Universitary Master in International Business Administration (MBA)

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Qualification University Master in International Business Administration (MBA) (M123)
Participating Universities University of Alcalá
Organising Centre, Department or Institute Department: Economics and Business

Politechnic School
Teaching centre(s)
Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism
Year Course Started 2013-14 (RD 1373/2007)
Credits 90 ECTS
Official Duration

One complete academic year, plus October to March of following academic year.

Minimum number of ECTS by type of registration and course 60 ECTS credits for students matriculated full-time, 30 part-time.
Type of teaching

Classroom-based learning

Language/s English
Professional qualification This is not a degree title qualifying with ministerial approval for the exercise of regulated professional activities.
Orientation Professional

D.ª Mª Teresa del Val Núñez
D. Jose Raúl Fernández del Castillo

Coordinators External placement coordination:
- D.ª Mª Teresa del Val Núñez
Academic Committee D. José Raúl Fernández del Castillo
D. Santiago Ramón Torres
D.ª Mª Teresa del Val Núñez
D. Felipe Cano Ventas
D. Miguel Ángel Sicilia
D. Antonio Martín-Tereso
D. Robert Fieten
Contact Academic issues:

Administrative issues:

Objectives and competences

The goals of this master"s degree are in line with the stipulates of the Spanish Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (MECES) and ensure the achievement of the basic competences required to obtain a master"s degree, in accordance with article 3.3, Appendix I of R.D. 1393/2007.

Fulfilment of the goals means students have achieved competences which must be consistent with the fundamental rights of equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunities and of universal accessibility for the disabled, and with the values proper to a democratic and peace-loving culture.

Access and Admission

Registration deadlines
Number of places for new Total places available: 50
Minimum number of places for masters to be taught: 20

Reserved places: 5% for students with a certified disability of 33% or more.
General access conditions
Specific admission conditions Entry profile

This masters goal is to train graduates to direct companies of all kinds and in any context, equipping them with the knowledge and competences required to build a successful professional career. It will also be of particular use to people with previous professional experience, and the mix of recent graduates with experienced businessmen enhances the classroom experience. Preferred candidates will have a university engineering or economics degree and will feel a need to strengthen their professional profiles with knowledge about business direction and management. Young managers and directors looking to develop their competences and skills in order to further their careers will be particularly welcome. Since teaching is in English and given the courses international vocation, students must have a solid grasp of English and an international and multicultural outlook. The academic committee will evaluate candidates CVs and previous studies in order to assess their suitability for the course, as well as their knowledge of English (C1 or above). There may also be a personal interview.

Selection criteria:

  • Related degree: 15%

  • Programme of studies: 25%

  • English: 30%

  • Professional experience: 20%

  • Other merits: 10%

  • By related degrees are meant all those which fall within the following areas: Engineering, Social Sciences and Law, and Sports Sciences (especially those geared towards the management of international sporting organisations) since among their competences and train gin schemes is included an economic and business training which enables those holding these degrees to satisfy the entry requirements of this MBA.

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    Programme and teaching staff

    Programme (this information must be read in order to matriculate properly)
    Subjects, academic staff, competences, teaching guides and final project regulations
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    Registration, fees and grants


    Teaching Schedule and Venue

    Calendar 1st year: from mid-October 2017 to end June 2018
    2nd year: from mid-October 2018 to mid-March 2019
    For academic year 2017-18, teaching commences on 16 October
    Timetable From Monday to Friday, 17.30 to 21.15
    Venue Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism
    Plaza de la Victoria 2
    28801. Alcalá de Henares

    Politechnic School
    Science and Technology Campus
    Ctra. Madrid-Barcelona Km. 33,600
    28805. Alcalá de Henares

    Material resources available to course participant

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    Quality Guarantee

    Course audit
    Audit report
    Audit ruling
    Spanish Registry of Universities, Centres and Qualifications registration
    Course implementation
    Quality guarantee system
    Quality committee D. José Raúl Fernández del Castillo
    D. Santiago Ramón Torres
    Dña. Mª Teresa del Val Núñez
    D. Felipe Cano Ventas
    D. Miguel Ángel Sicilia
    D. Antonio Martín-Tereso
    D. Robert Fieten
    Dña. Rosa López del Bosque (PAS)
    Dña. Marta de la Cruz Ruiz (Representante de Estudiantes)
    Complaints and Suggestions
    Monitoring reports Recently implanted degree
    Work placement of graduates Recently implanted degree