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UCAM’s Full-Time MBA was particularly designed for people with a desire to advance their careers in the area of business and decision-making.

Core target of this Master’s Program are international and Spanish university graduates from a variety of academic backgrounds such as law, communication, engineering,

arts, health, nutrition, retail or physical activity, striving to gain advanced knowledge in the field of business administration, assessment and consulting as well as general management, strategy formulation and capacity planning.

For graduates with previous experience in this area, the MBA will be an opportunity to refresh their knowledge and add new perspectives to their focus based on the objectives and values which the program reflects.

After having successfully completed this MBA program, students are qualified to:

  • Set up their own business as an entrepreneur.

  • Take over their family’s business.

  • Work in national, regional or local public administration as well as international organizations.

  • Start/resume their careers in the private sector e.g. in the area of production, human resources, administration, finance and accounting or marketing.

  • Direct teams in emerging fields e.g. in the digital economy, development of logistics, quality, management of SMEs, internationalization of companies, international management, tourism management, construction management, services and industry branches.

  • Research and educate.

Social, Economic and Legal Environment

Together with experts from the respective fields, the student will learn and debate about the culture and context in which companies and societies are currently operating in. An initial understanding and foundation of the bigger picture is essential to the successful application of the skills the student will acquire throughout the course.

Subjects:

  • Geo-Strategic International Analysis
  • International Economic Environment
  • Main Macro-Economic Trends
  • World Economic Context: EU and Spain
  • Legal Environment for Companies

Accounting and Finance

Managing resources is one of the most important activities of businessmen. This module will give the student a clear notion of the utility of accountancy as a means to simplify financial information and improve decision-making processes.

Subjects:

  • Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • Analysis and Interpretation of Financial Statements
  • Operative Regulations in the Financial Environment
  • Short and Long Term Financial Planning

Trade Management and Marketing

In this module, students will discover the creation of value as a result of the commercial efficiency of a company and its marketing strategy, finding application in the company specific mix of product, price, place and promotion related aspects.

Subjects:

  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Online Marketing Strategies
  • Commercial Planning

Human Resources and Managerial Skills

A good leader not only excels in stimulating his team to produce effective and efficient results, but also manages in a way that facilitates his employees’ full potential. Personnel management and human resources planning require specific tangible and tacit capabilities and know-how which this module addresses in detail.

Subjects:

  • Human Resources Planning
  • Motivation
  • Coaching Techniques
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Leadership and Team Management
  • Business Ethics

Business Strategies

This module will elaborate how to master the different instruments and means needed to develop a long term strategy in today’s business world. This module will provide you with specific tools to integrate in a company, hereby yielding cutting edge strategies for the business’ respective market.

Subjects:

  • Strategic Management Processes
  • Quality Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Innovation Management
  • Reputation Management
  • Globalization and Internationalization Strategies

Specialization

From MAY to JULY

Financial Management and Business Organization

As a specific module, Financial Management and Business Organization will assist the student in understanding and identifying problems and solutions in the financial context of a business, herein applying concepts, techniques and methods adapted by top companies all around the world. The student will be able to make informed decisions about investments, financial resources’ management, funding and about the main agents of the financial system.

Subjects:

  • Business Financial Environment
  • International Financial Management
  • Analysis of Business Viability
  • Evaluation and Selection of Investment Projects
  • Business Valuation Models
  • Applied Statistics Software
  • Business Information Systems
  • Firm Re-engineering and Lean Management
  • Business Creation

Individual

Until SEPTEMBER

Business Internship

Participation in the daily activities and managerial tasks of a company by means of a 150 hours internship that will give the student hands-on work experience. Supervised by a tutor, MBA students can assist the assigned company in tackling challenges and identifying new solutions for growth. UCAM can place MBA students in top national and multinational companies such as Siemens, Repsol, El Pozo, Hero, Estrella de Levante, Grupo Garcia Carrión, Vidal or Antena 3.

Master's Final Project

The aim of the students’ final master project is the evaluation of all learning outcomes associated with the MBA through the creation of a solid work paper (master thesis). Students will be assigned an individual faculty member as supervisor of their work, guiding and counseling them by providing a strategic and methodological framework as well as general theoretical support.


University requirements

  • To Master´s Degrees

If you have completed a Higher Education Degree, it is time to perfect your formation with a Master’s Degree at UCAM. Here you will find information about the Admission Process and the simple steps you must take to make your enrollment as easy as possible. Depending on your country of origin, the bureaucracy can be long and problematic, but we are always available to help you by phone (+34 968 278 786) or email admissions@ucam.edu.

1. Documents to be scanned and sent in pdf format to admissions@ucam.edu:

- International passport

- CV

- Bachelor Degree Diploma with the Transcript of Records

- Language Certificate

 

2) Candidate contacted for Skype interview (ucam.international)

3) UCAM issues Conditional Offer Letter

4) Online pre-registration

5) Legalization/translation of documents - when required

6) UCAM issues acceptance letter

7) Formal acceptance

  • Non-EU to Bachelor´s Degrees

For students who have completed secondary education in a country outside the European Union (UE), Switzerland, Iceland, Norway or Liechtenstein or China the application procedure is as the following steps suggests. Anytime during this process, you can ask for help or clarify any doubt by phone or e-mail +34 968 278 786 or admissions@ucam.edu.

Step 1. University Admission – Validation of studies

Applicants must have their high school studies or its equivalent officially accredited or validated according to the following cases.

Students with high school diplomas from countries outside the European Union (and from outside those with EU bilateral agreements) must validate (or “homologate”) this Diploma by the Ministry of Education of Spain. To carry out this process, candidates should apply to the Ministry of Education and follow the indicated procedure to accredit their pre-university studies. Please note that this process is done outside UCAM and through governmental institutions, so it would be a good idea to start it a couple of months before the admission request.  Students can continue the admission process to the University at the same time as their studies are being evaluated for official accreditation.

  • High School diploma** from an EU state or those countries which are co-signatories. Consult the list of eligible countries here. Students must validate this Diploma with the ‘Credencial’ issued by UNED.
  • International Baccalaureate / International GCSE**. Students must validate this Diploma with the ‘Credencial’ issued by UNED.
  • Students with previous University studies can transfer university credits for admission to UCAM, with a minimum of 30 ECTS.
  • Students with high level of vocational training (Formación Profesional). Students must validate this Diploma by the Ministry of Education of Spain.

Please note that certain courses in the University may have further admission requirements, applicants will be informed of those requirements during the interview stage of admission.

UCAM staff will be glad to assist and assess your situation so please do not hesitate on contacting the university.

Step 2. Application Form

Once you have validated your studies or have started the process to do so, you are ready to start the 2rd step. From now on the process becomes much more simple and flexible because you be guided directly by UCAM’s service and staff, who are now totally responsible for making it easy for you.

From April to October, you can enter here to create your personal account (without any commitment) and start the Admission request process. You will have to scan and attach some documents, but the system is really simple and intuitive:

  • Homologated documents
  • Selectividad marks/Credential UNED
  • Passport
  • Photo
  • Application Form (online)
  • Prove of payment of Admission Request Fee*

*This amount will be discounted on your tuition fee if you are admitted and it will be returned if you are not admitted. If you make this payment and then give up on the process, you will not be refunded.

The International Student Fellowship at UCAM includes citizens from all over the world, and, for this reason, we try to encourage those excellent students, motivated to develop their personal and academic careers by offering them the best and fair recruitment procedure. In this sense, the student’s selection procedure and criteria focus the interview on the academic profile together with the student’s abilities.

Step 3. Personal on-line interview with Admissions team

For more information about the interview protocol, click here

Step 4. Enrollment at UCAM

Once you have been accepted at UCAM, there is just one final step before the start of the classes, it is the Enrollment. On UCAM’s online platform you will be able to select the courses you will attend that year according to the plan of studies you want to follow and make the payment of the tuition fee.

And that is it, you are welcomed to UCAM – Catholic University San Antonio!

*UCAM organises preparatory courses for the PAU.

**You have to validate this diploma via the UNED. For information on how to do that see our guide.


Program requirements

If you have completed a Higher Education Degree, it is time to perfect your formation with a Master’s Degree at UCAM. Here you will find information about the Admission Process and the simple steps you must take to make your enrollment as easy as possible. Depending on your country of origin, the bureaucracy can be long and problematic, but we are always available to help you by phone (+34 968 278 786) or email admissions@ucam.edu.

1) Documents to be scanned and sent in pdf format to admissions@ucam.edu:

  • Passport
  • Degree certificate
  • Transcript of Results
  • Curriculum Vitae

2) Candidate contacted for Skype interview (ucam.international)

3) UCAM issues Conditional Offer Letter

4) Online pre-registration

5) Legalization/translation of documents - when required

6) UCAM issues acceptance letter

7) Formal acceptance

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