🎓 Degree in Business Management | Universitat Abat Oliba CEU

The degree in Business Management - bilingual from the Abat Oliba CEU University includes internships and international stays. Employability rate of 98%.

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Degree in Business Management - Bilingual
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Course title

Degree in Business Management

Academic field

Business and Economics

Duration / Credits / Places / Language

4 years / 240 ECTS / 55 / Bilingual

OFFICIAL STAMP OF QUALITY – AQU

International Programmes

Boston University &
University of California Riverside

 
Employability

91.7% (AQU employability survey 2017)

Student profile

Students should be interested in aspects of the economy and running and managing a business.

Admission and enrolment

Application is via the website and documentation and enrolment formalisation is at the University.

Calendar and timetable

Academic calendar

 

Timetable
DEGREE IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
 

91.7% of our students find work after finishing their studies.

Why UAO CEU?

1. Employability and job quality

91.7% of our students find work after finishing their studies. 76.3% is the index of job quality that encompasses all aspects of job satisfaction, three points above average (AQU 2017).

2. Experience

Abat Oliba CEU University has spent more than three decades teaching business administration and management. The Degree in Business Management offers students an excellent professional perspective, teaching them about the range of activities that take place in the world of business and companies.

Today's globalised world requires people with initiative, knowledge, team working abilities, great social skills who know all the different social, economic and political environments their company will be covering. UAO CEU trains students to be able to successfully take on managerial tasks in the business world.

3. Digital Business Management

A new qualification included in our Business Management and Marketing and Commercial Management degrees to become an expert in the application of big data in the business world and leading digital marketing strategies.

4. International Programmes

- International Business Certificate Program CEU - Boston University: students have the possibility of studying this programme at Metropolitan College, Boston University, where they receive an international education linked to their studies of the Degree in Business Management.

- Dual Degree Program Augsburg University: students can also opt to get a double qualification with the Bachelor's in International Management from Augsburg University of Applied Science

- University of California Riverside Programmes

UAO CEU students will have the option to study subjects of their choice from a wide range in the fields of business and communication, earning a certificate from UCR. After the course, UAO CEU will recognise all credits earned.

  • Three-month programme: Postgraduate Certificate in Management*
  • Six-month programme: Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Management*
  • Nine-month programme: Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Management: includes a specialisation diploma in Big Data, Digital Marketing, Human Resources, Event Management, International Business, Project Management and other disciplines. The possibility of professional internships and a subsequent job in the United States.

*Special conditions for UAO CEU students

5. Learn by doing

A new teaching method inspired by the learning by doing and flipped classroom models, where the student is the centre of the teaching model and the classroom becomes a generator of professional experiences.

- Catalan Business Forum: a place to meet and debate topics from the business sector in Catalonia
- University Stock Market Days: organised in conjunction with the Barcelona Stock Exchange
- BCN Thinking Challenge: interuniversity hackathon organised by the Entrepreneurs Club
- Bloomberg Platform: an integrated platform used by experts from the finance and economics worlds

6. Aula Emprende Programme

UAO CEU focuses on an entrepreneurial spirit in all studies in the business field, through a number of activities, such as:

  • Female entrepreneurs
  • Family business meetings and entrepreneurship
  • Experiential entrepreneurship days
  • CEU Entrepreneurship Summer Camp
7. Work & Talent Area

We meet industry workers through a system of internships and jobs that integrates the needs of businesses and gets the very best out of every student:

  • Professional Guidance Service
  • Internship and jobs service
  • Field of entrepreneurship
  • Field of innovation
  • Relationship with the business
8. Progressive International Development

A new plan that encourages students to think internationally from their first year to their fourth.

1: Students will get experience interacting and researching online with universities in Germany and the UK.
2: We offer a first international experience with a short visit to one of our associated universities in Europe and offer the chance to attend events like BCN Thinking Challenge.
3: We prepare students for the latest and/or most transcultural challenges in collaboration with two European universities.
4: We broaden horizons through the ERASMUS programme and semesters with our partner universities in Europe and the Americas (New York, Boston, Toronto, Santiago, Dublin, Mexico City and Florida, etc.).

9. Research

Chairs and Research Groups:
- The Chair on Charitable Economy
- The Chair on Family Business and Business Creation
- Employability, youth and social exclusion (EJES) investigation group
- Entrepreneurship, strategy and business competition research group (GREECE)

 

Careers and internships

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Students who earn the Official Degree in Business Management from Abat Oliba CEU University can pursue their careers in the following areas:

  • Business management
  • Finance, administration and accounting
  • Marketing and commercial management
  • General business management
  • Specialist consulting
  • External auditor
  • Private and public institutions
  • Business launching
  • Market research
  • Teaching and research

INTERNSHIPS

In the final year of the degree course, students undertake a mandatory work placement in companies, offices or institutions in their preferred area of practice.

These practical training programmes, included in the course structure, allow students to apply and enhance what they've learned in the course while acquiring the professional skills that will make their future transition to the workplace much easier.

Furthermore, students have an academic tutor who provides follow-up and evaluation of the internship to get the most possible out of the placement.

For more information, visit the Work Placement and Employment Service.

 
  • List of companies
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International outlook 

INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS

ARGENTINA

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
Universidad CatĂłlica de Argentina2*AR UCASpanish
Universidad CatĂłlica de la Plata1*AR UCALPSpanish
Universidad Fasta2*AR UFASTASpanish

AUSTRIA

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
The University of Graz1A GRAZ01German B2/English B2
Kufstein University of Applied Sciences3A KUFSTEIN01English B2

BELGIUM

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
Artesis Plantijn University College Antwerp1B ANTWERP62English B2
EPHEC (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes Commerciales)2B BRUXEL82French B2/English B2
Howest Hogeschool2B KORTRIJ03English B2/Dutch B2
Thomas More University College2B MECHELE14English B2

BRAZIL

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
Universidade de Ribeirao Preto2*BR UNAERPPortuguese

CANADA

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
Centennial College4*CAN CCADE/MKT: TOEFL 80

CHILE

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
Universidad del Pacifico Chile4*CL PACIFICOSpanish
Universidad de Santo TomĂĄs5*CL USTSpanish
Universidad del Desarrollo1*CL UDDSpanish

GERMANY

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
Augsburg Hochschule3D AUGSBUR02German B1/English B1
Zeppelin University (Friedrichshafen)4*D FRIEDRI01English B2/German B2
Fachhochschule Köln2D KOLN04English B1/German B1

FRANCE

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
Université Montesquieu - Bordeaux IV2F BORDEAU41French B1
ESDES Lyon Business School - Universite Catholique Lyon2F LYON10English B2/French B2
ESCE. École SupĂ©rieure du Commerce ExtĂ©rieur2F PARIS213English B2/French B2
Université Perpignan VIA DOMITIA2F PERPIGN01French B1
Toulouse Catholic University4*F TOULOUSE09French B2/English B2

HUNGARY

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
Corvinus University of Budapest2HU BUDAPES03English B2/Hungarian B2

ITALY

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
UniversitĂ  Politecnica delle Marche1I ANCONA01Italian A2/English A2
UniversitĂ  Cattolica del Sacro Cuore1I MILANO03Italian B1/English: TOEFL 79/IELTS 6.0
Libera UniversitĂ  di Lingue e Comunicazione IULM3*I MILANO05Italian A2

MEXICO

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
Instituto TecnolĂłgico de Monterrey3*MX ITESMSpanish
Universidad AnĂĄhuac del Norte4*MX UAMNTOEFL 89/IELTS 7.0
Universidad Panamericana3*MX UPSpanish
Universidad de la Vera Cruz2*MX UVCSpanish
Universidad del Valle de Atemajac1*MX UNIVASpanish

PERU

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
Universidad de Piura2*PE UDEPTOEFL 70
Universidad CatĂłlica San Pablo1*PE UCSPSpanish

PORTUGAL

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
Universidade Catolica de Lisboa ADE2P LISBOA01Portuguese A2/English B2
IADE1P LISBOA46English B2
Universidade LusĂłfona de Humanidades e Tecnologias1P LISBOA52Portuguese B2/English B2

POLAND

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin1PL LUBLIN02Polish B1/English B2
Nicolaus Copernicus University1*PL TORUN01English B1
Lazarski University2*PL WARSZAW14English B2

SWEDEN

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
Kristianstad University2S KRISTIA01Swedish A2/English B1

RUSSIA

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
Lomonosov Moscow State University1RU MSURussian B2/English C1

FINLAND

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
Laurea University (Espoo)3SF VANTAA06English B2

UNITED KINGDOM

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
University of Glasgow Caledonian6UK GLASGOW08English C1 (Consult GCU certificates)
London South Bank University2UK LONDON066IELTS 6.0/TOEFL 550 (PBT)/213 (IBT) 80/CAE

UNITED STATES

UniversityPlacesUniversity CodeLanguage Requirements
Florida International University2*US FIUTOEFL 550 (PBT)/80 (IBT)/IELTS 6.5
University of Missouri - St. Louis4*US UMSLTOEFL 61 (iBT)/500 (PBT)/173 (CB)/IELTS 5.5
Saint Thomas University Houston2*US USTTOEFL 550
Whitewater University2*US UWWTOEFL 500 (PBT)/61 (iBT)/ IELTS 5,5
 
*: *: Places are shared between different degrees.

Fees and funding

TOTAL COST 1ST YEAR

€8,955

RESERVING YOUR PLACE

You can reserve your place at Abat Oliba CEU University by paying €1,500 (discounted from the total cost of the course). This guarantees your place while you complete other entry requirements.

PAYMENT METHODS

Once the place has been reserved, the remaining amount can be paid in the following ways:

single payment

The single payment method features a 3% enrolment discount.

Payment in instalments

In 5 instalments per academic year.

monthly payment

In 10 instalments with special-offer 0% interest, no arrangement fee financing. These also include a 3% enrolment discount.

Financing agreements

With Banco Santander, CaixaBank, BBVA and Banc Sabadell. These also include a 3% enrolment discount.

MORE INFORMATION

Please contact the Information Service if you want us to offer you a personalised economic plan.
Tel. +34 932 53 72 00
futurosalumnos@uao.es

Quality and regulation

APPLICANT PROFILE

Students should be interested in aspects of the economy and running and managing a business. They must be aware of the social role of businesses and how to analyse, diagnose and propose solutions to problems. Furthermore, they must be able to analyse, synthesise and work in a team, understand and abstract ideas, express ideas clearly, be sociable, broaden their world view and have a perspective on their own possible evolution.

Knowledge of another language (preferably English) is desired and required, as is a flair for communication.

OBJECTIVES

  • This means having a refined business and economic language and a solid knowledge of the basic management concepts and tools applicable to businesses.
  • To have a global vision of the organisations and environment they work in and are built on.
  • To understand how the economy works and how changes within it affect business decision-making.
  • To develop the skills and necessary to apply the knowledge gained and to be prepared to carry out professional tasks in all kinds of areas in business management.

DEGREE SKILLS

REGULATIONS FOR CONTINUATION OF STUDIES

MONITORING INDICATORS

ACTION PLAN FOR TUTORS