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.
The candidates will be listed according to the evaluation stemming from the application of the following algorithm:
Selection Final Score = α (A) +β (B)
The formal explanation of the weightings assigned to each one of the components and of the score for each criterion/sub-criterion, for each 2nd cycle degree, is as follows:
Table 1 – Components of the algorithm and respective weights, and criteria and corresponding evaluation intervals
Table 2 summarises the weights granted to the first cycle degrees hold by candidates. These weights, in B1-1 criterion, contribute to the definition of the desired profile of the candidate in what regards their first cycle education.
Table 2 – Weight assigned to the 1st cycle courses in B1 selection/ ranking criterion of applications to the 2nd cycle courses
Table 3 – Weight attributed to the technical-professional CV in B2 selection/ranking criterion of 2nd cycle courses applications
Tiebreaker: in case of the final ratings are alike, we will be used in the final average degree as the tiebreaker.
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.
Information on Application Deadlines can be found at: https://www.eeg.uminho.pt/en/study/mestrados/Pages/admission.aspx
Information on Registration Deadlines can be found at: https://www.eeg.uminho.pt/en/study/mestrados/Pages/admission.aspx