Courso accredited by A3ES | Process ACEF/1718/0902292

Duration / Degree or diploma awarded / ECTS

2 Years (4 Semester) / Master / 120 ECTS

Lectured in Portuguese or English 

Course Director


Prof. Doctor Vasco Ribeiro

Adicional Informations

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The main objective of the Master in Business Management is to train professionals and researchers enabling them to acquire a specialization of a professional nature in the scientific area of the cycle of studies that will allow them to:

  • Deepen knowledge about the foundational bases of the main concepts and tools of management;
  • Acquire and deepen knowledge about the practices and models in business management;
  • Acquire knowledge of research methodologies and information processing in management;
  • Acquire a deep understanding of the main challenges facing the future of business management, providing them with a critical vision essential to proper suitability of knowledge and skills acquired to each context;
  • Create original applied research;
  • Develop solutions to new and complex problems;
  • Work in multidisciplinary contexts;
  • Communicate clearly and effectively the results of research and projects;
  • Master management methodologies in national and international contexts;
  • Master tools for processing information in management;
  • Learn throughout life autonomously.

Career Prospects

The Master in Business Management aims to provide students with the technical knowledge and operational and strategic skills in the areas of management that will enable them to intervene in increasingly complex and demanding contexts, in the performance of management functions in private companies or public organizations, as well as the performance of teaching and/or research functions.


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

Entry Requirements

Students who do not have Portuguese nationality to apply for master's programs must meet the following requirements:

  • Hold a bachelor's degree;
  • Deliver the documentation listed below;
  • The diplomas and certificates must reliably show the circumstances of their issue and must be authenticated by the Portuguese Consulate in the issuing country or, where appropriate, apostilled, in accordance with the Hague Convention and translated into Portuguese by a sworn translator when they are in a language other than Portuguese, Spanish, French or English.

Documentation to be submitted

  • Copy of passport;
  • Graduation Diploma (Certificates attesting to a degree);
  • Certificates attesting to having passed courses that do not confer a degree, but are taught in higher education institutions, national or foreign, in the area of the master's degree;
  • Undergraduate transcripts;
  • Curriculum Vitae, dated and signed, preferably in a DeGóis, FCT-SI,G or similar model;
  • Motivation Letter

Further studies

Masters in Business Management have access to 3rd cycle (doctoral) degrees in management or related scientific areas.

Equipment and Facilities

The Institution has multiple spaces suitable for teaching and training and particularly the courses it provides at the level of theoretical training, as well as at the level of practical and laboratory training.

The master's degree course in Human Resource Management has Classrooms, Computer Labs, SPSS, and AMOS packages for statistical data processing, access to scientific libraries, 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 Wi-Fi covering all facilities; fixed video projector in all rooms and laboratories, computers (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.


  • After-labor: Fridays (19h00-23h00) and Saturdays (9h00-13h00 and 14h00-18h00)

Authorized Document

Despacho n.º 1717/2019

Programme Structure

1.º Year
Management Information Systems 6
Human Resources Development Policies 6
Knowledge Management and Innovation 6
Economics and Business Finance
Operations Management 5
Accounting and Auditing 6
Research Methodologies in Management 6
Strategic Management and Marketing 6
Integrated Systems 5 a)
Management and Organizational Innovation 5 a)
Ethics and Social Responsibility 5 a)
Change management 5 a)
Seminar 8
Total 60

a) Students choose one of the options

1.º Year
Management Information Systems 6
Human Resources Development Policies 6
Dissertation / Project work 54
Total 60

Tuition Fee

The monthly tuition fee is:

1º Year       229,95 € x 11 monthly installments
2º Year   184,80 € 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. 


School Year 2024-2025

Application fee €350
Enrollment fee €210
Enrollment renovation €210
Insurance €45