Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics

Introduction
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Founded more than 40 years ago, CATÓLICA-LISBON is a leading School of Economics and Management in Portugal. CATÓLICA-LISBON has a long-standing reputation for innovative teaching and rigorous academic research. The School is strongly committed to intellectual rigor, critical thinking and academic excellence.

CATÓLICA-LISBON also has outstanding connections to the corporate world and a high level of corporate involvement in the School. Many CATÓLICA-LISBON alumni hold CEO positions or sit on executive boards. The achievements of our alumni indicate that our mission of developing outstanding graduates for high-level careers in Business and Economics is being fulfilled. CATÓLICA-LISBON has developed an international profile over the last few years by recruiting faculty staff from the best American and European schools. Currently, more than a third of our professors are from outside Portugal, with 11 different nationalities represented. Furthermore, a large number of foreign students choose to study at CATÓLICA-LISBON and our students have the opportunity to study abroad due to the large number of exchange agreements established with top international schools.

CATÓLICA-LISBON was the first Portuguese Business School to be accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA and one of the very few schools in the world holding the famous Triple Crown accreditation. This acknowledgment by the three main accreditation agencies for management education, represent the international recognition of our programs' academic excellence, ensuring that they meet the most demanding international standards.

CATÓLICA-LISBON was the first Portuguese School to be ranked among the top European Business Schools according to the Financial Times. CATÓLICA-LISBON is consistently ranked the number one Business School in Portugal. Moreover, CATÓLICA-LISBON has been named the first Program Partner in Portugal by the CFA® Institute, the global association for investment professionals that awards the prestigious CFA® designation.

Our innovative MSc programs in Management, Economics and Finance will give you a firm foundation in principles and practice, teach you new skills and concepts enrich your thinking and launch your career in the modern business world.

We look forward to welcoming you on campus.

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International MSc in Management

Campus Full time 3 - 4 semesters September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

Get ready for the world. An unique Program to be completed in 18 months. [+]

Admissions Period: Fall intake - Admission process for Master programs at CATÓLICA-LISBON will start in February 2017 Please note that late applications from overseas candidates requiring visas will only be considered if their visa request is already being processed. Please contact the MSc Marketing and Admissions Office for further information. Tuition fee: € 10.000(3 semesters) | €11.500 (4 semesters) plus a registration fee of €330 per year (EEA and Non-EEA) Start date: September 2017 Credits: 90 ECTS (3 semesters) or 120 ECTS (4 semesters) Duration full-time: 3 - 4 semesters (international exchange semester is optional (and adds a 4th semester) Languages: English Location: Lisbon, Portugal Delivery mode: On Campus Educational variant: Full-time Link website: www.clsbe.lisboa.ucp.pt/node/14271/ DESCRIPTION The International MSc in Management is a highly selective program with a strong international scope that offers you a high quality graduate education in Business. This program offers a balanced perspective on business as well as a choice of majors in core management areas: Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Marketing, Strategy & Consulting. This program is designed to provide you with the relevant practical and academic knowledge required for an international career: it combines deep analytical skills with applied learning, project and case based. You will enrich your understanding of global business challenges in the mandatory block of International Management courses. International MSc in Management students are encouraged to spend an extra semester abroad at one of the top business schools we partner with. For additional international exposure, you can opt for a Double... [-]

MSc in Business for Non-business graduates

Campus Full time 3 - 4 semesters September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

The MSc in Business is a high quality program in general management specifically designed for students with a degree in a field other than business or economics. [+]

Admissions Period: Fall intake - Admission process for Master programs at CATÓLICA-LISBON will start in February 2017 Please note that late applications from overseas candidates requiring visas will only be considered if their visa request is already being processed. Please contact the MSc Marketing and Admissions Office for further information. Tuition fee: €9.500 (3 semesters) | €11.000 (4 semesters) plus a registration fee of €330 per year (EEA and Non-EEA) Credits: 90 ECTS (3 semesters) or 120 ECTS (4 semesters) Duration full-time: 3 - 4 semesters (international exchange semester is optional (and adds a 4th semester) Languages: English Location: Lisbon, Portugal Delivery mode: On Campus Educational variant: Full-time Link website: https://www.clsbe.lisboa.ucp.pt/masters-science/programs/master-science-business-non-business-graduates DESCRIPTION The MSc in Business is a high quality program in general management specifically designed for students with a degree in a field other than business or economics. The program will provide non-business graduates with solid understanding of core areas of management. You will acquire the knowledge, analytical tools, and soft skills necessary for a successful managerial career. The MSc in Business will complement and enable you to leverage your undergraduate training. You can choose to bring your management insights to the field of your undergraduate degree, or you can pursue a career in the business area that interests you most. Our Career Development Center will assist you to identify and achieve your career goals. WHO SHOULD APPLY Graduates with a degree in a field other than Business or Economics who want to obtain a solid understanding of core... [-]

MSc in Economics

Campus Full time 3 - 4 semesters September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

The MSc in Economics provides students with the conceptual tools and advanced analytic techniques to apply economic reasoning to demanding issues in today's private business, public policy, and academic research domains. [+]

Admissions Period: Fall intake - Admission process for Master programs at CATÓLICA-LISBON will start in February 2017 Please note that late applications from overseas candidates requiring visas will only be considered if their visa request is already being processed. Please contact the MSc Marketing and Admissions Office for further information. Tuition fee: €8.750 (3 semesters) | €10.250 (4 semesters) plus a registration fee of €330 per year (EEA and Non-EEA) Credits: 90 ECTS (3 semesters) or 120 ECTS (4 semesters) Duration full-time: 3 - 4 semesters (international exchange semester is optional (and adds a 4th semester) Languages: English Location: Lisbon, Portugal Delivery mode: On Campus Educational variant: Full-time Link website: www.clsbe.lisboa.ucp.pt/masters-science/programs/master-science-economics DESCRIPTION The MSc in Economics provides students with the conceptual tools and advanced analytic techniques to apply economic reasoning to demanding issues in today's private business, public policy, and academic research domains. The program follows rigorous international standards. Classes are small, taught by internationally recognized professors and industry experts, and focused on advanced economic knowledge and techniques. The program is suited to students with both applied interests and more research-oriented profiles. Once the first foundation semester is completed, you can focus on a major. At the same time, prepare for the workplace with Leadership Lab activities and internship opportunities. The Master in Economics gives you the opportunity to pursue a Double Degree or a Joint Degree at a top international school, or a one-semester international exchange. This program is designed to provide you with the academic knowledge, the technical... [-]

MSc in Finance

Campus Full time 3 - 4 semesters September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

The MSc in Finance is a rigorous and comprehensive program which aims to develop finance professionals with strong ethics and an in-depth knowledge of the field, both in financial investments and corporate finance. [+]

Admissions Period: Fall intake - Admission process for Master programs at CATÓLICA-LISBON will start in February 2017 Please note that late applications from overseas candidates requiring visas will only be considered if their visa request is already being processed. Please contact the MSc Marketing and Admissions Office for further information. Tuition fee: €10.000 (3 semesters) | €11.500 (4 semesters) plus a registration fee of €330 per year Duration full-time: 3 - 4 semesters (international exchange semester is optional (and adds a 4th semester) Languages: English Location: Lisbon, Portugal Delivery mode: On Campus Educational variant: Full-time Link website: http://www.clsbe.lisboa.ucp.pt/pt-pt/masters-science/programs/master-science-finance DESCRIPTION The MSc in Finance is a rigorous and comprehensive program which aims to develop finance professionals with strong ethics and an in-depth knowledge of the field, both in financial investments and corporate finance. The program combines theoretical rigor with a practical, hands-on approach. Students have the opportunity to explore hedge fund strategies, discuss corporate restructuring, empirically test investment strategies, and immerse themselves in private equity or M&A deals. As the only CFA® partner school in Portugal, CATÓLICA-LISBON offers a unique opportunity to obtain the internationally recognized CFA® Level 1 accreditation during the degree. You can also pursue an extra Exchange Semester or a Double Degree at a top international business school. Our graduates pursue high level careers in investment banks, other financial institutions, consultancies, and other major corporations all over the world. WHO SHOULD APPLY Graduates in Business, Economics, or another Quantitative discipline that seek to improve their financial knowledge and... [-]

MSc in Management with Specialization in Strategic Marketing

Campus Full time 3 - 4 semesters September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

The MSc in Management with Specialization in Strategic Marketing provides advanced, in-depth training in core aspects of the marketing function. [+]

Admissions Period: Fall intake - Admission process for Master programs at CATÓLICA-LISBON will start in February 2017 Please note that late applications from overseas candidates requiring visas will only be considered if their visa request is already being processed. Please contact the MSc Marketing and Admissions Office for further information. Tuition fee: €9.500 (3 semesters) | €11.000 (4 semesters) plus a registration fee of €330 per year (EEA and Non-EEA) Credits: 90 ECTS (3 semesters) or 120 ECTS (4 semesters) Duration full-time: 3 - 4 semesters (international exchange semester is optional (and adds a 4th semester) Languages: English Location: Lisbon, Portugal Delivery mode: On Campus Educational variant: Full-time Link website: www.clsbe.lisboa.ucp.pt/masters-science/programs/master-management-specialization-strategic-marketing DESCRIPTION The MSc in Management with Specialization in Strategic Marketing provides advanced, in-depth training in core aspects of the marketing function. Develop the conceptual knowledge, analytical and technical skills, and creativity and soft skills to advance to high level marketing positions. It is an exciting time to be a marketing manager, with technology creating entirely new categories of products and services. In this program you can deepen your knowledge in new forms and contexts of marketing through a broad range of electives. You will also learn to conduct and analyze quantitative and qualitative research. This program is designed to provide you with the academic and practical knowledge to succeed in a variety of marketing-related careers. Acquire the expertise and skills to launch a career as a product manager, branding specialist, advertising strategist, or consumer insight analyst. WHO SHOULD APPLY... [-]

MSc in Management with Specialization in Strategy & Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time 3 - 4 semesters September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

The MSc in Management with Specialization in Strategy & Entrepreneurship provides the practical and academic knowledge required for high level careers in strategy and entrepreneurship. [+]

Admissions Period: Fall intake - Admission process for Master programs at CATÓLICA-LISBON will start in February 2017 Please note that late applications from overseas candidates requiring visas will only be considered if their visa request is already being processed. Please contact the MSc Marketing and Admissions Office for further information. Tuition fee: €9.500 (3 semesters) | €11.000 (4 semesters) plus a registration fee of €330 per year (EEA and Non-EEA) Credits: 90 ECTS (3 semesters) or 120 ECTS (4 semesters) Duration full-time: 3 - 4 semesters (international exchange semester is optional (and adds a 4th semester) Languages: English Location: Lisbon, Portugal Delivery mode: On Campus Educational variant: Full-time Link website: www.clsbe.lisboa.ucp.pt/masters-science/programs/master-management-specialization-strategy-entrepreneurship DESCRIPTION The MSc in Management with Specialization in Strategy & Entrepreneurship provides the practical and academic knowledge required for high level careers in strategy and entrepreneurship. Develop your conceptual and analytical skills through applied project and case based learning. Deepen your knowledge of key concepts in Business Strategy, Consulting, and Entrepreneurship through a range of electives. Get ready for today's complex and exciting business world with courses ranging from technology strategy to entrepreneurial finance and innovation management. This program can prepare you for a top career in consulting, management, or strategy, or provide you with the tools to launch your own entrepreneurial venture. WHO SHOULD APPLY Management or Economics graduates who seek to deepen their expertise in strategy and entrepreneurship and to pursue a high level career in strategy, consulting or entrepreneurship. Professional experience/internship (up to 2 years), international... [-]

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