Master in Industrial and Firm Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management

Program Description

Master in Industrial and Firm Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management

Justification and Purpose

The Master Programme in Industrial and Firm Economics is a two-year-long programme oriented to the training of professional economists endowed with comprehensive skills deemed important to resort to multidisciplinary approaches to solve problems and design strategies, thus combining several areas of knowledge.

This Master programme intends to strengthen advanced training in human resources in Economics applied to markets and firms; and, to endow professionals with an in-depth understanding of the changes within markets and their impact on firms in order to improve organisational and corporate performance, productivity and competitiveness.

It specifically aims at achieving the objectives listed below:

  • Develop autonomous and basic applied research skills in the fields of Industrial and Firm Economics, oriented by either theoretical goals or the resolution of real problems;
  • Prepare post-graduation students to develop a professional career as senior economists in variety of professional contexts or to design and execute individual corporate projects;
  • Develop the ability to integrate knowledge to analyze, interpret and understand markets and firm’s strategies;
  • Promote the potential of innovation through advanced training of human capital and the transfer of research results to markets and firms.

It answers to the training demands of economists holding comprehensive skills and competencies, whose activity requires a multidisciplinary approach to understand, interpret and analyze markets and firms’ strategies. Hence, this Programme offers a curriculum design which combines several areas of knowledge and provides advanced training in core areas of Industrial and Firm Economics.

It is a four-semester-long programme which totals 120 ECTS. The first year is dedicated to coursework and the preparation of a dissertation or internship proposal. The second year is dedicated to the preparation of a dissertation or the realisation of an internship + report. Hence, MEIE constitutes a valuable resource for all those who feel attracted by the business activity and wish to perform qualified technical functions in national and transnational organisations, or wish to promote their own businesses.

Do you intend to consolidate your training and broaden your professional skills in market analysis and corporate strategies? Our Master Programme in Industrial and Firm Economics is the answer!

This school offers programs in:
  • Portuguese (Portugal)
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Oct. 2017
Portugal Braga
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Duration 2 years
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