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Master in Finance


Message from the International Program Coordinator

Finance is one of the subjects that have suffered faster developments in the global economy. This challenge requires strong foundations in this area of study and the knowledge of the latest frameworks and techniques, in order to improve both analytical and financial decision-making skills. UPT Master in Finance allows you to develop strong abilities to work anywhere in the world, through a unique global combination of international contents and case studies, and access you to work in international companies and institutions. UPT highly specialized faculty body will help you to combine cutting-edge academic research with extensive industry knowledge and experience. Combining your passion for finance with the latest financial tools and concepts will help you make a huge difference in the workplace. Through UPT, you will access a world-class finance faculty situated in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Porto city, in the North of Portugal, well known for its great hospitality.

Looking forward to welcome you in UPT.

Mafalda Mendes Ribeiro (Phd in Finance Management)



Admission requirements

·         Bachelor level degree

·         Minimum English Proficiency level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B2 – Independent - Vantage or upper intermediate

·         Evaluation of the CV

·         An interview (live or Skype)

Program Content/ Presentation

UPT’s Master in Finance guarantees the development of the specific competences of this field through a continuous and integrated learning approach. This course constitutes a good opportunity to complement a previous Bachelor in Management and Economics, contributing to mastering financial products and instruments, as well as to understanding the functioning of financial markets. 


Study Plan

1st semester

Course Unit


Financial Management 6
Quantitative Methods for Finance 6
Advances in Corporate Finance 6
Derivatives 6
Research Methods for Finance 6

 2nd semester

Course Unit


International Finance 6
Portfolio Management 6
Risk Management 6
Interest Rate Instruments and Markets 6
Financial Report Analysis 6





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