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Learning Opportunity: Accounting and Taxation (Post Labor) - Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Escola Superior de Ciências Empresariais

Accounting and Taxation (Post Labor) - Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Escola Superior de Ciências Empresariais

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The main aim is to train professionals with a focus on multidisciplinary functions.

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The Viana do Castelo Polytechnic Institute (IPVC) was founded in 1980. Is a regional institution, whose aims are a qualified human, cultural, scientific, technical and professional training, to carry out necessary research to accomplish its mission and to cooperate with the regional community of Alto-Minho, particularly with its productive and entrepreneurial sectors.

The IPVC is made up of six Schools offering undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, these last very often in collaboration with national and international polytechnics and universities. Also promotes Master courses and specialization courses.

The School of Business Sciences is one of the most recent of the IPVC's schools. Its campus is located in Valença, 50 kilometres from Viana do Castelo and on the Spanish border.

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6 semesters, 3 years

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Have successfully completed secondary school or have an equivalent qualification

Have completed one of the following university entrance exams (central exams prepared by the Ministry of Education and Science): Economy; or Mathematics

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Applications are done through the national admission contest (concurso nacional de acesso) organized by the Directorate General of Higher Education (DGES), or through special higher education contests.

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There are some institutions in Portugal that give scholarships to international students and it is advisable that applicants confirm every year whether these grants are available and the eligibility terms: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation; Foundation for the Sciences and Technology; Fulbright Commission; Instituto Camões; Luso-American Development Foundation; Fundação Oriente.


999 €/academic year


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Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo
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Qualifications Awarded

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Qualification Awarded:
Bachelor in Accounting and Taxation
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It is intended, primarily, that the graduates in Accounting and Taxation:

 - master the principles, concepts and techniques of modern marketing and corporate communications;

 - know how to look for problems in an integrated manner;

 - be able to propose feasible solutions based on best practices and ethical values.

Course Locations

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Escola Superior de Ciências Empresariais do Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo

Avenida Miguel Dantas

4930-678 Valença – Portugal

Tel.: +351 258 809 679 – Fax: +351 251 800 841

E-Mail: geral@esce.ipvc.pt

URL: http://www.esce.ipvc.pt

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The Viana do Castelo Polytechnic Institute provides a range of facilities, including four residences, six refectories, 4 bars, a 320-seat library and a cultural and Sports Centre. All six schools making up the IPVC are covered by a wireless internet network, currently with 102 Access Points.

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