No, the School of Economics and Management of the University of Porto does not offer e-learning programmes.
The pre-experience master's programmes assume the student has basic training in economics, management or finance. Students with other training may, however, apply. The Directors of the programme will decide if the student's previous training is adequate for enrolment in the master's programme.
You can find more general information about each master's programme through their respective web pages. Through the same link, you can also view the study plan of each course. Each curricular unit also has its own link where you can view its respective information, including course content.
Yes, there is no limit to the number of master's you can apply for.
Yes, you will pay one application fee per application.
The application Bulletin, as well as the respective submission form, explain how to indicate your order of preference.
Those who have already completed their bachelor's degree or those who are reasonably expected to finish by the end of July of the current year may apply during the first call of applications. Those who are due to finish in September may apply during the second call, if one is held (a second call is only opened when there are vacancies remaining after the first call).
No. FEP master's programmes are not integrated, therefore, internal students apply under equal circumstances as external students.
No, students do not need to submit certificates for training completed at the University of Porto. When completing the application, in the section requiring document submission, simply submit your academic history from SIGARRA.
A certificate is an official document issued by the School, on letterhead paper duly signed and stamped by the responsible body, listing all of the approved curricular units completed by the student, their respective ECTS and marks earned. If the training in question is pre-Bologna or non-Bologna foreign training, it is not required (nor is it often possible) to include the ECTS.
The selection criteria for each master's programme are published in the application Bulletin each academic year. Some programmes may require a minimum bachelor's programme grade.
The selection criteria, as well as the elements that are required and/or valued will be published in the application Bulletin for each academic year. Normally, a certificate of knowledge of English is not required, although in some cases such certification may be valued.
The selection criteria, as well as the elements that are required and/or valued will be published in the application Bulletin for each academic year.
The GMAT exam is mandatory for application to the QTEM network that FEP belongs to.
Yes, both Portuguese and foreign students may apply under equal circumstances. The original training certificates or diplomas from abroad must be duly certified by the Portuguese Embassy in the country where they were issued, or with a Hague Convention Apostille (in eligible cases). The rest of the required documentation is the same for both.
Recommendation letters may be academic (ideally from non-FEP professors, in the case of FEP students) or professional.
Placement is done according to the criteria and elements defined for each master's programme in the application Bulletin.
The admission criteria are legally defined. Those who may apply for a 2nd cycle course of study conferring a master's degree include:
- Those who hold a bachelor's degree or legal equivalent;
- Those who hold a foreign higher education degree conferred upon completion of a 1st cycle of study organised according to the principles of the Bologna Process by an adherent State to this Process;
- Those who hold a foreign higher education degree that is recognised to meet the objectives of a bachelor's degree by the Scientific Council of the School of Economics and Management of the University of Porto;
- Those who have an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that is recognised as proof of their capacity to complete the cycle of study by the Scientific Council of the School of Economics and Management of the University of Porto;
- Conditionally, those who are finishing a bachelor's degree and are reasonably expected to complete the degree by the end of the final evaluation period of the current academic year may apply. Candidates applying under these conditions must proceed according to the terms laid out in the application Bulletin.
The application Bulletin will indicate which master's programmes may include interviews as a criterion for selection and/or tie-breaking between candidates.
Schedules are defined for each academic year.
Each curricular unit has its own evaluation regime, which will include class attendance. To obtain this information, consult the information page for each discipline.