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 Master in Public Administration

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This Master aims to respond to one of the biggest problems within the Portuguese Public Administration: the lack of qualified human resources, competent and creative to perform effectively and efficiently the management of Public Bodies and Companies, in different domains and at bottom-up organisational levels. 

It is an innovative and comprehensive programme designed to provide in-depth theoretical and methodological skills. It envisions to:

• Prepare skilful and proficient professionals in the Public Management related areas, State Corporate Sector entities and Third Sector organisations.

• Stimulate the development of a new Public Management mind-set in line with the current requirements for providing high quality public services.

It offers two fields of specialisation (Public Management and Public Policy; and, Government and Local Government), the course offers a comprehensive in-depth scientific approach to various fields of the Administrative Science and allows students to strengthening their soft skills and competences in the course unit Methodology and Transversal Skills, or in the numerous activities promoted by EEG.​​​

Note
Language of instruction: Portuguese​

Tuition fees

Timetable

Admission Criteria ​​​​​


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There are ongoing formal procedures for the approval of the new study plan. The study plan below is what is currently in place.

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:
100
Duration:
3 curricular semesters
Regime:
Mixed
Place:
Gualtar Campus, Braga (UM)
Main Scientific area:
  • Management Sciences

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


40

Vacancies

15

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


May apply for the Master of Public Administration candidates who have a degree in Public Administration or related degree courses, Management, International Relations, Economics, Law, and in general, in the field of social sciences or in another domain, since these candidates is serving in Public Administration . Exceptionally, in duly justified cases, may be admitted candidates whose curriculum shows an adequate scientific basis, or relevant work experience, although they may have another degree that is not included in the squad before.

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


Assessment/Accreditation


A3ES Accreditation status:
Accredited
Resolution publication date:
04-03-2014
Registry number at Ministry:
R/A-Ef 2446/2011
Registry Date:
18-03-2011
Accreditation validity:
03-03-2020