Iscte Business School is well-known for offering the most highly rated, business-oriented MSc in Marketing in Portugal, with a clear international focus. Our full time, two year's program is fully taught in English and is designed for students with little or no work experience and will provide them with a highly advanced qualification, both theoretical and practical, that will boost their career prospects.
7 Reasons for Choosing the Master in Marketing at Iscte Business School
1. Don’t miss the opportunity of being part of one of the most innovative and reputed Marketing programs in Europe
Ranked 42nd among the Top 60 Best Masters Programmes in Western Europe in 2018/2019 (Eduniversal Ranking);
Iscte hosts the first European laboratory of research and analysis of new international trends in marketing - The Marketing FutureCast Lab project, sponsored by a joint venture of 20 of the most high profile companies operating in Portugal;
The compulsory final project gives you the opportunity to apply your recently-acquired knowledge to a real marketing issue, situation or innovation. The project may be driven by a request made by a corporation, centered on an issue chosen by the student him or herself, or be based on the consulting or research activities of the faculty.
2. Learn from the best in the industry
Interact regularly with reputed practitioners who will offer their vision and experience in a series of workshops aimed at discussing and analyzing the different areas of the marketing industry;
You will be assigned a marketing mentor in the second term of the program. This personal mentor will be a senior manager of an internationally-oriented company and will provide you with an inside perspective of the marketing industry, career counselling, and networking opportunities.
3. Benefit from a reputed faculty, with a hands-on lecturing style
The faculty of Iscte Business School has authored more than 100 books in different management disciplines, many of which are now required reading at other Portuguese universities;
There is a close working relationship between students and faculty and students benefit from weekly contact hours, continual email contact and a sustained relationship with the faculty throughout their professional lives;
Each course contains several illustrative examples from the real business and marketing world presented as cases, research findings, and small projects to undertake;
Up to date contents, where the most recent trends of marketing field (e.g. digital marketing, branding, consumer behavior…) will be presented and discussed in class.
4. Thrive in a welcoming culture where personal development and creativity are encouraged
Participate on the personal development programme (PdP) that enables students to discover their leadership qualities and creativity;
The welcome week allows you to engage in networking, team-building and idea-sharing from day one of the course. This spirit is reinforced year-round with a host of other activities;
Mentoring program - with their mentors, students have the opportunity to discuss their academic progress and career prospects, and benefit from their recognized professional experience;
Since not all degree candidates have the same academic and professional backgrounds, students can attend an optional introductory term with several Management and Marketing Topics.
5. See your merit recognized and rewarded throughout the program
Award for the best MSc in Marketing Student (sponsored by Lidl)
Award for the best candidates
6. A truly international outlook
Mid-week residential stay in a foreign country, in association with one of our prestigious educational partners. The mid-week experience will give you direct contact and first-hand knowledge of different business environments and realities;
Possibility of doing a Double Degree - it allows students to graduate with two diplomas from two Universities (Iscte and a partner university). For the Msc in Marketing, the partner universities are:
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in China (EQUIS acrredited);
France KEDGE Business School (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA accredited);
Indonesia Universitas Gadjah Mada (AACSB accredited);
Florida International University - USA (AACSB accedited).
Possibility of doing an exchange / Erasmus program with our partner universities.
7. Get excited with the program’s career prospects