University Fernando Pessoa
Business Sciences (undergraduate)

1st Cycle Undergraduate Degree (1)/6 Semesters/180 ECTS

Coordination: Prof. António Cardoso and Luisa Ribeiro

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.

Services Companies; Industrial Companies; Economics Offices; Consultancy Offices; Public Offices and Organizations.

The 1st cycle in Business Sciences has 6 semesters, corresponding to 180 ECTS:

1st semester
Microeconomics (8 ECTS)
General Accounting I (7 ECTS)
Principles of Mathematics (5 ECTS)
English (3 ECTS)
Civil Law (5 ECTS)
Financial Calculus (2 ECTS)

2nd semester
Macroeconomics (8 ECTS)
General Accounting II (8 ECTS)
Statistics (6 ECTS)
Information Management (3 ECTS)
Commercial Law (5 ECTS)

3rd semester
Financial Management I (8 ECTS)
Costs Accounting I (7 ECTS)
Inventory Management (4 ECTS)
Companies Management (5 ECTS)
Optional I (6 ECTS)

4th semester
Financial Management II (8 ECTS)
Costs Accounting II (8 ECTS)
Portuguese Economy and European Politics (4 ECTS)
Marketing and Corporate Communication (5 ECTS)
Tax Law (5 ECTS)

5th semester
Financial Markets and Products (5 ECTS)
Corporate Strategy (6 ECTS)
Investment Projects Analysis (5 ECTS)
Operations and Logistics Management (6 ECTS)
People and Abilities Management (5 ECTS)
Corporate Tax System (3 ECTS)

6th semester
Budget Management and Control (6 ECTS)
Financial Report and Accountability (3 ECTS)
Ethics and Deontology (2 ECTS)
Optional II (3 ECTS)
Internship and Graduation Project (16 ECTS)

(1) – 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.


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