Minor in Portuguese Studies

Duration: 2-4 years
Medium of Instruction: English & Portuguese


The Minor is open to all students at the University of Macau. The main objective is to equip these students with a solid base of spoken and written Portuguese as well as to provide them with a better understanding of the various cultures of the Portuguese-speaking countries.


The minor is based on the core courses of the BA in Portuguese Studies. Students will engage with oral and written comprehension and production skills training in Portuguese, as well as Portuguese-speaking countries related cultural knowledge acquisition.

Graduation Requirements

Obtaining the minor in Portuguese Studies will require the completion of 2 compulsory courses (12 credits) and 3-4 elective courses (18 credits).  A total of 30 credits are required to obtain the minor.

Entry Requirements

Please refer to the Registry’s website.

Career Prospects

Our graduates, with multilingual and multicultural competencies, work in diverse fields, especially where Portuguese is required.