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 Bachelor in Public Administration

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​​​​This programme aims at training qualified and knowledgeable professionals in the fields of Public Management and Public Policies and who may hold skills and competencies to respond to the ever growing complicated challenges of modern Public Management. It bridges a solid theoretical awareness and practical training deemed utterly important for the performance of management functions in the Public Administration, public companies, public associations and private companies. This programme relies upon a high standard faculty who resorts to innovative teaching methodologies. These favour and boost the acquisition of skills, ethical training, and a critical spirit. Its curriculum was designed to render graduates keen to accommodate and adapt to the challenges posed by organisations.​

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Note: ​

AIn addition to obtaining a positive grade in the project component, the conclusion of the Curricular Unit (UC) "Project" implies cumulatively, the verification of the following requirements:
(1) compliance with 3 ECTS in the EEGenerating Skills programme;
(2) compliance with the Data Analysis Requirement;
(3) compliance with the Internationalisation Requirement.



2021/2022

General


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

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


60

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 Economics
or
17 Mathematics Applied to Social Sciences
or
17 Mathematics Applied to Social Sciences
18 Portuguese Language

This information must be verified on
http://www.dges.gov.pt/guias/detcursopi.asp?codc=9002&code=1000

Aditional Information


Study Plan


Regime Curricular Unit Scientific Area ECTS
Year 1 60
S1 Introduction to Political Science CPRI 6
S1 Introduction to Public Administration CA 6
S1 Organizational Theory CA 6
S1 Political Economics E 6
S1 Quantitative Methods in Public Administration CA 6
S2 Applied Statistics to Political Science E 6
S2 Financial Accounting I G 6
S2 Introduction to Financial Management G 6
S2 Procedure and Administrative Law D 6
S2 Public Finance CA 6
Year 2 60
S1 Management Accounting I G 6
S1 Human Resources Administration CA 6
S1 Information Systems for Public Administration TSI 6
S1 Policy Process Theory CA 6
S1 Public Economics E 6
S2 Design of Public Policies and Programs CA 6
S2 European Union Political System CPRI 6
S2 Management of Quality in Public Services CA 6
S2 Public Sector Accounting G 6
S2 Social Policies CA 6
Year 3 60
S1 Auditing in Public Services CA 6
S1 Local Administration and Governance CA 6
S1 Public Contracts CA 6
S1 Theories and Models of Public Management CA 6
S1 Opção I 6
Desenvolvimento Regional e Local E 6
Elites Policies CPRI 6
Games and Strategic Behaviour E 6
Political and Electoral Communication Marketing CPRI 6
Political Parties CPRI 6
Portuguese Foreign Policy CPRI 6
Principles of Entrepreneurship G 6
Public Administration of the European Union CA 6
Public Policies and Sustainability CA 6
Surveys and Opinion Polls CPRI 6
Taxation I G 6
S2 Applied Project CPRI; CA 13
S2 Innovation Management in Public Administration CA 6
S2 Opção II 6
Desenvolvimento Regional e Local E 6
Electoral Systems CPRI 6
Elites Policies CPRI 6
Games and Strategic Behaviour E 6
Political and Electoral Communication Marketing CPRI 6
Political Parties CPRI 6
Portuguese Foreign Policy CPRI 6
Principles of Entrepreneurship G 6
Public Administration of the European Union CA 6
Public Policies and Sustainability CA 6
Surveys and Opinion Polls CPRI 6
Taxation I G 6
S2 Opção UMinho 5

Assessment/Accreditation


A3ES Accreditation status:
Conditionally accredited
Resolution publication date:
24-05-2021
Registry number at Ministry:
R/A-Ef 2411/2011/AL01
Registry Date:
16-09-2021
Accreditation validity:
22-05-2022