Master (MSc)


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6 Years
30 Jul 2019
Accreditation DGES
Initial registry R/A-Ef 1072/2011 de 18-03-2011
Update registry R/A-Ef 1072/2011/AL01 de 21-02-2019 | R/A-Ef 1072/2011/AL02 de 22-09-2021
At this moment, all vacancies for this course are filled
Lectured in Portuguese
Teaching Type In person
Round Start Date End Date Vacancies Application fee Reservation fee EU Reservation fee outside EU
1st phase 2023-12-18 00:01 2024-01-31 17:00 25 70 € 500 €
2nd phase 2024-02-01 00:01 2024-03-20 17:00 70 € 500 €
3rd phase 2024-03-21 00:01 2024-05-15 17:00 70 € 500 €
Programmes can offer all vacancies in the first phase or distribute them by phase. Vacancies not taken up in a phase are carried over to the next phase. The opening of the next application phase is subject to the existence of vacancies.


A bachelor’s degree awarded by a university or institution of higher education

Proficiency in the English language. Some curricular units are taught in English and will be presented working materials, references, and sessions with foreign guests

The MSc of Science in Financial Mathematics is intended primarily for graduates in the fields of Mathematics, Physics or Engineering who wish to pursue a professional or research career in the field of Quantitative Finance.

Applications from graduates in the areas of Finance, Economics or Management will also be considered, provided that the candidate's curriculum appreciation shows a strong appetite for mathematics.

Application procedures


 Check the selection and ranking criteria HERE (in Portuguese only)


 The application is exclusively online.

 It is mandatory to attach the following documents:

- Photo (passport-style in jpg, jpeg or png format)

- Identification document (national identity card for national applicants and passport for international applicants

- Undergraduate's degree diploma with final GPA*

- Curriculum vitae

- Master's goal statement (max. 2500 characters, to be submitted in the applications' system directly);

*Candidates who have not finished the undergraduate’s degree must attach:

- A commitment statement (download available in the application form);

- A transcript of records with the list of completed courses and respective grades (an image from your student portal is accepted).


 IMPORTANT - Selections are made on a rolling basis from the moment the application period opens.  We therefore encourage early applications.

 The selection process involves four separate stages which are outlined below:

1. Initial Assessment

After completing the online application and paying the non-refundable fee, the application will be assessed by the members of the Application Review Committee.

2. Interview

During the Initial Assessment period, the candidate may be called for an interview with the Master's Director or another member of the Application Review Committee.

3. Decision

All applicants will be notified of the decision. The results will be sent by email and will be available on the application portal.

4. Enrolment

In the event of admission, candidates will be informed of the enrolment process. They will be given a deadline to enroll (thus confirming their place on the Master's programme). Please note that admitted candidates will have to pay the first instalment of tuition fees by the deadline after enrolment.


The enrolment and registration of admitted candidates is subject to the payment of the reservation fee.

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