Key Data and Indicators
Bachelor’s degree in International Business and Marketing

Key data

First year the degree was offered Number of years the degree has been offered Length of degree in years Number of first-year places available
2009-10 10º 4 110

Admission and enrolment

First-preference applicants

Number of students who apply to study at UPF as their first option divided by the total number of first-year places.

2020-21 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16
1,36(110pl) 1,19 (110 pl) 1,52 (110 pl) 1,22 (110 pl) 1,78 (110pl) 1,59 (110 pl)

Passing score

Passing score (Since 2010-11, the passing score has been calculated out of 14, as determined by the specific and voluntary tests in the university entrance exams (PAU)).

2020-21 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015­-16
9,37 9,21 9,41 9,26 9,40 9,42

Average score

Average admission score for new first-year students (Since 2010-11, the passing score has been calculated out of 14, as determined by the specific and voluntary tests in the PAU university entrance exams)

2020-21 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16
10,73 10,41 10,40 10,32 10,43 10,42

Admission score >=9

Percentage of students whose university admission score was 7 or higher (Since 2010-11 this percentage refers to students whose university admission score was 9 or higher).

2020-21 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16
99,18 95,12 100,0 95,8 100,0 100,0

New first-year students

Number of new first-year students.

2020-21 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16
125 127 126 121 124 122

Breakdown of new students by admission score

  2020-21 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16
12.000 or higher 9,9 7,3 5,6 5,9 6,0 8,4
11.000–11.999 18,1 16,3 14,4 19,5 20,5 13,4
10.000–10.999 44,6 43,9 45,6 30,5 35,0 42,9
9.000–9.999 27,2 27,6 34,4 39,8 38,5 35,3
8.999 or lower - 4,9 - 4,2 - -

Enrolled students

Total number of enrolled students.

2020-21 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16
485 496 491 487 477 456

First-option students

Percentage of students accepted on a PAU score who chose this course as their first option.

2020-21 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16
95,1 90,2 86,4 90,7 96,6 91,6

Percentage breakdown of new students by admission route

  2020-21 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17
PAU or equivalent 89,6 88,9 91,3 90,1 90,3
University degree - - - 0,8 0,8
Vocational training 2,4 2,4 2,4 1,7 0,8
PAU and a university course under way 5,6 5,6 - 5,8 4,8
Further education and a course under way - - 5,5 - -
Over-25s - 1,3 - 0,8 1,6
Over-45s - - - - -
Direct access (over 30 ECTS credits) 2,4 2,4 0,8 0,8 1,6

Percentage breakdown of new students by gender

  2020-21 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17
Men 34,4 29,1 33,3 28,9 30,6
Women 65,6 70,9 66,7 71,1 69,4

Percentage breakdown of new students by age

  2020-21 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17
18 or younger 100,0 86,6 88,9 87,6 84,7
19 - 8,7 7,1 8,3 8,9
20 - 2,4 3,2 0,8 1,6
21-25 - 0,8 0,8 1,7 3,2
25-45 - 1,6 - 1,7 1,6
46 or older - - - - -

Percentage breakdown of new students by place of origin

  2020-21 2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17
Barcelona province 79,2 74,0 78,6 79,3 75,0
Girona province 4,8 10,2 7,1 5,8 8,7
Lleida province 4,0 7,1 3,2 4,1 4,0
Tarragona province 6,4 6,3 2,4 2,5 8,9
Elsewhere in Spain 4,0 1,6 3,2 7,5 2,4
Elsewhere in the world 1,6 0,8 5,5 0,8 0,8

Lecturers

Percentage of ECTS credits taught by lecturers with a PhD (including languages)

Number of ECTS credits taught by lecturers with a PhD divided by the total number of teaching hours (including language subjects).

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14
62,8 42,6 39,2 36,2 39,7 41,5

Percentage of ECTS credits taught by lecturers with a PhD (excluding languages)

Number of ECTS credits taught by lecturers with a PhD divided by the total number of teaching hours (excluding language subjects).

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14
69.7 58,7 53,6 50,5 56,4 56,2

Percentage of ECTS credits taught in english (excluding languages)

Number of ECTS credits taught in English divided by the total number of teaching hours (excluding language subjects).

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14
51,2 43,4 42,7 43,0 44,5 43,1

Percentage of ECTS credits taught in english (excluding languages, company internships and BDFP)

Number of ECTS credits taught in English divided by the total number of teaching hours (excluding language subjects, company internships and BDFP).

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14
46.8 47,7 47,0 47,2 48,9 47,5

Percentage of core and required ECTS credits taught by full-time lecturers

Number of equivalent full-time students per equivalent full-time lecturer.

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14
50,9 46,9 38,5 39,8 37,2 35,8

Ratio of EFT students and EFT lecturers

Number of equivalent full-time students per equivalent full-time lecturer.

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14
15,6 15,8 16,0 15,8 17,3 16,8

Aula Global e-learning platform

Aula global

Number of subjects with e-learning.

2017-2018 2016-2017 2015-2016 2014-15 2013-14
73 73 75 70 70

Company internships and mobility

Company internship success rate

Percentage of students who successfully completed their company internship

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
99,1 100,0 100,0 100,0 100,0

International reach

Percentage of graduates who took part in mobility programmes

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
90,0 81,0 73,6 68,8 42,2

Percentage of mobility students

Number of mobility students divided by the total number of students.

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
18,3 16,6 14,6 12,3 13,9

Percentage of exchange students

Number of exchange students divided by the number of regular students.

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
19,6 22,4 18,6 20,4 18,7

Percentage of international students

Number of international students divided by the number of total students.

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
114,1 135,9 118,2 123,0 92,1

Students’ level of satisfaction with teaching

level of satisfaction with subjects

Average rating in response to the statement "I’m satisfied with the subject in general", on a scale of 0 to 10

2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14
7,9 8,1 7,8 7,8 7,8 7,9 8,0

Level of satisfaction with lecturers

Average rating in response to the statement "I’m satisfied with the lecturer in general", on a scale of 0 to 10.

2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14
8,2 8,5 8,1 8,1 8,1 8,2 8,3

Students’ academic progress

Progress rate

Number of credits passed divided by the number of credits enrolled on.

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
94,0 94,1 94,4 95,2 95,8

Performance by admission score, all GNMI students

  2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
Between 13.000 and 13.999 100,0 100,0 86,8 - -
Between 12.000 and 12.999 100,0 99,0 99,6 100,0 100,0
Between 11.000 and 11.999 99,6 97,6 96,3 97,4 99,6
Between 10.000 and 10.999 96,9 94,0 95,2 95,7 95,2
Between 9.000 and 9.999 92,1 92,5 93,4 94,3 95,5
Between 8.000 and 8.999 94,0 90,1 99,2 94,1 93,7
Between 7.000 and 7.999 80,0 76,7 87,0 97,5 96,8
Between 6.000 and 6.999 100,0 97,1 69,9 86,9 92,9
Between 5.000 and 5.999 77,8 93,3 43,9 72,8 94,3
Direct admission 84,6 100,0 86,8 87,3 92,3

Performance by admission score, initial-enrolment GNMI students

  2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
Between 13.000 and 13.999 - 100,0 - - -
Between 12.000 and 12.999 100,0 98,3 100,0 100,0 100,0
Between 11.000 and 11.999 100,0 92,9 100,0 93,6 100,0
Between 10.000 and 10.999 93,9 84,4 92,8 91,9 90,8
Between 9.000 and 9.999 83,1 83,2 90,5 86,3 92,7
Between 8.000 and 8.999 - 87,3 86,5 - 75,0
Between 7.000 and 7.999 - 46,7 100,0 83,3 100,0
Between 6.000 and 6.999 - 100,0 36,7 - 76,9
Between 5.000 and 5.999 - - 46,7 51,7 -
Direct admission 100,0 100,0 100,0 - -

Performance by entrance score, initial-enrolment GNMI students.

  2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
Between 9.000 and 9.999 100,0 82,0 87,3 100,0 100,0
Between 8.000 and 8.999 96,5 92,9 94,9 94,8 92,0
Between 7.000 and 7.999 94,7 87,9 87,7 90,3 94,2
Between 6.000 and 6.999 79,0 82,3 85,8 87,1 88,2
Between 5.000 and 5.999 - 40,0 46,7 61,1 100,0
Direct admission 100,0 100,0 100,0 - -

First-year progress rate

Number of credits passed divided by the number of credits enrolled on in the first year

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
87,9 86,6 88,3 89,4 91,0

First-year leaving rate

Percentage of students who left in their first year.

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
9,5 10,7 9,7 6,6 7,3

First-year leaving rate (due to minimum course requirements)

Percentage of first-year students who did not continue because they failed to meet minimum course requirements.

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
5,6 9,1 4,0 4,9 4,9

Efficiency rate

The number of credits graduates actually enrolled on divided by the number of credits set out in the course programme.

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
97,1 97,0 97,5 97,4 95,9

Average course length

For the set of students who graduated in the same year, the average number of years since they enrolled.

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
4,3 4,3 4,2 4,2 4,3

Equivalent full-time students

Equivalent students, considering the number of enrolled credits for the set of degree students divided by the average number of credits students needed to take each year to complete their degree in the minimum time envisaged.

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14
443,9 (490) 446,4 (487) 441,5 (477) 428,8 (456) 428,6 (466) 422,4 (439)

Percentage of graduates whose level of english is B2 or higher

2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14
49,2 77,9 71,6 76,1 97,9 98,7 89,0

Graduation rate

Percentage of students who graduated within the envisaged time (or within an extra year) with regard to the initial cohort.

Cohort 2016-17 Cohort 2015-16 Cohort 2014-15 Cohort 2013-14 Cohort 2012-13 Cohort 2011-12
75,8 66,4 64,2 73,3 84,1 83,0

Leaving rate

Percentage of students who left without a degree with regard to the initial cohort

Cohort 2018-19 Cohort 2017-18 Cohort 2016-17 Cohort 2015-16 Cohort 2014-15
11,1 10,7 12,1 8,2 9,8

Students with a grant or scholarship

Students with an ESCI-UPF scholarship

Number of scholarship students divided by the total number of enrolled students.

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
18,5 18,7 20,3 23,5 23,4

Students with a general, mobility or equality grant

Number of students with a grant divided by the total number of enrolled students

2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
10,6 9,6 8,2 7,7 6,2

Finding employment

GSCI Graduates in employment

  (Reference: University Quality Agency, 2014) Class of 2010 (Reference: University Quality Agency, 2014) Class of 2007
Employment rate 96,6 80,0
Overlap between job and degree 52,0 -

GNMI Graduates in employment

  2019-20 promotion 2018-19 promotion 2017-18 promotion 2016-17 promotion 2015-16 promotion 2014-15 promotion 2013-14 promotion
Employment rate 89,0 (EPA) 92,0 (EPA) 93,0 (EPA) 90,0 96,0 93,0 94,0
Overlap between job and degree 61,0 47,0 49,0 43,0 66,0 53,0 64,0