Undergraduate Program in Business Administration and Management

Barcelona - Spain

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Official Degree Title: Undergraduate Program in Business Administration and Management
Credits: 240 ECTS credits.
Duration: 4 years (8 semesters).
Language: Spanish with several course offered in English, or entirely in English.
Internships:  All students complete internships in companies during the degree.
Exchange program: Students have can study at foreign universities for one semester.
Academic calendar: The academic year runs from September to June.
Monday to Friday from 8.00 am to 2.30 pm (first and second year)
Monday to Friday from 3.00 pm to 9.30 pm (third and fourth year)
The aim of the Undergraduate Program in Business Administration and Management, qualification within the framework of the EHEA (European Higher Education Area), is for you to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to become a competent and honest entrepreneur, executive or manager.

The course contents will enable you to acquire and understand knowledge relating to different areas relevant to the business world: economics, finance, accounting, management and marketing, as well as a generous supply of general education, such as: oral and written communication, English, ethics and computer science.  Furthermore, the degree incorporates the opportunity for students to apply their knowledge to practical situations.  The program will facilitate the acquisition of essential skills, such as: analysis, synthesis, problem solving, critical thinking and the ability to work in a team, among many others.

Learning English is also implied in the curriculum, as several subjects are taught in this language even in the degree offered in Spanish.   Additionally, it is possible to complete the Business Administration and Management Undergraduate Program entirely in English; to gain access to this option, students must provide proof of an Advanced Certificate or minimum of 80 on the TOEFL exam (see information concerning the degree in English).


An Undergraduate Program in Business Administration and Management will help you acquire the following skills:

• Understand the determining factors and mechanisms in the behavior of an individual economy in a global context.

• Interpret and understand economic policies within a national and international framework.

• Comprehend the company concepts and the role a company plays in a market economy and its organizational behavior.

• Analyze the existing economic relations in the global economic surroundings, the factors involved in said relations and the places in which they occur.

• Obtain a global and comprehensive vision of all functions carried out in each department of a company (finance, marketing, etc.), together with their corresponding tools and common practices.

• Know and understand the basics of people’s behavior in organizations, as well as identify the priority objectives of this matter in the work environment.

• Know the world of civil, commercial, tax and labor law. Have a good command of the functioning and concepts related to business associations and risk prevention from a legal point of view. Be familiar with tax and labor legislation affecting a company.

Synthesize and analyze an economic situation with all its implications, by thoroughly analyzing its details and highlighting its fundamental ideas.

• Analyze economic realities from an open and global perspective

• Lead, collaborate, cooperate and work in a team

•Analyze the financial situation of a company and decide on the policies and strategies that best fit

In short, the learning objectives of the degree teach students to, on the one hand, develop and master specific skills that technically enable them to set up companies and manage organizations: on the other hand, students will acquire several essential skills among which the following need to be highlighted: human and Christian education, ethical commitment, ability to analyze and synthesize, problem solving, oral and written communication, teamwork, leadership, creativity and innovation, globalization, command of information technologies as well as an industrial and technological preparation.

IQS School of Management has established an admission examination for those students beginning the Undergraduate Program in Business Administration and Management. The examination consists of a psychometric test and a review of the student’s academic record. The General Secretary of IQS will be in charge of planning and management. All legal requirements, and more particularly, the data protection law, are taken into account in this admission examination.

An English test will also be administered with the aim of indicating your competence in relation to the level required at the beginning of the degree. The result is not binding at the time of evaluating the candidate’s admission but will inform you, if necessary, of the need to improve your level of English.


Before Traveling:

  • Assessment Center: We will analyze your profile to make sure we can match you to the right opportunity.
  • Two Account Managers: You will be assigned two account managers, one from our study abroad experts team and the other one is from our Global Leaders Membership team in the hosting country. Both account managers will be responsible to manage your application and make sure everything is in place.
  • Access our exclusive discounts: During the application process, you will need to work on translating several documents, passing a language test (IELTS or TOEFL) or even preparing for the language of instruction by taking an intensive course. Through our membership you will receive exclusive discounts to all our services, thanks to our partners.

Once you get accepted

  • Journey Preparation Your international account manager will be there to help you understand more about the country’s culture, its educational system, its living expenses and conditions and make sure that everything will go smoothly with the visa processes.

Scholarship hunting

  • Our account manager will be helping you to get any funding opportunity, we offer support in different dimensions to make sure we can offer you a financial support through:
  • Guidance to obtain a scholarship from the university.
  • Access to crowd funding platforms.
  • Access to our fund networks, which include different corporate funds.

Finding accommodation and booking your flight

  • With our local and global partners, we will get you punch of discounts for your accommodation and services you will use, we know how to help you travel with the minimum cost.

Arriving at your new adventure destination

  • We know how hard it could be for the day of arriving but don’t worry as your Global Leaders Membership team member will be waiting for you at the airport.
  • Your GLMer will provide support to help you settle in perfectly in your new journey and get access to student networks.
  • Now, you have the chance to join our ambassador (GLM) program and get paid while living this life-changing experience.

About to finish your degree

  • In GLD Education we are working with a bunch of big companies and organizations across the world, once you finish your experience, we will help you find the next step in your development.

We believe in the power of international education, so we strive to make it accessible for more young people across the world, joining our network means you are a step closer to achieving this dream.


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IQS (Institut Quimic de Sarria)  one of the most prestigious Universities on the national and international academic and scientific stage.

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