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The Magellan MBA

Porto Business School
13 months
Full time
Graduate diploma / certificate
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Application deadline: 06 July 2020
25,000 EUR
Porto Business School

Program description

The Magellan MBA

The Magellan MBA will expose you to the latest knowledge and best practices in the main hard skills’ management topics and will help you discover and enhance your soft skills.

  • A one year full-time program with triple international accreditation: AMBA, EPAS/EFMD and FIBAA
  • Individual skills development program provided in partnership with Boyden Executive Search
  • In one of the best European Business Schools and one of the top 30 in Executive Education, according to the Financial Times
  • A program in an award winning School: Best MBA Student of the World (AMBA, 2014); 1st place John Molson MBA International Competition

It is not always easy to define a path, to pick a route, to see clearly beyond the horizon. To bring out the best of you is essential to become part of a very special sequence of events.

The Magellan MBA will open doors to a new universe and immerse you with knowledge, different cultures and shared experiences.

Admission requirements

  • A degree (or equivalent) from an accredited university.
  • A minimum of three years of working experience in any field.
  • The ambition to accelerate your career in management by learning to excel in team management, leadership with a broader and strategic view of business.
  • A global perspective of management regarding innovation and creativity as success factors for companies in an international environment.

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Program content

Foundation Period

Providing a common knowledge framework

First Term

Essential core courses & soft skills training

Second Term

Intensive training in complementary core courses

Third Term

Deepening your experience elective courses & international week

International Week

Immersion Week @ UC Berkeley (California)

Integrative Term

Putting it all Together [Final Consulting Project].

Scholarships & funding

The Magellan MBA offers a limited number of merit-based scholarships up to 40% of the program’s fee, based on GMAT score, academic and professional background and candidate's performance in interviews.

Scholarships are exclusive for individuals, and not applicable for candidates sponsored by companies. Scholarships are not cumulative with other discounts.


With The Magellan MBA I will:

  • Broaden my future career path.
  • Attend to an MBA in Porto, one of Europe's fast tech growing hubs
  • Get international business exposure through experiential international immersion weeks in a top business school in USA [UC Berkeley] , final consultancy projects and exchange programs & partnerships.
  • Add an optional International track to the program, with tow immersive weeks, one in China (Sun Yat Sen University) and in EUA (MIT, Boston)

Throughout the program participants gain access to an extensive network and experiences exposing you globally.

  • International Week in an Ivy League Business School, in USA (in 2018, Cornell University, New York)
  • Immersion week at a top European Business School (in 2017, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid).
  • Exchange opportunities with several universities and business schools worldwide.
  • Final Consultancy Project (Corporate / Non Profit / Entrepreneur.

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About this institute

Porto Business School

Porto Business School

Porto Business School is the business school of the University of Porto. Our aim is to empower people to think critically and to come up with their own solutions, to identify future challenges, to create different scenarios and to rethink...

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Why study at Porto Business School

  • Porto Business School is the business school of the University of Porto. Founded in 1911, the University of Porto is a benchmark for Higher Education and Scientific Research in Portugal.
  • One of the top universities in Europe and among the top 10% in the world according to the QS Ranking in “Economics and Econometrics” (based on the analysis of more than 3,000 universities).
  • The University of Porto Innovation mindset is reflected in UPTEC, the Science and Technology Park of the University of Porto, dedicated to incubating startups and hosting Business Innovation Centers.

Portugal ranked #10 study abroad country

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Contact info

Porto Business School

Av. Fabril do Norte 425, Sra. da Hora
4460-314 Porto

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