Course accredited by A3ES | Process nº PERA/1920/1300106 in 30-07-2020

Duration / Degree or Diploma awarded / ECTS

3 Years (6 Semester) / Degree / 180 ECTS

Lectured in Portuguese or English 

Course Directors


PhD Vasco Ribeiro

Adicional Informations

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Entry Requirements

To be able to apply to ISLA Santarém you must be an:

  • International student outside European Union (EU)
  • International student from European Union (EU)
  • PALOP Student
  • Nacional Student

Access Conditions

International students may apply for enrolment and registration in the study courses if they:

  • Hold a qualification that gives access to higher education, understood as any diploma or certificate issued by a competent authority attesting to the passing of an education program and entitling them to apply for and be able to enter higher education in the country in which it was conferred;
  • Hold a Portuguese secondary education diploma or legally equivalent qualification.

Admission Conditions

  • Know the language or languages in which teaching will take place;
  • Have specific academic qualifications for admission to that study cycle;
  • Take the internal entrance examinations required for the course they intend to attend. The dates and syllabus for the exams are set annually by the university;
  • Have an application score equal to, or higher than, the minimum value set by the ISLA Santarém: 9.5 values.

The International Student Competition applies to students outside the European Union who do not hold a higher education degree and wish to attend a degree course at ISLA Santarém – Higher Institute of Management and Administration.


The economic and social development has projected the commercial activity of companies, which has been assuming increasingly complex and demanding dimensions of intervention, with specificities and scopes of technical action very specific.

The degree in Commercial Management aims to deepen skills in various areas of specialization, whether management and marketing, either of the transdisciplinary areas of social sciences or applied technologies, updating the technical and practical domain of those who attend, constituting an innovative and unique offer in the region where ISLA is inserted.


The degree in Commercial Management aims to provide updated and advanced training in technical and scientific fields related to management, with a special focus on commercial activity.

Reasons to attend this course

  • Our courses are accredited by A3ES for the maximum number of years;
  • You can have access to the Erasmus+ mobility program in Europe;
  • Have access to internships in companies in the country or abroad;
  • Develop work and project at the end of the course in a business environment;
  • Attend a course with an employability rate much higher than the national average.
  • Have access to highly qualified teaching staff with high professional experience.

Additional International Level Certificates

During the course, at no additional cost, students have access to the technologies and certifications available throughISLA IT Academy.


Career Prospects

Graduates in Commercial Management will be able to perform a wide range of functions such as:

  • Direction of Commercial Departments;
  • Direction of Marketing Departments;
  • Manager of Products and Sales Teams;
  • Commercial communication activities;
  • Branding;
  • Logistic Activities;
  • Internationalization Activities;
  • Atividades ligadas ao comércio e ao retalho;
  • Teacher and/or researcher.

Further Studies

Graduates in Commercial Management have access to 2nd cycle courses and can choose to enter the master's degree in the scientific areas of management and/or marketing.

Equipment and Facilities

Our Institute has multiple spaces suitable for teaching and training, particularly the courses it provides at the level of theoretical training and the level of practical and laboratory training.

The Commercial Management course has Classrooms, Computer Labs, SPSS, and AMOS packages for statistical data processing and all the necessary and appropriate conditions for the respective curricular units. Students also have access to the Library, Study Room, Bar, and Canteen.

Additionally, the institution has free WiFi covering all facilities; a fixed video projector in all rooms and laboratories, computer (requisition), PHC software for business simulation, Microsoft Campus Agreement (includes free Office 365 for students) Digital Secretary (NETPA), and Zoom and Moodle platforms to support the teaching/learning process.


30 (course opening subject to a minimum number of enrollments)


  • Post-labor
  • Daytime

Documento de autorização

Scientific field

Management and Administration and Marketing and Advertising

Programme Structure

Quantitative Methods 6
General Psychology 6
Introduction to Marketing 7
Organizational Management 6
Introduction to Law 5
Introducting of Computing 5
Management Price and Product 6
Analysis and Data Management 5
Managing People in Organizations 6
Research Methods 4
English Language 4
  Total 60
Consumer Behavior 5
Accounting Fundamentals 7
Fundamentals of Economy 6
Commercial Law 5
Sales Management and SalesForce 7
Market Research 7
Marketing Relationship 6
Stock Management 5
Marketing and International Trade 7
Business Strategy and Planning 5
  Total 60
Logistics and Distribution 7
Contract Law 5
Information, Communication and NegotiationTechniques 6
E-Marketing and E-Commerce 7
Financial Management 5
Promotions and Merchandising 6
Quality Management 4 a)
English 4 a)
Inovation and Entreperneurship 4
Brand Management 4
Applied Project 12
  Total 60

a) Students choose one of the options

Tuition Fee

The monthly tuition fee is €313,00 x 11 monthly installments

Upon enrollment, the International Students must pay the first two monthly fees, based on the number of ECTS enrollments in the academic year, considering a minimum of 20 ECTS enrollments per academic semester. Until the payment of this amount, no declarations will be issued to the student, namely the declaration to obtain a student visa.

Students can choose to pay the tuition fee in one installment, until 8 September 2022, benefiting from a 3% discount.