Master's Program in Economic Studies in Portugal

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Economic Studies

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

Economics and administration is a discipline that focuses on both macro and micro economics. Experts are trained to understand both how individual actions and mass trends affect the economy. Many specialize in particular subject areas such as public policy, business economics and consumer behavior.

 

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Master in Finance

Nova School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

Aimed at developing solid knowledge and analytical, problem-solving competencies in the financial area, the Masters in Finance will give bring students into direct contact with the kind of financial institutions where they will be hoping to start their career. [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Portugal 2017/2018. Aimed at developing solid knowledge and analytical, problem-solving competencies in the financial area, the Masters in Finance will give bring students into direct contact with the kind of financial institutions where they will be hoping to start their career. A wide range of electives makes it possible to focus on a specialized area of study during the program, reflecting each student’s personal strengths and preferences, whilst also providing an initial direction for the global finance career on which they will embark upon graduation. A host of international tracks, including a double degree option and an exchange program, offers students the chance to expand their professional network and experience total cultural immersion within another academic institution and country. Mandatory Courses Corporate Finance Financial Econometrics Investments Electives Accounting for Financial Institutions Applied Corporate Finance Applied Derivatives Asset Management Audit and Supervision Techniques Auditing Bank Regulation Banking Corporate Governance Corporate Taxation Corporate Valuation Credit Risk Derivatives Energy Finance Entrepreneurial Finance & Venture Capital Financial Intermediation Financial Modeling Financial Reporting Financial Statement Analysis Fixed Income Futures and Options Hedge Funds International Financial Management International Taxation Macroeconomics of Financial Markets Management Control Systems Managerial Accounting Mergers, Acquisitions, Restructuring Nova Students Portfolio Private Equity Project Finance Real Estate Finance Risk Management Seminar on Current Economic and Financial Issues Workshop Financial Regulation and Supervision Language of instruction The Masters in Finance is delivered entirely in English, including exams, class work, support materials and Work Projects. By graduation, students pursuing... [-]

Master in Economics

Nova School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The Nova SBE Masters in Economics provides a unique learning experience that combines state-of-the-art theoretical and empirical techniques with a hands-on approach to real-life policy issues. The program is focused on the development and acquisition of the tools required for applied policy analysis, including econometric and numerical software, as well as modern econometric techniques for the evaluation of policy interventions. [+]

The Nova SBE Masters in Economics provides a unique learning experience that combines state-of-the-art theoretical and empirical techniques with a hands-on approach to real-life policy issues. The program is focused on the development and acquisition of the tools required for applied policy analysis, including econometric and numerical software, as well as modern econometric techniques for the evaluation of policy interventions. The program is notable for the close interaction students have with teachers, participation in research projects and field work in Portugal and abroad, as well as the possibility to take part in exciting consulting projects. Through a careful balance of mandatory courses, electives, specializations, skill modules and international tracks, the program has been carefully designed to ensure that students learn by doing, whilst also providing them with the essential concepts and skills required to succeed in the field, both during their studies and in the working world after graduation. Mandatory Courses Microeconomic Analysis Macroeconomic Analysis Econometrics Microeconometrics or Macroeconometrics STATA Module Electives Advanced Industrial Organization Behavioral Economics and Finance Competition Policy Development Economics Economic Regulation Economics of Agriculture and Environment Economics of Education Economics of Health and Healthcare Empirical Macroeconomics Environmental Policy European Economy Financial Crisis in History Fiscal Policy and Stabilization Game Theory Global Energy Markets Globalization and Governance History of Economic Analysis International Trade Labor Economics Macroeconomic Theory Macrofinance Numerical Methods and MatLab Policy Evaluation Political Economy Poverty: Concepts and Challenges Public Finance Seminar on Current Economic and Financial Issues Sustainable Growth Tools for Applied Policy Analysis Language... [-]

Master in Investment Strategy and Internationalization

ISG Business & Economics School
Campus Part time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The Master's Degree course in Investment Strategy and Internationalisation is an innovative course in the international panorama and has been designed for graduate degree holders of different areas who want advanced and in-depth knowledge of International Management. Competencies obtained are nuclear for the practice of management, which is increasingly international and global... [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Portugal 2017/2018. The Master's Degree course in Investment Strategy and Internationalisation is an innovative course in the international panorama and has been designed for graduate degree holders of different areas who want advanced and in-depth knowledge of International Management. Competencies obtained are nuclear for the practice of management, which is increasingly international and global. The globalisation of world commerce, communications, financial markets and transports has given birth to a new world order, which can be seen reflected in the way companies are managed. Objectives The Master's course aims for development of technical competencies and behavioural competencies appropriate for business management and to be able to meet challenges posed by international companies. In addition, the course ensures a preparation for its students which is focused on all aspects related to a borderless world of business management. Furthermore, the academic training is complemented and characterised by its articulation between professionalism, research and application. Access Graduate Degree holders who want to develop their conceptual capacities, gain solid analytical skills and be up-to-date so as to enable them to work effectively in the area of Management and International Business Management. Recognition & Restructured Curriculum The Curricular structure and Plan of Studies (Syllabus) of the Master Degree in Investment Strategy and Internationalisation was recognised under notification No. 11039/2011, published in the Diário da República, the official gazette, 2nd Series, No. 96, dated 18 May 2011. Duration 2 years/4 semesters Schedule Evening classes Credits 120 ECTS [-]

Master in Finance

Catolica Porto Business School
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Portugal Porto

The MSc in Finance is a highly internationalised programme that aims to produce top financial professionals. Created in 2000 and inspired from the Anglo-Saxon model and methods, it was considered an important turning point in terms of innovation in the Portuguese academic community. [+]

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The MSc in Finance is a highly internationalised programme that aims to produce top financial professionals. Created in 2000 and inspired from the Anglo-Saxon model and methods, it was considered an important turning point in terms of innovation in the Portuguese academic community. Drawing on a solid and rigorous theoretical foundation, the MSc in Finance is a professional oriented programme, developed in close collaboration with the top Portuguese financial institutions.

Taught by a first class national and international Faculty, the MSc in Finance has been producing highly-skilled financial specialists for more than ten years. These experts now occupy prominent positions in Portuguese firms and financial institutions, as well as in international financial centres such as Madrid, London and New York.... [-]


Master in Finance

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master Programme in Finance is designed for those seeking a solid training in various domains of Finance. [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Portugal 2017/2018. Motivation and goals The Master Programme in Finance is designed for those seeking a solid training in various domains of Finance. Based on the most recent and solid research in finance, this programme provides a learning experience that combines advanced financial theory with the resolution of complex cases, both of the so-called real economy and of the financial domain. In this sense, the Master in Finance also endows current and future practitioners with a key strategic advantage and leverage deemed fundamental to better understand and tackle modern economies which are dominated by globalisation, uncertainty, financial and technological innovations. Students who complete the programme coursework (but not the dissertation/ project) – 60 ETCS – will receive a Specialisation Diploma in Finance. Those who complete the entire programme (coursework plus dissertation/ project) – 100 ECTS – are awarded with the Master Degree Diploma in Finance. The specific goals of the programme include Providing advanced training to future and current finance professionals in the areas of Corporate Finance, Financial Markets and Investments; Providing generic skills, including soft skills, allowing students for a lifelong learning experience in a self-oriented and autonomous environment. Encouraging a first approach to research. Are you aiming at improving and strengthening your knowledge in Finance and enhance the prospects of a career in the financial industry in the near future? Our Master Programme in Finance is the right choice to help you launch your future career. [-]

Master in Social Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Portugal Braga

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. [+]

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... [-]

Master in Monetary, Banking and Financial Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Braga

This Master Course aims at providing advanced training to graduates wishing to improve their knowledge and skills in the banking, insurance and financial area. Students will deepen their knowledge on the functioning of the monetary, banking, financial and insurance markets and they will become more skillful and able to contribute productively to the financial sector of the economy. [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Portugal 2017/2018. Justification and Purpose This Master Course aims at providing advanced training to graduates wishing to improve their knowledge and skills in the banking, insurance and financial area. Students will deepen their knowledge on the functioning of the monetary, banking, financial and insurance markets and they will become more skillful and able to contribute productively to the financial sector of the economy. The Study Plan starts with basic theoretical training, followed by course units applied to the banking, financial and insurance sectors, in particular: (i) fundaments in Macroeconomics, Microeconomics and Econometrics; and (ii) specific training in the area of Monetary, Banking, Finance and Insurance Economics. The second year of this Master Course is dedicated to research and the preparation of an original Dissertation or, alternatively, an Internship + Report, always under the guidance of one or two supervisors. More specifically, this master degree course aims at endowing students with skills and abilities that can be summarised in the following expected outcomes: Integrate knowledge on Monetary Economics, Banking and Financial Economics and Insurance. Understand how an equilibrium is generated in the banking and financial sectors, through interest rates. Analyse: (i) the functioning of the monetary and financial markets; (ii) monetary, insurance and financial institutions; and (iii) main methods of financial assets evaluation. Use, in a rigorous manner, the bibliographic and data sources, the relevant indicators, as well as the principal statistics and econometric techniques used in this field of knowledge. Develop the ability to... [-]

Master in Industrial and Firm Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Braga

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. [+]

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... [-]

Master in Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master Programme in Economics is designed to provide advanced training in Economics to holders of a 1st cycle in Economics or Managament. It aims at endowing professionals with advanced knowledge in Economic Analysis and Economic Policies, without neglecting the possibility of deepening knowledge in some Management related areas. [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Portugal 2017/2018. The Master Programme in Economics is designed to provide advanced training in Economics to holders of a 1st cycle in Economics or Management. It aims at endowing professionals with advanced knowledge in Economic Analysis and Economic Policies, without neglecting the possibility of deepening knowledge in some Management related areas. It ensures the development of theoretical and soft skills deemed important to enhance the prospects of a successful professional career in a diverse range of institutions: large companies, solid SMEs, public companies and organisations, consulting companies, banking sector, Bank of Portugal, regulators and various agencies and international organisations. It is a three-semester-long programme which corresponds to 100 ECTS. It culminates with the elaboration of a dissertation project or an internship + report, in the students' area of expertise, respectively. The Master Programme in Economics envisages to: Provide a broadband solid training in Economics to facilitate integration into the labour market and to promote the professional career of future competent professionals; Promote autonomous skills to conduct applied research in the fields of Economics, whether oriented by theoretical goals or aiming at practical problem-solving solutions; Prepare students for a professional successful career as economists in the public, private or non-profit sectors. Holders of our Master Degree in Economics should be competent and highly qualified professionals because they have been endowed with a solid range of scientific, technical and professional skills which enable them to: Apply advanced knowledge of economic analysis to solve real economic and... [-]

Master in Accounting

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Portugal Braga

Accounting is increasingly seen as a scientific domain with great impact both on the social and economic areas. The organization, through Accounting, can get useful and timely information which will help scholars, and practitioners, on their decision making processes. [+]

Justification and Purpose Accounting is increasingly seen as a scientific domain with great impact both on the social and economic areas. The organization, through Accounting, can get useful and timely information which will help scholars, and practitioners, on their decision making processes. Nonetheless, constant changes in the legislative framework, in the accounting thought and theory development, compel those who have chosen this area of knowledge as a professional activity or as a tool for decision making, to undergo a continuous process of learning. Holders of our Master degree in Accounting should be highly skilful and competent in Accounting, Auditing and Taxation. This advanced and thorough qualification, will improve their scientific education and professional performance and will help them to evolve as active members within the decision making process in private or public, national or international companies and in dynamic and competitive environments. In addition, this programme does also envisage to: Acquire in-depth scientific training in Accounting. Develop avanced scientific research in Accounting. Apply some underlying principles to the constitution of an European High Education Area, within the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), whilst supplying updated flexible curricula. It is a four-semester-long Master Programme, which corresponds to a total of 120 ECTS. Throughout the 1st year, the expected learning outcomes and the programme coursework, address the needs of graduates from areas such as Accounting, Auditing and Taxation. It also accommodates the needs of recent graduates wishing to be experts in Accounting and, in particular, Chartered Accounting Technicians, Auditors, Accounting Lecturers and... [-]

Mestrado Em Economia Da Empresa E Da Concorrência

ISCTE Business School – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

O Mestrado em Economia da Empresa e da Concorrência da ISCTE Business School, presentemente na sua 4ª Edição, fornece uma formação especializada na área da economia da empresa e estratégia empresarial e na área da concorrência e regulação dos setores. [+]

O presente programa ombina uma sólida formação teórica e metodológica no domínio da ciência económica com o estudo dos problemas práticos da vida das empresas e dos setores, preenchendo desta forma o espaço existente entre um Mestrado tradicional em Economia e um mestrado em Gestão. É dada especial ênfase à interligação entre as dinâmicas empresariais, setoriais e macroeconómicas.

Plano de Estudos 2013/2014

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Economia da Empresa e Estratégia Empresarial Economia Global e Internacionalização das Empresas Finanças da Empresa Microeconometria Aplicada Fundamentos de Microeconomia Decisão, Contratos e Interação Estratégica ... [-]

Mestrado Em Contabilidade

ISCTE Business School – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Campus Full time 12 - 18 months September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

O Mestrado em Contabilidade prossegue a forte tradição da Escola de Gestão do ISCTE-IUL no ensino da contabilidade e qualificação dos futuros profissionais para as áreas da contabilidade, auditoria, controlo de gestão e fiscalidade. [+]

O nosso programa representa uma proposta inovadora na resposta às necessidades das empresas, num contexto de grande mudança e exigências acrescidas. A contabilidade e matérias afins são determinantes da qualidade das decisões e, consequentemente, da melhoria da performance organizacional. Por isso, o Mestrado em Contabilidade proporciona aos seus participantes uma formação teórica e prática, atual e rigorosa, capaz de reforçar as suas competências e alavancar a inserção no mercado de trabalho.

Plano de Estudos 2013/2014

1º Ano

1º semestre

Contabilidade de Gestão Avançada Reporte Empresarial Auditoria Fiscalidade Empresarial Análise da Informação Contabilística Métodos Quantitativos Aplicados à Contabilidade ... [-]

Master's Degree In Applied Econometrics And Forecasting

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management
Campus Part time 2 years September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

Prepares professionals in quantitative areas that are requested by banks, insurance companies, consultants and research departments in various areas such as statistics, planning and management control, finance, risk analysis, among others. [+]

OBJECTIVES

The Master aims to train students for financial institutions, businesses, and other public and private institutions that use the analysis and processing of data as decision support, as well as teachers and researchers. In this sense, it aims to develop the ability to integrate theoretical and empirical knowledge critically and creatively, and to familiarize students with various computer programs for quantitative analysis.

RECIPIENTS

The Master is aimed at intending to complete, solidify, deepen and update the training of the first cycle in the areas of statistics, econometrics, time series and forecasting. It is a professional master of nature, providing an expertise which can culminate in a stage in the business sector. It is also intended for those who wish to enhance their prospects of a career and academic or research.... [-]


Master's Degree In International Economics And European Studies

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management
Campus Part time 2 years September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

The Master's main objectives are to give an additional and specialized training in the fields of international economics (theoretical and applied, real and monetary). [+]

OBJECTIVES

The Master's main objectives are to give an additional and specialized training in the fields of international economics (theoretical and applied, real and monetary) and provide the study of characteristics and trends of processes of globalization and economic integration, emphasizing a multidisciplinary approach, economic , political, legal and institutional European integration and its current issues.

RECIPIENTS

The Master is intended primarily to complete the formation of the first cycle for all those interested in acquiring specialized and professional skills in the fields of international economics and economics and European institutions; in particular, it is aimed at interested in a career in the EU and international institutions, the diplomatic service, international business or journalism specializing in teaching activities and scientific research, as well as the staff of companies and other public and private institutions advanced training needs in the area.... [-]


Master's Degree In Human Resource Management

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management
Campus Part time 2 years September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

Its main objectives are to provide the technical expertise and operational and strategic skills for proficient performance of duties in the areas of human resources management and people management in organizational environments. [+]

OBJECTIVES

The Master aims mainly to provide students with the technical knowledge and operational and strategic skills for proficient performance of duties in the areas of human resources management and people management in organizational environments.

RECIPIENTS

The Master is intended primarily to complete the formation of the first cycle provided by a degree in management and other social sciences. It is a master's professional nature, in order to ensure that students who complete this course enhancing its prospects of employability and future career.

ACCESS QUALIFICATIONS AND SELECTION CRITERIA

Applications are considered national academic degree holders or equivalent foreign to the 1st cycle in the areas of management and social sciences in general. Are also evaluated other candidates deemed suitable by the scientific and pedagogical commission. Candidates are assessed based on the final rating of the 1st cycle, curriculum analysis and a possible interview.... [-]