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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Top Master Programs in Economic Studies in Portugal 2018

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Master in Finance

Nova School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Economics

Nova School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 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 fieldwork 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.... [-]


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. [+]

PRESENTATION

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 Investment Strategy and Internationalization

ISG Business & Economics School
Campus Part time 2 years October 2018 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... [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Finance

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time October 2018 Portugal Braga

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

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 ... [-]


Master in Social Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 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) ... [-]


Master in Monetary, Banking and Financial Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 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. [+]

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. ... [-]


Master in Industrial and Firm Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 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:... [-]


Master in Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 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. [+]

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.

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Master in Accounting

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 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.... [-]


Mestrado Em Matemática Financeira

ISCTE Business School – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Campus Part time 16 - 24 months September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

O Mestrado em Matemática Financeira, organizado conjuntamente pela ISCTE Business School e pelo Departamento de Matemática da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, visa a formação avançada de quadros na área dos processos estocásticos aplicados às Finanças. [+]

O Mestrado em Matemática Financeira tem por objetivo suprir o atual défice de formação quantitativa na área dos mercados financeiros.

A teoria financeira tem-se tornado cada vez mais quantitativa. Paralelamente, as instituições financeiras (bancos, seguradoras, fundos de investimento, fundos de pensões, corretores e outras instituições) têm demonstrado uma crescente procura de recursos humanos com forte apetência quantitativa e sólida formação na área financeira, para o exercício de funções nas áreas de gestão de riscos financeiros, inovação financeira e avaliação de instrumentos financeiros.

Plano de Estudos 2013/2014

A parte curricular do Mestrado encontra-se dividida em quatro trimestres letivos.O percurso académico dos alunos é apenas diferenciado no 1.º trimestre em função da sua área de proveniência: Matemática (Percurso A) versus Economia (Percurso B).... [-]


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

1º Ano

1º semestre

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

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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.... [-]