Bachelor of Business Administration in Barcelona

 

The BBA - Bachelor in Business Administration in Barcelona is a comprehensive program intended to engage international students invested in learning with the fundamental business practices shaping the world today. Bachelor in Business Administration students take an in-depth look at global markets and become aware of the cultural implications of doing business in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and other regions worldwide.

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Barcelona arms students to tackle the challenges of an often fractionalized, globalized economy and the aptitude to effectively work across borders. The Bachelor in Business Administration in Barcelona incorporates modern methodologies, case studies, situational analysis, simulation games, and practical projects into the core curriculum through a pragmatic approach, readying students to meet today’s real-life challenges head on.

Students graduating from GBSB Global with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, additionally obtain Level 4 and Level 5 ATHE Extended Diploma in Management, officially recognized by OFQUAL in the UK, which allows students to complete a top-up year in the leading UK universities and earn a double Bachelors’ degree.

The BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration in Barcelona program offers seven majors:

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DEGREE

Bachelor in Business Administration

Extended Diploma in Management awarded by ATHE (OFQUAL UK)
Second Bachelor’s Degree from the UK (An Optional Top-Up Year)*

*Top-up Degree Option at the following UK Universities: Northampton University, University of Derby, University of Worcester, University of Sunderland, Coventry University.

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DURATION

3 years
Optional Top-up Year

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LANGUAGES

English

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LOCATION

Barcelona

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ANNUAL INTAKES

OCT | JAN | APR

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FORMAT

Full Time | Daytime

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TUITION FEES

€9,900
per academic year

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS


bachelor in business administration in barcelona student diversity

Student Body Representing
More than 70 Nationalities

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ACCA and Microsoft
Certifications on Top
of Your Degree

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Focus on Innovation
and Technology

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Networking Opportunities
with Multinational Companies

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Practical Group
Projects and Lectures

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Multicultural Faculty
with Industry Experience

RANKINGS, ACCREDITATIONS & PARTNERSHIPS


Fully accredited by ASIC approved by Ofsted and an affiliate of ENQA

bachelor in business administration Barcelona ASIC accredited

Accredited as ATHE (Awards for Training and Higher Education) centre, an awarding organization in the UK

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Official ACCA Partner and the only Computer Based Examination Centre in Spain

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The only higher education institution in Spain accredited by Microsoft as a leader in digital education

bachelor in business administration in Barcelona LEADER IN digital EDUCATION accredited by Microsoft

Ranked as a Leader in Business Education by Newsweek Magazine

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN


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BE IN DEMAND:
Acquire the knowledge and skills in one of the most central, dynamic yet stable fields today with a Bachelor in Business Administration in Barcelona.

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IMPROVE YOUR INNOVATIVE POTENTIAL:
Take courses on design thinking, creativity, and the psychology of new product development. Be at the forefront of innovation and strive to create change.

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EMBRACE NEW OPPORTUNITIES:
Direct your studies and career in the direction you feel most driven to succeed. With seven in-demand specializations, invest in the career path that is right for you.

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GAIN THE TOOLS TO BE HIGHLY COMPETITIVE:
Obtain the hard skills like accounting, information technologies, and financial analysis, in addition to developing the increasingly valuable soft skills such as leadership, people management, and organizational communications that will make you more marketable.

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BUILD A GLOBAL NETWORK:
Earn a BBA - Bachelor in Business Administration in Barcelona degree and benefit from GBSB Global’s professional relationships and connections across borders and industries.

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DEVELOP A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE:
Gain the aptitude and ability to traverse financial markets, international and domestic trade, and the multi-faceted legal arena in business.

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SPECIALIZE IN WHAT INTERESTS YOU:
You can prepare for your future ideal career by specializing in one of the business areas. Choose from: BBA in Entrepreneurship, BBA in Management, BBA in PR & Communication, BBA in Marketing, BBA in Digital Business, BBA in Finance, BBA in Fashion & Luxury Business, BBA in Sports Management.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Invest in your future self by earning your Bachelor in Business Administration in Barcelona and take your career to an uncharted level. GBSB Global Business School in Spain offer support to help students plan and achieve career success in Europe and around the world. Take advantage of the wide range of career development services GBSB Global Business School in Barcelona offers from professional workshops and corporate presentations on campus to career evaluation resources.

Benefit from Career Development Workshops and Exclusive Company Visits During Your BBA Studies

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS


Year 1 (60 ECTS)

Core Courses

Business Ethics

Business Environment

Communication Skills

Business Law

Marketing Principles & Practice

People in Organizations

Resource Management

Applying Promotional Techniques

Finance for Managers I

Spanish Language & Additional Workshops

Optional Spanish Language (A1)

Microsoft Office Certification Training

Year 2 (60 ECTS)

Core Courses

Business Organizations in a Global Context

People Management

Customer Relationship Management

Planning a New Business Venture

Managing Communication

Finance for Managers II

Research Project

Specialization Courses

A chosen Specialization (Major) allows a student to tailor BBA studies to their professional interests. The students are studying specialization courses during the second year of their BBA studies.

Year 3 (60 ECTS)

Core Courses

Accounting and Finance for Managers

Business Project

Social Responsibility of Business

The Political Economy of China

Strategic Human Resource Management

Strategic Management

International Money & Finance

Supply Chain Operations Management

BBA Thesis

The BBA Thesis allows students to reflect and integrate their learning over their three years of study, and create an original work in an area of their interest related to the major. The BBA thesis represents the student’s integration of theoretical constructs drawn from course work, application of theory and the mastery of academic skills.


Specialization Courses

BBA in Digital Business

Online Retail for Small Business


Digital Marketing Strategy


Knowledge & Technology Management


Agile Methodologies & Design Thinking


UX & Conversion


Digital Operations

BBA in Entrepreneurship

Online Retail for Small Business


Knowledge & Technology Management


Talent Management


Agile Methodologies & Design Thinking


Premium Brand Management


Entrepreneurial Finance

BBA in Fashion & Luxury

Online Retail for Small Business


Sustainable Fashion & Luxury


Digital Marketing Strategy


Event Coordination & Sponsoring


Fashion & Luxury Marketing


Premium Brand Management

BBA in Management

Communication Strategies & Media Planning


E-commerce Management


Employment & Labor Law


Sales Management


Reputation & Relationship Management


Financial Statement Analysis

BBA in Finance

Financial Reporting


Employment & Labor Law


Cost Accounting


Financial Statement Analysis


Global Financial Markets


Investor Relations

BBA in Sports Management

Digital Marketing Strategy


Talent Management


Sports Analytics


Event Coordination & Sponsoring


Premium Brand Management


Sports Marketing

BBA in Marketing

Brand Management


Retailing Management


E-commerce Management


Sales Management


Innovative Marketing Communications


Consumer Behavior

BBA in PR & Communication

Brand Management


Communication Strategies & Media Planning


Public Relations Case Studies


Reputation and Relationship Management


Innovative Marketing Communications


Investor Relations

 

GBSB Global Business School uses the quarter system where there are four 10 week study periods (or quarters) during the year. Students are expected to attend three quarters, but may attend all four quarters (including summer quarters) to graduate sooner. Summer quarters are available based on the number of students signed up.

STARTING DATES ACADEMIC YEAR 2018- 2019

Our flexible approach to education and unique curricular design allows new students to start their studies in the beginning of each academic quarter. The starting dates for new undergraduate and graduate students are the following:

BBA/MBA/MSc Programs
Winter Quarter – January 8, 2018
Spring Quarter – April 9, 2018
Fall Quarter – October 1, 2018
Winter Quarter – January 7, 2019
Spring Quarter – April 1, 2019

MA Programs
Winter Quarter – January 8, 2018; February 19, 2018
Spring Quarter – April 9, 2018; May 21, 2018
Fall Quarter – October 1, 2018
Winter Quarter – January 7, 2019
Spring Quarter – April 1, 2019

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2018-2019

WINTER QUARTER

January 2018 - March 2018

Orientation Day
January 8

WEEK 1

January 8 - 12

WEEK 2

January 15 - 19

WEEK 3

January 22 - 26

WEEK 4

Jan. 29 - Feb. 2

WEEK 5

February 5 - 9

WEEK 6

February 12 - 16

WEEK 7

February 19 - 23

WEEK 8

Feb. 26 - Mar. 2

WEEK 9

March 5 - 9

WEEK 10

March 12 - 16

WEEK 11

March 19 - 23

SPRING QUARTER

April 2018 - June 2018

Orientation Day
April 9

WEEK 1

April 9 - 13

WEEK 2

April 16 - 20

WEEK 3

April 23 - 27

WEEK 4

Apr. 30 - May 4

WEEK 5

May 7 - 11

WEEK 6

May 14 - 18

WEEK 7

May 21 - 25

WEEK 8

May 28 - June 1

WEEK 9

June 4 - 8

WEEK 10

June 11 - 15

WEEK 11

June 18 - 22

FALL QUARTER

October 2018 - December 2018

Orientation Days
September 27-28

WEEK 1

October 1 - 5

WEEK 2

October 8 - 12

WEEK 3

October 15 - 19

WEEK 4

October 22 - 26

WEEK 5

Oct. 28 - Nov. 2

WEEK 6

November 5 - 9

WEEK 7

November 12 - 16

WEEK 8

November 19 - 23

WEEK 9

November 26 - 30

WEEK 10

December 3 - 7

WEEK 11

December 10 - 14

ACCA, MOS exams

December 13 - 18

WINTER QUARTER

January 2019 - March 2019

Orientation Day
January 7

WEEK 1

January 7 - 11

WEEK 2

January 14 - 18

WEEK 3

January 21 - 25

WEEK 4

Jan. 28 - Feb. 1

WEEK 5

February 4 - 8

WEEK 6

February 11 - 15

WEEK 7

February 18 - 22

WEEK 8

Feb. 25 - Mar. 1

WEEK 9

March 4 - 8

WEEK 10

March 11 - 15

WEEK 11

March 18 - 22

ACCA, MOS exams

March 21 - 27

SPRING QUARTER

April 2019 - June 2019

Orientation Day
April 1

WEEK 1

April 1 - 5

WEEK 2

April 8 - 12

Easter Break

April 14 - 22

WEEK 3

April 23 - 26

WEEK 4

Apr. 29 - May 3

WEEK 5

May 6 - 10

WEEK 6

May 13 - 17

WEEK 7

May 20 - 24

WEEK 8

May 27 - 31

WEEK 9

June 3 - 7

WEEK 10

June 10 - 14

WEEK 11

June 17 - 21

ACCA, MOS exams

June 19 - 26

EASTER BREAK 2018: March 26 - 30

SPRING HOLIDAYS 2018: March 26 - April 8

SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2018: June - October 2018

GRADUATION CEREMONY 2018: June 28, 2018

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS: Dec 22 – Jan 6

SPRING HOLIDAYS 2019: March 23 - 31

EASTER BREAK 2019: April 14 - 22

SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2019: July - October 2019

GRADUATION CEREMONY 2019: June 27, 2019

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (January): (Week 3 of Winter term)

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (April): (Week 3 of Spring term)

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (June): (during last week of the month)

 

Bank Holidays (Barcelona Campus)

January: 1st: New Year(Statewide), 6th: Reyes(Statewide)

April: 19th: Friday of Eastern(Statewide), 22nd: Monday of Eastern(Autonomic)

May: 1st: Day of workers(Statewide)

June:10th: Monday of Pentecostes(Local), 24th: Saint John(Autonomic)

August: 15th: Virgin's ascension(Statewide)

September: 11th: Diada(Autonomic), 24th: Virgel de la Merce(Local)

October: 12th: Spain National Day(Statewide)

November: 1st: Todos los Santos(Statewide)

December: 6th: Day of the Constitution(Statewide), 8th: Inmaculada(Statewide), 25th: Christmas(Statewide), 26th: Saint Esteban(Autonomic)

 

JOSEP BOSCH

Academic Background
Bachelor and Master Degree, Journalism, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain

Career Experience
Head of Media, World Trade Organization, Switzerland
Spokesman and Information Officer, World Trade Organization, Switzerland
Geneva Bureau Chief and Economics Correspondent, Efe, Switzerland
Hong Kong and Southeast Asia and the Pacific Bureau Chief and Economics Correspondent, Efe, China
Tokyo Bureau Chief and Economics Correspondent, Efe, Japan
Correspondent, Efe, UK

VICTORIANO TRAVIESO MORALES

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Law, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
PG DIP, Legal Studies, Contractual, Conveyancing, Trusts & Equities, European Competition Law, Criminal Law, Commendation, London South Bank University, UK
Postgraduate Degree, Legal Practice, BPP Law School, UK

Career Experience
Senior Spanish Lawyer and English Solicitor, Gimbrere International Advocaten, S.L.P., Spain
Practicing English Solicitor, Stepinlaw Abogados, Spain
Spanish Lawyer and English Solicitor, De Haan & Mulder, S.L.P., Spain

FERRAN TEIXES

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Philology, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
Master Degree, Economics and Management, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Certified Lego ® Serious Play ® Facilitator

Career Experience
Advisory Board Member, IGNITE Serious Play, Spain
Managing Director, Agrupació Pedagògica Sant Nicolau, Spain

STEPHEN HARRISON

Academic Background
BSc, Mathematics, Exeter University, UK
MBA, Marketing, University of Phoenix, USA
Master Degree, Marketing, ESERP Business School, Spain

Career Experience
CEO, Gerentes Internacionales S.A., Spain
Independent Consultant/Coach, Spain
Financial & Business Consultant, Spain

ARIANNA MAZEO

Academic Background
BA, Sociology and Communication, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy
Master Degree, Education and ICT, University of Catalunya, Spain
Master Degree, European Policies, Digital Creativity and Design Innovation, University Roma Tre, Italy

Career Experience
Senior Managing Director of Master’s Degree in Design and Communication, ELISAVA, Spain
Director, Desis Lab ELISAVA/ Desis Network, Spain

XAVIER BERNARD

Academic Background
BBA, International Marketing, EDHEC Business School, France
MBA, International Marketing, EDHEC Business School, France
MA, Mountain & Rural Development, University of Toulouse, France

Career Experience
Managing Director, Pyrenees Working Community, Spain
Project Manager, European Cooperative Society, Spain
Consultant, Technologic Forest Center, Spain

VICTORIA BALLESTA

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Law, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
MBA, ESADE Business School, Spain
MBA, Exchange Program, UCLA, USA
MA, Digital Marketing & Inbound Marketing, IEBS Business School, Spain
PhD, Civil Law, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

Career Experience
Founder & Manager, Victoria’s Cakes, Spain
Marketing & Digital Manager, CLB/Teknon/Ruber Internacional/Inmaculada, Spain
Marketing & Trade Marketing Manager/Business Development Manager, Omega Pharma, Spain

REYNALD NAULLEAU

Academic Background
BBA, SKEMA Business School, France
MSc, Strategic Tourism Management, SKEMA Business School/European School of Management, France

Career Experience
CEO & Founder, ZGOAT, France
Area Manager, Golden Tulip Hospitality Group, France
Sales Manager, Louvre Hotels, France

TO BE QUALIFIED FOR ADMISSION TO BACHELOR IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN BARCELONA, YOU MUST:

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The entry profile should include one of the following:

  • A GCE Advanced level profile with achievement in 2 or more subjects supported by 5 or more GCSEs at grades C and above
  • Other related level 3 subjects
  • Other equivalent international qualifications (high school diploma)

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Have a high level of English language

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Complete all required forms for admission and submit all required documents

Tuition Fee for the Program (60 ECTS credits)

9,900 EUR

Tuition Fee per Quarter (20 ECTS credits)

3,300 EUR

Tuition Fee per Academic Credit (1 ECTS credit)

165 EUR

(Visiting students)

Payment Conditions:

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (EU Students)

4,950 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (Non-EU Students)

4,950 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance and a requirement to send visa documents

The remaining Tuition Fees are due the first Friday (Week 1) of the program.

Bachelor´s Program Duration: 9 Quarters = 3 Academic Years

A discount may be applied if the student choses to pay
the full amount at the time of program acceptance.
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If payments are not paid by the deadlines, a penalty fee of 5% of the remaining tuition amount will be charged.
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Payment are accepted by bank transfer or PayPal (commission charges apply).
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Program fees do not include accommodation, flights, insurance or program materials.
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Students who wish to participate in Global Study Trips may do so by paying additional fees.

 
 

WHY BARCELONA


GBSB Global Business School Barcelona Campus first in europe

Barcelona is a 1st in Europe
for quality of life and
clearness of environment

(European Cities Monitor 2011, 2012 Quality
of Life City Rankings - Mercer Survey)

GBSB Global Business School Barcelona second place in europe for business center

Barcelona is a 2nd Place in Europe
(after London) for beign promoted
as a business center

(European Cities Monitor 2011)

GBSB Global Business School Barcelona 1,6 million residents

Million Residents in Barcelona
(2016)

GBSB Global Business School in Barcelona mediterranial climate

Barcelona has a typical Mediterranean
climate
with mild winters
and warm, sunny summers

GBSB Global Barcelona 2,342 mobile industry companies

international companies (that work
in the mobile industry) come

to the yearly World Mobile Congress in Barcelona

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