Today’s successful professionals must come with a varied skill set, adaptable to the diverse and international nature of the global market. This major equips you with the tools to navigate a world with rapidly dissipating borders. In this program, you will develop a broad understanding of the global economic playing field through extensive case-study research accompanied by a diverse range of topics that relate to international business, including: finance, law, media, communications and management. On our Barcelona campus, the MBA in International Business is further accredited by the Universidad Católica de Murcia.
The MBA in International Business program (90 ECTS) lasts one year, divided into three-terms. Each term students complete five courses, including industrial visits and guest speaker sessions. In order to graduate, students must complete a management research methods module and a dissertation subject in addition to the other courses.
Term 1 (18 CH | 23 ECTS)
Management Skills (3 | 4) Organisational Behaviour (3 | 4) Managerial Accounting (3 | 4) Marketing (3 | 4) Quantitative Business Methods (3 | 4) Negotiation (seminar) (1 | 1) Business Law (seminar) (1 | 1) Personal & Professional Development (1 | 1)
Term 2 (21 CH | 27 ECTS)
Finance (3 | 4) Human Resources Management (3 | 4) Global Economics (3 | 4) Strategic Management (3 | 4) Management Information Systems (3 | 4) Business Strategy Simulation (3 | 4) Job Career Planning (seminar) (1 | 1) Communication Skills (seminar) (1 | 1) Personal & Professional Development (1 | 1)
Term 3 (15 CH | 20 ECTS)
Business Policy & Strategy (3 | 4) International Marketing (3 | 4) International Finance (3 | 4) Sales Management (3 | 4) Technology & Change Management (3 | 4)
EU Research & Dissertation Seminars* EU Dissertation (14 | 20)
*EU Research & Dissertation Seminars will be taken over 2 terms
International Business graduates leave EU with a diverse skill set that will enable them to be effective leaders in a number of different business applications. Students will also:
1. Gain a comprehensive vision of the way in which businesses work and develop strategies to react to changes.
2. Hone problem-solving, analytical and evaluation skills.
3. Complete marketing campaigns for different local and global sectors.
4. Experiment with different techniques that help lead to desired outcomes and clearer decisions.
EU’s high-caliber faculty is made up of full-time academics with doctoral degrees, as well as part-time instructors who are also current members of the international business community. Our faculty members have current or previous experience as entrepreneurs, consultants and business leaders. This merge of the academic and professional worlds supports a unique and exceptional quality of learning, reinforcing EU's pragmatic approach to education.
Students completing this major pursue careers in:
Non-profit organisations Multinational corporations Trade services Government agencies