Portuguese-Chinese Translation

Associate Diploma

Faculty of Humanities


Overview

This programme provides a basic practical training in Portuguese-Chinese translation.

Description

Professionals with the ability to translate between Chinese and Portuguese are in demand in both the public and private sectors in Macao and China. This two-year programme is designed both for beginners in Portuguese and for those who have a basic knowledge of Portuguese. It is aimed especially at students who are already employed and who wish to develop competence in Portuguese-Chinese translation. Students develop their skills in Portuguese and fine-tune their competence in written Chinese while being introduced to translation practice. On completing the two-year programme, students have the option of undertaking a further two years of study to complete the Bachelor of Portuguese-Chinese Translation Studies.

Course Duration
2 years (day/evening) programme

Teaching Medium
English, Chinese, Portuguese

Total Number of Credits for Graduation
74

Campus
Ilha Verde Campus

Programme’s Government Approval (in Chinese and Portuguese only) (Click here)

Calendar
September to May

Weekly Schedule
Mondays to Fridays


Key Features

  • The programme provides a comprehensive basic training in Chinese-Portuguese translation for students with minimal or no initial knowledge of Portuguese
  • It is designed for students who are already employed and who wish to develop competence in Chinese-Portuguese translation
  • It is designed primarily for Macao residents, but is open to students from further afield
  • It is taught by a strong team of native and bilingual speakers of Cantonese, Putonghua and Portuguese

Typical Career Options

  • Translator in private or public sectors
  • Civil servant

Study plan & description of modules

Please click on any specific module to see its description.


Modules

Year 1
ADPC101
6.00 credits
LPC101
3.00 credits
Year 2
ADPC207
3.00 credits
ADPC208
8.00 credits
LPC202
3.00 credits
LPC205
3.00 credits
LPC207
3.00 credits

Last Updated: February 19, 2019 at 11:21 am