BA (Hons) in

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with Tutor Support

September / February


The third year of the course is delivered by Anglia Ruskin Universi​​​​​ty (UK) for students who have completed levels 4 and 5 at ESEI.
Students will receive a valid UK degree, which is recognized and accepted by employers and institutions around the world..


October – January

Strategic Management

​Credits: 15 ECTS

Learning Outcomes

  1. Critically analyse the importance of strategic resource capabilities and competitive environment of business organisations, the organisations’ strengths and their environmental threats and opportunities
  2. Critically evaluate the strategic issues and choices facing business and organisations; and the resource implications of the strategic management process, bearing in mind recent developments in strategic thinking
  3. Critically examine the implementation issues facing business organisations; and the role of leadership and innovation in the management of change
  4. Undertake a detailed analysis and evaluation of the resource capability and competitive environment of business organisations, with a particular focus on the strategic fit of such organisations
  5. Undertake a detailed analysis and evaluation of the strategic options available to a business organisation
  6. Interpret complex analysis correctly and then report and present those findings in an appropriate manner

Work Based Major Project

Credits: 30 ECTS

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate understanding of the nature of research and different research methods
  2. Identify and critically review literature from a variety of sources and organise this information
  3. Demonstrate the broad methodological knowledge and practice skills required for the planning of research, data collection, and analysis, with an appreciation of how methods link to topics
  4. Communicate research effectively and in a professional manner

Project Impact and Review

Credits: 7,5 ECTS

Learning Outcomes

  1. Plan and present an impact study to a critical audience demonstrating systematic, coherent, and detailed knowledge, skills, and understanding addressing complex problems relevant to work-based practice
  2. Devise and sustain arguments in defence of your work whilst showing an appreciation of the uncertainty, ambiguity, and limits of knowledge
  3. Critically evaluate evidence to justify and support conclusions / recommendations from your major project dissemination
  4. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the major project through critical reflection and the analysis of the systematically collected feedback from the dissemination audience

Reflections on Practice and Career Progression

Credits: 7,5 ECTS

Learning Outcomes

  1. Present a critical evaluation of the career pathways and development opportunities available to a work-based management graduate, in relation to an inappropriate context.
  2. Reflect critically on personal strengths and weaknesses against the achievement of the University’s generic graduate learning outcomes and appropriate occupational standards.
  3. Systematically establish progression routes for employment and further learning of equivalent nature.

Third YEAR


Level 4 and Level 5 Diplomas will be awarded by ESEI, with the recognition, via NCC Education , of Ofqual, which is an independent educational authority authorized to act on behalf of the UK Government. Our level 4 and level 5 qualifications are also fully recognized and authorized by the Catalan department of education. This ensures that students, parents, teachers and employers worldwide can be confident that qualifications and assessments meet rigorous quality standards. The third year of the course (level 6) is delivered by NCC Education (UK) for students who have completed level 4 and 5 ESEI diplomas, students will receive a valid UK degree in Management (180 ECTS) by the University of Anglia Ruskin and a private BA (Hons) in Business Administration by ESEI International Business School Barcelona. Students will receive a valid UK degree, which is recognized and accepted by employers and institutions around the world.
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​Frequently Asked Questions

What if I apply and Covid precludes my arrival?

In regards the Covid-19 outbreak and studies at ESEI, we are confident that things will normalise pretty soon, and the Fall 2020 intake will go on as planned on campus. However, should you find yourself directly affected, you will be in a position to receive full refund of the tuition paid or process a deferral free of charge to later intakes available in 2021.

Do you offer scholarships?

We do offer scholarship opportunities to students to help them cover a small part of their tuition fee (up to 10%). You will need to attach a scholarship form along with your online application and the other required documents. Please note that the deadline to apply for the scholarship for Fall 2020 would be 31-March-2020 and for Spring 2021 would be 31-Jul-2020. We evaluate each case individually, and apply up to a maximum of 10% if the case is approved. More detailed explanation on scholarship types and requirements accessed here

Do you offer internships?

Job opportunities hugely depend on your qualifications, skills and experience. Around 10 offers are provided by ESEI / month, and we are in direct contact with more than 20 companies and 2 HR agencies for offers each semester. We offer assistance with all of this through our dedicated career services.
You can find more information about our Career Services through the following link
You can read more about career opportunities for international students in the following post

Do you have dorms?

Student Accommodation Options:
1) we provide a list of student accommodation agencies that help our students find their ideal home in barcelona, with attractive promotional codes specific to our students.
2) there is a relocation package with an accommodation agency, you will pay a certain fee and they will send you the accommodation letter you will need for the visa, and they will do the apartment hunt for you and find you the specs you want. More details on both option can be accessed

What is the application deadline?

Non-EU citizens needing a student visa to study in Spain, should make sure to secure admission at least three months before the start of the courses to avoid delays in arrival to Barcelona. Late applications received one month prior to the start date of the course will be considered based on the available places left in the programme. Because of the limited number of places available in our programme, we advise you to start your application as early as possible. Applications are being received for Fall 2020.

Will I receive administrative support from the school...

Will I receive administrative support from the school for my residency documents?

ESEI has guidelines on all administrative processes undertaken by students and the school’s staff supports students with this on a one-to-one basis.

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