🎓 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
ACADEMIC AREA

Degree in Business Management
Business and Economics

Proprietary programme

Expert in Digital Business Management

Duration / Credits / Places / Language

4 YEARS / 240 ECTS / 70 / Bilingual

Official Quality Certification - AQU

International Programmes

Boston University &
University of California Riverside

 
Employability

95.8%
(AQU 2023) (+3 points above the average of Catalan universities)

Student profile

Interest in aspects related to the economy, the functioning of companies and management.

Admissions and enrolment

Application via website, submission of documentation and formalisation of admission at the University.

calendar and timetable

Academic Calendar

 

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Digital Business Management Timetable
Degree in BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
 

100% of our students find employment at the end of their studies.

Why study at UAO CEU?

1. Employability 

95.8% of our students find employment at the end of their studies (AQU 2023 labour market insertion survey).

2. Leadership and Employability: Design YOUR Future

New Design YOUR Future Employability Acceleration Program for students of all Bachelor's Degrees at CEU universities, aiming to improve employability and facilitate integration into the professional world by reducing the time from the first work experience. Developed by the Employability Commission of the CEU Employability Advisory Council and designed by future employers, it focuses on understanding the labour market and how companies work.

3. Experience

Abat Oliba CEU University has been teaching Business Administration and Management for more than three decades. Our degree in Business Management offers students excellent professional prospects, as it allows them to learn about the various activities carried out in the field of business and companies.

In today's globalised world, people with initiative, knowledge, teamwork skills, ability to deal with others and knowledge of the different social, economic and political environments in which they will carry out their business activities are needed. The UAO CEU trains students to be able to successfully assume managerial tasks in the business world.

4. Digital Business Management

New proprietary programme included in the degree in Business Management to enable students to master the applications of big data in the business world and lead digital marketing strategies.

5. International Programmes

- International Business Certificate Program CEU - Boston University: students have the opportunity to take this programme at the Metropolitan College of Boston University in which they receive international training linked to their official Business Management degree studies.


- Dual Degree Program Augsburg University: students also have the chance to obtain a double degree along with the Bachelor in International Management from the Augsburg University of Applied Sciences.


- University of California Riverside
programmes: UAO CEU students will have the option to take subjects of their choice from a wide range of options in the business and communication fields and earn a certificate from UCR. The credits obtained will also be recognised by UAO CEU. 

*Special terms for UAO CEU students

6. Learning by doing

New teaching methodology inspired by learning by doing and flipped classroom models, in which the student is at the centre of the teaching model and the classroom generates professional experiences. 
 

- Business in Catalonia Forum: meeting and forum for debate around the business sector in Catalonia.
- University Stock Exchange Conference: organised jointly with the Barcelona Stock Exchange.
- BCN Thinking Challenge: Interuniversity hackathon organised by the Entrepreneurs’ Club.
- Bloomberg platform: integrated platform used by financial and economic professionals.
- BugaMap: a business game sponsored by the Mapfre Foundation in which students have to make decisions in the management of an insurance company.

 


7. Aula Emprende Programme

UAO CEU is committed to fostering the entrepreneurial spirit in all studies in the field of Business, through numerous initiatives, including:

  • Women Entrepreneurs Workshop
  • Events connecting Family Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Experience-based Entrepreneurship Conferences
  • CEU Emprende Summer Camp

8. CEU ePlus skills programme  

Our teaching model is based on practical, personalised training, linking theory with professional practice, through case studies and real experiences, workshops and practical seminars.

This includes visits to national and international companies and production centres through a programme of work placements.

9. Progressive International Development

New international experience that encourages students to internationalise their studies, from the first year to the fourth.


1st year: Students will be able to experience online interaction and research with universities in Germany and the United Kingdom. 
2nd year: This first international experience consists of a short trip to one of our partner universities in Europe, and we also set up opportunities for interaction with events such as the BCN Thinking Challenge. 
3rd year: We prepare students for cross-cultural economic challenges in collaboration with European universities. 
4th year: We broaden horizons through the Erasmus programme, along with semester-long placements at one of our partner universities in Europe and America (New York, Boston, Toronto, Santiago, Dublin, Mexico City, Florida, etc.). 
 

10. Research

Chairs and Research Groups: 
- Chair of Solidarity Economy 
- Chair of Family Business and Business Creation 
- Research Group on Employability, Young People and Social Exclusion (EJES) 
- Research Group on Entrepreneurship, Strategy and Entrepreneurial Competitiveness (GREECE)

 

Careers and internships

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Upon completion of the Official Degree in Business Management at Abat Oliba CEU University, students will be able to pursue a career in the following fields:

  • Business organisation
  • Finance, administration and accounting
  • Marketing and sales management
  • General business management
  • Specialised consulting
  • External auditing
  • Private and public institutions
  • Business creation
  • Market research
  • Teaching and research

WORK PLACEMENTS

During the last year of the degree, students will undertake compulsory work placements in companies, firms or institutions related to the their preferred area. These practical training programmes, which are a part of the course study plan, will give students the opportunity to apply the knowledge acquired during the course while learning new professional skills that will help them find work later on. The set of activities that the student will carry out during the programme will be agreed by the tutor at the company and the coordinator of the Placement and Employment Service who is responsible for the practicum.

The student will also have an academic tutor who will monitor and assess the internships in order to guarantee students make the most of their placement. For more information, don't hesitate to contact the Work Placement and Employment Service.

 
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International

INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS

BUSINESS

*: Places are distributed across degree programmes.

Fees and scholarships

TOTAL AMOUNT 1st YEAR

€ 10,155*

*Price for the 2024-25 academic year

Tuition fees correspond, solely and exclusively, to the provision of teaching as part of the programme enrolled on, and this is the only service offered in exchange for the payment of those fees. By enrolling, the student accepts that decisions made by the competent authorities may, directly or indirectly, render it necessary to carry out teaching, tutoring, work placements or assessment tests either in person or via distance learning.

The student accepts that they remain obliged to pay any such fees in full even if, for reasons beyond the control of the University, some of the educational activities included in the degree cannot be carried out as initially provided for in the course guides at the beginning of the academic year. If restrictions are part in place, the University will provide the student with a guarantee that the activity will be rescheduled when possible, taking into consideration the interests of the student and any other applicable academic criteria.

RESERVE YOUR PLACE

Once you've been accepted on the course, you can reserve your place at Abat Oliba CEU University, which guarantees you a place on the course, before you pass the “selectivity” university entrance exam* or other entry requirements. You can do this by making a payment of €1500 (which will be deducted from the total price of the course).


*Reservation of your place will be effective exclusively for the ordinary examination period (June) of the Baccalaureate University Entrance exam. Candidates who do not pass the Baccalaureate University Entrance exam or other access requirements for similar studies in the ordinary period (June), and have paid the Place Reservation Fee, will have priority in the September enrolment if the University has places available in the degree course requested.


Cancelling your place after reservation: students have until 21 June to cancel their reserved place. This means you can book now and cancel if your circumstances change later on.**


**Deadline subject to changes in the official registration calendar

PAYMENT METHODS

Once you have formalised reservation of your place, the remaining amount can be paid in the following ways:

  • One-off payment

    A one-off payment entitles you to a discount of 3% on tuition fees.

  • Payment by instalments

    5 instalments per year.

 

  • Monthly payments

    10 instalments with special 0% interest financing from CaixaBank. This also entitles students to a discount of 3% on tuition fees.

  • new special financing

    New financing agreements with banks with special conditions.

    - Banc Sabadell

    - CaixaBank

    - Banco Santander

    All options entitle prospective students to a discount of 3% on tuition fees.
     

MORE INFORMATION

Contact the Information Service if you want us to help you draw up a personalised economic plan.
+34 932 53 72 00
[email protected]

Quality and regulation

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The student should have an interest in aspects related to the economy, the functioning of companies and management. They must also have the ability to understand the social function of business, analyse problems, diagnose them and propose solutions. They will also possess a capacity for: analysis, synthesis and teamwork; understanding and abstract thought; expressing themselves; social interaction; a broad general vision of the world and its future.

Knowledge of another language (preferably English) is also necessary.

OBJECTIVES

  • To gain a refined grasp of the language of economics and business, with solid knowledge of the fundamental concepts and instruments of management applicable to the various functional areas of the company.
  • To gain an overview of the organisations and the environment in which they operate and are constituted.
  • To be able to understand how the economy works and how changes in the economy affect business decision making.
  • To develop the skills and abilities necessary to apply the knowledge acquired and to be in a position to carry out professional activities in the different areas of business management.

COMPETENCIES OF THIS DEGREE

REGULATIONS ON CONTINUATION OF STUDIES

TUTOR ACTION PLAN

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