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FINANCE (LECTURED IN ENGLISH)


1. PROGRAMME DIRECTOR
Paulo Pereira, PhD

The Master in Finance is a two years full-time programme totally taught in English, designed under the rules of the Bologna Protocol. The programme offers scientific and professional training in the areas of Corporate Finance and Financial Markets, which is suitable for those intending to pursue their scientific and technical education in the area of Finance.
The programme has a flexible structure, both in terms of curriculum and duration, and gives students the flexibility to adapt the electives to their personal interests and career prospects. The Master programme concludes with the preparation of a dissertation, project work, or professional traineeship, all of which under the scientific supervision of a faculty member.
The Master in Finance offers advanced and innovative second cycle tuition, the quality of which is ensured by the school faculty, composed of a highly qualified academic staff, with extensive and relevant experience in management and consultancy activities. It is based on up-to-date learning methods, including the presentation of concepts and theoretical models, and an extensive use of case studies.
Candidates must be available for a demanding full-time programme, with classes running during the day and extensive extra class work. The second year of the programme can be compatible with a professional activity.
 
2. SCIENTIFIC BOARD
» Paulo Pereira, PhD (President)
» Jorge Farinha, PhD

3. OBJECTIVES

The Master in Finance is a full-time programme that aims to train specialists in Financial Markets and Corporate Finance, providing the analytical and technical skills needed to carry out professional activities in the area of Finance, which is becoming increasingly demanding. The programme will provide an adequate balance between theory and practice and expose students to new and complex realworld financial problems, promoting resolution and decision-making based on the fundamentals, models and latest techniques in Finance.

4. TARGET GROUP
The candidates should have a degree in Management, Economics or in a related field and be fluent in English.
The programme is suitable for those wishing to acquire the skills necessary to develop a career in Finance.
It also suits those who require adequate scientific training in order to pursue graduate studies.
Professional experience is not a prerequisite. The candidates should be available for a full-time programme.

5. SEMINARS 

Jorge Alexandre Ferreira (CEO, BA Vidro, SA); Jorge Sousa Teixeira (BPI Gestão de Activos); Afonso Barros (Inter Risco); José Redondo (CFO, BIAL); Henrique Cruz (Former Vice-President, IGFCSS); Alexandre Mota (PARTNERS2U); Rui Vieira (Partner, Ernst & Young); Pedro Sismeiro (CFO, Cordex); Luiz Paiva de Sousa (Pictet); Paulo Gaspar (Deloitte); João Amaro (Inter-Risco); Vítor Duarte (Sonae Sierra); Hugo Marques (Deloitte); Pedro Costa (Morgan Stanley); Bruno Silva (BPI); Vitor Fernandes (PARFOIS); Sandra Correia (IF-Inovação Financeira); Ana Terra (InterRisco); Nuno Soares (Millennium).

6. RANKINGS
The Master in Finance is in the 32nd place in the Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking 2015-2016 of the best programmes of Corporate Finance in Western Europe.


7. DUAL DEGREE

FEP and University of Kozminski (Poland) have signed a dual degree agreement of their Master in Finance programmes. The students enrolled in the Master in Finance at FEP may apply for the dual degree programme and get two master degrees, one from FEP and one from Kozminski. The University of Kozminski is a Triple Crown University (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accredited). By the end of 2015, only 73 Schools in Economics and Management and Business Schools hold the three international accreditations. University of Kozminski is among the top 45 universities in the Financial Times European Business Schools ranking. Further, Kozminski holds the 18th place in the Financial Times ranking "50 best Master Programs in Finance in the world”.

RULES OF APPLICATION AND SELECION OF STUDENTS 2016-2017

8. PROGRAMME

FEP Masters Programmes can be found here

FEP Masters Programmes can be found here

9. STUDENT PROFILE

Students enrolled / admitted in 2015/2016  

 

10. DEGREE
The master’s programme comprises:
» An organized set of subjects that account for 75 ECTS credits.This part of the programme leads to the grant of a master’s programme diploma in Finance, but not an academic degree.
» A dissertation, or an original work written specifically for the master’s programme, or a professional traineeship (in Portugal or abroad) combined with a final report, which accounts for 45 of the total 120 ECTS credits ranted by the programme. The public oral presentation of the dissertation or report in viva voce can lead to the award of a Master’s degree in Finance.

11. CFA

Master’s in Finance has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Programme. This status granted to institutions whose degree programme(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Programme Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provide students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams.

12. SCHOLARSHIPS
Master in Finance is entitled to award three CFA Programme Awareness Scholarships to students each fiscal year, as detailed in the Awareness Scholarship Official Rules.

 

13. APPLICATIONS

See here the Notice

 

14. TUITION FEES

Portuguese students
Full time: 1.500€
Part time: 1.125€

International students
Full time: 5.000€
Part time: 3.750€

International students of portuguese speaking countries
Full time: 2.500€
Part time: 1.875€

The information about the concept of international student can be found here.


15. INFORMATION AND CONTACTS

admiss@fep.up.pt

School of Economics and Management, University of Porto
Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-464 Porto
Phone + 351 225 571 100

 

16. TESTIMONIALS

"As a current student of the Master in Finance at FEP, I found the programme quite challenging and intensive but still refreshingly innovative and rewarding. Coming from a small country in the Caribbean, I knew that if I wanted to get further in my career I would have to further my studies internationally. FEP was my first choice because it is one of the top schools in Portugal and also because my ancestors hailed from Portugal. To this day the degree at FEP has not disappointed but has greatly exceeded my expectations. The hospitality of the people, the professionalism of the staff and the programme content shows me that the decision to study at FEP was one of the best I have ever made.”Phil Rose, Antigua and Barbuda

 

"The Master in Finance of the University of Porto School of Economics and Management allowed me to develop solid foundations for a future career in the financial sector. The programme provided me not only the required technical knowledge, but also a wide range of opportunities to apply it, such as the FEP Finance Club. Through the latter, I was also able to improve my soft skills, as well as to network with professionals, spread through the most relevant financial institutions in the World.”David Novo, MiF Graduate

 

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Universidade do Porto
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