Applications Notice 2024/25 (September 2024 intake) - available here
If you already know all about our courses, and have decided on your options, follow the steps to submit your application.
Graduates from different scientific areas can apply to the Masters of the Católica Porto Business School.
The application process to the Masters of the Católica Porto Business School must contain elements that provide evidence of the academic and scientific competence of the candidates, as well as the command of the English language. The GMAT test is valued in the selection process to assess the academic and scientific skills
Applicants will be selected based on the following criteria:
Language of instruction
Courses taught exclusively in Portuguese
Courses taught in Portuguese and English
Courses taught exclusively in English
Applications for Masters of the Católica Porto Business School are permanently open.
The Programme Direction meets three times a year to assess the applications. After this meeting, candidates are informed of the decision and the next steps.
|Call||Application deadline||Assessment period||Results disclosure||Enrollment|
|1ª||Until February 29th||1st to 15th of March||March 21st||until March 28th|
|2ª||Until May 09th||10th to 24th of May||May 30th||Until June 06th|
|3ª||Until August 22nd||August 23rd to September 05th||September 10th||Until September 17th|
The opening of applications in each phase depends on the remaining vacancies of the previous phase. Foreign applicants who require a visa are advised to apply as early as possible so that, in the case of admission, they will be able to treat all the formalities associated with the visa in good time.
Applications are to be submitted through Católica Porto online system (click the image below). Make sure beforehand that admissions are open.
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Your admission will only be considered valid after the payment of the respective fee (50€) has been confirmed by UCP, so you should make your payment according to the ATM references(for Portuguese bank accounts) or the bank data (international bank transfers) indicated in the final admission information.
See the Tuition & Fees tab for information on admission, registration and tuition fees, as well as other information regarding payments.
The results will be published on a digital platform with restricted access to applicants, who will receive the credentials and access link by email, on a date close to the publication of the results (see step ❷), and will be presented with one of the following designations:
Only those candidates who are Admitted or Conditionally Admitted, may proceed to step ❼ Registration.
Admitted or conditionally admitted applicants will receive an email with information regarding the enrolment procedure and fees to be paid. For the enrolment, the following elements will be required:
The originals of the qualification certificates or other documents must be presented on a date and time to be indicated by the Academic Services.
Documents issued in other countries must be legalized by the Portuguese diplomatic or consular authority in the issuing country, or contain the Hague Apostille, except for United Kingdom, and countries from EU, or European Economic Area, or European Free Trade Association.
The Board of the Católica Porto Business School decided to create a set of Scholarships for the purpose of rewarding the merit of the students whose academic performance deserves it. These consist in total exemption from tuition fees up to a maximum of 36 ECTS per semester and also from the enrolment and tuition fees.
Students who complete the degree in a foreign higher education institution, will only be eligible for scholarship award if they present a GMAT with a score of at least 650 points.
The merit scholarships can be renewed each semester. The eligibility criteria for the award of scholarship in the 2nd and 3rd semester master are:
Furthermore, the attribution of specific scholarships for international students was approved, the regulation of which is available HERE.
Fees for the academic year 2024/25 (to be confirmed)
Since the values for 2024/25 are not yet available, the following are the values in force for the academic year 2023/24 to be used as reference.
The value of ftuition and fees and other emoluments is set annually, so that the values to be charged in subsequent academic years will be increased
The application and the enrolment fees are not refundable under any circumstances (even If the student cancels the enrolment before initiating the course, or does not meet the conditions for admission in the case of conditional admission). The enrolment fee and 1st monthly tuition are due at the time of enrolment.