English taught Bachelor's Programme, ESADE Business School, Barcelona/ Spain

BBA (Business Administration)

In this four-year bachelor’s programme, students are trained in management while also learning of a second language (Spanish, French or German), spending one semester abroad, doing internships at organisations worldwide, and earning internationally recognised double degrees. On a campus just outside Barcelona, a multicultural city with a burgeoning business community, ESADE has a student body that represents more than 40 different countries, making it the ideal place to develop your potential for an international career.

Description

ESADE offers a bilingual or English four-year Bachelor of Business Administration Programme, which, together with the one-year MSc Programmes in Management, provides access to two official qualifications.

In this four-year bachelors programme, students are trained in management while also learning of a second language (Spanish, French or German), spending one semester abroad, doing internships at organisations worldwide, and earning internationally recognised double degrees. On a campus just outside Barcelona, a multicultural city with a burgeoning business community, ESADE has a student body that represents more than 40 different countries, making it the ideal place to develop your potential for an international career.

  • Ambitious and rigorous in terms of its objectives. By the end of the programme, students will have a complete and international view of organisations and they will be able to apply the specific knowledge and tools of each functional area to fulfil company strategies, all based on values such as sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
  • Innovative in its methodology. ESADE has developed its own pedagogical system combining various methodologies to contribute to the development of managerial competences and skills.
  • Practical. Because special emphasis is given at all times to the practical application of the knowledge acquired in class and from faculty (who are mainly active professionals) or outside the class through professional internships and student associations.
  • International. The programmes global perspective is clear as demonstrated by the content of its syllabus: the option of learning Spanish, German or French from a business point of view; the international exchange programme; direct contact with students from other countries studying at ESADE or participating in an exchange programme; the possibility of carrying out internships around the world; the possibility of participating in double degree programmes offered jointly with other prestigious universities; the option to pursue one of the ESADE MSc Programmes in Management.
  • Committed to society. In keeping with its values, ESADE is committed to society, and this is reflected in all of its teaching activities. As such, the syllabus contemplates the possibility of students carrying out work as volunteers and collaborating with companies in solidarity projects in developing countries. In addition, students may also take part in a wide variety of solidarity campaigns organised by student-led associations.
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Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline March
Tuition fee
  • EUR 13401 Year (EEA)
  • EUR 13401 Year (Non-EEA)

Fundació ESADE dedicates 4% of all undergraduate matriculation fees to its scholarship fund, the objective being to help to finance students who want to study and strive for academic excellence but do not have sufficient economic resources to do so.

Start date September  2015
Credits (ECTS) 240 ECTS
Duration full-time 40  months
Partnership Joint
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  • English
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

First year:

  • Foundations of the world of business and corporate language
  • Mathematics
  • Economics I
  • Accounting and Financial Analysis I
  • Law I
  • Sociology I
  • Statistics I
  • Economics II
  • Accounting and Financial Analysis II
  • Law II
  • Empresa I
  • English I

Second year:

  • Statistics II
  • Accounting and Financial Analysis III
  • Economics III
  • Information Systems Management I
  • Operations Management I
  • Research methods in Business Management
  • Sociology II
  • Financial Market Basics
  • Marketing Management I
  • Company II
  • Operations Management II
  • English II

Third year:

  • Analysis
  • of the Economic environment
  • Corporate Finance I
  • Information Systems Management II
  • Marketing Management II
  • Business Policy I
  • Operations Management III
  • English III
  • Internation exchange programme
  • Internship

Fourth year:

  • International exchange programme
  • Internship
  • Corporate Finance II
  • Information Systems Management III
  • Marketing Management III
  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Policy II
  • Final Project
  • Electives

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 7
CAE score : 60(Grade C)

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Requirements

The admission process for ESADE's Bachelor's degrees is continuous, and several admission tests are held each year. The process should be started during the last year of high school. In fact, anyone interested in studying for a Bachelor's degree at ESADE should start the admission process as soon as possible.

a) Access for students from the Spanish education system

  • You must be in the second year of high school when you send in your application form, and you must pass the corresponding exams in June. We also accept applications from students who completed the second year of high school in the last two years.

b) Access for students from education systems in EU countries other than Spain, International Baccalaureate or European School

  • You must be studying a course at a level equivalent to the Spanish 12th grade, which is usually the last course of secondary school, and you must pass your exams in June. We also accept applications from students who completed high school in the last two years

c) Access for students from education systems in non-EU countries

  • You must be studying a course in your education system equivalent to the last year of high school, and you must pass your exams in June. We also accept applications from students who completed the high school in the last two years.
  • You must apply for accreditation of your pre-university studies.
  • You must pass the Spanish university entrance exam (Prueba de Acceso a la Universidad, PAU) at the June sitting.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Accreditation

  • AACSB International: ESADE was the first business school in Spain and
    the seventh in Europe to achieve this quality accreditation, awarded by The
    Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International),
    and which grants the most prestigious international recognition in
    management education.
  • EQUIS: ESADE was the first business school in Spain and one of the first
    European institutions to be accredited by the European Quality Improvement
    System (EQUIS), awarded by the European Foundation for Management
    Development (EFMD).
  • AMBA: The MBA Programmes at ESADE have been accredited internationally by
    the Association of MBAs (AMBA) since 1994.
  • CEMS: ESADE is a founding member of CEMS and the only Spanish institution
    where the Master in International Management (CEMS MIM) can be studied;
    a programme that has established standards of excellence in international
    education in this subject.

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