Social Media RSS Feed en UB School of Economics, University of Barcelona <p><strong>About</strong></p> <p>The Universitat de Barcelona School of Economics is the international centre for research and postgraduate education in Economics of the Faculty of Economics and Business. Building on the experience of its predecessors, it has become a benchmark in Catalonia, Spain and Europe for academic quality and for economic research.</p> <p>Courses, workshops, and the promotion of the top international research are regularly conducted by the UB School of Economics, as it aims to be an appealing window to the international academia. Indeed, postgraduate training is specifically designed to be attractive and competitive internationally.</p> <p>The staff and students of the UB School of Economics have access to a comprehensive range of services and facilities: a network of libraries and resource centres with the largest catalogue among Catalan universities, dedicated seminar rooms, access to extensive language learning options and the largest network of sports facilities in the city.</p> <h2>Connect With UB Economics</h2> <p>Skype: ubeconomics</p> <p>Twitter: @ubeconomics</p> <p>LinkedIn:</p> <p>Instagram: ubeconomics</p> <p>Website:</p> <p>Learn More About UB School of Economics</p> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="" width="560"></iframe></p> Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:42 172465 172465 BEng (Hons) Fire Risk Engineering Fire Risk Engineering is a relatively new discipline within the construction industry, driven by developments in fire safety legislation. The GCU programme - one of the few offered in the UK - was developed in close partnership with the Fire and Rescue Service. It is unique in its focus on fire safety design and regulations. It was the first in the UK to achieve academic exemption by the Institution of Fire Engineers at MIFireE level. The course has also been approved by the UK Engineering Council for IEng standard route and partial fulfillment of CEng standard route. Risk management, forecasting, problem solving and communication are all part of the programme, which has strong links with consultants and regulators who share their knowledge through guest lectures, case study materials and site visits. A number of Fire and Rescue Service Officers are associate lecturers. You will have the opportunity to study abroad or undertake an accredited work placement, as well as an optional work placement. Sun, 09/24/2017 - 00:18 1097284 1097284 Audio and Music Technology (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons) New technologies and techniques are changing creative expression in music. Today's audio and music industry whether studios, production companies, or tech firms look for practitioners who think outside the box but also know what goes on inside it. Studying this field opens career pathways from musical practice and professional sound to acoustics and audio software development. It allows you to explore and influence technological and musical innovations to shape the future of audio. Why UWE Bristol? BSc(Hons) Audio and Music Technology receives both accreditation and acclaim from JAMES, the education arm of the Association of Professional Recording Services (APRS) and the Music Producers Guild (MPG). They describe the course as 'amongst the best in the UK and of international standing'. This course is ideal if you're passionate about music and the technology behind it, but don't necessarily have formal musical training or prior technical experience. It allows you to explore and develop advanced knowledge, techniques and technologies for recording, production, musical expression, digital creativity, audio programming and the science of sound (acoustics and psychoacoustics). Sat, 09/23/2017 - 19:10 1095438 1095438 Broadcast Audio and Music Technology - BSc(Hons) Broadcast sound has a unique place in society. It contributes to the soundtrack of our everyday lives. We hear it in the form of music or supporting in-depth analysis of current affairs, eclectic documentaries, live international events and literary works in the form of sound-designed drama. Sometimes it is even accompanied by pictures! The broadcast industry recently predicted a "critical shortfall" in professionals with specialist sound skills. Understanding new technologies is now also vital in addition to traditional techniques. A solid technical knowledge of audio is a requirement for sound specialists in film, radio, TV and games, as well as those working in online and mobile media. As a result, numerous opportunities exist for skilled sound professionals with a broadcast background. Why study this course? BSc(Hons) Broadcast Audio and Music Technology at UWE Bristol is accredited by JAMES, the education arm of the Association of Professional Recording Services (APRS) and the Music Producers Guild (MPG). Sat, 09/23/2017 - 19:02 1097651 1097651 International Business - BA(Hons) There's a growing demand for graduates who understand global markets and management and the challenges of conducting business across borders. Why UWE Bristol? BA(Hons) International Business will give you a solid grounding in the fundamentals of business management, with a focus on the international dimensions of business. Overseas study or work is an important part of the course and will give you skills and experience highly valued by employers. Themes of global citizenship and cross-cultural communication run throughout, preparing you for work in diverse environments. You'll learn the ways people do business across the world, and the challenges and issues they face. The practical nature of the course ensures you graduate with real-world skills and experience to succeed in your international career. You'll be part of an active community of students in a city recognised as an international business hub. Bristol is home to many placement and graduate employers, which gives us a wealth of case studies and guest speakers. Sat, 09/23/2017 - 19:01 1097656 1097656 Economics - BA(Hons) Economics is all around us, and studying it is essential to understanding the world we live and work in. As an economics graduate, you'll enjoy some of the best job prospects and high earnings across several career paths. Our BA(Hons) in Economics is for those who want to learn about the broader social and political context shaping today's world, without a pure mathematics focus. If you want more maths modules you'll prefer BSc(Hons) Economics. Why UWE Bristol? BA(Hons) Economics is a modern applied course that focuses on applying the latest post-crisis economic theory to real and relevant problems. Gain the skills to answer questions such as: why do people behave irrationally? Do firms really aim to maximise profits? Does inequality matter? Is growth really sustainable? Are we ready for the next financial crash? What will artificial intelligence mean for job creation? Analyse numerous real-world issues, including irrational behaviour, how firms really operate, the cost of continued economic growth and sustainability, post-crisis banking, development and migration. Sat, 09/23/2017 - 19:00 1097648 1097648 Software Engineering for Business - BSc(Hons) Computers are essential to our lives. We use them at work, to organise our social lives and to play games. They're also fundamental to services that keep society running smoothly such as hospitals, banks, governments and public transport. Software engineering is about building programs so these computers fulfil their purpose. With more jobs available than qualified graduates, job prospects for software engineers have never been better. Why UWE Bristol? BSc(Hons) Software Engineering for Business was developed by Tech Partnership and top graduate employers. This course is accredited as Tech Industry Gold. It gives you the technical and business skills you need to succeed as a graduate. Discover how to build software from start to finish. Explore all the latest technologies including cloud computing, big data and cyber security. Learn how businesses manage large projects and plan, design and deliver new software on time and in budget. Sat, 09/23/2017 - 18:58 1097655 1097655 Business and Human Resource Management - BA(Hons) People are the most important asset in any organisation. It's increasingly important for businesses to understand and effectively manage their employees to succeed in a competitive, global economy. There is always a need for graduates who can help organisations build and develop their workforce. Why UWE Bristol? BA(Hons) Business and Human Resource Management combines the study of people management with finance, marketing and strategy to give you a comprehensive understanding of how businesses function. This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Completing this course will also get you an internationally recognised Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management. Learn about the role of managers and how people contribute to business success. Focus on the practices and issues associated with people management. Develop a solid foundation in business theory and explore the challenges facing modern businesses. Sat, 09/23/2017 - 18:56 1097642 1097642 Geography - BA(Hons) The growing need to protect and sustain the environment means we need better strategies for natural resource management, human migration and wealth distribution. Policies that strengthen the environment ensure communities have access to food, energy and healthcare and support economic growth. Studying geography enables you to explore these issues and contribute innovative ways to address them. Why UWE Bristol? BA(Hons) Geography looks at the globalisation of economies and cultures and the environmental challenges relating to natural resources and societies. Discover the causes of economic, social and environmental problems and how policy and decision-making processes can address these issues. Develop vital professional skills in mapping, environmental assessment, geographical statistics, qualitative research and computer-based spatial analysis. Sat, 09/23/2017 - 18:55 1097654 1097654 Geography (with Foundation Year) - BSc(Hons) As environmental challenges like climate change, ecosystem endangerment, and energy availability worsen, those in government, science and industry are looking for new ways to manage them. Developing your skills and knowledge in this field will help you become part of this growing industry. You'll also gain analytical and communication skills sought by employers across a wide range of industries. Why UWE Bristol? BSc(Hons) Geography equips you with a solid understanding of the science behind the main environmental challenges faced by human society. Learn about the different ways natural environments can be managed. Develop valuable skills in surveying, mapping, environmental assessment, geographical statistics and computer-based spatial analysis. Tailor the course to your interests, with options including climate change, river dynamics, ecosystem conservation, and global resource management. Apply theories in our well-equipped laboratories and work towards assessments based on real-world issues. Broaden your experience through field trips and develop vital professional skills on a work placement in your area of expertise. Sat, 09/23/2017 - 18:55 1097647 1097647