Study Plan of Bachelor of Arts in Portuguese Studies

Last updated:06 Dec 2018


Study Plan

From the UM academic calendar at https://reg.umac.mo/download/um-academic-calendar/8ps-fah.pdf or for download HERE

Year I

Course* TypeWeekly Lecture HoursCredits
1st Academic Year
1st Semester
Oral Comprehension and Production Skills ICM66
Written Comprehension and Production Skills ICM66
Language and Skills: Portuguese Language and Culture I1CM33
Languages & Skills – Interactive English I or Free ElectiveCM or FE6 / 33
Community & Peer EducationCM3
2nd Semester
Oral Comprehension and Production Skills IICM66
Written Comprehension and Production Skills IICM66
Portuguese Language and Culture IICM33
Languages & Skills – Interactive English II or Free ElectiveCM or FE6 / 33
Total39

 

Year II

Course* TypeWeekly Lecture HoursCredits
2nd Academic Year
1st Semester
Oral Comprehension and Production Skills IIICM66
Written Comprehension and Production Skills IIICM66
Languages & Skills – Academic English or Free ElectiveCM or FE33
1 Free ElectiveFE33
2nd Semester
Oral Comprehension and Production Skills IVCM66
Written Comprehension and Production Skills IVCM66
Languages & Skills – Information Technology Fundamentals and Practices or Free ElectiveCM or FE33
1 Free ElectiveFE33
Total36

 

Year III**

Course* TypeWeekly Lecture HoursCredits
3rd Academic Year (Exchange/Study Abroad)
1st Semester
Practical Writing for Professional Purposes ICM33
Advanced Comprehension and Production Skills ICM33
1 Required ElectiveRE33
1 Free ElectiveFE33
Global AwarenessGE33
2nd Semester
Advanced Comprehension and Production Skills IICM33
Practical Writing for Professional Purposes IICM33
1 Required ElectiveRE33
1 Free ElectiveFE33
Literature & HumanitiesGE33
Total30

 

Year IV

Course* TypeWeekly Lecture HoursCredits
4th Academic Year
1st Semester
Research and Report Writing FundamentalsCM33
1 Required ElectiveRE33
Science and Technology: Quantitative Reasoning for Social SciencesGE33
Society & BehaviourGE33
Literature & Humanities: Chinese Language and CultureGE33
2nd Semester
*** Final Project: Short ThesisCM33
1 Required ElectiveRE33
Society and Behaviour: Ethics, Values, Law and SocietyGE33
Global Awareness: Macao and Greater ChinaGE33
Science and TechnologyGE33
Total30
Grand Total135

 

* Compulsory Major course (CM), General Education course (GE), Required Elective (RE) and Free Elective (FE)

** Students will follow this study plan if they do not go Exchange/Study Abroad. For students who go to Exchange/Study Abroad, they will be required to enroll similar courses in exchange university

*** Research course

  1. Students majoring in Portuguese Studies are required to complete the course, Portuguese Language and Culture I, to fulfill the Chinese/Portuguese language requirement in Languages and Skills.

 

List of Required Elective Courses

Course CodeCourse* TypeWeekly Lecture HoursCredits
PTSB313Translation I (Portuguese – Chinese)RE33
PTSB314Introduction to Portuguese linguisticsRE33
PTSB315Introduction to the study of the literature of the Portuguese-speaking world IRE33
PTSB316Modern and contemporary history of the Portuguese-speaking nations IRE33
PTSB317Special topic IRE33
PTSB318Special topic IIRE33
PTSB323Translation II (Chinese-Portuguese)RE33
PTSB324Portuguese linguistics: grammarRE33
PTSB325Introduction to the study of the literature of the Portuguese-speaking world IIRE33
PTSB326Modern and contemporary history of the Portuguese-speaking nations IIRE33
PTSB327Special topic IIIRE33
PTSB328Special topic IVRE33
PTSB413Advanced translation I (Portuguese – Chinese)RE33
PTSB414Interpreting I (Portuguese – Chinese)RE33
PTSB415Teaching Portuguese as a foreign language IRE33
PTSB416Contemporary society and institutions of the Portuguese-speaking nations IRE33
PTSB417Special topic VRE33
PTSB418Special topic VIRE33
PTSB423Advanced translation II (Chinese-Portuguese)RE33
PTSB424Interpreting II (Chinese-Portuguese)RE33
PTSB425Teaching Portuguese as a foreign language IIRE33
PTSB426Contemporary society and institutions of the Portuguese-speaking nations IIRE33
PTSB427Special topic VIIRE33
PTSB428Special topic VIIIRE33
PTSB429Portuguese language dramaRE33