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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 allows 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 Master Degree from UR I or UniTo (here for more information​).

Tuition fees

Timetable​

Admission Criteria ​​​​​​


New Study Plan 2020/20​21​

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Regime Curricular Unit Scientific Area​ ECTS
Year 1 60
S1 Macroeconomic Policies E 6
S1 Information, Markets and Strategy E 6
S1 Apllied Econometrics E 6
S1 Sustainable Development and Digital Transformation E 6
S1 Analytical Information Systems BI;E 6
S2 Elective I 6
Labour Economics and the Economics of Education E 6
Behavioural and Experimental Economics E 6
Environmental Economics and Policy E 6
Political Economics and Public Choice E 6
International Bankings Instruments E 6
Regulation and Competition Policy E 6
S2 Elective II 6
Labour Economics and the Economics of Education E 6
Behavioural and Experimental Economics E 6
Environmental Economics and Policy E 6
Political Economics and Public Choice E 6
International Banking Instruments E 6
Regulation and Competition Policy E 6
Financial Analysis M 6
International Finance M 6
Corporate Valuation M 6
Ethics and Social Responsability in Management M 6
Quality Management E 6
Principles of Auditing G 6
Governance and Partnerships AS 6
Public Opinion and Polling Methods PSIR 6
S2 Elective​ III 6
Labour Economics and the Economics of Education E 6
Behavioural and Experimental Economics E 6
Environmental Economics and Policy E 6
Political Economics and Public Choice E 6
International Banking Instruments E 6
Regulation and Competition Policy E 6
Financial Analysis M 6
International Finance M 6
Corporate Valuation M 6
Ethics and Social Responsability in Management M 6
Quality Management E 6
Principles of Auditing G 6
Governance and Partnerships AS 6
Public Opinion and Polling Methods PSIR 6
S2 Análise de Dados e  Competências Transversais E;M;AS;PSIR 6
S2 Metodologia e Proposta de Investigação em Economia E 6
Year 2 30
S1 Elective​ IV 30
Dissertation E 30
Project Work E 30
Internship E 30​


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2019/2020

General


Academic degree:
  • Master's degree
ECTS:
100
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: 00 351 253604510 Fax: 00 351 253601380
    E-Mail: pedagogico@eeg.uminho.pt
    URL: https://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 Regulation Cycle Studies Conducive to Obtaining a Master Degree from the University of Minho and other 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.

Recommended requirements


Not applicable.

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 Applied Econometrics E 7.5
S1 Information, Markets and Strategies E 7.5
S1 Macroeconomic Policies E 7.5
S1 Opção I 7.5
Corporate Finance I G 7.5
Environmental Economics and Energy E 7.5
Health Economics E 7.5
Investments and Financial Markets G 7.5
Labour Economics and the Economics of Education E 7.5
Strategy and International Marketing G 7.5
Topics of Economics of the International Corporation E 7.5
Topics of Financial Economics E 7.5
S2 Project and Transferable Skills E 7.5
S2 Opção II 7.5
Development and Economic Growth E 7.5
Economics of Knowledge and Innovation E 7.5
Economics of the Firm E 7.5
Environmental Economics and Energy E 7.5
International Banking Instruments E 7.5
International Monetary and Financial Economics E 7.5
Political Economy and Public Choice E 7.5
Regulation and Competition Policy E 7.5
Topics of Global Economics E 7.5
Tourism Economy E 7.5
S2 Opção III 7.5
Development and Economic Growth E 7.5
Economics of Knowledge and Innovation E 7.5
Economics of the Firm E 7.5
Environmental Economics and Energy E 7.5
International Banking Instruments E 7.5
International Monetary and Financial Economics E 7.5
Political Economy and Public Choice E 7.5
Regulation and Competition Policy E 7.5
Topics of Global Economics E 7.5
Tourism Economy E 7.5
S2 Opção IV 7.5
Development and Economic Growth E 7.5
Economics of Knowledge and Innovation E 7.5
Economics of the Firm E 7.5
Environmental Economics and Energy E 7.5
International Banking Instruments E 7.5
International Monetary and Financial Economics E 7.5
Political Economy and Public Choice E 7.5
Regulation and Competition Policy E 7.5
Topics of Global Economics E 7.5
Tourism Economy E 7.5
Year 2 40
S1 Dissertation or Internship + Report E 40

Assessment/Accreditation


A3ES Accreditation status:
Accredited
Resolution publication date:
12-02-2019
A3ES submited report:
Registry number at Ministry:
R/A-Cr 91/2012
Registry Date:
26-06-2012
Accreditation validity:
30-07-2020