Bachelor

Faculty of Humanities


Overview

This programme is designed to enable students to achieve a high level of proficiency in Portuguese together with the ability to translate general texts.

Description

From the outset, the programme will develop student’s communication skills in spoken and written Portuguese, closely supported by our faculty of native speakers of Portuguese, Cantonese, and Putonghua. At the third year level, students are encouraged to spend one semester at a university in the Portuguese-speaking world. The programme aims to contribute to the formation of qualified bilingual talents addressing the need for Portuguese-Chinese bilingual professionals for employment in public and private organisations in Macao, China and in the eight countries where Portuguese is an official language.

Recommended Prior Knowledge

Proficiency of Cantonese at C1 level. No prior knowledge of Portuguese is required.

Course Duration
4 years full-time (day) programme

Teaching Medium
English / Portuguese / Chinese

Total number of credits for graduation
148

Campus
Ilha Verde Campus

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

Calendar
September to May

Weekly schedule
Approximately 20 hours each week
Mondays to Fridays 09:00 to 18:30


Key Features

• 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
• Learning is enhanced by the use of diversified materials, modern technologies and current methodologies in foreign and second language pedagogy


Typical Career Options

  • Translator/Interpreter
  • Civil servant
  • Academia (teacher or researcher)

Study plan & description of modules

Students must complete all the following modules

Please click on any specific module to see its description.


Modules

Year 1
CHN101
3.00 credits
CHN102
2.00 credits
CHN103
3.00 credits
CHN104
2.00 credits
LCO102
2.00 credits
LPC101
3.00 credits
LPC102
3.00 credits
LPC104
3.00 credits
LPC107
2.00 credits
LPC108
3.00 credits
ENG101
3.00 credits
ENG102
2.00 credits
ENG103
3.00 credits
ENG104
2.00 credits
Year 2
CHN105
3.00 credits
CHN106
2.00 credits
CHN107
3.00 credits
CHN108
2.00 credits
LCO103
2.00 credits
LPC202
3.00 credits
LPC204
3.00 credits
LPC205
3.00 credits
LPC207
3.00 credits
LPC209
2.00 credits
LPC210
2.00 credits
Year 3
LCO106
2.00 credits
LPC304
2.00 credits
LPC306
2.00 credits
LPC311
2.00 credits
Year 4
LCO108
2.00 credits
LPC401
3.00 credits
LPC406
2.00 credits
LPC411
8.00 credits