Overview
This degree in Languages, Literatures and Cultures aims to promote and strengthen the acquisition of knowledge and skills, which will enable both  furthering  studies and entering the job market.

Objectives

  • To provide an acquisition of knowledge and skills in languages, linguistics, literatures and cultures, resulting in a  high communicative competence and a higher comprehension of literary and cultural values
  • To develop "students" interest and aptitude for languages, literatures and cultures, in order to encourage them to the deepen their knowledge and skills, through postgraduate studies
  • To meet the training needs of teacher trainees for middle and High school Education by connecting their knowledge acquired in this degree with their knowledge in a Master's programme in education. The combination of the two will grant students teaching qualifications

This degree offers five optional areas for majors. Students choose one on registering: 

  • Portuguese and Lusophone Studies
  • Portuguese and Spanish
  • Portuguese and French
  • English and Spanish
  • English and French
The applications for public higher education are made annually through national call and special contests.
 
Career Opportunities
  • Teaching in Middle and High Schools (after completion of a Master's programme)
  • Lecturing Portuguese in a foreign Universities (after completion of a Master's programme)
  • Cultural services in Municipalities, Embassies, Foundations and others institutions related to the cultural industry
  • Journalism. Translating, interpreting, revising and editing
  • Cultural events
  • Cultural programming
  • Public administration
  • Research