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Portuguese, MA

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #77 (QS) Glasgow, United Kingdom
The Portuguese programme from University of Glasgow embraces the study of the languages, literatures and cultures of Brazil, Portugal and the wider Portuguese-speaking world.
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Overview

Portuguese at Glasgow offers a varied programme, in which you will work in small groups with native speakers from Portugal and Brazil. The Portuguese programme from University of Glasgow has long-established links with the Instituto Camões. You will have full access to our Language Resources Centre, which offers excellent audiovisual, digital and printed materials.

Career

Graduates with qualifications in modern languages and cultures have gone on to pursue rewarding careers in business and commerce, marketing, media, teaching, translating and interpreting, and the Civil Service.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course Overview:

  • Portuguese is taught from beginner’s level. You will develop speaking, writing and reading skills, as well as an understanding of Portuguese grammar. This is an intensive language course and has been designed to help you communicate confidently in Portuguese.
  • In year 2 you will extend your linguistic skills and build your knowledge of the culture of the Portuguese-speaking (Lusophone) world. You will study a range of topics from both Brazil and Portugal, including cinema, literature, music and other aspects of Lusophone culture.
  • If you progress to Honours you will spend your third year abroad in Portugal, Brazil or another Lusophone country, either as an exchange student via one of our established channels or by undertaking an approved work placement.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

A-LEVELS

  • Standard entry requirements: AAB guaranteed offer if additional requirements met.
  • Minimum entry requirements: BBB considered for offer if meet additional requirements met.
  • Additional requirements: Applicants who wish to study a joint programme that includes Mathematics, Statistics or Computing Science must also meet BSc requirements for those programmes. 

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE

  • Standard academic entry requirements: 36 points including three HL subjects at 6,6,5 guaranteed offer if additional requirements met.
  • Minimum academic entry requirements: 32 points including three HL subjects at 6,5,5 considered for offer if meet additional requirements met.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18370 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18370 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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England, Wales and Northern Ireland: £27,750 per total

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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