Masters in Portugal

Best Masters Degrees in Portugal 2017

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The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

Earning a Master requires two years of education after earning a Bachelor. This advanced degree may help students to achieve their educational and professional goals, as the rigors of a Master’s program help train students in the skills and knowledge they need to land the career of their dreams.

 

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Master Agribusiness Development

Aeres University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 12 

Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers a Master in Agribusiness Development for Bachelor graduates or young professionals. [+]

Master in Agribusiness Development

 

Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers a Master in Agribusiness Development for Bachelor graduates or young professionals.

 

International corporations in the agrifood sector increasingly need professionals qualified in change management, who can act locally and think globally. All graduates from this Master programme will have first-hand knowledge of change processes in a business context outside their own branch and will have acquired valuable insights into the differences in international business cultures and work ethics and the role they can play to deal with these issues in change processes. These people bring the science of life to the business of food.... [-]


CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time September 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management 

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). The CEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in the Master in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]


Integrated Master's in Architecture

University of Minho - School of Arquitecture
Campus Full time September 2017 Portugal Guimarães

MIARQ's main objective is the training of skilled professionals in the pursuit of professional activities in Architecture, Urban Planning, Urban Design, Rehabilitation and Building Maintenance. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Portugal 2017. Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree), Master's degree ECTS: 300 Duration: 10 curricular semesters Regime: Normal Place: Azurém Campus, Guimarães Main Scientific area: Architecture INTEGRATED MASTER’S | 5 YEARS The Integrated Master’s in Architecture enables the exercise of professional activity in Architecture. In order to do so, it seeks to promote "integrated knowledge" and the formation of a design methodology, both essential to the practice of architecture in its various aspects: Architecture, Urbanism, Urban Design, Rehabilitation and Building Maintenance. The students’ creativity is encouraged, sensitizing them to the specific socio-cultural environment in which they operate and their ability to communicate the fundamentals of the work in progress. The students must demonstrate critical thinking, ability to work in a team, ethical values of citizenship and environmental awareness. Careers The architects graduated by the Minho University can pursue their professional activity in architecture, rehabilitation and maintenance of buildings, urban design, urban planning and management, higher education and research, working as independent professionals or as employees in public institutions and private companies. They are also qualified to teach at various levels of education. [-]

LL.M. in European and Transglobal Business Law

University of Minho - Law School
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

This master’s degree provides interdisciplinary training in legal thought and business principles. Students gain a solid theoretical and practical understanding of the following core subjects: global legal traditions and how legal systems evolve; law of the European Union; international taxation; contract, competition and corporate law; international economic law. [+]

This master’s degree provides interdisciplinary training in legal thought and business principles. Students gain a solid theoretical and practical understanding of the following core subjects: global legal traditions and how legal systems evolve; law of the European Union; international taxation; contract, competition and corporate law; international economic law. In the spring term, students enrol in courses and seminars that interest them, covering such topics as law and investment in Brazil, Angola, India, and China; labour law, maritime law, and space law; intellectual property; law and investment in Latin America and Portuguese-speaking Africa. Studying these areas through this LL.M. program opens career doors in business and law, for recent graduates as well as legal practitioners and firm managers. Admission: Title-holders of a degree in Law, Economics, Management, International Relations or legal equivalent. Number of Vacancies: Minimum – 12 Maximum – 20 [-]

MSc in Business Administration - Strategy and Management in International Organisations

Linköping University
Campus Full time

The two-year master’s programme in Business Administration - Strategy and Management in International Organizations (SMIO) aims to educate future leaders with good judgment, who can make well-balanced decisions. The program combines fundamental academic knowledge (thinking and reasoning) and experiential knowledge (skills) to prepare students to go beyond applying known solutions to known problems. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Portugal 2017. The two-year master’s programme in Business Administration - Strategy and Management in International Organizations (SMIO) aims to educate future leaders with good judgment, who can make well-balanced decisions. The program combines fundamental academic knowledge (thinking and reasoning) and experiential knowledge (skills) to prepare students to go beyond applying known solutions to known problems. Upon successful completion of the program, students will have acquired good analytical skills and the ability to think strategically. The international focus of courses and the international composition of the SMIO class help to prepare students to work in international organisations. Programme description Term 1 The courses of the first term focus on strategy by studying the two elements that strategy unites: the inside of the organisation and the surroundings in which it works. The first course, Classic Leadership and Organization Dilemmas (15 ECTS), takes strategy as a starting point and explores a number of classic dilemmas (such as how to divide scarce resources between exploration and exploitation activities) and the resulting leadership and organization challenges. The second course, Contemporary International Management Paradoxes (15 ECTS), also starts by considering strategy, but looks outside of the organisation. It considers, in particular, globalisation issues and a large-scale perspective. The course will initially take you on a historical journey to help you understand how we ended up where we are, and then zoom in on a number of challenges and paradoxes that organisations are facing. The skills developed in the first term are classic academic ones such as ‘learning to learn’, argumentative writing, visualization methods, rhetoric, critical thinking and analysis. Term 2 The dilemmas and paradoxes that students met in the first term were of the kind that are insoluble –they cannot be solved once and for all, and must be continuously managed. The second term, therefore, focusses on analytical tools and models that can be used to manage the dilemmas and paradoxes that were introduced in the first term. The term starts with Business Finance (7.5 ECTS), a hands‑on case-based course that focusses on how to apply the techniques of business finance and solve problems. Management Control Systems (7.5 ECTS) is the second course of the term and focusses on issues such as performance measures and incentive systems through a number of cases. The third course, Perspectives on Human Resource Management (7.5 ECTS), starts with classic HRM issues and goes on to deal with contemporary models and challenges, such as how to work with HR in increasingly temporary and project-based organisations. The term ends with a project (7.5 ECTS) in which you will synthesize what you have learned during the past two terms. Two approaches are offered, and your choice depends on your interests. The first approach is to work together with a company and help it to solve a problem. You are then to write a project report based on your findings. The second approach is suitable for those interested in a research career, and involves taking on a research problem and working together with one of the professors at the department. The skills developed during the term are qualitative and quantitative analysis, argumentation, writing, presentation and communication skills, project management, and teamwork. Term 3 The third term also focusses on analytical tools and models that can be used to manage the dilemmas and paradoxes of the first term. The term starts with Strategy – Classic and Contemporary Views (15 ECTS), which will introduce you to various eras of strategic thinking, in the form of ‘Big’, ‘Best’, ‘Fast’, and ‘Beautiful’. The second and final course before the thesis is a choice between two options. If you are interested in innovation, project management, knowledge creation and integration, and working in high-tech companies, you can choose to study Innovation and Project Management (15 ECTS). If, however, you are interested in marketing and sales, and issues of branding, product design and understanding consumers, you can choose to study Advanced Consumer Marketing (15 ECTS). The term will end with the development of a proposal for your master’s thesis. The skills developed during the term are further qualitative analysis and argumentation. Term 4 The fourth term is dedicated entirely to your master’s thesis (30 ECTS), which will be written in teams of two. You will independently develop a research problem, design and carry out a study, analyse data, synthesise results, present it all in writing and defend your work in a public seminar. Each pair will be appointed a thesis advisor and will become part of the advisor’s thesis group, which will meet regularly to discuss and give feedback on the work as it progresses. The master’s thesis will tie together the programme and enhance your ability to solve problems independently and in a scholarly manner. Career opportunities Upon completion of the Business Administration master’s programme, students will be competent analysts and competitive candidates for employment in international organizations in general. Students who specialize in Innovation and Project Management will be ready to work within high-tech companies, and be equipped with a special understanding of highly innovative settings and project-based organizing. Students who specialize in Marketing will instead have a good foundation for understanding customer behavior, new market research methods and brands. Among our alumni we find for example consultants, business analysts, innovation strategists, marketing and brand executives, HR managers and project managers. Some alumni have also started their own businesses while others have chosen to pursue an academic career through doctoral studies. [-]

Master in Applied Psychology

University of Minho - School of Psychology
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master in Applied Psychology is designed to enable the acquisition and the development of scientific knowledge in the applied areas of psychology. [+]

The Master in Applied Psychology is designed to enable the acquisition and the development of scientific knowledge in the applied areas of psychology. The first year is characterized by a comprehensive and transversal training focused on problems in several domains of the Applied Psychology, following a logic of professional nature, seeking to promote competence assessment, intervention and research in specific fields of professional and scientific activity of psychology. The second year aims a differentiated training, focused in specific areas of the Psychology in practice: Clinical and Health Psychology, Scholar and Educational Psychology, Justice and Community Psychology, Organizational Psychology and Sport Psychology. It is included a curricular internship and a thesis. Careers The graduates of the Masters in Applied Psychology are enabled to carry out a professional internship under the responsibility of the Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses (OPP), after which they will have access to the professional practice in the different areas of Psychology. [-]

Master in Computer Engineering and Information Systems

ISG Business & Economics School
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

This degree aims to promote the acquisition of advanced skills in the areas of Computer Engineering and Information Systems, namely those that refer to individual work, supported in skills acquired in research activity, as well as application in professional activity of the principles used in the... [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Portugal 2017. This degree aims to promote the acquisition of advanced skills in the areas of Computer Engineering and Information Systems, namely those that refer to individual work, supported in skills acquired in research activity, as well as application in professional activity of the principles used in the methodologies of this project. This way, the Master's degree will provide the analysis and information processing skills inherent to the execution of tasks for research and development innovative technologies acquired in the prosecution of the described goals, as well as the capacity to produce and transmit scientific information related to them. Further Studies The degree is supported by a solid study program and occupies an innovative position in the converging scientific domains. With a curricular structure comparable to the best similar 2nd cycle courses in Europe, this Master's Degree offers the most adequate training towards the degree (2nd cycle in 2007/2008) and prosecution of studies in a great diversity of branches at the 3rd cycle level. Occupacional Profiles The integration of these teaching methodologies and the articulation between the professional and research component seeks to promote advanced training in engineering that fully completes a training profile with the making of this master's degree. Objectives Promoting and acquisition of theoretical and technical skills in disciplines considered as structuring in the areas approached; Allow the students to establish a customised progression through the possibility of choosing between specific advanced disciplines in each of the proposed branches; Provide a professional learning experience through laboratory and analysis practice of real use cases, in order to guarantee an adequate balance between the theoretical plane and its most recent technological developments; Include and put into perspective all aspects of teaching given in the academic and corporate realities, associated to this sector in our Country. Thus, we propose a teaching model organised in: Master Classes that correspond to theoretical magisterial classes, taught by Master Degree professors and by national and foreign guest specialists to work in the scope of the research projects developed during the degree and Advanced technical training laboratory classes, where the acquisition of skills for the development of applied projects is promoted. Entrance Conditions The following may apply for the Master's Degree: People who hold a B.A. or equivalent degree; People who hold a foreign academic degree awarded after a 1st study cycle organized according to the Bologna Process by a member state of that process; People who hold a foreign academic degree acknowledged as a degree satisfying the objectives of the graduate degree by the due body; People who have a school, scientific or professional curriculum acknowledged by the due body of ULHT certifying the capacity to obtain this study cycle. [-]

Master in Informatics Teaching

University of Minho - Institute of Education
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Master in Informatics Teaching program was created under the Bologna spirit and orientations, confers professional qualification for Informatics Teaching, in accordance with the ordinations of the laws for professional qualification for teaching in pre-school, elementary and secondary school (Law-Decree n.º 79/2014 of 14th May and the Rectification Declaration n.º 32/2014). [+]

The Master in Informatics Teaching program was created under the Bologna spirit and orientations, confers professional qualification for Informatics Teaching, in accordance with the ordinations of the laws for professional qualification for teaching in pre-school, elementary and secondary school (Law-Decree n.º 79/2014 of 14th May and the Rectification Declaration n.º 32/2014). This cycle of studies aims at training well-informed, critical and active professional Informatics Teachers that are able: to rebuild their thought and actions during their lifetime; to structure, monitor and evaluate socially relevant learnings within the framework of a global development perspective of individuals and of their accomplished inclusion in school and in the information society; to incorporate adequate methodologies encompassing the principles of reflection, self-orientation, creativity and innovation, not only as a source of knowledge, but also and mainly as a catalyst for action; to develop conscious, deliberate and responsible actions in the contexts of professional practice. [-]

Master in Applied Biotechnology

Polytechnic of Leiria
Campus Full time 24  October 2017 Portugal Leiria

The development associated to the biotechnology and the advent of genetic engineering and development of new tools made possible the great momentum of this area, which is now at the forefront of the 21st century. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Portugal 2017. Master in Applied Biotechnology The Master in Applied Biotechnology aims to prepare students with scientific, technical and human skills to develop applied research and management activities in the field of Biotechnology. This course intends to provide students with advanced training in the field of Biotechnology to apply in the development and implementation of projects in the areas of pharmaceutical biotechnology, food biotechnology and marine biotechnology. During the second year of the course, the student will carry out a research on a specific topic, which will be compiled in an internship / project /dissertation. The successful defense of this internship / project /dissertation will lead to a Master´s degree Access conditions Holders of an academic bachelor’s degree following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna process in the area of Marine Biology and Biotechnology, and related areas; Holders of a bachelor’s degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of a degree by the Scientific-Technical Council of ESTM in the area of marine biology and biotechnology or related areas; Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curricula who is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the Scientific-Technical Council of ESTM. Fees APPLICATION FEE: 60€ ENROLMENT FEE: 500€ for International Student Contingent TUITION FEE: I. General Contingent: 1.140€ /per year II. International Student Contingent: 3.000€/per year [-]

Mestrado em Agro-Silvo-Pastorícia Mediterrânica

Instituto Politécnico de Santarém
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Portugal Santarem + 1 more

Os estudantes do mestrado em Agro-Silvo-Pastorícia Mediterrânica, entre outros, adquirem: conhecimentos, compreensão e formação no domínio da agro-silvo-pastorícia, numa ótica de conservação e proteção da biodiversidade; capacidade de integrar e compatibilizar os sistemas produtivos agrícolas, florestais e pecuários com os valores da proteção da biodiversidade, do bem-estar animal, da conservação dos recursos naturais, da prestação de serviços ambientais, visando o desenvolvimento sustentável; etc. [+]

Mestrado em Agro-Silvo-Pastorícia Mediterrânica Objetivos: Os estudantes do mestrado em Agro-Silvo-Pastorícia Mediterrânica, entre outros, adquirem: Conhecimentos, compreensão e formação no domínio da agro-silvo-pastorícia, numa ótica de conservação e proteção da biodiversidade; Capacidade de integrar e compatibilizar os sistemas produtivos agrícolas, florestais e pecuários com os valores da proteção da biodiversidade, do bem-estar animal, da conservação dos recursos naturais, da prestação de serviços ambientais, visando o desenvolvimento sustentável; Capacidade para utilizar de forma adequada os princípios de integração, os conceitos holísticos, os instrumentos de análise, as técnicas, nomeadamente as TIC, na gestão de sistemas multifuncionais e de produtos com valor acrescentado e respeitadores do ambiente; Capacidade de programação e desenvolvimento de estudos e de investigação aplicada, de aplicação do conhecimento na resolução de problemas, baseados no rigor científico, espírito crítico, trabalho em equipa, ética profissional e de aprendizagem ao longo da vida; Formação de profissionais dotados de capacidades científicas e técnicas, inseridos no mercado de trabalho, enquadrados na Reforma da Política Agrícola Comum, (PAC), na globalização, no aumento do crescimento demográfico, no desenvolvimento científico e tecnológico, na exigência do consumidor, na preservação do ambiente e da utilização racional dos recursos naturais. Duração: 2 Anos Benefícios: Alojamento e Curso de Língua Portuguesa (30 horas) Ensino ministrado em Português*: Candidatura (35€) Anual (2500€) Utilização (35€) Ensino ministrado em Inglês*: Candidatura (35€) Anual (3500€) Utilização (35€) *os valores que se seguem serão oportunamente sujeitos a confirmação [-]

European Master in Renewable Energy

European Master in Renewable Energy and European Master in Sustainable Energy System Management
Campus Full time Portugal

EUREC together with leading European Universities involved in renewable energy education and training have responded to this demand through the development of the European Master in Renewable Energy. [+]

European Master in Renewable Energy

The aim of the European Master in Renewable Energy is to train post-graduate students to fill the gap between the growing industry demand for specialised renewable energy expertise and the skills currently available on the job market.By structuring the course in three sections, students are guaranteed to spend time in at least two different EU countries and make contact with a wide range of European institutes and companies involved in the renewable energy sector.The participating universities are all well-established in training and the education sector as well as being recognised at an international level for their work in the field of renewable energy technology.... [-]


Master in Human Resource Management

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for the demanding and challenging role of choosing, motivating, evaluating, rewarding and developing individuals who make it possible. The skills required for strengthening the competitive position of companies in the open-market context are increasingly diverse, but simultaneously changeable and dynamic because of the ongoing effort to steer change and response to new solicitations. [+]

Justification and Purpose Nowadays, people are unanimously considered as the company’s most valuable asset. The profound changes resulting from globalisation, deregulation of markets and technological advances have driven businesses and organisations, in general, toward change and constant upgrading to meet the new environmental conditions. The Human Resources Manager is responsible for the demanding and challenging role of choosing, motivating, evaluating, rewarding and developing individuals who make it possible. The skills required for strengthening the competitive position of companies in the open-market context are increasingly diverse, but simultaneously changeable and dynamic because of the ongoing effort to steer change and response to new solicitations. Therefore, we envision to endow future Human Resource Management Professionals with: The ability to understand the theoretical developments and critical analysis of human resource management issues in organisational contexts, which constitute the basis for development and/or original applications in this field; The ability to understand and solve human resource management problems in new and unfamiliar situations. In their role of human resource managers, they become agents of change whilst strengthening and improving performance and the organisational well-being as well; The ability to integrate knowledge, deal with complex issues, develop solutions or produce criticism in limited or incomplete information situations, including reflections on the ethical and social responsibilities that result from or condition these solutions and critical judgements. The ability to report their findings and underlying knowledge and reasoning in a clear and unambiguous manner; The development of lifelong self-learning skills. We aim at giving everyone the chance of pursuing this programme. Therefore, this programme is offered in a full-time and/or part-time regime. Would you like to consolidate your current training and get familiar with more advanced practices of human resource management and boost the prospects of your future career? The Master Programme in Human Resource Management as offered at the EEG/UM is an excellent answer to your expectations! [-]

Master in Film Studies

Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The Master’s in Film Studies integrates the study plan of the Film and Media Arts Department in the areas [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Portugal 2017. The Master’ in Film Studies integrates the study plan of the Film and Media Arts Department in the areas of Cinematography Studies, and is part of the integrated 2nd cycle training in the progression of the study of students with a Degree in Cinema, Video and Multimedia Communication, or other similar degrees. Complementarily, the degree is destined to all professionals who wish to deepen their competences in the fields of cinematography production and direction. Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired This new master'’s degree presents a unique and original configuration in our country, being totally oriented towards an effective production and direction of cinematography projects framed in an environment of critical and theoretical reflexion. Therefore, the entire degree is based on a methodology of a project in development and throughout the degree the students will be invited to Individually develop a written project and planning a feature-film, respecting every regulation and principles that allow them to prepare a project that can be submitted for evaluation to the ICA – Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts or the MEDIA program of the European Union; Direction of a short film in a film format; Direction of a documentary; Direction of a experimental/artistic nature project with resort to the potential of new digital technologies. Entrance Conditions The following may apply for the Master's Degree: a) People who hold a B.A. or equivalent degree; b) People who hold a foreign academic degree awarded after a 1st study cycle organized according to the Bologna Process by a member state of that process; c) People who hold a foreign academic degree acknowledged as a degree satisfying the objectives of the graduate degree by the due body; d) People who have a school, scientific or professional curriculum acknowledged by the due body of ULHT certifying the capacity to obtain this study cycle. You should check also our international master in film Kino Eyes - The European Movie Master at http://www.kinoeyes.eu/ [-]

Masters in English Language, Literature and Culture

University of Minho - Institute of Arts and Human Sciences
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

The Masters degree in English Language, Literature and Culture prepares students for a wide range of careers where English is the working language as well as for specific careers within English Studies. [+]

The Masters degree in English Language, Literature and Culture prepares students for a wide range of careers where English is the working language as well as for specific careers within English Studies. It aims to build on knowledge and competencies acquired during a bachelor degree and to prepare students for a professional career using English. It also aims to broaden the scientific horizons of all those already working, as is the case of teachers. It provides students with the oral and written skills to be able to work within an English-speaking professional environment and establishes a coherent basis for those who wish to pursue research careers in this field within PhD degrees. As an acknowledged post-Bolonha degree, it is a degree that will be recognized in a variety of international contexts. Students will study subjects in the three areas of Linguistics, Culture and Literature through an approach which combines the theoretical and the practical, as well as the historical and the contemporary. The programme focuses on the English and North-American contexts as well as other international contexts where English is a language of communication. Through the inclusion of optional subjects in the course, students are encouraged to create individualised professional trajectories which take into account their future careers – or their present professional needs and requirements. [-]

LL.M. Law in A European and Global Context

Católica Global School of Law
Campus Full time September 2017 Portugal Lisbon

This is a programme like no other offered in Europe. Our aim is to teach Law in a European and Global Context and to do so with a top international faculty and employing new methodologies and pedagogical techniques. [+]

Best Master's Degrees in Portugal 2017. LL.M. Law in A European and Global Context This is a programme like no other offered in Europe. It is not simply one more programme focusing on European and International Law, our aim is to teach Law in a European and Global Context and to do so with a top international faculty and employing new methodologies and pedagogical techniques. WHY LAW IN A EUROPEAN AND GLOBAL CONTEXT Law is changing. Lawyers increasingly need to operate in the context of a plurality of jurisdictions and legal sources. As a consequence, a growing number of legal actors (in courts as outside courts and even in the legislative process) need to operate in multiple jurisdictions and be comfortable working with different legal sources. At the same time, economic and social integration increases the multinational character of the cases in which lawyers are called in to assist on a daily basis. This has also given rise to an emerging international market for legal services. All this requires a different type of lawyer from the traditional lawyer trained exclusively in a particular domestic legal system. It requires a truly international legal education, where courses are specifically tailored to meet the challenges of this pluralism of legal sources and jurisdictions. This is the purpose of this Master/LL.M. Degree on Law in a European and Global Context. The programme will adopt the approach to teaching that Joseph Weiler has coined as “Total Law™”. This represents a bold pedagogical and intellectual break with the traditional ways of teaching Law. The students enrolled in this course will face a huge effort with which most will be unfamiliar: it will demand a sustained level of very high commitment, preparation and engagement. But the rewards will be rich: both in intellectual excitement and professional formation. PROGRAMME INFORMATION Attendance and ECTS This LL.M. is a one year full-time programme, running from September to July. The academic calendar is structured into three terms. Students must complete a total of 60 ECTS to meet the LL.M. degree requirements. This will include at least five core seminars. Semester Abroad Students are encouraged to take advantage of the exchange agreements with top American and European Law Schools, and attend an additional semester abroad. Master’s Thesis Students approved in a Master of Laws Thesis will receive a Master Diploma, according to the Bologna Declaration. Brazilian students approved in a Master of Laws Thesis will receive a Master Diploma which may be recognized as a “Diploma de Mestrado” in Brazil. Students are allowed to enrol in courses from the Advanced LL.M. in International Business Law, such as: Common Law Contracts Comparative Corporate Taxation Corporate Law and Securities Regulation Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance Intellectual Property and Competition Law International Energy Law International Environmental Law Law Business and Society in China Strategic Decision Making for Lawyers Trends of Evolution of the EU Institutional Framework DOUBLE DEGREES Católica Global School of Law offers three double degrees. One has been established with the King´s College in London. After completing the broadband curricular phase of the LL.M. at CGSL, the student will have the opportunity to specialize in a particular branch of Global Law, by attending courses and taking advantage of the library resources at King's College, allowing him or her to produce a piece of cutting edge global legal scholarship. Católica Global School of Law?s students have also the opportunity to continue their studies in the MASTER OF LAWS (LL.M.) programme at Cornell University Law School. They will obtain a strong international academic experience, as well as two degrees from cutting edge global institutions. This additional degree from an Ivy League University will also allow students (complying with certain requirements in the LL.M.) to sit for the New York Bar exam. Católica Global School of Law LL.M.?s students have the opportunity to continue their studies in the MASTER OF LAWS (LL.M.) programme at The University of Michigan Law School. They will obtain a strong international academic experience, as well as two degrees from cutting edge global institutions. This additional degree will also allow students (complying with certain requirements in the LL.M.) to sit for the New York Bar exam. Accepted students will benefit from a 1/3 discount in the Michigan LL.M. important tuition. Católica Global School of Law LL.M.´s students have now the opportunity to continue their studies at Boston University School of Law. They will obtain a strong international academic experience, as well as two degrees from two global institutions. This additional degree will also allow students (complying with certain requirements in the LL.M.) to sit for the New York Bar exam. SCHOLARSHIPS & TUITION FEES Scholarships may be granted to a limited number of students on the basis of merit. To apply, please send a request letter describing your particular circumstances. Millennium BCP Scholarships For applicants from Greece, Poland and Romania, three scholarships worth € 13.333,33 Católica Scholarships Half tuition waiver – two grants for applicants from both Brazil and China Tuition Fees LL.M Law in a European Context: € 14.000 (Instalment policy available) Master’s Thesis: € 1.650 Additional Semester Abroad: € 2.175 Entry Requirements All LL.M. candidates must hold a first degree in law. Preference will be given to candidates with strong academic record. You may submit your application at any time. LL.M. applications must be completed with all required documentation. Successful applicants will be sent a formal letter of admission. Applicants should submit the following documents: Two Letters of recommendation (in English or in Portuguese) Official transcripts from schools attended (in English or in Portuguese); Curriculum Vitae (in English) with dates and lengths of employment (maximum two pages long) Official letter of dispatch for students sponsored by corporations or other organizations Official TOEFL / IELTS score report, or certificate. Copy of Identity Card or Passport 1 Photo The required materials (certified copies of the original documents) must be posted to: GEFAP | Universidade Católica Portuguesa Palma de Cima | 1649-023 Lisboa | Portugal [-]