International Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

International Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 15 months
The International iMBA UPCT is a Master Degree that allows students acquiring the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to engage in managerial tasks of an organization in an efficient and competitive way, either in small or large companies, corporates or a government institution. The International Master of Business Administration programme is offered at Polytechnic University of Cartagena.


The International Master of Business Administration International Master of Business Administration degree delivered at Polytechnic University of Cartagena, is available with an "optional" industry placement. In this case, UPCT will support students in finding and selecting the company. In general, internship is an optional extension of the iMBA degree, but not necessary for getting the Academic iMBA title.

7 reasons to get your iMBA from UPCT: 

  • High quality lectures, as the UPCT is part of the 
  • International Excellence Campus 
  • High quality facilities in inspiring buildings 
  • Business teaching tradition since 1922 
  • Industry placements during the studies available 
  • Affordable MBA - both living costs and tuition 
  • No IELTS or TOEFL necessary 
  • Amazing location - at the Mediterranean sea 

The Business Administration programme is offered at Polytechnic University of Cartagena.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Economy of the European Union 
  • Methods of Management 
  • Consumer Behaviour 
  • Spanish and European Commercial Law 
  • Financial Analysis of the Firm 
  • Statistical data analysis 
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Doing Business in a Global Economy 

              For more information please visit the University website.


              • Dr. José María Ramos
              • Dr. Eva Tomaseti
              • Dr. Irene Escuín

              Detailed Programme Facts

              • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details: The programme has a rolling intake, therefore the application deadline depends on the desired start date and visa requirements.
              • Programme intensity Full-time
                • Full-time duration 15 months
              • Credits
                90 ECTS

                90 ECTS

              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                On Campus

              English Language Requirements

              This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

              Academic Requirements

              • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

                The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

              The entry requirements for the iMBA are the same as for any postgraduate course at Technical University of Cartagena: eligible students should have a Bachelor Degree. For the iMBA in particular, students are expected to show good knowledge of business topics, including statistics, marketing, accounting and economics issues. Moreover, the students are required to show good command of English language, the official language of the program. Further, the students will enroll into Spanish language courses along the academic year of the program.

              Students do not need an IELTS or TOEFL test.

              Tuition Fee

              • International Applies to you

                7600 EUR/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 9500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.
              • National Applies to you

                7600 EUR/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 9500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.
              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

              Living costs for Cartagena

              • 580 - 960 EUR/month
                Living Costs

              The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


              Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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