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Universidade Lusófona

Master in Accounting and Taxation

School of Economic Sciences and Organizations

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Confered Degree | Duration | ECTS

Master | 4 Semesters | 120 ECTS

Programme Director

Professor Doutor António Augusto Costa / Professor Dr. João Borralho


Ana Vicente

Entrance Conditions

The following may apply for the Master's Degree:
a) People who hold a B.A. or equivalent degree;
b) People who hold a foreign academic degree awarded after a 1st study cycle organized according to the Bologna Process by a member state of that process;
c) People who hold a foreign academic degree acknowledged as a degree satisfying the objectives of the graduate degree by the due body;
d) People who have a school, scientific or professional curriculum acknowledged by the due body of ULHT certifying the capacity to obtain this study cycle.

Programme requirements

Have completed a total of 120 ECTS


The masters in accountancy and tax is a natural continuation of the degree and an opportunity to deepen knowledge in accountancy and financial.
This degree intends to cover the permanent changes in regulations and accountancy models, emphasising international comparison and theories underlying each model.
Since taxes are one of the main components of the degree, it makes sense based on the constant changes and the numerous possibilities of answering research questions.
Despite the traditional format of 4 semesters, two for the school part and two to elaborate the dissertation, we aim for a continuous interaction between the school part and the elaboration of the dissertation.
Allows new scientific and technical knowledge that allow for conducting scientific research in accountancy and financial and allow a better interrelation between national and international accountancy and financial practices and theories.

Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired

Deepen technical and scientific knowledge on accountancy and taxes, relating fiscal and accountancy with current practices
Develop the capacity for research concerning designing the research and possible econometric models.

Further Studies

Future Studies Specialisation and post-graduation programs, including 3rd cycle programs referring to PhD studies.

Occupacional Profiles

Relative to the 1st cycle 3 year degrees, most companies want collaborators with a master¿s degree in most broad-band cases. Only these usually acquire enough experience, technical and scientific knowledge.
Some career paths available are:
a. Auditor
b. Financial Director
c. Head of accountancy
d. Fiscal consultant

Scientific Areas

Contabilidade e fiscalidade | Matemática e estatística | Ciências empresariais

Study Plan

1st Year/ Semester ECTS
FinanceFirst Semester6
Financial ReportFirst Semester6
Intermediate Financial AccountingFirst Semester6
Management AccountingFirst Semester6
Taxation IFirst Semester6
Advanced Financial AccountingSecond Semester3
AuditSecond Semester3
Corporate LawSecond Semester3
EconometricsSecond Semester6
Financial Demonstrations AnalysisSecond Semester3
Research MethodologiesSecond Semester6
Taxation IISecond Semester6
2nd Year/ Semester ECTS

Teaching staff

Teachers, Academic Degree and Dedication time
LecturerAcademic DegreesDedication time
Alcino Miguel Saturnino Antunes Dos Remédios FurtadoMasterPart-Time
Ana Isabel Gonçalves Da Costa Lorga Da SilvaDoctorateFull-Time
Domingos Pereira De SousaDoctorateFull-Time
João Miguel Capela BorralhoMasterFull-Time
Luís Pedro Vilela PimentelDoctoratePart-Time
Luísa Margarida Cagica CarvalhoDoctoratePart-Time
Paulo Fernando De Sousa Pereira AlvesDoctorateFull-Time
Ruben Miguel Torcato PeixinhoDoctoratePart-Time
Rui Brito GeraldesBachelorPart-Time


Early Apllications (for enrolled students only) 0 €
External Students 0 €
Holders of Foreign Higher Education 300 €
Holders of University Degree 126 €
Holders of University Degree - Alumni 0 €
Student Insurance40 €
Enrollment and Registration184 €
Average value for 30 ECTS semestral curricular units 235,2 €
Per ECTS 7,84 €

Other fees may be applied in accordance with the regulations in force