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Human Resources Management

Ano Letivo: 2016/17
It integrates the new generation of managers: a way through people.


IPT's mission is: to expand access to knowledge for the benefit of people and society, through research, teaching and cooperation, in a global training project for the individual. This Master's Degree also assumes the mission of professionalizing Master's degrees in the area of Human Resources Management, in order to ensure the acquisition of a highly qualified specialization. The MSc makes all sense as a formative continuation of the Degree in Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior. Degree with strong demand having, at the level of example, exhausted all the vacancies predicted in the last two academic years. Thus, IPT is prepared so that the students can deepen their knowledge in new markets and enrich their network of national and international contacts that currently holds a high intangible value.


ECTS: 120
Location: Tomar.


Organizations are dynamic and changeable in nature. In a recent past, there have been intense changes in organizations, and consequently, more challenges have increased for managers. The intangible and human factors play a crucial and significant role. With all these changes, human resources management, have more than the traditional responsibilities. With this, managers are faced with the need to develop specific and advanced competencies and skills.

These can only be acquired and developed with specialized programs, based on a constant knowledge actualization.

These assumptions are the basis of this master’s program. This study programme aims to provide students with the technical knowledge and operational and strategic skills for proficient performance of duties in the areas of human resource management and people management in organizational environments.

Professional Goals

The professional exits of the graduates with the 2nd cycle in Human Resources Management are diversified and can perform among others the following functions:
- Manager or director of human resources;
- Human resources management technician;
- Advisor of direction / administration;
- Technical / organizational analyst;
- Technical / expert in information systems for the personnel and organizational function;
- Project Analyst;
- Consultant;
- Career development technician;
- Professional training manager;
- Technician / executive search / head hunting / outplacement expert;
- Teacher;
- Investigator.
These professional exits can be in the context of private companies, such as the public sector, in the Central, Regional and Local Administration, in the Departments (departments of service or divisions) of human resources, and in Corporate Public Entities.

Condições de Acesso

Applying to the Master of Human Resource Management all first cycle holders in the area. National academic degree holders or equivalent foreign to the 1st cycle in the areas of management and social sciences in general applications will be considered. According to paragraph d) of article 17 of DecreeLaw 74/2006 of March 24, will also be evaluated other candidates deemed suitable by the selection panel on the basis of curriculum analysis. Operating system: Post Work. Friday: 6pm - 10pm; Saturday: 9am - 1pm and 2pm - 6pm.


Ano Letivo: 2016/17

Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 6419/2017, de 24-07-2017

Plano curricular
Cód. UC Area ECTS Lecturer
Obg. Opt.
1º Semestre
92995 International Human Resource Management Recursos Humanos 6
92993 Organisational Diagnosis and InterventionRecursos Humanos 6
92991 Organizational BehaviourRecursos Humanos 5
92994 Strategic Organisational ManagementGestão 7
92992 Talent Attraction, Development and Retention in OrganisationsRecursos Humanos 6
2º Semestre
92999 Advanced Data Analysis Methods Matemática 6
92996 Career Management and Reward SystemsRecursos Humanos 6
92998 Healthy Workplace ManagementRecursos Humanos 5
929910 Information Systems for Human Resource ManagementTecnologias da Informação e Comunicação 6
92997 Start-up Management ProcessesGestão 7


Plano curricular
Cód. UCArea ECTS Lecturer
Obr. Opt.
929914 Dissertation Recursos Humanos 48
929916 Internship/PlacementRecursos Humanos 48
929915 ProjectRecursos Humanos 48
1º Semestre
929911 Research SeminarRecursos Humanos 8
929912 Thematic Seminars on Human Resources ManagementRecursos Humanos 4

(1) Docente Responsável
(2) Docente que lecciona


In the Middle Tejo region and neighboring regions, there are higher education institutions who teach cycles of similar studies. However IPT has established partnerships with: ISPA University; Institute ISEG, in partnership, has taught in one IPT 2nd cycle of studies, ISCSP School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lisbon, in partnership and sharing of teachers of both institutions, and has taught in IPT the 2nd cycle of studies in Management and Public Policy, The University of Salamanca, with a Masters in Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development.


Course coordinator

Maria Graciete da Purificação Reis Henriques Honrado

Maria Graciete da Purificação Reis Henriques Honrado

Gabinete: B 178 Tomar
t.: 249328100
ext.: 6180
endereço de e-mail

Erasmus coordinator

Paula Alexandra da Cruz Silva Pina de Almeida

Paula Alexandra da Cruz Silva Pina de Almeida

Gabinete: B173
t.: 249328100
ext.: 1124
endereço de e-mail

Administrative Support Staff

Isabel Maria Lopes Pereira

Isabel Maria Lopes Pereira

Gabinete: B 115
t.: 249 328 290
ext.: 3108
endereço de e-mail
Ano Letivo: 2016/17
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