International Undergraduate Program in Economics and Finance

General

Program Description

Economics and Finance

Students who opt for the International Undergraduate Program in Economics and Finance will have a program highly focused on International Economics & Finance, following a strongly analytical course structure.

Concluding the Economics track will result in an advanced understanding of topics such as Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Corporate Finance.

To conclude the International Undergraduate Program in Economics and Finance students must obtain 180 ECTS by concluding:

  • Compulsory Courses and Learn in Action Program
  • 3rd year composed of Elective Courses and Exchange Program or Double Degree (one or two years).

Study Plan

Common Foundation

Year 1 - 1st semester
Mathematics for Business & Economics Introduction to Management
Foundations of Microeconomics Data Analysis
Financial Accounting + Learn in Action Program

Economics Track - Exclusive for the International Undergraduate Program in Economics and Finance

Year 1 - 2nd semester
Mathematics II Economic and Business Law
Statistics I Christianity and Culture
Foundations of Macroeconomics + Learn in Action Program
Year 2 - 1st semester Year 2 - 2nd semester
Statistics II Econometrics
Microeconomics Finance II
Macroeconomics International Economics
Finance I International Corporate Finance
+ Learn in Action Program + Learn in Action Program
Year 3 - 1st and 2nd semester
Open-Economy Macroeconomics
Ethics and Social Responsibility
+ Elective Courses and Exchange Program or Double Degree

International Exchange or Double Degree Programs

In the 5th and 6th Semesters, students will choose from one of the following:

  • One semester International Exchange Program in a partner school and a “tailor-made” semester at CATÓLICA-LISBON;
  • Two semesters International Exchange Program in one of our partner schools;
  • International Tri-School Exchange performed in two different international partner schools;
  • The final year of the Double Degree Program with Grenoble École de Management;
  • Final two years of the Double Degree Program (4 years) with the University of San Diego.

Learn in Action Program

The Learn in Action Program is a soft-skill development program included in the compulsory study plan, exclusively designed for our undergraduate students.

It helps students to develop “know-how” skills that are a crucial complement to academic knowledge and prepare them for the entry in a global job market and an outstanding career. Topics like international careers and multinational corporate environments will be addressed by experienced and specialized speakers.

It also includes modules on Spoken and Written Communication and Career Development, as well as the chance to engage in extra-curricular activities that develop key competences for a successful professional future: Internships, Volunteering and Entrepreneurship Projects.

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

Our programs will launch you to a world of opportunities as they are designed to go beyond just lecturing theoretical knowledge in Economics & Management, but instead prepare you for a changing gl ... Read More

Our programs will launch you to a world of opportunities as they are designed to go beyond just lecturing theoretical knowledge in Economics & Management, but instead prepare you for a changing global landscape filled with challenges and tremendous potential. Read less