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 Bachelor in Economics

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The Degree in Economics provides students with solid foundations in economics, quantitative methods, data analysis and management. Students are also motivated to do applied work, by using real data and by being in contact with economic institutions and co​rporations. It makes use of teaching/learning methodologies that stimulate students’ independent and cooperative work, ensuring the acquisition of the skills needed to be successful in the labour market and boost their future careers. Students interact with a strongly committed and young faculty, which got PhD from the best European and American universities. Students also benefit UMinho's modern facilities and a friendly setting. These factors have contributed to render our Degree in Economics a reference in the field of Economics.

The bachelor in Economics has a strong international focus, manifest not only in the course contents, but also in the fact that at least a third of the courses are taught in English. In addition, international mobility is highly valued, and students are encouraged to study abroad for a semester.


EFMD - The Management Development Network awarded accreditation to the bachelor in Economics.
EFMD accreditation particularly emphasises academic rigour, practical relevance, internationalisation, and ethics and sustainability. This international accreditation reflects the excellence of the bachelor in Economics, positioning it among the best in the world.​​​​​

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2020/2021

General


Academic degree:
  • Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree)
ECTS:
180
Duration:
6 curricular semesters
Regime:
Daytime
Place:
Gualtar Campus, Braga (UM)
Main Scientific area:
  • Economics

Contacts


    School of Economics and Management
    Campus de Gualtar
    4710 - 057 Braga

    Tel: +351 253604510 Fax: +351 253601380
    E-Mail: pedagogico@eeg.uminho.pt
    URL: http://www.eeg.uminho.pt

Access to higher education


This course provides the technical and scientific capacity to access the courses of the second cycle (Master)

Access


85

Vacancies

0

Minimum

Access forms


The access to this Cycle of Studies can be done through the following ways:
- Application for National Access to Higher Education Admissions;
- Application for Special Access to Higher Education Admissions;
- Application for Local Access to Higher Education Admissions;
- Application for Special Access to Higher Education Admissions;
- Application for Access to Higher Education Admissions through Re-Entry, Change and Transfer of Course.

Formal requirements


Entrance Testing

04 Economy
19 Mathematics A
or
19 Mathematics A
or
18 Portuguese
19 Mathematics A

This information must be verified on
http://www.dges.gov.pt/guias/detcursopi.asp?codc=9081&code=1000

Aditional Information


Study Plan


Regime Curricular Unit Scientific Area ECTS
Year 1 60
S1 Calculus for Economics and Management E 6
S1 Introduction to Management G 6
S1 Law for Economics and Management D 6
S1 Linear Algebra M 6
S1 Microeconomics I E 6
S2 Economic History E 6
S2 Financial Accounting I G 6
S2 Macroeconomics I E 6
S2 Microeconomics II E 6
S2 Statistics for Economics and Management G; E 6
Year 2 60
S1 Corporate Finance G 6
S1 Econometrics I E 6
S1 Economic Dynamics and Growth E 6
S1 Games and Strategic Behaviour E 6
S1 Macroeconomics II E 6
S2 Econometrics II E 6
S2 Industrial Economics E 6
S2 International Monetary Economics E 6
S2 International Trade E 6
S2 Public Economics and Finance E 6
Year 3 60
S1 Ethics and Social Responsibility G 6
S1 Portuguese and European Economics E 6
S1 Opção I 6
Management Accounting I G 6
Auditing G 6
Auditing in Public Services CA 6
Banking and Financial Economics E 6
Complements of Finances G 6
Cost Accounting I G 6
Digital Marketing G 6
Economic English B2 LC 6
Economics of Innovation E 6
Elites and Power CPRI 6
Environmental Economics E 6
Financial Analysis and Planning G 6
Financial Investments G 6
Global Economics E 6
Health Economics E 6
Human Resources Administration CA 6
Insurance and Actuarial Mathematics G 6
International Financial Management G 6
International Human Resource Management G 6
International Marketing G 6
International Politcs CPRI 6
Introduction to Public Administration CA 6
Inventories Management G 6
Islam and Arab World CPRI 6
Knowledge and Innovation Management G 6
Labour Economics E 6
Logistics G 6
Management Accounting II G 6
Political Parties CPRI 6
Principles of Entrepreneurship G 6
Production and Operations Management G 6
Public Sector Accounting G 6
Strategic Management G 6
S1 Opção II 6
Management Accounting I G 6
Auditing G 6
Auditing in Public Services CA 6
Banking and Financial Economics E 6
Complements of Finances G 6
Cost Accounting I G 6
Digital Marketing G 6
Economic English B2 LC 6
Economics of Innovation E 6
Elites and Power CPRI 6
Environmental Economics E 6
Financial Analysis and Planning G 6
Financial Investments G 6
Global Economics E 6
Health Economics E 6
Human Resources Administration CA 6
Insurance and Actuarial Mathematics G 6
International Financial Management G 6
International Human Resource Management G 6
International Marketing G 6
International Politcs CPRI 6
Introduction to Public Administration CA 6
Inventories Management G 6
Islam and Arab World CPRI 6
Knowledge and Innovation Management G 6
Labour Economics E 6
Logistics G 6
Management Accounting II G 6
Political Parties CPRI 6
Principles of Entrepreneurship G 6
Production and Operations Management G 6
Public Sector Accounting G 6
Strategic Management G 6
S1 Opção III 6
Management Accounting I G 6
Auditing G 6
Auditing in Public Services CA 6
Banking and Financial Economics E 6
Complements of Finances G 6
Cost Accounting I G 6
Digital Marketing G 6
Economic English B2 LC 6
Economics of Innovation E 6
Elites and Power CPRI 6
Environmental Economics E 6
Financial Analysis and Planning G 6
Financial Investments G 6
Global Economics E 6
Health Economics E 6
Human Resources Administration CA 6
Insurance and Actuarial Mathematics G 6
International Financial Management G 6
International Human Resource Management G 6
International Marketing G 6
International Politcs CPRI 6
Introduction to Public Administration CA 6
Inventories Management G 6
Islam and Arab World CPRI 6
Knowledge and Innovation Management G 6
Labour Economics E 6
Logistics G 6
Management Accounting II G 6
Political Parties CPRI 6
Principles of Entrepreneurship G 6
Production and Operations Management G 6
Public Sector Accounting G 6
Strategic Management G 6
S2 History of Economic Thought E 6
S2 Opção IV 6
Auditing G 6
Banking and Financial Economics E 6
Complements of Finances G 6
Economics English B2+ LC 6
Economics of Innovation E 6
Economics of the Multinational Enterprise E 6
Financial Accounting II G 6
Financial Investments G 6
Fundamentals of Marketing Research G 6
Global Economics E 6
Human Resource Management G 6
Insurance and Actuarial Mathematics G 6
International Financial Management G 6
International Human Resource Management G 6
International Marketing G 6
International Negotiation CPRI 6
Inventories Management G 6
Knowledge and Innovation Management G 6
Local Administration and Governance CA 6
Logistics G 6
Management Accounting II G 6
Marketing G 6
Operational Research for Management G 6
Political Leadership CPRI 6
Politics and Social Economy E 6
Principles of Entrepreneurship G 6
Public Sector Accounting G 6
Research in Applied Economics E 6
Services and Relationship Marketing G 6
Taxation I G 6
S2 Opção UMinho 6
Bioethics ENF 6
Computation with R M 6
Digital Citizenship ENG 6
Diversity in Psychology Psi 6
Education and Interpersonal Development in the University Context CEd 6
Environment and Energy ENG 6
Foreign Language Level 1 - French LLC 6
Foreign Language Level 1 - German LLC 6
Fundamentals and Practices of First Aid ENF 6
Galician Language and Culture LLC 6
Green Buildings ENG 6
History of the Presente Time H 6
Human Development and Aging Psi 6
Inclusive Design DG 6
Innovation in Management of Cities ENG 6
Matemática e Ciência de Dados M 6
Mathematics Behind Things M 6
Occupational Safety and Health ENG 6
Optics for Digital Photography Fis 6
Social Skills and Employability Psi 6
Sport and Health EF 6
S2 Opção V 6
Auditing G 6
Banking and Financial Economics E 6
Complements of Finances G 6
Economics English B2+ LC 6
Economics of Innovation E 6
Financial Accounting II G 6
Financial Investments G 6
Fundamentals of Marketing Research G 6
Global Economics E 6
Insurance and Actuarial Mathematics G 6
International Financial Management G 6
International Human Resource Management G 6
International Marketing G 6
International Negotiation CPRI 6
Inventories Management G 6
Knowledge and Innovation Management G 6
Local Administration and Governance CA 6
Logistics G 6
Management Accounting II G 6
Marketing G 6
Operational Research for Management G 6
Political Leadership CPRI 6
Politics and Social Economy E 6
Principles of Entrepreneurship G 6
Public Sector Accounting G 6
Research in Applied Economics E 6
Services and Relationship Marketing G 6
Taxation I G 6
S2 Opção VI 6
Auditing G 6
Banking and Financial Economics E 6
Complements of Finances G 6
Economics English B2+ LC 6
Economics of Innovation E 6
Financial Accounting II G 6
Financial Investments G 6
Fundamentals of Marketing Research G 6
Global Economics E 6
Insurance and Actuarial Mathematics G 6
International Financial Management G 6
International Human Resource Management G 6
International Marketing G 6
International Negotiation CPRI 6
Inventories Management G 6
Knowledge and Innovation Management G 6
Local Administration and Governance CA 6
Logistics G 6
Management Accounting II G 6
Marketing G 6
Operational Research for Management G 6
Political Leadership CPRI 6
Politics and Social Economy E 6
Principles of Entrepreneurship G 6
Public Sector Accounting G 6
Research in Applied Economics E 6
Services and Relationship Marketing G 6
Taxation I G 6

Assessment/Accreditation


A3ES Accreditation status:
Accredited
Resolution publication date:
01-09-2020
Registry number at Ministry:
R/A-Ef 2422/2011/AL01
Registry Date:
05-05-2017
Accreditation validity:
30-07-2026