The MSc in Business provides strong foundations in management for non-business graduates.
The program introduces students to the core areas of business and provides them with the analytical and soft skills to succeed in today's workplace. Students will prepare for managerial careers by adding business knowledge to their previous academic training.
BSc other than Business or Economics
3 or 4 semesters
Recent graduates up to 2 years professional experience
Fully taught in English
2/3 of students found a job before graduation
The MSc in Business is a high-quality program in general Management designed for students with degrees in a variety of fields other than Business or Economics.
The program will provide graduates with a solid foundation in the core areas of Management. You will acquire the knowledge, analytical tools, and competencies necessary for a successful managerial career.
The MSc in Business will complement and enable you to leverage your undergraduate training. You can choose to bring your management insights to the field of your undergraduate degree, or you can pursue a career in the business area that interests you most. Our Career Development Office will assist you in identifying and achieving your career goals.
Your coursework will be in General Business Foundation courses designed to provide you with a broad overview of management and an integrated view of activities of the firm. You will have an opportunity to take an elective course to complement your area of expertise, or simply explore a topic that interests you:
Career Accelerator Lab is designed to help students in CATÓLICA-LISBON’s Master programs to develop skills that are important for working with and managing people, as well as for approaching the job market, and therefore for lifelong employability and growth.
The Master thesis is the culmination of your master program. This is when you build on the knowledge and skills acquired during the program to develop an individual project on topic that resonates with your career aspirations and helps you excel in an area you find professionally relevant.
The thesis project involves a research methodologies workshop, designed to provide you with advice, resources and useful tools to plan the research for your thesis, and write a dissertation.
Graduates with a degree in a field other than Business or Economics who want to obtain a solid understanding of core areas of management in preparation for a management-related career.
Professional experience/internship (up to 2 years), international exposure (exchange, summer school or internship abroad) and extracurricular achievements are highly valued by the Admissions Jury.
When to apply
Our best advice is to apply early. Mark your calendar with the dates below to apply on time.
1st round - from January 4th to January 25th, 23:59 p.m. (GMT) - application fee 80€ 2nd round - from January 26th to February 22nd, 23:59 p.m. (GMT) - application fee 80€ 3rd round - from February 23rd to March 22nd, 23:59 p.m. (GMT) - application fee 80€ 4th round - from March 23rd to April 26th, 23:59 p.m. (GMT) - application fee 120€
How to apply
Start your application online, provide us with your personal information, upload the mandatory documents and pay the application fee. The Admissions Jury reviews applications shortly after each application period deadline.
For further information about our programs and the admission process, please contact the MSc Marketing & Admissions Office (email@example.com | +351 217 214 140).
Please note that application fee is not included in total fees. Application, enrollment and registration fees are non-refundable.
CATÓLICA TOP+ SCHOLARSHIP
CATÓLICA Top+ is a scholarship program meant for students with an outstanding academic record.
Implemented by CATÓLICA-LISBON, this program allows high-potential students to complete their MSc with a partial waiver of tuition fees for the regular track of the program (3 semesters at our School; exchange semester excluded).
We encourage outstanding students to apply for this scholarship in your MSc application. This is the only way to apply for our scholarship.
Note: Double Degree and Joint Degree students can only be granted a scholarship in the 1st year.
Grants to Higher Education Students in Portugal - more information here or contact our Social Responsability Office (GRS) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Scholarship Fundação Amélia de Mello (for portuguese students only) - more information here
From day one, CATÓLICA-LISBON supports you throughout your academic journey, preparing you for the challenges of the job market by providing you with the skills to open the path to a successful professional career.
Employed within 3 months of graduation
Employed before concluding the MSc Program
Retail, Fast Moving Consumer Goods
Other recruiters: BNP Paribas and PwC.
Why CATÓLICA-LISBON Masters?
Top Business School in Portugal
A TOP 10 most vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem hub in Europe
Lisbon hosts the Web Summit since 2016 and is ranked 5th best European city to launch your start-up. (according to Startup Heatmap Europe survey 2016)
Which makes it an extraordinary combination between:
Lisbon, the "city of the seven hills", is the political and economic capital of Portugal. It stretches along the north bank of the River Tagus in the westernmost country of mainland Europe.
Also known as the “white city”, the almost constant presence of sunshine and the River Tagus transforms Lisbon into a mirror of a thousand colors, highlighting the city’s unique architecture and beauty.
Lisbon offers all the delights you’d expect of Portugal’s star attraction, yet with half the fuss of other European capitals. Gothic cathedrals, majestic monasteries, quaint museums, great cuisine and the best sandy beaches in Europe are some of the features that make Lisbon one of the best cities to study and live.
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