BUSINESS SCIENCES

Accreditation by A3ES (Portuguese Accreditation Agency), 01-08-2014(PDF);

Admission Exams
Economics, Geography or Portuguese.

The main objective of the Business Sciences course is to provide students with the knowledge, concepts, tools, and management models that enable the business decision making process on a changing and competitive environment.

Professional roles: Accounting Management; Commercial Management; Financial Management; Human Resources Management.

WHY CHOOSE BUSINESS SCIENCES AT UFP?

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Our teachers keep close and supportive throughout your course.

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Highly qualified, differentiated and experienced faculty, nationally and internationally recognized using innovative teaching methods.

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Pedagogical Laboratory where you will develop project activities, and study and follow real cases, allowing you to learn in real context and to a gradually adapt to your future professional life. This is, after all, the lab that projected our Hospital School!

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Quality of facilities.

YOUR SUPPORT TEAM

Educational success is achieved through teamwork. During your application process, and whenever you need it, you will have the support and advice of a team of professionals.

Professors

In addition to being academically qualified, our teaching staff is known to be very open and available. They will be here for you!

Welcome Team

Our Welcome Team is able to find answers to such varied questions as “Where can I find accommodation?” or “What metro line do I take to visit the historic center of Porto?

Staff

In-person or a click away, our staff is professional and willing to help.

STUDY PLAN

Degree: 1st Cycle Degree * · Duration: 6 Semesters · ECTS: 180 ECTS

According to Registry R / B-AD-298/2006, DR Series II No. 117 of June 20, 2006; Dispatch no. 18213/2006, DR 2nd series no. 172, of 06 September 2006; Dispatch no. 148/2012, DR 2nd series no. 5, of 06 January 2012; Updated with Order No. 3401/2014 of March 3; Updated with Order No. 14072/2015 of November 30.

CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Microeconomics
8
General Accounting I
7
Fundamentals of Mathematics
5
English
3
Portuguese Civil Law
5
Financial Calculus
2
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Macroeconomics
8
General Accounting II
8
Statistics
6
Information Management
3
Commercial Law
5
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Financial Management I
8
Costs Accounting I
7
Inventory Management
4
Companies Management
5
Optional I (a)
6

(a) To choose between International Trade and Globalization | Quantitative Methods in Management

CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Financial Management II
8
Costs Accounting II
8
Portuguese Economy and European Politics
4
Marketing and Corporate Communication
5
Tax Law
5
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Financial Markets and Products
5
Corporate Strategy
6
Investment Projects Analysis
5
Operations and Logistics Management
6
People and Abilities Management
5
Corporate Tax System
3
CURRICULAR UNITS
ECTS
Budget Management and Control
6
Financial Report and Accountability
3
Ethics and Deontology
2
Optional II (b)
3
Internship and Graduation Project
16

(b) To choose between Markets Analysis | Labor Law | Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

* Successful completion of all courses integrating the study plan of the 1st cycle (180 ECTS) confers the undergraduate degree and allows access to the 2nd cycle of studies (120 ECTS), which confers the master’s degree.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Prof. Dr. António Cardoso

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ADMISSION CALENDAR

1.ª PHASE

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: 3 APR. – 11 AUG. 2017
APPLICATION RESULTS: 17 AUG. 2017
REGISTRATION: 17 AUG. – 11 SEPT. 2017

2.ª PHASE (FOR POSSIBLE REMAINING VACANCIES)

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: 12 – 19 SEPT. 2017
APPLICATION RESULTS: 20 SEPT. 2017
REGISTRATION: 21 – 25 SEPT. 2017

BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR

ORIENTATION WEEK (INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS): 11 – 15 SEPT. 2017
BEGINNING OF THE 1ST SEMESTER CLASSES: 18 SEPT. 2017

* Note: Non European Union Nationals that live abroad and obtain their Student Visa belatedly can register at UFP until the 31st of October 2017, latest. It is up to the applicant to catch up with the classes lectured until the registration.

VISIT THE CAMPUS

Come and visit UFP, talk to teachers, staff and students. Witness the quality of the work done in previous years. Visit libraries, laboratories and dining rooms. Enjoy the green spaces and, take a photo with our Patron Fernando Pessoa.

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Meeting point: By Fernando Pessoa’s statue in our garden (Pr. 9 de Abril, 349, 4249-004 Porto)
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SERVICES AND SUPPORT STRUCTURES

ACADEMIC LIFE

  • Student Union
  • University Sports
  • Student Groups
  • Tunas (students’ orchestra / band)

HEALTH

  • Health and Leisure Academy (fitness, bodybuilding and group lessons with professional staff)
  • Pedagogical Clinics (Physiotherapy, Dental Medicine and Speech Therapy)
  • Counselling and Psychology
  • Hospital of the University Fernando Pessoa
    (Access to different services under special conditions)
  • Ambulatory Oral and Public Health Project

SUPPORT STRUCTURES

  • Support for applications for scholarships from the Directorate General of Higher Education (DGES/DSAE)
  • Bars and Cantina
  • Libraries and Study Rooms
  • Internships and Careers Office
  • Laboratories Equipped according to Labor Market Standards
  • Distance learning platform
  • Students’ ombudsman
  • Personalized students’ office
ALUMNI

Alumnum Nuno Ribeiro Pires, Administrator of the Ferpinta group, has been one of the main responsibles for the company’s longevity and success.

(PHOTO FROM “PBS.TWIMG.COM”)