🎓 Degree in Marketing & Commercial Management | Universitat Abat Oliba CEU

The degree in Marketing and Commercial Management from Abat Oliba CEU University prepares the students to perform strategic management and marketing tasks.

Degree in Marketing and Commercial Management
Title/Academic field

Degree in Marketing and Commercial Management
Business and Economics

Proprietary programme

Expert in Digital Marketing Management



Official Quality Certification - AQU


240 ECTS



Student profile

Interest in aspects related to the economy, the functioning of companies and management.

Admissions and enrolment

Application via website, submission of documentation and formalisation of admission at the University.

calendar and timetable

Academic Calendar


Timetable: New Plan
Timetable: Old Plan
Digital Marketing Management Timetable

Pioneers in the implementation of Marketing studies in Catalonia.

Why study at UAO CEU?

1. Up-to-date view of marketing and sales systems

In today's competitive and changing environment, getting the attention of potential customers is a challenge for companies and organisations, which must be increasingly dynamic and market-oriented. In this context, marketing and sales have spread to all areas of economic activity, from commodity markets to the most sophisticated technology markets, from mass consumer markets to business-to-business, services, education, health, etc.

The jobs market in the areas of marketing and sales management is strongly influenced by business competitiveness, internationalisation, innovation, technological change and new forms of professional organisation. Several studies show that degree training in these disciplines provides excellent career prospects, with highly-skilled jobs.

In light of this high demand, and thanks to our long experience in university education in the field of business sciences, Abat Oliba CEU University has designed a programme designed exclusively for managing and directing the areas of marketing and sales management that offers an up-to-date overview of sales systems and successful experiences that help to create new solutions for new challenges.

2. Digital Marketing Management

New proprietary course to enable students to master the applications of big data in the business world and lead digital marketing strategies. Included in the Degree in Marketing and Commercial Management.

3. Learning by doing

New teaching methodology combining learning by doing and flipped classroom methodologies. The student becomes the center of the teaching model and the classroom generates professional experiences. 

Business in Catalonia Forum: meeting and forum for debate around the business sector in Catalonia.
BCN Thinking Challenge: Interuniversity hackathon organised by the Entrepreneurs’ Club.
Bloomberg platform: integrated platform used by financial and economic professionals.
Annual Marketing Conference: organised jointly with the Marketing Club of Barcelona

4. Aula Emprende Programme

UAO CEU is committed to fostering the entrepreneurial spirit in all studies in the field of Business, through numerous initiatives, including:

  • Women Entrepreneurs Workshop
  • Events connecting family business and entrepreneurship
  • Experience-based Entrepreneurship Conferences
  • CEU Emprende Summer Camp
5. Collaboration agreement

Abat Oliba CEU University and the Marketing Club of Barcelona have a collaboration agreement to promote projects in the field of marketing. In addition, UAO CEU has become part of the Academic Council of the CMB.

  • annual marketing event (May)
  • World Marketing Festival (October)
6. Work & Talent Area

We enhance careers through a system of work placements and job offers that aim to meet the needs of companies while promoting the best in each of our students. 

• Professional Careers Guidance
• Work Placement and Employment Service
• Entrepreneurship Area
• Innovation Area
• Company Relations

7. Progressive International Development

New international experience that encourages students to internationalise their studies, from the first year to the fourth.

1st year: Students will be able to experience online interaction and research with universities in Germany and the United Kingdom. 
2nd year: This first international experience consists of a short trip to one of our partner universities in Europe, and we also set up opportunities for interaction with events such as the BCN Thinking Challenge. 
3rd year: We prepare students for cross-cultural economic challenges in collaboration with European universities. 
4th year: We broaden horizons through the Erasmus programme, along with semester-long placements at one of our partner universities in Europe and America (New York, Boston, Toronto, Santiago, Dublin, Mexico City, Florida, etc.). 

8. Research

Chairs and Research Groups: 
- Chair of Solidarity Economy 
- Chair of Family Business and Business Creation 
- Research Group on Employability, Young People and Social Exclusion (EJES) 
- Research Group on Entrepreneurship, Strategy and Entrepreneurial Competitiveness (GREECE)


Careers and internships


Upon completion of the Official Degree in Marketing and Commercial Management at Abat Oliba CEU University, students will be able to pursue a career in the following fields:

  • Marketing and sales departments of companies and organisations
  • Commercial management and consulting: organisation and management of the sales force
  • Marketing management and consulting: marketing audit, training and strategy design
  • Commercial distribution companies: management of shopping centres, merchandising, logistics and trade marketing
  • Commercial research companies: carrying out market studies, analysis of business opportunities, creation and development of new products, and commercial viability studies
  • Marketing and advertising companies: strategic accounts management
  • University teaching


During the last year of the degree, students will undertake compulsory work placements in companies, firms or institutions related to the their preferred area.

These practical training programmes, which are a part of the course study plan, will give students the opportunity to apply the knowledge acquired during the course while learning new professional skills that will help them find work later on.

The set of activities that the student will carry out during the programme will be agreed by the tutor at the company and the coordinator of the Placement and Employment Service who is responsible for the practicum.

The student will also have an academic tutor who will monitor and assess the internships in order to guarantee students make the most of their placement.

For more information, don't hesitate to contact the Work Placement and Employment Service.

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university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
Universidad Católica de Argentina 4* AR UCA Spanish
Universidad Católica de la Plata 1* AR UCALP Spanish
Universidad Fasta 2* AR UFASTA Spanish


university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
The University of Graz 2 A GRAZ01 German B2/English B2
Kufstein University of Applied Sciences 2 A KUFSTEIN01 English B2


university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
Artesis Plantijn University College Antwerp 1 B ANTWERP62 English B2
EPHEC (École Pratique des Hautes Études Commerciales) 4 B BRUXEL82 French B2/English B2
Howest Hogeschool 3 B KORTRIJ03 English B2/Dutch B2
Thomas More University College 2 B MECHELE14 English B2


university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
Universidade de Ribeirao Preto 2 BR UNAERP Portugués


universidad plazas Cod. Universidad Language requirements
Universidad de Santo Tomás 5* CL UST Spanish
Universidad Finis Terrae 2* CL FT Spanish
Universidad del Desarrollo 2* CL UDD Spanish


university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Seccional Cali 2 CO JAVE Spanish


university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
Augsburg University of Applied Sciences - Hochschule Augsburg 3 D AUGSBUR02 German B1/English B1
Zeppelin University (Friedrichshafen) 4* D FRIEDRI01 English B2/German B2
Fachhochschule Köln 2 D KOLN04 English B1/German B1
Munich Business School (MBS) 2 D MUNCHEN12 German C1/English B2


university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
Université Montesquieu - Bordeaux IV 4 F BORDEAU41 French B1
ESDES Lyon Business School - Université Catholique Lyon 2 F LYON10 English B2/French B2
Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, Institut Supérieur d'Economie et de management (ISEM) 2 F NIZA 01 English B2/French B2
Université Côte d’Azur (UCA) 2 F NIZA 41 French B2, English B2- Solo para máster y Doctorado
ESCE. École Supérieure de Commerce et de Management 4 F PARIS213 English B2/French B2
Université Perpignan VIA DOMITIA 2 F PERPIGN01 French B1 UFR sciences/French B2 others
Université de Reims 2 F REIMS01 French B1
Toulouse Catholic University 2 F TOULOUSE09 French B2/English B2


university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
Corvinus University of Budapest (Business School) 4 HU BUDAPES03 English B2/Hungarian B2


university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
Maynooth University 12* IRL MAYNOOT01 English B2


university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
Università Politecnica delle Marche 1 I ANCONA01 Italian A2/English A2
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore 6 I MILANO03 Italian B1+/English: TOEFL 79 o IELTS 6.0
Libera Università di Lingue e Comunicazione IULM 3* I MILANO05 Italian A2/English B1
Università degli Studi di Torino 2 I TORINO01 Italian A2/English B1


university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
Soongsil University 2* KO SU English B2
EWHA WOMAN University 3* KO EWHA English B2 y NOTA PONDERADA EXPEDIENTE 7,5/10 o superior


university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
Taylor's University 2* MA TAYLOR English B2


university plazas Cod. Universidad Requisitos de idioma
Universidad Anáhuac México 2* MX UAMN Spanish/TOEFL 89 o IELTS 7.0
Universidad Panamericana 2* MX UP Spanish
Universidad del Valle de Atemajac 1* MX UNIVA Spanish


university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen 6 NL GRONING03 English B2


university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
Universidad de Lima 2* PE LIMA Spanish
Universidad de Piura 2* PE UDEP Spanish
Universidad Católica San Pablo (Arequipa) 2* PE UCSP Spanish


university places Cod.Universidad Language requirements
Universidade Catolica de Lisboa (Oporto) 2 P LISBOA01 (Oporto) Portugese A2/English B2
Universidade de Europeia IADE – Faculdade de Design, Tecnologias e Comunicação 2 P LISBOA08 English B2
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias 3 P LISBOA52 Portugese B2/English B2


university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin 6 PL LUBLIN02 Polish B1/English B2
Nicolaus Copernicus University 1* PL TORUN01 English B1
Lazarski University 2* PL WARSZAW14 English B2
Collegium Civitas 3* PL WARSAW 35 English B2


university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
Kristianstad University 2 S KRISTIA01 Swedish A2/English B1


university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
Lomonosov Moscow State University 1 RU MSU Russian B2/English C1


university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
Canterbury Christ Church University 12 UK CANTERB03 English B2


university places Cod. Universidad Language requirements
Catholic University of America 10* US CUA TOEFL 80 (IBT)
Florida International University 4* US FIU TOEFL 550 (PBT)/80 (IBT)/IELTS 6,5
Manhattan College 10* US MC TOEFL 80 (internet based exam), 213 (computer based exam), 550 (paper based exam)
University of the Incarnate Word 2* US UIW TOEFL iBT 79/ Cambridge English Advanced Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) C1/ TOEIC 650/ IELTS 6.5
University of Missouri - St. Louis 4* US UMSL TOEFL 61 (iBT)/500 (PBT)/173 (CB)/IELTS 5.5
Whitewater University, Wisconsin 2* US UWW TOEFL 500 (PBT)/61 (iBT)/ IELTS 5,5
*: Places are distributed across degree programmes.

Fees and scholarships


€ 9,195*

*Price for the 2023-24 academic year

Tuition fees correspond, solely and exclusively, to the provision of teaching as part of the programme enrolled on, and this is the only service offered in exchange for the payment of those fees. By enrolling, the student accepts that decisions made by the competent authorities may, directly or indirectly, render it necessary to carry out teaching, tutoring, work placements or assessment tests either in person or via distance learning.

The student accepts that they remain obliged to pay any such fees in full even if, for reasons beyond the control of the University, some of the educational activities included in the degree cannot be carried out as initially provided for in the course guides at the beginning of the academic year. If restrictions are part in place, the University will provide the student with a guarantee that the activity will be rescheduled when possible, taking into consideration the interests of the student and any other applicable academic criteria.


Once you've been accepted on the course, you can reserve your place at Abat Oliba CEU University, which guarantees you a place on the course, before you pass the “selectivity” university entrance exam* or other entry requirements. You can do this by making a payment of €1500 (which will be deducted from the total price of the course).

*Reservation of your place will be effective exclusively for the ordinary examination period (June) of the Baccalaureate University Entrance exam. Candidates who do not pass the Baccalaureate University Entrance exam or other access requirements for similar studies in the ordinary period (June), and have paid the Place Reservation Fee, will have priority in the September enrolment if the University has places available in the degree course requested.

Cancelling your place after reservation: students have until 30 June to cancel their reserved place. This means you can book now and cancel if your circumstances change later on.**

**Deadline subject to changes in the official registration calendar


Once you have formalised reservation of your place, the remaining amount can be paid in the following ways:

  • One-off payment

    A one-off payment entitles you to a discount of 3% on tuition fees.

  • Payment by instalments

    5 instalments per year.


  • Monthly payments

    10 instalments with special 0% interest financing from CaixaBank. This also entitles students to a discount of 3% on tuition fees.

  • new special financing

    New financing agreements with banks with special conditions.

    - Banc Sabadell

    - CaixaBank

    - Banco Santander

    All options entitle prospective students to a discount of 3% on tuition fees.


Contact the Information Service if you want us to help you draw up a personalised economic plan.
+34 932 53 72 00
[email protected]

Quality and regulation


The student should have an interest in aspects related to the economy, the functioning of companies and management. They must also have the ability to understand the social function of business, analyse problems, diagnose them and propose solutions. They will also possess a capacity for: analysis, synthesis and teamwork; understanding and abstract thought; expressing themselves; social interaction; a broad general vision of the world and its future.

Knowledge of another language (preferably English) is also necessary.


  • To gain a refined grasp of the language of economics and business, with solid knowledge of the fundamental concepts and instruments of management applicable to the various functional areas of the company.
  • To gain an overview of the organisations and the environment in which they operate and are constituted.
  • To be able to understand how the economy works and how changes in the economy affect business decision making.
  • To develop the skills and abilities necessary to apply the knowledge acquired and to be in a position to carry out professional activities in the different areas of marketing and sales management of businesses and organisations.
  • To be able to evaluate, criticise, discuss, elaborate and present business proposals based on an understanding of the context (social, economic, international, etc.) in which they are raised.
  • To acquire humanistic training that informs their attitude towards life and the professions for which they have been prepared, compatible with the values of sustainability and social responsibility of any type of company or organisation.
  • To become an efficient expert who takes on roles in the profession with the responsibility and dignity of someone who is aware of the commitment the task implies: directing functional departments and business projects with an eye to the common and individual good.
  • To develop initiative and leadership skills, as well as an interest in marketing and commercial management.
  • To acquire the necessary linguistic skills required for good marketing and commercial management of companies or organisations.