Bachelor in Accounting and Administration

Course Objectives

The fundamental objective of this degree is to train professionals who combine the mastery of management methods and techniques with a solid training in accounting and management of the organizations, so that they can develop a professional career in particular in private companies and public organisms, being the respective curricular structure organized in this sense. It is also intended to enable trainees to develop various social skills and attitudes, such as oral and written communication skills, teamwork and social responsibility. It is also intended that graduates be able to equate issues whose complexity requires a multidimensional and interdisciplinary approach, such as defining and implementing projects focused on the resources of organizations. Graduates who obtain and demonstrate leadership skills may achieve positions in the management of private or public enterprises as well as promote the creation of their own employment.

Access Conditions

Through CNAES: entrance exams of Economics or Mathematics or Portuguese.
Form of determination of the entry note in higher education:
   Classification of secondary education: 65%;
   Classification of entrance exams: 35%.
There aren’t prerequisites required for admission to the degree.
There are also other access routes, namely: M23, course changes, re-entries and holders of CET / CTeSP.
This information does not exempt the consultation of the page of the General Directorate of Higher Education (DGES) and / or the page of ESTGOH.

Professional Outlets

Given the skills and competences they have developed in different areas of knowledge, holders of the Degree in Accounting and Administration are qualified to make very wide, important and responsible decisions in organizations, namely:
   Access to the profession of Certified Accountant and Statutory Auditor (by complying with the requirements of the respective Orders);
   Accountant;
   Auditor, in their different aspects;
   Administrator;
   Liberal professional;
   Manager / Administrator (in several aspects);
   Director of department or similar;
   Controller;
   Financial and tax consultant;
   Insurance company framework;
   Financial institution framework;
   Public administration framework;
   Tax administration technician;
   Risk analysis technician;
   Investigator.

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Learning Language

Portuguese.

Learning Objectives

Taking into account the general objectives of the degree, it is possible to identify the following competences acquired as a result of learning, namely:
   Conduct global and systematized analysis of organizational events using multidisciplinary knowledge;
   Plan, organize, execute and coordinate the execution of financial accounting, complying with tax obligations and culminating in the preparation of mandatory financial statements;
   Organize internal control and management accounting systems;
   Participate in the budgetary procedure and its control;
   Prepare and analyze economic and financial information;
   Prepare, analyze and manage tax information;
   Implement and monitor performance evaluation systems;
   Collaborate in the different management processes, in the different types of entities.

Access to Superior Studies

The qualification gives access to higher education, namely to second study cycles.

Course Coordinators

Main Branch

Curricular Unit Code ECTS Period
Introdução à Gestão 31000258 5 N.A.
Microeconomia 31000715 5 N.A.
Estatística 31000726 5 N.A.
Marketing 31000737 5 N.A.
Direito Comercial 31000313 5 N.A.
Contabilidade Financeira I 31000302 5 N.A.
Introdução à Contabilidade 31000242 5 1
Direito Fiscal 31000297 5 1
Matemática 31000286 5 1
Macroeconomia 31000275 5 1
Tecnologias de Informação 31000269 5 1
Cálculo Financeiro 31000324 5 1