UB Business - Faculty of Economics and Business University of Barcelona

Introduction

What is UB Business?

UB Business is a platform that centralizes and coordinates research in business at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the Universitat de Barcelona (UB). Its mission is to build a reputation for internationally excellent research in major fields of business.

UB Business pools the key strengths of the faculty in six research areas: Strategy and entrepreneurship, Technology and Operations management, Accounting, Finance, Marketing and General management.

UB Business offers a Graduate Program partially taught in English: the university master’s degree in Business Research and the doctoral program (PhD) in Business. The master’s degree is a one-year program designed to provide students with the methodology and technical skills to develop research focused on business competitiveness. The doctoral programme in Business is a unique offer within the Catalan university system where students can develop high-level research activities in business and management.

UB Business also offers an Executive MBA Program to provide students a broad point of view on management, business managerial skills and techniques in the current competitive, increasingly changing and complex atmosphere.

Our mission

UB Business focuses on four targets:

  1. Executive MBA
    The Executive MBA of the Faculty of Economics and Business of the Universitat de Barcelona is a one-year in-person program offered to professionals with previous working background. The program, taught in Spanish by an interesting mix of experienced managers and university professors, aims at helping managers working in Spain willing to improve their professional career.
  2. MSc in Business Research
    Nowadays, our Master’s degree in Business Research is the main way in for the students willing to join our PhD in Business programme. The Master is mainly taught in Spanish (some lectures are also taught in English). From this academic year on, our commitment is to increase requirements and quality standards for the student’s admission according to an increasing demand.
  3. PhD in Business
    Our PhD in Economics is a unique program within the Catalan university system where students can develop high-level research activities in business and management. Students enrolled in our programme will be assigned one supervisor specialized in their chosen research field in order to guarantee the highest academic standards of the thesis defended.
  4. Research in Business at the UB
    UB Business pretends to be a an appealing window to the international academy of the research and the academic activities developed in the Faculty of Economics and Business, particularly in the business and management fields: seminars, courses, workshops, etc and the promotion of the top international research developed.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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MSc

MSc in Business Research

Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

The MSc in Business Research is designed to provide students with advanced training in the research skills, techniques and methodologies they will need to conduct their own research into business and business competitiveness. The programme is intended for students with an academic, professional and, above all, research interest in the general field of business. [+]

MSc in Business Research The MSc in Business Research is designed to provide students with advanced training in the research skills, techniques and methodologies they will need to conduct their own research into business and business competitiveness. The programme is intended for students with an academic, professional and, above all, research interest in the general field of business. Students who successfully complete the master will have developed the knowledge and skills to begin the preparation of a doctoral thesis and may therefore request admission to the PhD in Business. Who should apply? What the MSc in Business Research offers International research excellence in business administration and management. The means of developing skills and abilities for research that meets the most exacting standards. The foundations for further study at doctoral level and the preparation of a doctoral thesis. Access requirements An official degree issued by a Spanish university. A degree issued by a higher education institution within the EHEA framework that grants access to official master’s degree programmes. A degree issued by a higher education institution outside the EHEA framework. In this case, applicants must apply for official recognition of their degree by the Spanish government or request a study of equivalence by the UB, which establishes whether the degree in question provides an equivalent level of training to an official Spanish degree that grants access to official master’s degree programmes. Programme overview Students must complete 60 credits (30 for compulsory subjects and 30 for optional subjects). The programme requires one... [-]

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