Business Statistics

Business Statistics

Course Type:
Master’s Programme

Programme Introduction

The master program in Computational Statistics and Applications provides skills related to the collection, manipulationand (computational) analysis of data, which are increasingly important for the success of any organization in the current, increasingly competitive, global market. It is also a global training program due to the diversity of the applied statistical methodologies, but also due to the acquired transversal skills such as computing, critical analysis and presentation of results. It promotes lifelong learning through the widespread application of methodologies that encourage autonomous study, namely through the implementation of applied projects. It also promotes research, dissemination and transfer of knowledge and regional and national development through the realization of projects, dissertations and internships. The master program provides skills that allow integration into the labor market, as well as the specialization of professionals that are already integrated in the labor market, thus increasingthe region’s business dynamics.

Programme Coordinator

Miguel Martins Felgueiras






B-learning, Evening


4 Semesters


General and International student contingent: 25


DGES certification

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Statistics plays an increasingly important role in all sectors of daily life and contributes significantly to the success ofcompanies, industries and services. In this context, the study cycle aims to achieve the following objectives:
1) Continue the degrees in Engineering, Management and Marketing taught at Politécnico de Leiria;
2) Continue degrees in Mathematics;
3) Extend the 2nd cycle program offer in the region;
4) Train professionals in statistical knowledge, giving them the ability to solve any problems in a business environment, including industries and services;
5) Develop skills in Statistics for professionals already integrated in the labor market;
6) Develop a link with the business community in the region through internships, projects and dissertations;
7) Develop applied research in the area of Statistics, namely through the realization of projects and dissertations;
8) Promote the transfer of knowledge in the area of Statistics, to companies;
9) Promote lifelong learning in an autonomous way.

Study Plan


Entry Requirements

May apply for access to the course of study leading to a master degree:
1) Holders of an undergraduate degree or a legal equivalent in Engineering, Management, Mathematics or related fields.
2) Holders of a foreign higher education diploma, granted after a first cycle of studies, under the principles of the Bologna Process, by a State which has subscribed to this Process. The diploma should be in Engineering, Management,Mathematics or related fields.
3) Holders of a foreign higher education diploma that is recognized as meeting the objectives of an undergraduate degreeby the Technical-Scientific Council of ESTG.
4) Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum, recognized as adequate to attend the study cycle by theTechnical-Scientific Council of ESTG.


Number of years of accreditation: 
Publication Date:
Acreditação A3ES (updating)

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Application Fee


Enrolment Fee

General contingent: 50€
International student contingent: 500€

Tuition Fee

General contingent: 1140€
International student contingent: 3000€

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