PresentationThe Master in Law and Management aims to train professionals qualified to respond to the needs of an organization in global terms, preparing them not only to identify and propose solutions to the organization's issues, but also to decide and execute.
In addition to in-depth training in the legal field in business, the Master in Law and Management joins the development of important skills in the area of understanding companies, their external environment, and some of the main areas of their management, such as corporate finance , strategy, marketing and people management. The result is professionals prepared to effectively face a wide variety of challenges. Due to the profound dialogue it provides between Law and Management, this Master course undoubtedly trains more informed and multifaceted professionals, capable of successful approaches to the challenges of the current reality.
The Master in Law and Management has a highly qualified faculty , which combines specialists from different fields, from the Catholic University and from the most prestigious universities, chosen for their high technical competence and, also, great pedagogical capacity.
Offered after hours, the course is characterized, therefore, by the diversity of teaching modules and themes, also translating the concern of permanent updating in its teaching offer, in the face of new challenges or the emergence of new branches of Law . Objectives that can only be achieved by the fact that the School has its own faculty of recognized excellence and has the collaboration of other professors and specialists of undisputed merit.
This master's degree has 90 ECTS, of which 60 ECTS correspond to the academic phase, which takes place in two semesters, and 30 ECTS to the dissertation, corresponding to one semester.
RecipientsIt was designed for professionals who carry out their activity related to companies or other organizations, as well as for those who intend to pursue (or exercise effectively) business law or consultancy with companies, and, of course, for company lawyers.MobilityInternational Stages
The School of Law is strongly committed to providing its students with the comprehensive and qualifying training that results from international mobility experiences. In this context, it encourages and promotes the realization of various international internship modalities, according to the objectives and profile of the student, within the framework of the Erasmus Program, Free Mobility or the Curricular Internship Program in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Students taking these placements may, for this purpose, benefit from an Erasmus grant if the internship is carried out in a country covered by this program (eg Member States of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Macedonia, Turkey), as well as a possible reduction of tuition fees during the mobility period.
The recognition of these internships results from enrollment in a diploma supplement, when they are not recognized as having a curricular value. All students enrolled in the 2nd cycle of the Law School can apply for the following internship modalities:
Curricular Internships at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Mobility of students to Portuguese diplomatic missions (embassies, missions, consulates of the Curriculum Internship Program in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs), and can benefit from an Erasmus scholarship.
Mobility directed to the research for the master's dissertation, to be carried out after the end of the academic period, in a higher education institution, with a minimum duration of 2 months and a maximum of 5 months, being eligible for an Erasmus scholarship.
Internships for New Graduates
Mobility of recent graduates to carry out an internship in a diversified professional context, with a minimum duration of 2 months and a maximum of 12 months, to be completed after completion of the master's program, and can benefit from an Erasmus grant.
Mobility of students in a professional or university context, with a minimum duration of 2 months and a maximum of 3 months, and can benefit from an Erasmus scholarship.ApplicationsYou can apply:
a) Holders of a law degree, or legal equivalent
b) Holders of a foreign higher academic degree, conferred following a 1st Cycle of Law Studies, organized according to the principles of the Bologna Process in a State adhering to this Process;
c) Holders of a foreign higher academic degree, in Law, whom the Board recognizes to satisfy the objectives of the Bachelor's degree; or
d) Holders of a bachelor's degree in other areas of knowledge.