Master's Degree in Economics in Porto in Portugal

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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Aside from the distinguishing between microeconomics and macroeconomics, students who are studying economics must also learn the difference between positive economics and normative economics. The former deals with that which is, while the later deals with that which ought to be. Other distinguishing characteristics include economic theory and applied economics.

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located in Southwestern Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula. Portugal is 900 years old, and even though it has a relatively small area, it played a crucial role in world history. Universidade do Porto is most popular by foreigners which consist of 11% international students.

Porto is the second most populous city in Portugal after Lisbon with a population of about 1.3 million persons. The University of Porto is the top university in Portugal as it serves students from all over Europe and the world in general. There are many other technical colleges in Porto too.

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QTEM - Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management

University of Porto School of Economics and Management.
Campus October 2017 Portugal Oporto

QTEM is a network of Quantitative Economics and Management Master programmes that brings together outstanding students, reputable academic partners and large multinational companies. [+]

Masters in Economics in Porto in Portugal. QTEM Master network puts together outstanding students, reputable academic partners and large multinational companies. Through the QTEM programme, students will become highly skilled in analytical and quantitative techniques, experienced through concrete business and policy challenges and comfortable in international settings. Academic excellence, international experience, business and policy relevance are the key elements of this programme. FEP has four Master programmes included in QTEM Master Network. These are MSc. in Economics, MSc. in Finance, MSc in Management and MSc. in Data Analytics. Over the two years of one of these FEP’s Master Programmes, the student will spend two semesters abroad, in two different countries, in one of the following tracks: i) 1 semester of studies in one QTEM academic partner + 1 international curricular-internship (4 months); ii)2 semesters of studies abroad in two different QTEM academic partners + 1 internship (national or international/2 months). In the exchange semesters the student will attend relevant QTEM courses while simultaneously satisfying FEP degree requirements. The QTEM certificate is an addition to FEP’s Master degree Diploma. QTEM Academic Partners are Monash Business School, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management – ULB HEC Montreal, Zhejiang University, Xiemen University, Hanken University, Edhec Business School, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Paris Dauphine, Luiss Guido Carli, Waseda University, University of Amsterdam, BI Norwegian Business School, FEP- School of Economics and Management of the University of Porto, HEC-Université de Lausanne and University of Exeter. QTEM Corporate Partners are Accenture, ABInBev, FIRM Frankfurt Institute for Risk Management and Regulation, EY, Gruppo Telecom Italia, McKinsey Solutions, Millennium BCP, PWC, Real Impact Analytics, SAS and Tokio Marine & Michido Fire Insurance. [-]