Bachelor of Arts in Portuguese Language


The Bachelor of Arts Programme in Portuguese Language aims to create professional talent in Portuguese as a Foreign Language. In addition to a systematic introduction to the Lusophone world, this course emphasizes the development of students’ humanistic quality and ability to apply their theoretical knowledge into practical work. Students may choose the specialism of Teaching or Portuguese Language and Culture. The programme is designed to cultivate Portuguese teachers, who will be recognised by the Macao Education and Youth Bureau of the Macao SAR Government. The goals will be reached by several means, namely adoption of diverse teaching methodology (including interactive discussion), internship and one year of study in a Lusophone country. The ultimate aim is to enable graduates to demonstrate competency in Portuguese Language, Culture and Literature of Portuguese-Speaking Countries, so that they can teach in schools. This programme is greatly supported by some of the most reputable universities in Portugal.


4 years

Credit requirements

152 credits

Teaching Language




Career Prospects

The programme is recognised by the Macao Education and Youth Bureau of the Macao SAR Government. Graduates can be qualified as teachers of Portuguese as a foreign language in Macao. They may seek positions as reviewers and develop advisory, administrative management, educational programme and culture promotion. They may also work in media companies, international organizations, cooperation agencies, consulates, embassies, industrial and commercial companies or other services that have relationships between the PRC and the Portuguese-speaking countries.