.
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND OFFICIAL INSTITUTIONS
The University Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Management gives graduates access to a multitude of positions requiring official public examinations, such as tax inspector and sub-inspector, public economist, etc.
Moreover, the University Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Management is the most suitable program from entrepreneurial profiles.
Alumni in the professional world
According to the employability survey conducted in 2017, the employability of graduates of the Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Management in 94.1%. A total of 58.8% of the positions obtained by graduates specifically required the qualification and involve competences acquired on the program.