University of Minho - School of Economics and Management

Introduction

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management - PhD Programmes


EEG offers 8 undergraduate degree courses, of which 4 are taught in post-labour regime; 16 Master Programmes and 6 Doctoral Programmes, of which 3 are jointly offered along with other higher education institutions.


EEG total number of students is over 2400, among which 1351are undergraduates, and 1079 graduates - 918 master students and 161 doctoral students.


About 20% of our undergraduate students participate in international mobility programs and it offers about 30 course units in English.


EEG has 3 departments and 5 research centres. Three of these centres achieved maximum rating of Excellent awarded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology – FCT.


90% of the faculty of the school holds a PhD degree awarded by most prestigious institutions, such as, inter alia, the universities of Oxford, Warwick, Lancaster, Essex, Manchester, Nottingham, Cornell, Stockholm, London School of Economics, Tinbergen Institute and the European University Institute.

Doctoral Programmes


In 2012/2013, the School of Economics and Management (EEG) offers six PhD Programmes: Administration Sciences, Entrepreneurial Sciences, Political Science and International Relations, Accounting, Economics, Marketing strategy.


The provision of doctoral programmes reflects the EEG’s scientific expertise. The quality of its faculty, trained in European and American universities as diverse as Oxford University, University of Warwick, Lancaster University, University of Essex, Cornell University, Stockholm School of Economics, London School of Economics, Tinbergen Institute or the European Institute in Florence has positioned the EEG in a very high ranking in research in Portugal: 3 research centres with a maximum rating of Excellent. The pursuit of a doctoral programme as offered by the EEG is the guarantee of obtaining a high degree of national and international recognition.


The EEG partners with other Portuguese Universities in the offering of three doctoral programmes.


The PhD in Economics is the result of a partnership with the University of Coimbra; the PhD in Accounting brings along the University of Aveiro; and, the PhD in Marketing and Strategy combines the efforts of the Universities of Minho, Aveiro and Beira Interior.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Portuguese (Portugal)

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

Master in Accounting

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.... [-]


Master in Economics

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 European Union Policies and Territorial Co-operation

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Master Programme in European Union Policies and Territorial Cooperation, is a joint programme under the umbrella of the University of Minho (EEG and ICS), Portugal, and the University of Vigo, Spain, along with the support of the European Centre of Excellence (EEET). [+]

Justification and Purpose

The Master Programme in European Union Policies and Territorial Cooperation, is a joint programme under the umbrella of the University of Minho (EEG and ICS), Portugal, and the University of Vigo, Spain, along with the support of the European Centre of Excellence (EEET).

It intends to contribute to the development and updating of knowledge on the policies of the European Union and Territorial Co-operation. Its specific objectives are listed below:

Deepen the issues of development and social inequalities, the environment and social change, of the territorial dynamics and processes of globalisation; Provide in-depth knowledge about the institutional system of the EU and its political processes (actors, contexts and agendas); Increase awareness about the philosophy, standards, financial instruments and, in particular, the initiatives that characterise the European agenda; Analyse the characteristics, earnings and deficits of territorial co-operation promoted by the EU; Project the territorial co-operation in the framework of the European Union, and with respect to the Euroregion Galicia-Northern Portugal, to deepen knowledge of this reality in the social, economic, political, cultural and administrative dimension. ... [-]

Master in Finance

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 Human Resource Management

Campus Full time Part time October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for the demanding and challenging role of choosing, motivating, evaluating, rewarding and developing individuals who make it possible. The skills required for strengthening the competitive position of companies in the open-market context are increasingly diverse, but simultaneously changeable and dynamic because of the ongoing effort to steer change and response to new solicitations. [+]

Justification and Purpose

Nowadays, people are unanimously considered as the company’s most valuable asset. The profound changes resulting from globalisation, deregulation of markets and technological advances have driven businesses and organisations, in general, toward change and constant upgrading to meet the new environmental conditions.

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for the demanding and challenging role of choosing, motivating, evaluating, rewarding and developing individuals who make it possible. The skills required for strengthening the competitive position of companies in the open-market context are increasingly diverse, but simultaneously changeable and dynamic because of the ongoing effort to steer change and response to new solicitations. ... [-]


Master in Industrial and Firm Economics

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 International Business

Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Master Programme in International Business offers thorough, in-depth and updated education on the main trends and dynamics of contemporary international business. It allows for the development of theoretical, practical and soft skills, thereby enhancing the prospects of a successful career in the field of international business. [+]

Justification and Purpose

The Master Programme in International Business offers thorough, in-depth and updated education on the main trends and dynamics of contemporary international business. It allows for the development of theoretical, practical and soft skills, thereby enhancing the prospects of a successful career in the field of international business. By combining various fields of knowledge, the programme allows for the development of theoretical, practical and soft skills necessary to enhance the prospects of a successful career in the field of international business

The Programme curriculum is anchored on the Bologna concept of higher education. It is a two-year-long (four semesters) programme corresponding to 120 ECTS. The first two semesters are devoted to coursework, and the study plan comprises four mandatory and four optional course units. Semesters three and four (second year) are dedicated to prepare an original master dissertation, or to an internship/project with its respective final report. ... [-]


Master in International Relations

Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Master Degree in International Relations at EEG intends to meet the need of advanced training in International Relations, as it accommodates itself to the requirements of the European Higher Education and in line with the changes resulting from the post-cold war and the 9/11, 2001. [+]

Justification and Purpose

The Master Degree in International Relations at EEG intends to meet the need of advanced training in International Relations, as it accommodates itself to the requirements of the European Higher Education and in line with the changes resulting from the post-cold war and the 9/11, 2001.

It is thus an eclectic education project, whose main objectives are:

Offer advanced training on the main trends and dynamics of the contemporary International Relations Theory; Provide in-depth knowledge in specific fields (Diplomacy, International and Area Studies, respectively); Develop intellectual skills and practices in the field of International Relations, as well as soft skills (analysis, communication, problem-solving and interpersonal soft skills, among others). ... [-]

Master in Management Studies

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Master Programme in Management Studies is designed for graduates of any scientific area, whom in the course of their professional careers wish to acquire and develop skills in several areas of Management (Finance, Strategy, Accounting, Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour, Marketing and Operations Management). [+]

Justification and Purpose

The Master Programme in Management Studies is designed for graduates of any scientific area, whom in the course of their professional careers wish to acquire and develop skills in several areas of Management (Finance, Strategy, Accounting, Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour, Marketing and Operations Management).

This programme provides students with a multidisciplinary and integrated overview of the organisation and/or the business area in which they operate, thereby enabling them to enhance their managerial performance. The completion of the Master Degree will endow students with management skills and prepare them to respond to the challenges posed by the profound changes in professional and corporate environments, at the national and international level. It specifically envisages to:... [-]


Master in Marketing and Strategy

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Portugal Braga

The key role played by Marketing and Strategy in the management of organisations is a fact of unquestionable relevance. Such relevance stems essentially from the contribution they give to accommodate the offer of new products and services to an increasingly informed and demanding market, on one hand; on the other, the need to respond to the demands of other stakeholders. [+]

Justification and Purpose

The key role played by Marketing and Strategy in the management of organisations is a fact of unquestionable relevance. Such relevance stems essentially from the contribution they give to accommodate the offer of new products and services to an increasingly informed and demanding market, on one hand; on the other, the need to respond to the demands of other stakeholders. This is the right path for organisations to tackle new challenges effectively and improve their performance and competitiveness.

This process of change will not be successful, unless organisations adopt an open and flexible management model. Otherwise, organisations will not be able positively respond to complex organisational changes. In this sense, the Master Programme in Marketing and Strategy aims at achieving the following objectives:... [-]


Master in Monetary, Banking and Financial Economics

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 Political Science

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Portugal Braga

The Master Programme in Political Science offers in-depth specialised training/education deemed fundamental for a comprehensive understanding, analysis, management, and evaluation of political phenomena. [+]

Justification and Purpose

The Master Programme in Political Science offers in-depth specialised training/education deemed fundamental for a comprehensive understanding, analysis, management, and evaluation of political phenomena. It is offered in a high-quality research environment provided by the Research Centre in Political Science (CICP), which is a R&D unit funded by FCT – Foundation for Science and Technology. CICP ranks Excellent for the period 2014-2020. All members of its faculty hold doctoral degrees awarded by the most prestigious national and international universities (European and American).

This Master Programme was audited and accredited unconditionally by A3es-Agency for the Evaluation and Accreditation of Higher Education, in 2014.... [-]


Master in Public Administration

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Portugal Braga

Whilst being based upon two fields of expertise ("Specialisation in Public Administration and Public Policy" and "Specialisation in Government and Local Administration", respectively), this course provides in-depth knowledge in various scientific fields of the Administrative Sciences and allows students to strengthening soft skills, in the course unit of "Methodology and Transversal Skills", or in the numerous activities promoted by EEG. [+]

Justification and Purpose

One of the biggest problems pinpointed within the scope of the Portuguese Public Administration, including all spheres of action, is the lack of qualified human resources capable of performing efficiently and effectively the management of Public Services and Public Companies at different organisational levels.

The current financial constraints, the search for excellence in services’ provision units and the challenge of offering new alternate solutions envisaging the full satisfaction of social needs do require other than routinary practices and systematic improvisations. Indeed, most public professionals, holding management /leadership positions and holding specific theoretical training, still struggle with continuous problems of insufficient knowledge in public administration and in public policies.... [-]


Master in Social Economics

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) ... [-]


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Escola de Economia e Gestão (EEG)

Address Campus de Gualtar 4710 - 057 Braga
Braga, Portugal
Website http://www.eeg.uminho.pt/
Phone +351 253 604 510