The Lisbon MBA Part Time Program, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Year)
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
The Lisbon MBA Part Time is a part-time degree in business administration framed in an international environment with a focus on both the academic component and interpersonal competencies that develop strong leaders.


Companies, like people, are constantly changing and evolving. It is no longer enough to adapt and react top organizations must anticipate trends and move ahead of the curve.

An effective manager must be capable of leading these trends, of driving the future in business. The best leaders are not those that can only analyze and make decisions but ones who are dynamic and creative as well. This is where The Lisbon MBA Part Time Program comes in

The Lisbon MBA Part Time Program

The Lisbon MBA Part Time is a part-time degree in business administration framed in an international environment with a focus on both the academic component and interpersonal competencies that develop strong leaders.

Brought to you by the two top Portuguese universities Católica and Nova The Lisbon MBA Part Time prepares you to face the unexpected challenges of leading a top organization and to drive new trends in international business. Not only will you gain a solid foundation in the fundamentals of analytical and quantitative skills, but youll be exposed to new methods of strengthening your personal and leadership abilities as well.

Fundamentals: You will be trained in the core competencies of general management in the following areas Strategy, People, Processes & Systems. These competencies will enable you to define and implement the competitive advantages of a business or product to achieve an optimal positioning in the market; motivate, coach, and develop human capital as the main asset of a business, plan, manage and measure the main business variables to achieve the highest level of efficiency and productivity.

Concentrations: As a student in The Lisbon MBA Part Time, you will be able to pursue a concentration in either Finance or Marketing through elective courses selected during your second year of the program.

Leadership Stream: Every successful leader needs to balance their hard skills with interpersonal and leadership capabilities. The Lisbon MBA Part Time Leadership Stream allows you to explore three sets of crucial competencies through a complete set of seminars and workshops.

Internationalization: An international perspective on management and people is woven throughout each aspect of The Lisbon MBA Part Time Program.

Exchange Agreements: The Lisbon MBA Part Time Program has established exchange agreements with a number of the finest business schools in Europe, North and South America. Exchanges between business schools bring students face-to-face with different perspectives, giving you a chance to make new friends and connections across borders. You may attend classes at another school over one term, during which time you will gain a unique personal experience along with exposure to a foreign business culture. Foreign students regularly attend classes at the Part Time Program as well.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Financial Accounting
  • Markets and Competition
  • People and Organizations
  • Uncertainty and Decision Making
  • Finance
  • Marketing Management
  • Processes and Operations Management
  • Strategy and Value Creation
  • Global Compliance and Ethical Issues

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Part-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score: 93

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Admission Requirements:
  • Bachelor degree or Integrated Master in any area
  • At least 3 years of professional experience full-time
  • GMAT or GRE
  • English Proficiency Proof

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 21000 International
  • EUR 21000 EU/EEA


Corporate Sponsorship

Investing in People

A company might support their employees during their MBA as a way to recognize their potential and to contribute to their development as future managers and leaders. Companies sponsoring students might benefit from direct returns on this investment already during the program. The sponsorship can be materialized in different ways according to the company and the student goals.

Companies supporting our students can directly and immediately benefit from the learning experience of their employees.

Benefits for Companies:

  • Direct and Immediate application of the acquired knowledge and leadership skills to the business challenges
  • Be the basis of students projects
  • Powerful network
  • Possibility to participate in other program´s activities (Participation in Corporate Insight Sessions, Sponsorship of the Business Case Competition or International Lab, Participation in the Lisbon Lab Consulting Course as Project Providers, Executive on Campus Speaking Engagements, Participation in Friday Forum Events, Sponsorship of Student Clubs, Scholarship and Other Recognition/Performance Awards

It is important to develop a persuasive proposal to your company stating your request (time to attend; partial or full financial support), outline your contribution to the company and how the MBA can increase it and state specific knowledge, skills and network that your will gain and that your company will benefit.

The Lisbon MBA Loan

The Lisbon MBA has put in place The Lisbon MBA Loan in partnership with the program patrons. For the upcoming academic years Banco BES is The Lisbon MBA Partner for The Lisbon MBA Loan.

This credit line has exclusive access conditions for The Lisbon MBA students independently of their nationality.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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