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Human Resources Management

Ano Letivo: 2018/19
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 undergoing times of disruptive change and intense dynamics that place considerable challenges for its leaders in which human factors are crucial. Today, human resources management is not only about managing traditional activities, it involves a strong focus on organizational diagnostic and intervention and the search for continuous improvement in order to achieve a sustainable HR management that is in line with the organisation’s business strategy. Hands-on technical expertise is required from practitioners that can only be obtained from specialist studies based on lifelong learning. The Master’s Degree in Human Resources aims at providing technical knowledge and operational and strategic skills for a quality performance in human resources management related areas as well as scientific research skills.

Professional Goals

With this master’s degree students will be equipped to work as:

- HR managers or directors;

- HR technicians;

- Advisers to the Board;

- Technical business analysts;

- Technicians/experts in information systems;

-Project analysts;

- Consultants;

- Career development technicians;

- Vocational training managers;

-Technicians/experts in executive search/head hunting/outplacement;

- Teachers;

- Researchers,

This can take place in private or public businesses/organizations such as central, regional and local administration, HR departments and corporate businesses.

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: 2018/19

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 Graciete Honrado (1)(2)
Sílvio Brito (2)
92993 Organisational Diagnosis and InterventionRecursos Humanos 6 Fernanda Aparício (2)
Sílvio Brito (1)(2)
92991 Organizational BehaviourRecursos Humanos 5 Margarida Oliveira (1)(2)
92994 Strategic Organisational ManagementGestão 7 Gonçalo Brás (1)(2)
92992 Talent Attraction, Development and Retention in OrganisationsRecursos Humanos 6 Ana Junça (1)(2)
2º Semestre
92999 Advanced Data Analysis Methods Matemática 6 Luis Grilo (1)(2)
92996 Career Management and Reward SystemsRecursos Humanos 6 Margarida Oliveira (1)(2)
92998 Healthy Workplace ManagementRecursos Humanos 5 Aquilino Manuel Felizardo Costa (1)(2)
929910 Information Systems for Human Resource ManagementTecnologias da Informação e Comunicação 6 Célio Marques (1)(2)
Vasco Silva (2)
92997 Start-up Management ProcessesGestão 7 Jorge Simões (1)(2)
Sílvio Silva (2)


Plano curricular
Cód. UCArea ECTS Lecturer
Obr. Opt.
929914 Dissertation Recursos Humanos 48 Graciete Honrado (1)
929916 Internship/PlacementRecursos Humanos 48 Graciete Honrado (1)
929915 ProjectRecursos Humanos 48 Graciete Honrado (1)
1º Semestre
929911 Research SeminarRecursos Humanos 8 Ana Junça (1)(2)
929912 Thematic Seminars on Human Resources ManagementRecursos Humanos 4 Sílvio Brito (2)
Graciete Honrado (1)(2)
Fernanda Aparício (2)
Ana Junça (2)

(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

Ana Luísa Junça da Silva

Ana Luísa Junça da Silva

Gabinete: B181
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: 2018/19
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