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2 years
Master's degree
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Aveiro
English, Portuguese
Universidade de Aveiro

Program description

Economics

Why a Masters in Economics?

Dual Degree Universidade de Aveiro/ Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania)

The curricular organization of the Master in Economics at the University of Aveiro has evolved, and associates today, the scientific basis, practice, and quantitative methods, opening up many applications with interest in the market. The development of specific technical professional skills, of autonomous work, ability to apply knowledge and deal with complex problems in a context of limited information and to develop innovative solutions in wide multidisciplinary situations, the development of quantitative skills and their application using the existing software on the market are aspects that we emphasize.

We emphasize the employability indicators of our Master, reflected in the integration of our former students in the labour market.

In the Master in Economics of DEGEIT one may follow a specialization at the level of university education, following the best international practices, in the following fields:

  • Finance
  • Economics of the enterprise

Our students can also complete the Master doing and internship, benefiting from our network of companies with an interest in economic students, as well as from our experience with the supervision of Graduate students in Economics in general, in Finance and in Economics of the Enterprise.

Admission requirements

  1. Licenciatura level degree, or legal equivalent in Economics, Management, Finance, Economics and Business Sciences, or similar fields.
  2. Foreign higher education degree in Economics, Management, Finance, Economics and Business Sciences, or similar fields awarded on completion of a 1st cycle study programs organised in accordance with the principles of the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this process.
  3. Foreign higher education degree in Economics, Management, Finance, Economics and Business Sciences, or similar fields recognised as satisfying the objectives of the licenciatura degree by the scientifically and statutorily competent body.
  4. The Scientific Council of the University of Aveiro may admit applicants proposed by the Director of the Study Cycle who do not meet the conditions specified above but whose academic, scientific or professional curriculum reveal an adequate preparation for frequenting the Masters programs, in accordance with Article 17, N.º 1, d), Decree Law n.º 74/2006, as expressed in DL n.º 65/2018 of 16 August, and Article 47, N.º 1, d) of the Study Regulations of the University of Aveiro.
  5. That which is indicated in points 2 to 4 is valid only for entry to the study cycle and does not confer any formal recognition of this degree on the holder of the qualification.
  6. Students enrolled in the 2019/2020 academic year in a cycle of University of Aveiro studies and who meet conditions for application in 2020/2021 may not apply for the same cycle o f studies under the terms of this competition.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website


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Program content

Year 1

1º Semester

  • Economics Of Uncertainty And Information
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods
  • Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Microeconomic Analysis
  • Free Option

2º Semester

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Economics Of Innovation
  • Seminar In Economic Theory And Practice

Branch Finance

Option I

  • Financial Economics

Option II

  • Company Assessment
  • Risk Analysis And Management

Branch Economics of the Enterprise

Option I

  • Economics Of The Firm

Option II

  • Company Assessment
  • Economics of the Environment and Energy
  • Multinationals And Foreign Investment

Year 2

1º Semester

Branch Finance

Option III

  • Applied Finance

Option IV

  • Applied Finance
  • Experimental Economics
  • Investment Portfolio Management

Branch Economics of the Enterprise

Option III

  • Economics Of Smes
  • Experimental Economics

Option IV

  • Economics Of Smes
  • Experimental Economics

Yearly

  • Dissertation / Project / Internship

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • Local/EU Students: 1000€ per year
  • International/Non-EU Students: 4650€ per year

Career opportunities

The strong preparation in Economics, at the level of university higher education and in Universities recognized at the national and international level, as is the case of the DEGEIT offer from the University of Aveiro, opens up excellent career opportunities in many areas, not only in the economy in the sense restricted, but also in finance and management, and in various sectors of economic activity, including banking, government, and international institutions, a consultancy in economics and financial economics.

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Why study at Universidade de Aveiro

Why is Universidade de Aveiro the your next best step?

  • Teaching and research experiences of excellence: here in Aveiro, you will find some of the best teachers, known internationally for their field work, investigation methods and results and 20 research centers evaluated with incredible remark.
  • Intercultural environment: in a universe of over 90 nationalities, you can expect to see, feel and live cultures from all around the globe. Besides all the Intercultural events (more than 80 in 2019), you can count on a team fully dedicated to help you in any matters related to your studies and living abroad circumstances.
  • Learn for the future: it is a modern university, with excellent infrastructures to learn and to start developing your career today. The university’s interdisciplinary atmosphere is crucial for the growth of critical knowledge and to develop towards society.
  • Academic support: Universidade de Aveiro offers to its international students’ programs that allow them to get familiar with Portuguese language or level their knowledge on core subjects like Mathematics.
  • International cooperation and mobility: While studying in Aveiro, you can take advantage of numerous mobility programs that will take your education experience to a whole different level, while living in a new country, meeting new people and learning new skills. Universidade de Aveiro also has cooperation agreements with hundreds of international institutions.
  • Young and vibrant city: A medium sized city, with a low cost of life, capable of combining both amazing natural places, such as beaches, mountains and rivers and, at the same time, renowned innovation & tech events, projects and centers.

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Universidade de Aveiro

Campus Universitário de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro
Portugal

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