Bachelor in Business Administration Achieve international success

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The Bachelor in Business Administration

Is for students...

business-oriented, dynamic and determined to bring their game-changing ideas to life.

Looking for...

a challenging, international business program with an experiential learning approach that creates future leaders and market disruptors.

To become...

  • a consultant
  • a financial manager
  • an entrepreneur
  • a marketing manager

The Bachelor in Business Administration is an innovative, international program that will help you develop the necessary business acumen to pursue a successful career as an entrepreneur, or in a multinational organization. We provide a diverse, dynamic, well-connected environment where you will learn from industry experts as you prepare to launch a global career in business. This prestigious program, designed by the top-ranked IE Business School (accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS), seeks to create a new generation of business professionals ready to lead international organizations.

PROGRAM

Undergraduate Degrees

DURATION

4 years

LANGUAGE

English

LOCATION

Madrid, Segovia

LOCATION

You can study the Bachelor in Business Administration in Segovia and Madrid.

If you decide to start in Segovia, you will spend year one and two at the campus in Segovia, before moving to Madrid for year three and four. If you start the program in Madrid, however, you will spend all four years of the program in the Spanish capital.

A SURE PATH TO SUCCESS

Five reasons to take the Bachelor in Business Administration at IE University

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

EXPERIENCE THE PERSONAL LEARNING JOURNEY

In this program, you will embark on a unique and personalized learning journey through which you will gain the skills needed to become a successful business professional. This learning journey, designed by the prestigious Triple-Crown-accredited IE Business School, has been built based on the real-world challenges you will face after graduating from the program, and on the competitive landscape business students will encounter during their undergraduate education and beyond.

PREPARE FOR YOUR FUTURE WITH OUR COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM

This bachelor’s degree is taught using a unique methodology that combines (a) Fundamentals, (b) Broadening Options, and (c) Practicals to ensure your academic journey develops smoothly. Fundamentals will provide you an in-depth understanding of the principles that underpin business dynamics. You will explore how different areas of business converge, breaking borders that have traditionally separated them in academic settings. Finally, Practicals will let you experience real-world applications of what you learn in class and how to have a positive impact in the business world.

CHALLENGE AND EXPLORE

During the program, you will challenge yourself to explore creative approaches and new ways of thinking. You will be immersed in an international environment, exposing you to the transformative power of a multicultural setting. You will experiment with your entrepreneurial skills by working on business plans and startup projects. Studying the humanities will help you understand the world around you and develop the skills to maneuver within that world. By learning and experimenting with the latest technologies, you will be at the vanguard of the digital world, positioning yourself to become a successful international business professional.

PUT SOLID BUSINESS FOUNDATIONS INTO PRACTICE

You will find the perfect balance between academic learning and real-life busi¬ness practice. From day one, you will start developing strong business foundations that you will apply to prac¬tical and hands-on courses and projects progressively. This unique methodology of merging foundations and practical components will allow you to experience the dynamics that define the business world throughout your academic journey at IE Business School. You will monitor your own performance through a personalized dashboard which provides you with an overview of your learning journey as you progress as a business student.

A renewed and innovative Bachelor in Business Administration

Marc Smelik is the Associate Dean for the bachelor programs at IE Business School. IE Business School is an international business school, well-known for its innovation and its dynamic nature in developing new programs like the Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA). In this interview, Marc Smelik explains key developments of the BBA program and why it is in constant evolution.

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THE NEW BBA STRUCTURE

This innovative bachelor’s degree is taught using a unique methodology that combines three types of courses: (a) Fundamentals, (b) Broadening Options, and (c) Practicals. The fundamental courses provide you with in-depth knowledge of the principles of business. The broadening options allow you to choose courses from a wide range of areas and subjects to explore the world beyond business. And the through the practical courses you will apply what you learn in class to real-world projects with companies and organizations.

FUNDAMENTAL COURSES

Learn the fundamentals of business, marketing, finance, strategy, accounting and human resources.

BROADENING OPTIONS

Explore areas beyond business like humanities and technology.

PRACTICAL COURSES

Apply what you learn to real-world cases and scenarios.

ABOUT IE BUSINESS SCHOOL

IE Business School is reimagining the future of business education. With expert insights and international business leaders at the helm, our students are immersed in a diverse, globally minded, tech-forward environment where they explore new ways to disrupt the world of business.

GLOBAL RECOGNITION & TOP RANKINGS

IE Business School is widely recognized as one of Europe's leading business schools. Top rankings from Financial Times, The Economist, Wall Street Journal and América Economía have identified IE as a leader in innovative, tech-forward business education.

LEARN MORE ABOUT IE BUSINESS SCHOOL RANKINGS

GAME-CHANGING PROGRAMS

Offering an impressive selection of dynamic management programs, IE Business School meets the needs of business professionals at every stage, from undergraduate to executive. Our portfolio includes face-to-face courses and an innovative Blended Methodology option.

LEARN MORE ABOUT IE BUSINESS SCHOOL PROGRAMS

INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATION

IE Business School has been granted the prestigious “Triple Crown Accreditation” by the most highly respected business school accreditation associations. This honor is shared with a select few, with a mere 76 business schools worldwide as of July 2016. The “Triple Crown Accreditation” certifies that the IE Business School's unique education model—based on innovative teaching methodologies and a commitment to breaking boundaries—is among the best in the world.

EQUIS

European Quality Improvement System

AACSB

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

AMBA

The Association of MBAs

IE RANKINGS

IE Business School is one of Europe's leading business schools, appearing in prestigious international rankings by Financial Times, The Economist, Wall Street Journal, América Economía, among several others. Check out IE Business School's latest rankings:

Online MBA Worldwide - Financial Times. March, 2016
Executive MBAs Worldwide - The Economist. May, 2015
Distance Online MBA Worldwide - QS. March, 2016
Master in Finance Worldwide - Financial Times. June, 2016
Best European Business Schools – Financial Times. December, 2017
MBAs Worldwide - América Economía. May, 2016
MBAs in Europe - Financial Times. January, 2016
Executive Education Worldwide - América Economía. November, 2015
MBAs Worldwide - Bloomberg Businessweek. October, 2015
European Business Schools in Europe - Financial Times. December, 2015
MBAs (excluding USA) Worldwide - Forbes.com. October, 2015
MBAs Worldwide - Financial Times. January, 2017
Executive MBAs Worldwide - Financial Times. October, 2015
Master in Management Worldwide - Financial Times. September, 2015

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Getting into an entrepreneurial mindset

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THE DUAL DEGREES OF IE UNIVERSITY

Develop a multidisciplinary profile and specialize in two distinct, yet connected fields, by combining another bachelor’s degree with your studies in Business Administration.

Dual Degree in Business Administration + International Relations

Bring solutions to global challenges

PROGRAM

Undergraduate Degrees

LANGUAGE

English

DURATION

5 years

AACSB represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide

EQUIS represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide

IE School of Global and Public Affairs is a member of APSIA

Dual Degree in Business Administration + Laws

Become a corporate leader in a global world

PROGRAM

Undergraduate Degrees

LANGUAGE

English

DURATION

5 years

AACSB represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide

EQUIS represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide

The European Module is a prestigious endorsement by the European Commission in recognition of the innovative methodology of our undergraduate law degrees.