Master's Degrees

  • Master's Degree in Business Administration and Management

    General Information

    Teaching Languages:
    1 year and a half (90 ECTS credits)
    Access Requirements:

    In order to register in an official Master's Degree, it is mandatory to have completed an official degree in Spain or in any higher education institution of a member state of the European Union integrated in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) that allows students to take a Master's Degree. Students who have obtained their degree outside the EHEA can be admitted as long as the University can verify that these qualifications have a similar level to the corresponding degrees in Spain and they permit graduates to take a Master's Course.

    This Master's Degree is primarily intended for Graduates, Arquitects and Engineers with enough background training to assimilate the specific knowledge provided by the different range of subjects that comprise this Master's Course. No working experience is needed to apply, since one of the goals of this programme is to provide students with specific skills and knowledge that will improve their employability and working opportunities.

    Moreover, although it is not mandatory, it is advisable to have a basic knowledge of the English language, at least at reading level, in order to be able to make the most of all supporting material and technical texts used in class.

    Attendance required
    Monday to Friday, from 9:00am to 2:00pm. From March onwards also from 4:00pm to 6:30pm.
    Teaching Center:
    Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Oviedo

    Professional Opportunities

    The key feature of this Master's Programme lies in its usefulness to improve the graduate's proffesional skills in each of the areas of expertise that this Master's Degree offers. Its main goal is to complement student's training in the field of business management and to develop human capital. This course also aims at providing the necessary skills in order to make good decisions in the business and institutional sector in an increasingly complex and dynamic environment, in order to make the search for employment and internal promotion easier.

    Moreover, this course allows students to access PhD studies on Business Administration. In this regard, students can continue a PhD programme in Business Administration in the University of Oviedo.


    This Master's Programme consists of 90 ECTS credits, divided in two academic years. The first year consists of 60 ECTS credits, whereas the second one consits of 30 ECTS credits. The curriculum includes all theoretical training and practical knowledge that students need to learn; and it also includes the public defence of the Master's Thesis.

    There are 11 subjects that are compulsory, 10 four-credit subjects and 1 five-credit subject. These subjects cover the following areas of expertise: Business Organization, Financial Economics and Business Accounting, and Marketing and Market Research. As for the optional subjects, students must choose 5 from the 15 subjects offered.

    During the second year, students must complete an internship period of two months and complete their Master's Thesis.




    MODULE 1. Fundamentals of Business Organization

    • Fundamentals of Business Administration (5 ECTS)
    • Data Analysis for Decision-Making (4 ECTS)

    MODULE 2. Business Management

    • Human Resources Management (4 ECTS)
    • Strategic Management (4 ECTS)
    • International Management (4 ECTS)
    • Management Skills and Leadership (4 ECTS)

    MODULE 3. Operations and technology

    • Operations and Technology Management (4 ECTS)

    MODULE 4. Finance

    • Financial Strategy (4 ECTS)
    • Financial Investment and Capital Markets (4 ECTS)

    MODULE 5. Marketing

    • Strategic Marketing (4 ECTS)
    • Market Research: Applications in Marketing (4 ECTS)

    OPTIONAL SUBJECTS (15 ECTS to choose from the 45 ECTS credits available)

    MODULE 1. Fundamentals of Business Organization

    • Cooperation Agreements (3 ECTS)
    • Creation of Companies (3 ECTS)
    • Administration of Family Businesses (3 ECTS)

    MODULE 2. Business Management

    • The Game of Business (3 ECTS)

    MODULE 3. Operations and technology

    • Logistics (3 ECTS)
    • Prevention, Environment and Quality (3 ECTS)
    • Using Comunication and Information Technologies in Business Decision-Making (3 ECTS)

    MODULE 4. Finance

    • Financial Analysis: Company Valuation (3 ECTS)
    • Management of Banking Companies (3 ECTS)
    • Financial Risk Management (3 ECTS)
    • International Finance (3 ECTS)

    MODULE 5. Marketing

    • International Marketing l (3 ECTS)
    • Management of Business Comunication (3 ECTS)
    • Management of Distribution Channels and Electronic Commerce (3 ECTS)
    • Launching and Marketing New Products (3 ECTS)


    • Work Placement (12 ECTS) Duración: 2 meses
    • Master's Thesis (18 ECTS)
    Detailed Information on the Syllabus:


    • University of Oviedo
      Faculty of Economics and Business
      Avda. de El Cristo, s/n
      33006 Oviedo
      985 10 38 93

    Coordination :

    • Eduardo González Fidalgo
      985 10 49 76
    • Nuria García Rodríguez
      985 10 62 07

    Internationalization and Companies

    Movilidad de estudios

    • Technische Universität Dortmund (Germany)
    • Ecole de Management de Normandie (France)
    • Università di Bologna (Italy)
    • Wyzsza Szkola Handlowa (Poland)

    Doble titulación

    • Master in Management. Clermond Ferrant (France)

    Empresas que ofertan prácticas externas

    • AC Asturias Asesores S.L.
    • Arias Montes Renovables S.L.
    • Asociación Independiente de Jóvenes Empresarios del P.A.
    • Banco Banif S.A.
    • Caja Rural de Asturias
    • Cámara de Comercio de Gijón
    • Colegio Sta. María del Naranco Alter-Vía
    • Daimler AG
    • Forum GPA SAU (Hotel AC Ovied Forum)
    • Grupo BAP Conde S.A.
    • Hijos de Luis Rodriguez S.A.
    • Hostelería Asturiana S.A.
    • Impact 5, S.A.
    • Inca Servicios y proyectos de ingeniería civil S.A.
    • Ingeniería obra y Montaje S.L.
    • Lacera Servicios y Mantenimiento S.A.
    • NH Palacio de Ferrera
    • Pisa proyectos de Innovación
    • Randstad empleo ETT SAU
    • Servicios normativos Asturias S.L.
    • Tesco International Cooperation and Consulting Services
    • Traiglefer SL
    • Transportes Unidos de Asturias S.L.
    • Trivago GmbH