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The main aim is to train professionals with a focus on multidisciplinary functions.
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.
6 semesters, 3 years
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
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
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.
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.