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School: School of Technology and Management
Course: Accounting
Degree: Graduation
Course code: 3092/9056

ECTS: 180
Duration: 3 years (6 semesters)

The Polytechnic Institute of Guarda, Portugal (IPG) and the Presbiteriana Mackenzie University de Sao Paulo, Brazil (UPM) recently signed an agreement to double-degree. This agreement focuses on the Bachelors degree in accounting taught at the IPG, and graduation in accounting Sciences, taught in UPM. This is the first time the Presbiteriana Mackenzie University implement a double-degree in the area of accounting.

Entry Requirements:
-12th grade and one of the following national exams: (Mathematics; Economy; Portuguese).
- Minimum grade: applying grade: 95 points; entrance exams: 95 points.
- Calculation formula: average from high school - 65%; entrance exams - 35%.
- Regional preference (50% of vacancies) - Aveiro, Braga, Castelo Branco, Coimbra, Guarda, Portalegre, Porto, Vila Real and Viseu.
- Housing preference (30% of vacancies): secondary level of education - DL 74/2004 (codes 085, 980, 216, 672, 575, A14, A57, P22, P31, P51 and 996); secondary school - DL 286/89 (códigos 831, 198, 162, 172, 175 e 179); 12th grade technology via classes [code 604]; technical training courses [code: 602]; technical schools [codes: S05, 345, T05, 720,655, S21, 412, 201, 344, S38, 557, 722, 784, 733 and 746]; other technology via classes courses [code 606].

Learning objectives:
The Technic Scientific Unit of Management and Economy is responsible for this degree and aims to give the graduates scientific, technical and professional competences and knowledge in the area of Accounting as a business science and to prepare them to answer today and future settings in the national and international world market and to do their jobs related to accounting and fiscal practice, in the private and public sector, given them flexibility and ability to develop and create professional partnerships.

Incoming profile:

The methodologies of teaching and learning in each course must take into consideration:
» The objectives of the course and the curricular unit;
» The syllabus;
» The means available to the student.

The learning evaluation can be of two types (Regulation School):
» Continuous assessment;
» Final evaluation.

Output profile:
As far as the outbound profile is concerned the following jobs are highlighted: accounting and fiscal service provider, finance analyst/ aanager, fiscal technician, enterpreneurer, consulting technician, chartered accountant (TOC),statutory auditor, fiscal and finance auditor and professor/researcher.

Career Opportunities:
» accounting and fiscal service provider
» finance analyst/ manager
» fiscal technician
» enterpreneurer
» consulting technician
» chartered accountant (TOC)
» statutory auditor
» fiscal and finance audito
» professor/researcher


Course director:
Rute Maria Gomes Abreu (


CodeUnitYearSemesterECTSGuide Course Unit
G1019Organization and Management11 4 Guide course unit
CA1001Financial Accounting I11 8 Guide course unit
MF1003Mathematics for Social Sciences11 7 Guide course unit
C1045Principles of Economics I11 6 Guide course unit
INF1070(Option I) - Principles of Computer Science11 5 Guide course unit
 (Option I) - Foreign Language I11 5 Guide course unit
 (Option II) - Foreign Language II12 5 Guide course unit
CA1002Financial Accounting II12 8
CSH1046Principles of Economics II12 6 Guide course unit
CSH1047General Theory of Law and Legal Obligations12 5 Guide course unit
UGE1045Financial Reporting12 3 Guide course unit
G1092Business Management12 3 Guide course unit
INF1158(Option II) - Information Technology12 5 Guide course unit
CA1032Management Accounting I21 7 Guide course unit
CSH1015Business and Labour Law21 5 Guide course unit
UGE1042Fiscal Law21 4 Guide course unit
G1035Mathematical Finance21 6 Guide course unit
UGE1044Corporate Finance I21 5 Guide course unit
G1093Accounting Standards21 3 Guide course unit
CA1033Management Accounting II22 8 Guide course unit
UGE1041Taxation I22 6 Guide course unit
UCEE1020Statistics for Social Sciences22 7 Guide course unit
UGE1043Corporate Finance II22 4 Guide course unit
UGE1039Auditing I22 5 Guide course unit
CA1011Ethics and Professional Deontology31 2 Guide course unit
UGE1040Taxation II31 6 Guide course unit
UGE1038Auditing II31 6 Guide course unit
CA1050Accounting and Corporate Finance by Sector31 5 Guide course unit
CA1020Advanced Financial Accounting31 6 Guide course unit
UGE1037Strategic Management Accounting31 5 Guide course unit
CA1022Appraisal and Scheduling of Investment Projects32 8 Guide course unit
UGE1036Accounting and Corporate Law32 5 Guide course unit
CA1038Internship or Final Project32 17

CodeOptional unitsYearSemesterECTS Unit Guide
INF1070(Option I) - Principles of Computer Science  5 Guide course unit
 (Option I) - Foreign Languages I  5 Guide course unit
 (Option II) - Foreign Languages II  5 Guide course unit
INF1158(Option II) Information Technology  5 Guide course unit

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