Master's Degree in Economics in Porto in Portugal

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Economics

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Economics is a branch of social science that deals with the distribution, consumption, and production of goods and services. Economics is a derivative of two Greek words which mean “house” and “law,” and thus the subject deals with customs of good management.

 

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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Master in Economics

University of Porto School of Economics and Management.
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Portugal Porto

The Master in Economics at FEP (University of Porto) is an MSc. programme targeted at students who wish to expand their basis training in economics (particularly pre-experience economics, finance and management graduates) via an improvement of their skills in relation to a range of economic analysis tools. A rigorous organisation and teaching of the course units, combined with a flexible studies plan means that core knowledge can be deepened, while the... [+]

Masters in Economics in Porto in Portugal. The Master in Economics at FEP (University of Porto) is an MSc. programme targeted at students who wish to expand their basis training in economics (particularly recent economics, finance and management graduates) via an improvement of their skills in relation to a range of economic analysis tools. A rigorous organisation and teaching of the course units, combined with a flexible studies plan means that core knowledge can be deepened, while the student’s specialization and application options are diversified. The Master in Economics program stresses the individual monitoring of the progress of each student, including the coherent selection of specializations, and a timely supervision of the required dissertation, work project or internship, based on the quality, experience and dedication of the faculty and academic staff. Support also comprises international mobility options, careers advice and job market preparation training. The Master in Economics has a track taught in English, in addition to the one taught in Portuguese. The English-track is intended for both Portuguese and foreign students, who wish to use the Master in Economics to leverage their education via the added value of the fluent use of English, the international language in economics. This English track is part of the QTEM - Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management network, which means that the Master in Economics, firstly, facilitates access by the best students to study and work abroad within the QTEM network that gathers prestigious academic and corporate partners and, secondly, is a student-friendly... [-]

QTEM - Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management

University of Porto School of Economics and Management.
Campus September 2017 Portugal Porto

The QTEM programme is conceived to educate, train and provide future decision makers. International experience, academic excellence, business and policy relevance are the key elements. Through this programme student will become highly skilled in analytical and quantitative technique, experienced through concrete business and policy challenges and comfortable in international settings. [+]

The QTEM programme is conceived to educate, train and provide future decision makers. International experience, academic excellence, business and policy relevance are the key elements. Through this programme student will become highly skilled in analytical and quantitative technique, experienced through concrete business and policy challenges and comfortable in international settings. 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 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 four-month international curricular-internship; ii)2 semesters of studies abroad in two different QTEM academic partners + 1 two-month national or international internship 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. 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, Université de Lausanne, Zhejiang University, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Edhec Business School, Hanken School of Economics, Luiss Guido Carli, Waseda University, Universiteit Van Amsterdam, BI Norwegian Business School, Université de Paris Dauphine, University of Xiamen, Exeter Business School, ESCA Business School, Politecnico di Milano, TUM - Tecnische Universität München. QTEM Corporate Partners are Accenture, ABInBev, FIRM Frankfurt Institute for Risk... [-]