The Masters in Public Policies and Projects (M3P) aims to strengthen the academic and professional competencies of candidates with diversified background in the area of knowledge which combines the design and implementation projects of different nature, public policies, and organizational strategy. The M3P seeks to combine knowledge and analysis tools of diverse nature to respond to this combination of skills, and provide an advanced training, anchored in up-to-date and eminently applied scientific knowledge, to strengthen the ability of understanding, intervening and decision makings of those whose professional activity involves or is related to the construction, testing, implementation and / or evaluation of plans, projects, initiatives, policies, strategies, of public or private nature. The M3P also aims to stimulate the ability of students to analyse, assess and critically evaluate problems related to the course scope, and their research capacity. Qualified teachers ensure the quality of teaching and the classes take place in a building full of history and equipped with modern means of communication and teaching.
School of Social Sciences
4 Semesters/120 ECTS credits (60 required and 0 optional in curricular units)
After work classes
The M3P course is thought for those who carry out their professional activity in companies, central and regional public administration bodies, local government, local development associations, consultants, regional tourism institutions, associations and institutions alike, and take part in the design, implementation and evaluation of plans, projects, strategies, initiatives or policies of public or private nature, including filling in applications for EU/national funding programmes.
Specific Entry Requirements
Even though candidates holding a first degree in Economics or Management are natural candidates for this master's programme, an increasing number of professionals holding different academic backgrounds carry out activities in the area of the course objectives. Thus, this masters programme admits candidates holding a bachelor's degree (or any legally equivalent degree) in any scientific area.
Access Routes and Applications
Annual Tuition Fees
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Academic Manager: Ana Cristina Alves Dias