Master in Social Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management

Program Description

Master in Social Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management

Justification and Purpose

This Programme allows students to deepen their previous education in economics. It also envisages to explore the emerging fields of the third sector, sustainability of Non-Profit Organisations, as well as more specific realities of Economic Science, in particular, Tourism Economics, the Economics of Sports and Welfare Economics, and thus prepare students to conduct scientific research.

Hence, it unfolds a double objective:

  • Strengthen the EEG advanced academic offer in innovative domains of Economics;
  • Offer advanced training in the field of the Social Economics.

It is a three-semester-long programme which comprises 100 ECTS; the two first semester is dedicated to coursework. Coursework (first year) aims at strengthening the students’ soft skills and endowing students with a thorough knowledge of Economics Science applied to the Third Sector – through course units as diverse as the Economics of Tourism, the Economics of Institutions, or Multiculturalism, Citizenship and Social Inclusion. Hence, this Master Degree curriculum is largely rich in terms of contexts and areas of expertise, allowing for a wide range of specialisations when preparing the dissertation, or project or internship + report (to complete during the third semester)

Holders of the Master Programme in Social Economics will be highly skilled professionals able to solve the most complex problems and challenges of a vast business and economic sector.

Are you looking for a far-reaching training, in an innovative domain and which is deemed fundamental to the progress of the Third Sector? The Master Programme in Social Economics at EEG will enhance the prospects of your future career in this field.

This school offers programs in:
  • Portuguese (Portugal)

Last updated January 15, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Oct. 2017
3 semesters
Full time
Start date Oct. 2017
Portugal Braga
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