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 Master in Economics

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The Master in Economics is designed for holders of a bachelor’s degree with a solid background in Economics and Management. The Master in Economics intends to reinforce the knowledge in economic theory acquired during the first cycle degree and to develop the technical skills needed for careers in Economics and related areas such as Finance. The degree provides access to a professional career within a wide range of institutions such as regulatory bodies, banks and other financial institutions, consulting and auditing firms, international organizations, as well as access to doctoral programmes for students wishing to pursue a career in scientific research. All courses are taught in English.



Double Degree Programmes in Economics with University of Rennes I or University of Torino

The Master in Economics is offered as a double degree in partnership with the University of Rennes I (UR I), France, and with University of Torino (UniTo), Italy. The double degree programmes allow students to complete one year of their studies at the UR I, or one semester at the UniTo, and be awarded two master’s degrees – Master Degree from the University of Minho and a Master Degree from UR I or UniTo (you can find more information here​).

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Students currently pursuing the Master's Degree in Business Management can apply for a scholarship under the Programme “Income Share Agreement FJN” (ISA FJN). 





Note: ​

The UC "Data Analysis and Transferable Skills" requires the attendance of modules credited to the course in the EEG DataPro programme and the EEGenerating Skills programme.



2021/2022

General


Academic degree:
  • Master's degree
ECTS:
90
Duration:
3 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 Master degree provides basic training to carry out a course of 3rd cycle (PhD) in the same scientific area, or other areas

Access


30

Vacancies

12

Minimum

Access forms


The access to this Cycle of Study can be done at the Students Portal of the University of Minho 
https://alunos.uminho.pt/EN/candidates/MastersDegrees/Pages/default.aspx

This information does not replace consultation of the Academic Regulations of the University of Minho and other official documents.

Formal requirements


a) Holders of an Undergraduate Degree Programme (Bachelors) or equivalent in Economics and Management;
b) Holders of a foreign higher education degree that was awarded after the completion of a 1st cycle of studies organised in line with the Bologna principles;
c) Holders of a foreign higher education degree that may be deemed as complying with the objectives of na Undergraduate Degree Programme by the Scientific Board of the School of Economics and Management of  the University of Minho;
d) Exceptionally, in duly justified cases, holders of a scientific or professional curriculum may also apply. These curricula have to be recognised as attesting capacity of his/her holder to realise this cycle of studies by the Scientific Board of the school of Economics and Management at the University of Minho.
e) Candidates who attended a previous edition of this cycle of studies, but did not complete it, may be admitted as supernumeraries.

Application deadlines


Information on Application Deadlines can be found at:
https://www.eeg.uminho.pt/en/study/mestrados/Pages/admission.aspx

Registration deadlines


Information on Registration Deadlines can be found at:
https://www.eeg.uminho.pt/en/study/mestrados/Pages/admission.aspx

Aditional Information


Study Plan


Regime Curricular Unit Scientific Area ECTS
Year 1 60
S1 Analytical Information Systems E; IB 6
S1 Applied Econometrics E 6
S1 Information, Markets and Strategies E 6
S1 Macroeconomic Policies E 6
S1 Sustainable Development and Digital Transformation E 6
S2 Data Analysis and Transferable Skills CPRI; G; E; CA 6
S2 Research Methodology and Proposal in Economics E 6
S2 Opção I 6
Behavioural and Experimental Economics E 6
Economics of Knowledge and Innovation E 6
Environmental Economics and Energy E 6
Environmental Economics and Policy E 6
International Banking Instruments E 6
Labour Economics and the Economics of Education E 6
Political Economics and Public Choice E 6
Regulation and Competition Policy E 6
S2 Opção II 6
Behavioural and Experimental Economics E 6
Complements of Corporate Finance G 6
Complements of Investments G 6
Corporate Finance II G 6
Corporate Valuation G 6
Derivados G 6
Economics of Knowledge and Innovation E 6
Environmental Economics and Energy E 6
Environmental Economics and Policy E 6
Ethics and Social Responsibility in Management G 6
Financial Statement Analysis G 6
Fundamentals of Production and Operations Management G 6
Governance and Patnerships CA 6
Innovation and Change Management G 6
International Banking Instruments E 6
International Finance G 6
Labour Economics and the Economics of Education E 6
Marketing and Sustainability G 6
Political Economics and Public Choice E 6
Principles of Auditing G 6
Public Opinion and Polling Methods CPRI 6
Quality Management G 6
Regulation and Competition Policy E 6
S2 Opção III 6
Behavioural and Experimental Economics E 6
Complements of Corporate Finance G 6
Complements of Investments G 6
Corporate Finance II G 6
Corporate Valuation G 6
Derivados G 6
Economics of Knowledge and Innovation E 6
Environmental Economics and Energy E 6
Environmental Economics and Policy E 6
Ethics and Social Responsibility in Management G 6
Financial Statement Analysis G 6
Fundamentals of Production and Operations Management G 6
Governance and Patnerships CA 6
Innovation and Change Management G 6
International Banking Instruments E 6
International Finance G 6
Labour Economics and the Economics of Education E 6
Marketing and Sustainability G 6
Political Economics and Public Choice E 6
Principles of Auditing G 6
Public Opinion and Polling Methods CPRI 6
Quality Management G 6
Regulation and Competition Policy E 6
Year 2 30
S1 Opção IV 30
Dissertation E 30
Internship E 30
Project Work E 30

Assessment/Accreditation


A3ES Accreditation status:
Accredited
Resolution publication date:
20-03-2020
Registry number at Ministry:
R/A-Cr 91/2012/AL01
Registry Date:
24-09-2020
Accreditation validity:
30-07-2026