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Portuguese, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New York City, NY, United States
As a Portuguese language major you will follow a track of courses designed to develop your Portuguese language proficiency and cultural understanding. These courses will focus on language, culture and life in the Lusophone World. You may also have the opportunity for academic travel to Portuguese-speaking areas such as Brazil, Portugal, Mozambique, and Cape Verde among others.

Overview

What Can I Expect from studying Portuguese at West Point?

 

As a Portuguese language major, you will follow a track of courses designed to develop your Portuguese language proficiency and cultural understanding. These courses will focus on language, culture and life in the Lusophone World. You may also have the opportunity for academic travel to Portuguese-speaking areas such as Brazil, Portugal, Mozambique, and Cape Verde among others.

Portuguese courses will focus on language, culture and life in the Lusophone World. You may also have the opportunity for academic travel to Portuguese-speaking areas such as Brazil, Portugal, Mozambique, Cape Verde, and Macau among others.

 

Interact with Portuguese at West Point!

 

Maximize your Portuguese experience by taking part in weekly club activities offering the opportunity to discuss current events and culture with native Portuguese speakers, exchange students, and Portuguese speaking civilians in a casual atmosphere. Participate in trips to churrascaria, Brown University, and other  cultural trips during the semester - see your DFL Portuguese team for more info!​

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Intensive Intermediate Portuguese
  • Portuguese Rdg/wrtg Through Media
  • Military Speaking/rdg In Portuguese
  • Civ Of The Portuguese-speaking World I
  • Civ Of The Portuguese-speaking World I
  • Short Story In Portuguese
  • Literature Of The Portuguese-speaking W
  • Language And Culture Cap Seminar
  • Modern Latin America
  • Geography Of Global Cultures
  • Geography Of Latin America
  • Comparative Politics
  • Pol & Gov Of Latin America

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Apply Online
  • Contact Your Field Force Representative
  • Attend the Summer Leaders Experience
  • Apply For A Nomination
  • Complete Tests
  • Transcripts
  • School official evaluation
  • Candidate statement
  • Candidate Fitness Assessment
  • Medical Exam
  • Nominations

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • 100% Fully Funded Education.

Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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