An international, full-time and one-year flexible programme which promotes career development in Porto (Portugal), one of Europe's fast Tech Growing Hub.

Explore a new world and a new you

The Magellan MBA is a tailored journey since day one perfectly paced to provide you with the best amount of hard and soft skills, enlightenment and experiences which will enable you to expand the borders of your career, worldwide.

A one-year, intensive, international MBA programme, jointly accredited by AMBA – Association of MBAs and EFMD – European Foundation for Management Development (EPAS) in one of the best European Business Schools – Porto Business School.

A programme which is the result of 30 years of experience, that benefits from the power of small classes, allowing personal attention guidance and training, boosted by the fact that many professors have doctoral degrees from top universities in Europe and United States or are executives.

Programme benefits

Porto Business School has the potential and the credits to make you achieve your goals, no matter how ambitious.

World Class Faculty

  • Resident faculty
  • Flying faculty (from other renowned business schools)
  • Practitioners with a proven track record

Strong entrepreneurial approach

Through your journey in The Magellan MBA programme, you will be fitted out to become a true explorer and create your own path.

  • Lean Launchpad programme: hands-on learning on starting an innovation-driven company
  • HiTec programme, which runs as an elective course and allows participants to team up with TECH researchers to test and build up a business plan for pacing a technology into market

International exposure

The Magellan MBA programme includes:

  • One international week (included in the fee) in an Ivy League Business School, in the USA
  • International business exposure through final consultancy projects in multinational companies based in Portugal or Germany, such as Bosch or Continental.

Porto Business School has established a partnership with Boyden, a well-reputed executive search company, which allows participants to benefit from a personalised career counselling and coaching service, provided by executive search specialists.

Networking initiatives

  • MBA Mentoring programme
  • In the spotlight with
  • Company visits
  • Managers in class
  • Luncheons with CEOs
  • Talks with Alumni

Your application

If you have

  • A degree (or equivalent) from an accredited university;
  • A minimum of three years of working experience in any field;
  • The ambition to accelerate your career in management by learning to excel in team management, leadership with a broader and strategic view of business;
  • A global perspective of management regarding innovation and creativity as success factors for companies in an international environment.

You are the right fit for this programme. Jump on board

Admission Process

Application deadlines:

  • Until the 6th of May | 22.500€
  • Until the 15th of July | 25.000€


The Magellan MBA offers a limited number of scholarships, up to 50% of programme's fee, based on GMAT score, academic and professional background and candidate's performance in the interview.

Program taught in:
  • English
Last updated June 4, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
1 year
25,000 EUR
Merit-based scholarships available. Contact us for more information.
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