MSc in Business Administration

Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE)

  • Location Lisbon, Portugal
  • Degree Type MSc
  • Start Date Request info
  • Duration 2 years
  • Application Deadline Request info
  • Language English
  • Attendance On Campus
  • Dedication Full-time
  • Pace Instructor-paced
  • Tuition fees Request info

Program description

  • The MSc in BA is a full-time programme designed for undergraduate students with a bachelor in areas that are not management-related (i. e., excludes management, finance, accounting, marketing management, economics, human resources management bachelors), that delivers the contents of an MBA to students with little or no work experience whilst also giving the higher academic title of Master of Science in Business Administration. The MSc in BA provides applied general management knowledge that will enable you to develop the skills required to engage in a dynamic and rewarding career in today's globalised world.
  • The MSc in BA places significant focus on personal skills, offering a state-of-the-art programme with workshops involving several top companies in areas like leadership and communication and the “Master Your Career” programme, developed by the IBS Career Service, providing students with the required tools to enter the on the job marketplace.
  • In other words, the MSc in BA is a learning experience of outstanding professional value that provides students with educational experiences that may be a decisive step toward succeeding in the business world.
  • We invite you to learn more about our programme and how we envisage the role of the business executive and the development of organisations in the years to come.

Admission & Best student awards

Merit and individual effort are founding values ​​of a modern and democratic society. Iscte rewards those who do their best to achieve levels of excellence both at the beginning of their course (admission award) and at the end of their course (best student award).


  • Transmitting knowledge about central topics in management sciences, in a theoretical and practical application approaches.
  • Developing competences in soft skills areas, with a special focus on leadership
  • Endowing students with research methodologies, procedures, and techniques, which enable them to develop their research projects with a high degree of autonomy.


  • 90% were employed within 3 months of the end of the Programme.
  • 22% work outside of their country of origin
  • The MSc in Business Administration has an employment rate of 95% up to 12 months after completion of Programme. The sectors most represented in the recruit of masters’ graduates are the Consulting and Audit, Information Technology, Banking, and Large Distribution & Retail. These ranges of sectors, some of the major recruiters are Danone, KPMG, Millennium BCP, EY, Deloitte, PwC, and Auchan.
  • 98% IBS Employability Rate.
  • 98% of Iscte Business School 2nd cycle graduates are in professions adjusted / appropriate to the level of qualifications.
  • Employers are overall very satisfied with ISCTE-IUL graduates: 2nd cycle - 4.6 (scale 1 to 5).

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