Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme develops Portuguese language skills, enabling students to communicate fluently and accurately with native speakers in both informal and professional contexts; it also develops their ability to critically analyse Portuguese and Brazilian language, linguistics and culture, including art, film, history and literature; students learn the latest theoretical approaches to cultural critique and explore a wide range of cultural forms within their social and historical contexts.

Course Modules

Project, Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American studies; option modules: Portuguese 5; scenes of Portuguese history (cultural approaches to modern politics); space, culture and Society in Brazil; the urban experience in Brazil.

Course Additional Entry

A 1st degree in an appropriate subject and language skills in Portuguese equivalent to A'level plus 1 year, or C1 (CEFR), also equivalent to a pass in Portuguese 4.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
Graduate Diploma (Postgraduate)