Bachelor's in Economics and Bachelor's in Management

General

Program Description

Why choose Nova School of Business & Economics?

The most important investment you can make is the one you make in yourself and in your future. Choosing the Nova SBE Bachelor’s in Economics is an investment that will put you on the fast track. Through an intense, holistic, high-quality educational journey, Nova SBE will give you a unique learning experience that combines state-of-the-art theoretical and empirical techniques with a hands-on approach to real-life policy issues.

Academic Excellence and International Recognition

  • Classes taught 100% in English;
  • +300 exchange agreement with +50 countries from all over the world
  • 5 Palmes Eduniversal Business School (the only in Portugal)
  • Triple crown accreditation (AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS)
  • World-class Faculty, with a well-established record of publications in some of the world’s most renowned international academic journals and professional experience on financial institutions, government agencies, and companies

Inspiring Atmosphere of our Campus

Studying at the 90.000 m2 campus by the sea is an experience in itself! At our Carcavelos campus, you will have access to a gym, a medical clinic, a bank, a student residence, a food court, and so much more!

Exciting Career Opportunities

  • 100% of graduates are working within 6 months
  • Career counseling and support
  • A network of more than +21.000 Alumni

Beyond the Classroom

  • +35 student clubs (Nova Surf, Nova Marketing Club, etc.)
  • Students’ Union events (e.g. beach parties, sports tournaments, cultural weeks, etc.)
  • Volunteer Experiences
  • School Events (e.g. conferences with influential speakers who often share their insight on crucial subjects such as business, success, and leadership)

The Bachelor’s in Economics Program

The bachelor's program in Economics stands on a selection of core courses that contribute to the development of solid training in economics, management, and quantitative methods. Students acquire a balanced mix of technical and scientific knowledge besides receiving a general education in related areas, such as law and social sciences, among others.

Program Structure

1st Year

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Calculus I
  • Linear Algebra
  • Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Management
  • Calculus II
  • Data Analysis and Probability
  • Principles of Macroeconomics

2nd and 3rd Year

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Statistics for Economics and Management
  • Finance
  • Econometrics
  • Law in Economics and Business
  • Communication, leadership & ethics
  • Industrial organization
  • Advanced microeconomics
  • Global Economics I
  • Global Economics II
  • Seminar in European Economics
  • Introduction to Modern and Contemporary History
  • Managing impactful projects
  • 4 electives

The Bachelor’s in Management Program

The undergraduate first-degree programs in Management are structured in semesters. For each course attended and successfully completed, students are awarded a number of ECTS (European Credit Transfer System). In order to complete the undergraduate first-degree programs, it is mandatory to enrol in at least six academic semesters and successfully achieve between 180 and 195 ECTS credits. The undergraduate program in Management is based on a selection of core courses that contribute to the development of solid training in management, marketing, and business. Students acquire a balanced mix of technical and scientific knowledge besides receiving general education in related areas, such as entrepreneurship, information systems, and European law.

Program Structure

1st Year

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Calculus I
  • Linear Algebra
  • Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Management
  • Calculus II
  • Data Analysis and Probability
  • Principles of Macroeconomics

2nd and 3rd Years

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Business seminar
  • Management accounting
  • Statistics for Economics and Management
  • Strategy
  • Organizational behaviour
  • Global business environment
  • Introduction to Modern and Contemporary History
  • Law in Economics and Business
  • Managing impactful projects
  • Communication, leadership & ethics
  • 4 electives

Testimonials

"I believe that at Nova SBE I’m studying and building the school of the future. Here, I want to move forward, learn about the world, and I have the chance to make my ideas come true. But above all, here I work with people that give purpose to what I do. And that’s amazing!"
(Mafalda Rebordão, BSc Economics)


“Nova SBE was a natural option – I wanted to make sure I was choosing the best school in Portugal. Now that I am almost graduating, I look back and realize that it was really worth it. The professors and the way they engage you in their teaching, the diversity of experiences among my colleagues, all the support services and the overall spirit at Nova SBE impact you as a student and also as an individual.”

(Michael Blanc, BSc Economics)

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

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