School of Business

This degree prepares you for managerial and leadership roles in business and social sectors.

The MBA programme provides students with cutting edge knowledge and skills that are necessary to practice management in fast changing environments, particularly in organizations operating within and with emerging countries. The programme challenges students to question preconceived ideas about management, develop critical and creative thinking, and become proactive learners. Emphasis is placed on the debate of contemporary business issues and opportunities, such as the nature and role of the manager in multicultural contexts, globalization and trade, innovation and competition, ethics and sustainability. The learning methods include self-study, class discussions, team activities, and projects.

Visiting Professors for the MBA Programme

Prof KC Chen
Field: Finance
California State University, Fresno, USA


Prof Susana Costa e Silva
Field: Marketing
Catholic University of Portugal, Porto, Portugal


Prof. Oscar Hauptman
Field: Innovation Management
Adjunct Professor at USJ, Executive Chairman of AirCoin International


Prof Marcus Gonçalves
Field: Project Management
Nichols College, USA


Prof Hans Despain
Field: International Economics
Nichols College, USA


Recommended prior knowledge
There is no prior knowledge required.
Applicants are required to be proficient in the English language.


Typical Duration
2 years (evening) programme


Teaching Medium


Total number of credits for graduation


Nape 1

Programme’s Government Approval (In Chinese and Portuguese only) (Click here)

September to July

Weekly schedule
Mondays to Fridays

Key Features

  • Learning in a multicultural environment with international professors and students
  • Learning that combines theory and action
  • Learning that focus on developing business in emerging countries

Typical Career Options

  • Entrepreneurs
  • Marketing managers
  • Human resources managers
  • Banking and finance managers

Study plan & description of modules

Students must complete all the main modules and one specialisation. A specialisation is considered completed upon successful completion of three modules of the respective specialisation.


Year 1 Master
3.00 credits
3.00 credits
6.00 credits
3.00 credits
3.00 credits
3.00 credits
3.00 credits