Masters Program in the Faro in Portugal

Top Master's Programs in the Faro in Portugal 2018

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Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Earning an advanced degree such as a Master offers the ability to increase your skill set and possibly improve your employment chances at the same time. Master programs may be offered online or part-time, so students can pursue their education in a manner that is convenient for them.

 

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Masters Programs in the Faro in Portugal

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Master in Marine and Coastal Systems

University of Algarve
Campus Full time September 2018 Portugal Faro

The Marine and Coastal Systems MSc program is devoted to assess Human and natural forcings on coastal and marine systems using an interdisciplinary approach. Students will study the geological, physical, chemical and biological forcings operating within these systems and the associated consequences. [+]

The Marine and Coastal Systems master programme (MaCS - SIMCO) integrates knowledge using an interdisciplinary approach. It focuses on the study of processes operating within the coastal and marine systems, subject to complex geological, physical, chemical, biological and social forcings.

The Marine and Coastal Systems MSc program is devoted to assess Human and natural forcings on coastal and marine systems using an interdisciplinary approach. Students will study the geological, physical, chemical and biological forcings operating within these systems and the associated consequences. The master program has a strong practical component (250 h of practical classes and 50 h of field work) and a semester devoted to training tools and skills, including sea trial and scientific diving (as optional). The hands-on approach and the use of the near-by located excellent natural labs of the Algarve coast are our trade marks.... [-]


Master in Marine Biology

University of Algarve
Campus Full time September 2018 Portugal Faro

The Marine Biology Master aims to promote advanced multidisciplinary training in Marine Biology, providing skills for the analysis and understanding of marine biodiversity, from genes to ecosystems, their functioning and diversity. [+]

The Marine Biology Master aims to promote advanced multidisciplinary training in Marine Biology, providing skills for the analysis and understanding of marine biodiversity, from genes to ecosystems, their functioning and diversity.

The program includes a strong component of active participation in practical research projects, including laboratory and field work in different marine ecosystems.

Courses are taught in English. Typically, students come from a diversity of international backgrounds.

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The Marine Biology Master has many professional applications in a wide range of fields ranging from marine biological conservation and resource exploitation to biotechnological innovation.... [-]


Master in Molecular and Microbial Biology

University of Algarve
Campus Full time September 2018 Portugal Faro

This MSc program aims to complement fundamental education in Life Sciences, Environmental Sciences and Technologies or Health Sciences and Technologies, with advanced and specialized education in Molecular and Microbial Biology, and thus form competent researchers and technicians that dominate concepts and techniques in microbiology and molecular biology, in a perspective of fundamental and applied research, as well as of technological development of molecular diagnose tools. [+]

If you search for a deep understanding of microbial and other biological systems, driving from molecular and cellular organization of individual or community to apply in different areas (Environmental, Industrial and Biomedical) then come and seek your tools in the Microbial and Molecular Biology (MMB) Master Program. This Master was accredited by the A3ES Commission.

This MSc program aims to complement fundamental education in Life Sciences, Environmental Sciences and Technologies or Health Sciences and Technologies, with advanced and specialized education in Molecular and Microbial Biology, and thus form competent researchers and technicians that dominate concepts and techniques in microbiology and molecular biology, in a perspective of fundamental and applied research, as well as of technological development of molecular diagnose tools.... [-]


Master in Tourism Organizations Management

University of Algarve
Campus Full time September 2018 Portugal Faro

This master, with the official accreditation by A3ES Agency, has the following objectives: to transmit the most up-to date knowledge and best practices on management and development of tourism organizations; to integrate the results of both empirical research and provision of services to the community; to stimulate innovation and creative forms of management; to develop capabilities to analyze complex situations and to find integrated solutions to problems; to train professionals and researchers to articulate the process of tourism management with territorial and socio-cultural planning. [+]

Tourism organizations operate in a context of growing complexity. Such complexity requires managers with a solid scientific and multidisciplinary education. The course in Tourism Organizations Management is an international Master, lectured in English by both university scholars and professionals from the tourism industry. This Master addresses the state of the art knowledge and best practices in the management of tourism organizations. It covers key areas of Tourism Business Administration, such as: Operations, Leadership and Organizational Behaviour, Finance, Marketing and Quality. Other fields include: Tourism Economics, Policy and Strategy, Events and Attractions Management.

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Master in Tourism Economics and Regional Development

University of Algarve
Campus Full time September 2018 Portugal Faro

This is a master's degree taught in English which has international recruitment. Since its first edition in 2012/13, the master was attended by students from the five continents. This degree is integrated in a Double Degree Program with the Master in Economics of Tourism: Monitoring and Evaluation, offered by the University of the Balearic Islands (Spain). [+]

Tourism is one of the economic activities with highest growth at world level. This Master combines Tourism Economics, an emerging scientific field within Economics, with Regional Development. This is a master's degree taught in English which has international recruitment. Since its first edition in 2012/13, the master was attended by students from the five continents. This degree is integrated in a Double Degree Program with the Master in Economics of Tourism: Monitoring and Evaluation, offered by the University of the Balearic Islands (Spain).

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The Master aims to train qualified staff able to intervene in the planning and coordination of policies within the tourism sector and regional development. The obtained training opens up a wide range of career opportunities in the tourism sector: one of the most dynamic sectors of economic activity in Portugal and worldwide.... [-]


Master in Urban Water Cycle

University of Algarve
Campus Full time September 2018 Portugal Faro

This master programme aims to train professionals with skills to develop technological solutions based on scientific knowledge, to ensure water needs for modern societies. In our days, the sustainable water management for various uses is a major challenge, especially in a socioeconomic context of high complexity and in a scenario of climate change. [+]

This master programme aims to train professionals with skills to develop technological solutions based on scientific knowledge, to ensure water needs for modern societies. In our days, the sustainable water management for various uses is a major challenge, especially in a socioeconomic context of high complexity and in a scenario of climate change. Thus, coastal cities and in particular cities in the Mediterranean region, have lack of professionals trained to develop integrated solutions that increase the resilience to water scarcity.

Career Opportunities:

Public companies of the water sector; Research institutes; Public administration; Analysis laboratories; Consultancy firms; International organizations with competences in the water domain (e.g., UNESCO, UNICEF, FAO).... [-]


Master in Management

University of Algarve
Campus Full time September 2018 Portugal Faro

This Master is designed to develop the necessary skills to foster different ways of thinking, different ways of viewing and understanding organizations in the areas of tourism management, healthcare management and/or marine and maritime management. [+]

The Master in Management is a three-semester program, taught in English, that offers three specialization areas: Tourism Management; Healthcare Management; Marine and Maritime Management. This Master is open to applicants from all backgrounds, but primarily aimed at students who have not previously studied business and management.

The Master in Management is fully accredited by the Portuguese Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education. Such accreditation is based on the recognition of the excellence of the program’s Faculty (scientific research and teaching practices), as well as on the exceptional quality of the School’s facilities and equipment.

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Master in Informatics Engineering

University of Algarve
Campus Full time September 2018 Portugal Faro

The main objective of the Master is to complement the sound and wide technical and scientific background acquired during a 3 year 1st cycle degree in Informatics Engineering, or equivalent, with advanced studies in market relevant areas of Informatics, as well as other transversal areas. [+]

The Master in Informatics Engineering is a two-year degree with 120 ECTS. The curriculum includes an organized set of curricular units corresponding to 66 ECTS plus a dissertation corresponding to 54 ECTS.The curricular units include both mandatory and optional units. The optional curricular units can be offered in thematic groups (e.g., the thematic group on Intelligent and Information Systems or the thematic group on Networking). Two curricular units, corresponding to 12 out of 66 ECTS pertain to soft-skills.

Registered in DGES with the number R/B-AD-783/2007

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The main objective of the Master is to complement the sound and wide technical and scientific background acquired during a 3 year 1st cycle degree in Informatics Engineering, or equivalent, with advanced studies in market relevant areas of Informatics, as well as other transversal areas.... [-]


Master in Financial Economics

University of Algarve
Campus Full time September 2018 Portugal Faro

The program aims at complementing student´s academic formation with the development of analytical and critical competences in Economics, with particular reference to Financial Economics, providing an advanced knowledge of the modern economic theory with relevance for finance and offering a professional and scientific formation to students with particular interest in finance. [+]

The MSc in Financial Economics is fully accredited by the Portuguese Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education. Such accreditation is based on the recognition of the excellence of the program’s Faculty (scientific research and teaching practices), as well as on the exceptional quality of School’s facilities and equipment.

This master course is intended to fulfill the societies' growing needs of high qualified resources in finance, and to offer a specialized formation in this field, in English, that can capture national and foreign students. We aim to provide a specialized academic formation in this scientific field not only to undergraduate students of the University of Algarve but also to other national and international students, who look for a specialization in financial economics. On the other hand, the specialized formation provides the students with appropriate background to attend the PhD Program in Management and Economic Sciences, lectured by the Faculty of Economics of the University of Algarve.... [-]


Master in Food Technology

University of Algarve
Campus Full time September 2018 Portugal Faro

The aim of MSc programme in Food Technology is to provide a general understanding of food properties and production, and knowledge in technologies involved in the production of safe and healthy food that qualifies the recipient not only to analyse and control, but also to design, innovate and develop food production systems and food products. [+]

The aim of MSc programme in Food Technology is to provide a general understanding of food properties and production, and knowledge in technologies involved in the production of safe and healthy food that qualifies the recipient not only to analyse and control, but also to design, innovate and develop food production systems and food products.

Those completing the MSc in Food Technology can integrate research and development (R&D) institutions/departments, food company’s technical staff or work at intermediate/senior management level in the food industry. The acquired skills will enable them to carry out activities associated with e.g. the processing and analysis of food and (alcoholic) beverages, research and development of new food products and processes, food safety and quality, assessment and mitigation of environmental impact of the food industry, traceability and authenticity of food products.... [-]


Master in Aquaculture and Fisheries

University of Algarve
Campus Full time September 2018 Portugal Faro

The masters in Aquaculture and Fisheries has as main objective to provide adequate knowledge to the analysis and understanding of risk assessment, management, sustainable use and conservation of the living resources, providing: knowledge for the production of several species in different aquaculture systems; skills in the areas of Aquaculture and Fisheries; competencies which allow evolving into a specialization within studies in 3rd- cycle; training of professionals able to communicate with experts and non-specialists. [+]

The masters in Aquaculture and Fisheries has as main objective to provide adequate knowledge to the analysis and understanding of risk assessment, management, sustainable use and conservation of the living resources, providing: knowledge for the production of several species in different aquaculture systems; skills in the areas of Aquaculture and Fisheries; competencies which allow evolving into a specialization within studies in 3rd- cycle; training of professionals able to communicate with experts and non-specialists.

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The masters in Aquaculture and Fisheries creates professionals in the area of Aquaculture and Fisheries with employability in public or private institutions, companies in areas of biotechnological innovation, aquaculture and transformation of aquatic products. The master forms professionals to develop specialized consultancy at technical and scientific level, promoting entrepreneurship in the sector.... [-]