The Languages and Communication degree main objectives are:

  • Allow a better articulation between the theoretical learning in traditional fields of knowledge
  • Facilitate the access to understanding of elements which constitute the contemporary culture and communication
  • Contribute to the training of professionals able to investigate, teach, manage and communicate

With this degree the students will be prepared to:

  • Dominate three languages (Portuguese and two foreign), using as their support solid linguistic and cultural knowledge
  • Dominate the theoretical and practical communicative aspects, associated with the multilingual circulation needs of information in business context, national and international
  • Integrate the languages’ knowledge in a communicative perspective, in different social and professional contexts
  • Create, use and manage linguistic and communicative resources in computerized supports
  • Use that resources in different domains of application in areas of linguistic and communicative service (translation, writing, oral communication, reviewing, editing, etc.)
  • Work in multilingual communication with a critical vision of production and diffusion’s information and knowledge in its region, country and Europe
The applications for public higher education are made annually through national call and special contests.
Career Opportunities

The graduates in Languages and Communication degree are able to work in:

  • Monolingual and multilingual communication services in companies and institutions
  • Information and communication management services
  • Conception and management services of linguistic resources and language industry
  • Conception services of linguistic, communicative, business and institutional politics
  • Traditional linguistic services (translation, consecutive interpretation, wording, review and edition, etc.)
  • Emergent linguistic services (wording and computer-assisted translation review, web edition, etc.)