M.Sc. On Campus

Industrial and Firm Economics

18 months
4500 EUR/year
1250 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Industrial and Firm Economics at University of Minho aims to attract students with a strong background in Economics, Management and related scientific areas, who are looking to become specialists in the area of industrial and firms economics and develop knowledge and skills in the analysis of markets and understanding the determinats of business performance.


About Industrial and Firm Economics at University of Minho

This Master programme prepares future professionals to work as specialists in industrial and firms’ economics through an advanced training in industrial and firms’ economics.The programme provides:
  • advanced training in industrial and firms’ economics for students who want to acquire knowledge and skills that are suitable for functioning in consulting firms, multinational companies, international organizations or at the national policy.
  • students a solid understanding of the region and country’s economy and the potential for economic development. The topics studied in students’ dissertations, reports and projects as well as their results will be disseminated to the interested public.
  • activities in the curricula such as workshops or group training programs especifically aimed at transferable skills development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics of Markets and Competition
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Firms and Markets
  • Statistics and Econometrics for Applied Economics
  • Topics in Industrial and Firm Economics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Portuguese




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Pre-Registration procedure
  • Fill in the application form
  • Learning Agreement for Studies, which needs to be signed and dated by the student and home institution [preferably, the template to be uploaded should be of the Online Learning Agreement (OLA), in case it is not possible to use this template, alternatively, the use of the template made available by UMinho or Home Institution is accepted] (pdf format)
  • Copy of ID card/Passport (pdf format)
  • Home Transcript of Records (pdf format)
  • Photo (jpeg format; max. 45kb)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 EUR per year during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 EUR per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Braga

454 - 697 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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