The Master's in Management is a three-semester program, fully taught in English, that offers three specialization areas: Tourism Management; Healthcare Management; Marine and Maritime Management. This Master's program is open to applicants from all backgrounds, but primarily aimed at students who have not previously studied business and management.


Our Master in Management is designed to develop the necessary skills to foster different ways of thinking, different ways of viewing and understanding organizations in the areas of tourism management, healthcare management and/or marine and maritime management. Simultaneously, it is expected that the Master's program promotes the creation and dissemination of scientific research with national and international recognition in this important area of knowledge. The study program also intends to ensure internships and career opportunities based on established partnerships.

Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  • Reinforce both an academic and a professional background in Management in the specialization areas of tourism, healthcare and marine management
  • Work as part of a team and to develop independent work using critical thinking and creativity to solve complex business problems in the economy and society
  • Acquire the habit of thinking in global terms and lay the foundations of a personal network of contacts
  • Acquire communication, interaction and team working skills
  • Develop a research project and develop independent and autonomous research

Operating Mode

The curriculum is composed of 7 required courses and 3 elective courses. Students will have five required courses in the first semester and two required courses in the second semester together with 3 electives. In the third semester of the program all students will be required to write a dissertation, internship or project report. 

Tuition and Fees 2024/2025

National Students: 

first year curriculum: 1100€

other curricular year: 1100€

International Students*:  

first year curriculum: 2500€

other curricular year: 1750€

Application Fee: 50 Euros

Registration Fee and School Insurance: 175 Euros

Note: The tuition of this course can be paid in 10 installments, being the first at the time of registration and the remaining in the months of October, November, December, January, February, March, April, May and June.

Merit Scholarships

For the upcoming academic year, Merit Scholarships will be made available by the Faculty for the most outstanding candidates enrolling in the program. Merit Scholarships will only cover the program tuition fee. All conditions for awarding Merit Scholarships are provided in the "Regulation for the Award of Merit Scholarships".

If you wish to apply for the Merit Scholarship (complet program), apart from the online application to the course, it is necessary to complete this application form and send it to femest@ualg.pt, together with the documents indicated in the form.

The applications for Master's courses are made through the Application Portal, available in the "Admissions" tab.
Career Opportunities

Tourism Management, Healthcare Management and Marine and Maritime Management are emerging fields within Management. The increasing interest in these fields of study is due largely to their growing importance to the socio-economic development of regions and countries. Thus the job opportunities for graduates in these sectors are, in general, very promising.

This Master's prepares graduates for a wide range of potential careers in Tourism Management, Healthcare Management and Marine and Maritime Management. Among others, it can be mentioned the following roles: auditing/accounting, general management, operations management, human resourses management, marketing, strategic planning, working for a family business or even setting up their own business.