CATÓLICA-LISBON - located in Lisbon, Portugal, is a Portuguese Business School accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA and is one of the very few schools in the world holding the famous Triple Crown accreditation. CATÓLICA-LISBON is the Leading Portuguese Business School to be ranked amongst the Top European Business Schools according to the Financial Times.
The MSc in Economics provides a high quality graduate education in economics. The program trains students in rigorous methods of analysis, preparing them for successful careers in the public or private sector. Past students have pursued careers in banking, consultancy, international organizations, or academia. Students can also pursue a Double/Joint Degree.
- A network with the Best Schools Worldwide. - International Immersion: choose between an exchange semester abroad or a Double Degree with a partner school. - A passport to the World: CATÓLICA-LISBON develops in students, a global mindset preparing you to work in a multicultural context and provides international opportunities. - Learn new language skills as an open door to the world.
Immersion in the Business World
- 98% of CATÓLICA-LISBON Master Students have been placed in the job market within a maximum of three months after graduation. - CATÓLICA-LISBON students have access to our outstanding graduates with high-level careers in Business and Economics through the Mentoring Program. - At CATÓLICA-LISBON, students have access to internships, company based projects and entrepreneurial start-up projects and participate in ventures with companies and NGO. For example, CATÓLICA-LISBON students started microcredit projects in Africa helping finance start-up companies managed by local communities
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* Major in Public Policy & Regulation * Major in Macroeconomic Policy * Major in General Economics * Major in Finance and Banking
APPLICATIONS September 2017 intake - Feb 2017
- Option of a Joint Degree with Louvain - BELGIUM - Option of Double Degree with BI Norwegian School of Management - NORWAY - Option of a Joint Degree with Aston Business School - UK
- 1st cycle degree in Economics, Business/Management or other quantitative discipline - English Proficiency - International exposure (exchange, summer school or internship) - Extra curricular achievements - Our Master of Science (MSc) courses are pre-experience programmes for newly qualified graduates yet to start their career.
Católica Top+ is a scholarship program for students with an outstanding academic record. Implemented by CATÓLICA-LISBON, this program allows high-potential students to complete their Master of Science (MSc) at CATÓLICA-LISBON with a partial waiver of tuition fees. We encourage outstanding students to apply to these scholarships; especially those that have completed their first cycle degree at the top of their classes (for example, average final grades of 75% or above).
The following criteria are highly valued by the jury:
- Undergraduate GPA - International Experience - Extracurricular activities - Professional experience (e.g. internships) - Contribution to the diversity of the group - Contribution to School activities
Top international bank institutions offer low-interest loans to students that cover tuition fees and study-related expenses. The applications for these loans should be submitted directly to the bank.
In addition, we strongly encourage you to check out the financial institutions in your home country
"Joining Católica's Masters in Economics has been a challenging and extraordinary experience. The professors' excellence and their close relationship with students along with the opportunity to attend interesting conferences with the best economists (e.g. Sérgio Rebelo and Joseph Stiglitz) created an amazing academic environment for my development as an economist. In addition, Católica also offered me the opportunity to grow as a person through its exchange program. Looking back, I know I made the best choice."
Ana Figueiredo, Portuguese, Master of Science (MSc) in Economics, September 2008
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