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Portuguese, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #18 (WUR) Toronto, Canada
The Portuguese program of University of Toronto studies the sixth most widely used language in the world. It is spoken by more than two hundred and sixty million people on four continents inhabited by the Lusophone population: Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.
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Overview

The Portuguese program of University of Toronto offers an integrated curriculum, combining courses in language, linguistics, literature, and culture. Courses in the studies of the Lusophone world provide a diverse, flexible and detailed examination of the Portuguese language and its cultures. The skills and knowledge developed in these courses lay the groundwork for careers in teaching, journalism, translation, publishing, and foreign services, as well as for research in a variety of fields. In the Canadian job market, command of the Portuguese language is a definite advantage. Toronto has one of the largest Portuguese speaking diasporas, and Canada has been establishing strong cultural, political and business ties with Brazil.

What can I do with a degree in Portuguese?

  • Education
  • Marketing, Editing, Copywriting
  • Journalism, Media
  • Library and Information Sciences
  • Public Relations
  • Research
  • Foreign Services/Foreign Affairs Specialist
  • International development
  • Political Aid
  • National and international law

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Portuguese for Beginners
  • Portuguese for Spanish Speakers
  • Academic Portuguese
  • Intermediate Portuguese
  • Portuguese Pronunciation
  • Advanced Portuguese

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • All applicants are required to present a senior level/Grade 12 English course for admission consideration
  • An International Baccalaureate Diploma, including English HL or SL is required for admission
  • English is the language of instruction and examination at U of T, and success in our degree programs requires a high level of English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    53290 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53290 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6100 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6100 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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