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Economics

 2nd Cycle Degree     Departamento de Gestão e Economia [Portuguese]

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Study plan/Branches   Economics
DGES code
9280
CNAEF classification 314 | Decree no. 256/2005 [PT]
Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette Order no. 9269/2016 - DR 2nd series, no. 138, 20 July [PT]
Assessment/Accreditation/Registration A3ES Accreditation
DGES Registration R/A-Ef 1327/2011, 18-03-2011
Mode of study Daytime
ECTS 120

General Access Regime  

Admission Requirements
Vacancies 25 (2018)

About

Profile of the programme (a) further methodological knowledge and techniques in the field of economic theory at an advanced level in key areas of Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics of, Calculus for Economists, and the areas of Applied Economics, Financial Economics and Industrial Economics; (b) Update and deepen the knowledge in these areas to the level acquired in undergraduate courses, (c) provide the methodologies and techniques needed to analyze and research in key areas of theoretical economics and applied, (d) Training in use of software to support econometric techniques and other disciplines of economic fundamental to the achievement of scientific research, (e) obtain a solid basic training for the further study of the areas above, as well as in basic quantitative techniques for performing research in economics, eventually leading to the award of a doctorate degree.
Key learning outcomes 1. At the end of the course the student should be able to apply the scientific method to solve problems
2. At the end of the course the student should be able to apply algorithms to solve problems and obtain valid solutions
3. At the end of the course students should be able to use audiovisual equipment to support an oral presentation.
Occupational profiles of graduates The 2nd Cycle (Master) in economics provides advanced skills in microeconomics, macroeconomics, applied economics and quantitative and qualitative methods, and prepares students for a career in academia and research (PhD), as senior economists in the private and public sectors or the development of own business projects. The 2nd training course in economics also provides obtaining the Diploma of Advanced Studies in Economics, Diploma of Specialized Studies in Economics.
Learning facilities The Department of Management and Economics (DGE) is located in the IV pole at the University of Beira Interior (UBI) and makes available to the entire academic community the following structures and equipment: - Library of Social Sciences and Humanities - Bibliographic databases on online: ISI Web of Knowledge Platform (Wok); Knowledge Library on-line (B-On), which has 3500 of six scientific journals publishing full text, ProQuest database (primary database of scientific articles Management). - CEFAGE-UBI and NECE research centers that are inserted into the structure of the University of Beira Interior, funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology. - Access point to the INE (National Statistics Institute) and the European Documentation Centre at the Central Library. - Computer Rooms with specific software (SPSS, EViews, Amos, Microfit) and updated hardware. - Office with Wireless and network points. - Bar / Restaurant.
Requirements and regulations (assessment and graduation) UBI Regulations [PT]
Rules for operation of the 2nd cycle of studies leading to Master's degree in Economics
Admission/Applicant

Departamento de Gestão e Economia

Estrada do Sineiro, s/n
6200-209 Covilhã
275 329 164
4026

Course Coordinator(s)

Course Director
António Manuel Cardoso Marques
Mobility coordinator
João Carlos Correia Leitão

Committees

Scientific Committee
José Alberto Serra Ferreira Rodrigues Fuinhas
José Ramos Pires Manso
António Manuel Cardoso Marques
Ana Paula Bernardino Matias Gama
António de Jesus Fernandes de Matos

Pedagogical Coordination Committee
Year Coordinators
José Alberto Serra Ferreira Rodrigues Fuinhas (1st)
António Manuel Cardoso Marques (2nd)
Year Representatives
João André Silva Pereira (1st)
Ricardo Jorge Esteves Henriques (2nd)

Recognition Committee
José Alberto Serra Ferreira Rodrigues Fuinhas
José Ramos Pires Manso
António Manuel Cardoso Marques
Ana Paula Bernardino Matias Gama
Note: The information contained in these pages does not relieve consultation of official documents. Last updated on: 2014-08-07

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