Bachelor in Management

General

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Program Description

Study business at a prestigious institution and enjoy a truly international experience through a degree program that guarantees your employability.

The Bachelor in Management undergraduate degree offers business and management courses with specializations during the third year, as well as academic exchange semesters with accredited partner universities.

Aimed at students who have completed their secondary education, this international business degree equips them with all the resources of a leading accredited business school. It also provides graduates with a launchpad to success in the professional world.

The professionalization and internationalization of our students are honed over the course of 3 years, during which they are provided with the practical experience and conceptual skills that are required for business management in a global labor market.

Basic Information

  • Program: Bachelor in Management
  • Official qualification: official degree recognized by the French Ministry of Education and Research
  • Format: full-time, on-site
  • Languages: English, Spanish, French
  • Start date: September
  • Duration: 3 years
  • ECTS: 180
  • Class timetable: Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 19:00
  • Course fees: €10,400

Reasons to study the Bachelor in Management at TBS in Barcelona

3 years, 3 destinations

In each of the 3 years of the international business degree, you can study in 3 different locations: Barcelona, Toulouse, and a third destination which can be selected from over 100 universities with whom we have collaboration agreements (1 semester in the second year).

TBS Business School is a multi-campus university which means our students are able to enroll at the Toulouse campus and the Barcelona campus, as well as change campuses during the degree.

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Professional experience every year

A compulsory full-time internship at a company is undertaken during each of the 3 years of the Bachelor’s degree, which adds up to 12 months of professional experience by the end of the program. International internships are also available.

Multicultural environment

The international experience begins in the classroom! The atmosphere at the Barcelona business school is totally multicultural, as the students originate from more than 35 different countries and the faculty is also very international.

Your ability to work in multicultural environments will be a distinguishing factor when the time comes to enter the world of international business.

Specialization itineraries

During the third year of the program, students in Barcelona and Toulouse can specialize in a particular professional sector and area of a company.

There will also be an elective course featuring guest lecturers from around the world to solidify your specialization and internationalization.

Learning through practice

The pedagogical methodology of the courses is based on practical and group work. The classes combine presentations, lectures from professionals and researchers, workshops for the development of managerial skills, case studies, and also the development of consultancy projects.

In addition, many of the TBS lecturers on the international business degree are professionals from the business world who can demonstrate examples of real cases in class.

Oriented towards your professional development

The Career Starter service at TBS in Barcelona provides individualized and ongoing monitoring of your personal and professional development throughout your studies, making the transition from education to business a seamless one.

With this in mind, you will work individually to define and construct your professional path. For this purpose, the Career Starter service provides competency development sessions and assistance with CV and interview preparation, along with guidance from professional coaches who are assigned to each student and provide mentorship throughout the 3 years of the international business degree.

Development of social values

Ethics is a core value of TBS Business School, which is why our program contains the Citizen Service module, 50-hour volunteering with solidarity organizations. Its objective is to nurture within our students a sense of responsibility and an awareness of the realities of our current society.

At the end of the module, most students believe that this activity has given them added personal value. On top of that, 30% of students continue performing voluntary work beyond the hours required by the school.

TBS Business School has a triple accreditation

TBS Business School holds all three accreditations that are available to business schools, EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB, a triple crown that only 1% of business schools worldwide can claim to possess.

Career Starter - Your professional future

The Career Starter unit is a comprehensive tool that allows us to conduct individualized and continuous monitoring of our students in their personal and professional development throughout the three years of the Bachelor program. Thanks to activities and events during the academic year, students are able to define and build their career path.

We help them to:

  • Get to know themselves better
  • Discover the business world
  • Conduct focused reflection on their career path
  • Carry out structured actions to search for work placements and jobs

Career Starter supports students throughout their schooling, by helping them build a career path, but also after their schooling, by smoothing the transition between school and business. Career Starter supports them in finding a job, monitors them at the start of their career, and helps them in managing their career.

Program content

The Bachelor in Management program is an official undergraduate degree in business administration and international business.

The Bachelor in Management program has a three-year structure. During the first year of the business management degree, you will learn the fundamentals of business; in the second year, you will consolidate these fundamentals and internationalize yourself through a semester-long exchange at a partner university; in the third year, you will specialize.

The future employability of the bachelor of business administration students is the principal factor that guides all our pedagogic activities. The Bachelor in Management creates competent professionals who can successfully fill the various roles at companies.

The program’s subjects are grouped in the following blocks:

  • Marketing
  • Management control
  • Human resources
  • Operations
  • Information management
  • Career Starter
  • Languages

First year, business fundamentals

During the first year of your bachelor of business administration, you will build a foundation of the basic concepts of the most relevant areas of companies and also begin language classes. At the end of the year, you will put your newly acquired knowledge to the test in a Business Game: a simulation of a company involving competing teams, which emphasizes business development and accounts.

Alongside the classes, you will perform 50 hours of Citizen Service, a period of volunteer work at an NGO or non-profit association with social objectives, with the aim of training you to be a responsible and ethical professional.

Finally, you will perform a minimum of an 8-week internship in customer relations.

Second year, solidification and internationalization

During the second year, you will deepen your knowledge of the fundamental areas of a company and continue the language courses and Career Starter. You will also perform a minimum of 8 weeks of internships as an assistant in a functional area of a company.

You will complete a semester international exchange at one of our partner universities or on another of our campuses. If you are an international student, you can also choose to remain in Toulouse or Barcelona. Spending time abroad is a key part of a business management degree.

The Social Innovation & Change course is delivered during the fourth semester at the business school in Barcelona. It requires students to design a business project with social objectives, all the way from the initial idea to the prototype.

Third year, specialization

The third year is when you will undertake your specialization. You will be able to tailor your academic program and select one of our professional itineraries, a functional area of a company and an international elective subject, in addition to continuing the language classes and the Career Starter.

Through the professional itinerary you will specialize in a sector or business area by choosing from the following:

In Toulouse:

  • International business
  • Hospitality and tourism
  • Aviation management
  • Innovation management
  • Events (in French)
  • Wine management and marketing (in French)
  • Real estate management (in French)
  • Digital and social web marketing (in French)

In Barcelona:

  • Fashion and luxury management
  • Digital marketing
  • Entrepreneurship

In Casablanca:

  • Logistics (in French)
  • Finance

You will also have the opportunity to deepen your knowledge of a functional area of a company that you have an affinity for Human Resources, Finance, Operational Marketing, International Business and Management Control (the last two are available only in Toulouse).

Finally, you must select an international elective subject which will be delivered by guest professors from around the world to strengthen your specialisation and internationalization.

You will end the academic year with a minimum of a 16-week internship at a company, where you will collaborate on the management of a project.

Admission requirements

For the first year of the Bachelor

  • Being under 26 years of age when the Bachelor courses start.
  • Holding or being in the process of obtaining a non-French upper Secondary Education diploma, such as the High School diploma, Bachillerato, IB, A-Level, etc.
  • Having an English knowledge corresponding to a B2 level (CEFR), verified by a TBS English test or, if available, an official certificate:
    • IELTS ≥ 6
    • TOEFL ≥ 72
    • ESOL ≥ First Certificate (FCE)
    • TOEIC ≥ 550
    • Duolingo ≥95

*Other English certificates will require a preliminary validation by the Admissions team.

*The following applicants are exempt from the English test and certificate:

  • Applicants from countries where English is one of the official languages (certified with a passport)
  • Applicants who have studied a minimum of two years of High School in English (confirmed by your school)

Online application and admission rounds

We strongly recommend that you complete the admission process as soon as possible, as places are limited.

Online applications are open from October and admission assessments are held until June, when places are still available. In the table below, you can see the relationship between the application deadlines and the corresponding admission resolution.

Rounds Application Deadline Application Resolution
1 8 November 25 November
2 29 November 16 December
3 10 January 27 January
4 7 February 24 February
5 6 March 23 March
6 17 April 4 May
7 8 May 25 May
8 5 June 22 June
9 30 June 10 July

Application deadline: you must complete your application before the chosen deadline, otherwise your application will be rolled over to the next round.
Admission resolution: Deadline date when you will know the resolution of your admission process.

Last updated May 2020

About the School

TBS Business School in Barcelona is part of a prestigious group of international business schools that hold the triple-crown accreditation (EQUIS, AMBA, and AACSB). This accomplishment has been achiev ... Read More

TBS Business School in Barcelona is part of a prestigious group of international business schools that hold the triple-crown accreditation (EQUIS, AMBA, and AACSB). This accomplishment has been achieved by only 1% of business schools in the world. These accreditations are a global benchmark of quality awarded by independent international bodies based on several years of audits and quality assurance standards. Read less

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