• Title: Logistics and Maritime Business
  • Duration: 4 courses organized by quarters
  • Study load: 240 ECTS credits
  • Format: Face-to-face
  • Timetables: Afternoon
  • Run by: School of Bussines and Social Science
  • Qualification: Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF)
  • Fees: Check out the cost and financing options for the study program at the following link (Fees and financing)
  • Access: Find out about the different access routes and how to complete the university pre-registration process (Access)
  • Places: 40
  • Languages: Catalan, Spanish and English
  • Minimum score: 5,000 (19/20)

The Degree in Logistics and Maritime Business of the Higher School of Social Sciences and the TecnoCampus Company has obtained in 2014 the favorable verification by the Agency for Quality of the University System of Catalonia (AQU). The verification is the favorable evaluation of the syllabus by the official evaluation agencies.

With this recognition, the titles of the school guarantee the quality of teaching in accordance with the standard set by the Agency for all universities.

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Over 90% of international trade is done by sea

This degree offers a great opportunity both for future professionals and companies, in a market that is increasingly globalized and which progressively needs more qualified professionals.

The degree responds to the demands of the logistics, transport and maritime business sectors, and it includes subjects related to international trade, port management, customs operations,
maritime law and related legislation, logistics and supply chain management, and maritime company management, among others, with an international vision focused on professionalism. 

Students carry out international stays, for example in Italy, where during the four-day trip to Civitavecchia (Rome) they were able to know how to proceed in a complete maritime transport operation and carried out a practical case to answer a hypothetical proposal commercial of a client.
The activity is part of the course Motorways of the Sea Training (MOST) that students carry out with the European School Intermodal Transport and that begins in the Port of Barcelona


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    The only such Bachelor Degree in Catalonia and a leader in Spain

    This Bachelor Degree has a clear international projection, specializing in maritime business.

  • 2
    10% of the Bachelor Degree is taught in English

    Logistics is a highly internationalized sector in which a command of languages in essential. 24 ECTS credits are taught completely in English and the TecnoCampus Language Service gives students the opportunity to learn or perfect other languages.

  • 3
    Lecturers from the business world

    The lecturers on the Bachelor Degree program are professionals from the Logistics sector, giving the student direct insight into the reality of the professional world. The tuition received in the final academic years has been rated at 7.5 points.

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    National and international internships

    Students have the option of placements abroad in the last two years of the program. Moreover, TecnoCampus’s close ties to the business community enable us to give students access to internships to consolidate their knowledge in a real professional environment. Each year, more than 700 students take part in the internship program in over 1,500 partner companies.

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The knowledge that has been accredited through the official access routes will be required, but it is also advisable for the student to have access to the degree in Logistics and Maritime Business that has the following abilities:

  • Leadership skills
  • Organization and resposibility
  • Interest in travelling, learning about cultures and developing in a global world
  • Ability to teach instruction
  • Ease of oral and written expression
  • Dynamism and creativity
  • Passion for new technologies, Internet and Web 2.0.
  • Experience in online communication
  • Know how to listen, know how to respond
  • Awareness and respect for social minorities

General competences

  • Develop skills to search, process and analyze information from diverse sources to apply them in the issues to be resolved
  • Be autonomous in the aspect of personal planning, the selection of appropriate resources and the maturity to assume responsibilities in decision-making
  • Make decisions in the professional and personal field, applying the knowledge and techniques acquired throughout the academic activity
  • Work as a team, actively participating in tasks and using the negotiation and planning tools learned
  • Communicate with ownership, both in writing and verbally, the ideas, projects, norms and decisions properly and timely handling the diversity of available means

Specific competences

  • Establish maritime business and logistics projects that allow the creation of new companies or the improvement of existing ones, adopting innovative and creative ideas
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate fluently in Spanish, Catalan and English in an oral and written way in the environment of logistics and maritime businesses
  • Show knowledge and skills for the coordination of the purchasing, procurement, production and distribution departments of a product in any company, analyzing different types of techniques
  • Operationalize the storage of merchandise, through computer applications of logistics management
  • Show knowledge about the organization of maritime, land, air and multimodal transport, customs management and international trade to manage and / or hire transport
  • To demonstrate knowledge about the structure, organization and management of ports - sports and state-of-the-art, where people and goods traffic, nautical leisure, fishing and tourism coexist, emphasizing cruise ships
  • Show knowledge about the ship and its contracting for its use as a means of transporting both goods and people, in an environment of sustainability and respect for the environment
  • Interpret the economic, financial and accounting status of a company or business unit to take appropriate measures in its management
  • Identify the basic economic concepts, as well as the microeconomic and macroeconomic functioning of the markets
  • Select and use quantitative instruments for decision making and contrast of economic hypotheses

Welcome Day

A few days before the beginning of the course, TecnoCampus organize Welcome Day for new students. These days are useful to know the coordinator of the degree, the curriculum, the services campus (Academic Management, Library, UACU, Careers Professionals and International Relations) and to take a tour of the facilities in order to get to know the different places where they will study.

Tutorial Action Plan

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