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International Business

University of Barcelona

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
5700 EUR/year
3600 EUR/year
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About

The MSc in International Business at University of Barcelona offers students advanced knowledge of basic aspects on how to manage an international company in the fields of accounting, marketing, operations, human resources and strategic management.

Overview

The MSc in International Business at University of Barcelona is an official one-year programme taught in English. Its aim is to train specialists in global business management and covers the fields of finance and accounting, marketing, operations, human resources and strategic management.

Globalization of the economy is a tangible reality nowadays. Hence the need for companies to develop a strategy for internationalization in order to safeguard their competitiveness in global environments. In this sense the MSc in International Business arises from the need to train future managers in worldwide companies operating at an international level.

This programme contributes in a decisive way to a wider specialization for graduates in International Business, Management and Business Administration, and such like, who have acquired a more generalized training during their studies. The skills that students develop with this Master’s Degree are substantially those of an advanced post-graduate level.

This training is complemented by applying these skills to the analysis and resolution of practical cases which might arise during their professional activity. The studies focus on a participatory methodology which addresses different situations that are at all times applicable to the reality of the company.

Once the programme is achieved the student will reach an academic level that will allow him or her a solid placement in their specific fields as general manager, marketing manager, operations manager, human resources manager or managing director in an international corporation.

Erasmus+ Exchange

The programme offers the chance to do an Erasmus+ Exchange during the second semester. Current opportunities include 3 Erasmus agreements at world-class universities:

  • Copenhagen Business School
  • University of Amsterdam
  • Goethe University Frankfurt

Career Opportunities

Students who complete this Master’s degree can find employment in a wide array of positions within the business sector.

The most usual jobs for students who complete the degree are posts of management, as well as specialized tasks in multinational companies, such as human resources, finances, foreign trade or international marketing.

Furthermore, the MSc in International Business trains students to find employment in public organizations and NGOs dealing with international cooperation.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • International Strategy
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Multinational Accounting
  • Multinational Financial Management
  • Global Marketing
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Legal Aspects of Global Business
  • Research Methods for International Business 
  • Elective Subjects
  • Master Thesis 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Candidates wishing to apply to this programme must meet the following requirements:

  • An official degree in Business Management or related field, with a minimum of 60 ECTS in advanced courses on strategic management, marketing, operational management, finances and accounting, as well as quantitative methods and statistics.
  • A high level of English. Candidates will have to prove at least a B2 Level or equivalent. Applicants are exempt from documenting English certificate if they are native speakers or hold a university degree taught in an English speaking country.
  • All professional experience of the candidate in tasks related to the courses of this Master’s degree will be positively assessed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5700 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3600 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Below are some of the grants and financial aid available for university master’s degree courses:

  • Equity grant
  • General grant
  • Mobility grant – Erasmus
  • UB collaboration grant
  • Departmental collaboration grant (MECD)
  • MAEC-AECID grants
  • Financial aid for participation in international mobility programs
  • UB grants for exchanges with foreign universities
  • UB grants for Els Juliols summer courses
  • Drac Program grants
  • Grants for students with difficult personal circumstances

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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