The MSc in Management with a specialization in Strategic Marketing prepares students for careers in all areas of marketing. The program provides the conceptual frameworks, analytical skills, and industry knowledge to assume a variety of marketing roles, such as product managers, branding specialists, consumer insight analysts and more.
BSc in Economics or Business | Management
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 Management with specialization in Strategic Marketing provides advanced, in-depth training in core aspects of the marketing function.
It is an exciting time to be a marketing manager, with technology creating entirely new categories of products and services. In this program, you can deepen your knowledge in new forms and contexts of marketing through a broad range of electives. You will also learn and practice conducting and analyzing quantitative and qualitative research.
This program is designed to provide you with the academic and practical knowledge to succeed in a variety of marketing-related careers. Develop the conceptual knowledge, analytical and technical skills, creativity and competencies to help you advance to high level marketing positions.
The marketing specialization provides additional training and in-depth knowledge to prepare you for a successful career in Marketing. A range of specialization courses, both mandatory and elective, allows you to explore various functions and roles and build differentiation for your professional profile.
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.
Management or Economics graduates who seek a high level career in marketing, including in sales, market research and analytics, branding, or advertising.
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€ Last round / Last call for Master applications (last available spots) - until May 24th, 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org | +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) - email@example.com
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, SONAE, Daimler AG e EDP.
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