Degree in Economics
The objective of the degree in economics is to provide the theoretical and practical knowledge and the abilities necessary to analyse the economic reality that surrounds us, and thus, confront the continuously varying challenges that it poses. The programme aims to train professionals who are able to carry out tasks such as management, consultancy, and assessment via the study of different types of institutions, public policies, and relationships between different economic agents in the business and economic world.
Graduates from the Economics programme will acquire, amongst others, the capabilities necessary to be a practical person with organization and adaptation skills, a critical point of view, abilities for identifying and foreseeing relevant economic problems, and the ability to argue about and select between different solutions to these problems and evaluate the results.
Graduates will be able to opt for a wide selection of professional areas in high demand in today's society, being able to work for any type of business or organisation, whether for public, private, national or international organisations, or even set up their own business. In short, the choice of professions covers practically all sectors and economic activity.
The main professional/academic career options include:
- Environmental advisor and consultant
- Urban planning advisor and consultant
- Tourism advisor and consultant
- Tax advisor and consultant
- Financial/economic advisor at international organisations (UN, ECB, EU...)
- Financial/economic advisor for development and cooperation projects and at NGOs
- Tax inspector
- Government expert
- Government economist
- Economic/Financial studies analyst
- International financial analyst
- Company director or manager
- General manager or section lead at public bodies or private enterprises
- Risk assessment expert
- Project assessment and investment expert
- Asset manager
- School teacher or university lecturer
The UIB offers students the chance to take part in different exchange and mobility programmes:
- Exchange and mobility programmes: to complete part of your studies at another university in Spain, the European Union, and around the world, or to get work experience at businesses in the European Union, managed by the International Relations Service.
- Volunteer work experience and projects with university development cooperation programmes in least developed countries, run through the development cooperation programmes managed by the Cooperation for Development and Solidarity Office (OCDS).
High-quality official study
Legislation requires that official Spanish Degrees receive positive evaluations by the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA). This process is called verification, and it serves to ensure that the development programme in which you will participate will provide the skills and learning results that it is supposed to.
The European Higher Education Area requires that a system be in place to ensure the quality of degree programmes.
Bachelor's programmes are subject to assessment and are continuously improved upon in order to guarantee their prestige and recognition within Europe. You can see the results of the assessments at results section.