Birkbeck, University of London
Portuguese and Brazilian Studies
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.
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.
Language modules are assessed via coursework that includes a project and other tasks, as well as oral and written in-class tests. Literature and culture modules are assessed via 2 essays of 2500-3500 words. You also undertake an 8000-word research project that allows you to explore a topic that interests you in depth.
The School of Arts offers a number of bursaries for postgraduate students.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip||Full-time||October 2018||-||1 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||WC1E 7HX||London|
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