University Master in Business Management

9 months
Full time
0 - 3 years
27,000 €


To obtain the degree, students must take four compulsory modules, including Practice and Master's Thesis work and 27 elective credits. It is highly recommended that the optional subjects will be selected from one of the five itineraries that are developed in the curriculum.

Core (OB)


Elective (OP)


External Internships (PE)


Final Master's Project (TFM)






Courses Modules Type Year Semester Credits
Strategic Business Management OB 1 Annual 6,0
OB 1 Annual 4,0
Professional Development Plan OB 1 Annual 8,0
Electives OP 1 Annual 5,0
OP 1 Annual 5,0
Professional Practice PE 1 Annual 5,0
Final Project TFM 1 Annual 10,0


Campus Collbató


Basic competences

  1. Possess and understand knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity for originality in the development and/or application of ideas, often in a research context.
  2. Students are able to apply their acquired knowledge and problem-solving skills in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their area of study.
  3. Students must be able to integrate knowledge and face the complexity of making judgements based on incomplete or limited information, including reflections on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgements.
  4. Students should be able to communicate their conclusions and the ultimate knowledge and reasons underpinning them to specialist and non-specialist audiences in a clear and unambiguous way.
  5. Students possess the learning skills that will enable them to continue studying in a largely self-directed or autonomous manner.

General competences

  1. Apply the knowledge acquired and the ability to solve problems in new or unusual environments, so that effective decision-making is encouraged.
  2. Communicate, orally and in writing, the knowledge, reasons and ultimate conclusions in the field of business management, to specialised and non-specialized audiences, in a clear and unambiguous way, In addition, being able to do so in a language other than your own and international in scope.
  3. Make sensible use of information resources and ICT development, in order to decide which are the most suitable for managing the acquisition, structuring, analysis and visualisation of data and scientific-technical information, at the same time of critically assessing the results obtained and even promote the generation of new, more suitable resources.
  4. Guide and direct the activities of the members of an interdisciplinary team and influence them, in order to help develop projects with pragmatism and a sense of responsibility.
  5. Have the ability to work in an international context and with a high interdisciplinary level.
  6. Manage time with maximum efficiency.
  7. Integrate knowledge and face its complexity, as well as formulate judgments based on incomplete or limited information, which include reflections on social or ethical responsibilities, related to the application of knowledge in the field of business management, applying human rights and the principles of gender equality and universal accessibility for people with disabilities, as well as the values ​​of a democratic culture and peace to all business practice.
  8. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of best practices about the different business areas, and have the ingenuity to draw, with a pragmatic sense, new concepts, thoughts, judgments or plans.
  9. Find and interpret different sources of information, as well as analyse their reliability.
  10. Have the ability to independently plan your own study plan.

Transversal competences

  1. Act with a critical spirit and reflection on knowledge in all its dimensions, showing intellectual, cultural and scientific concern and a commitment to rigour and quality in professional demands.
  2. Project the values of entrepreneurship and innovation in the exercise of personal academic and professional careers through contact with different realities of practice and with motivation towards professional development.
  3.  Interact in global and international contexts to identify needs and new realities that allow knowledge to be transferred to current or emerging areas of professional development, with a capacity for adaptation and self-direction in professional and research processes.
  4. Show skills for professional practice in multidisciplinary and complex environments, in coordination with networking teams, either in face-to-face or virtual environments, by means of the computer and information use of ICT.
  5. Exercise active citizenship and individual responsibility with a commitment to democratic values, sustainability and universal design, from practices based on learning, service and social inclusion.
  6. Use different forms of communication, both oral and written or audiovisual, in one's own language and in foreign languages, with a high degree of accuracy in use, form and content.
  7. To become the main actor in one's own training process with a view to personal and professional improvement and the acquisition of a comprehensive training that allows learning and living together in a context of linguistic diversity, with diverse social, cultural and economic realities.

Specific competences

  1. Know and put into practice the different concepts and techniques of teamwork and leadership
  2. Master the preparation, structuring and exhibition of professional presentations
  3. Apply the skills and communication techniques in the different phases of the negotiation process
  4. Deepen the knowledge of theories and techniques of self-assessment and professional development.
  5. Prepare reports, presentations and work on management to publish or defend before an expert public
  6. Develop innovative capacity to apply it to business projects
  7. Interpret the main macroeconomic variables that characterise the international situation
  8. Identify and know how to apply market opportunities for internationalisation
  9. Acquire a global vision of the functional areas of an organisation to know its importance and interrelations
  10. Develop the skills to organise, plan and direct specialised business projects
  11. Justify the strategic position of a business through the analysis and study of the structures, applying it to the life cycle of an international company
  12. Generate a transversal vision in the implementation of the objectives of the different functional areas of an organisation