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Portuguese Language and Portuguese Speaking Countries


Qualification awarded (in original language)
Branch: Portuguese as a Foreign Language
"Licenciatura em Relações Lusófonas e Língua Portuguesa". Title of "Licenciado".

Branch: Portuguese as Mother Tongue
"Licenciatura em Relações Lusófonas e Língua Portuguesa". Title of "Licenciado".

Level of qualification
1st Cycle of Studies. EQF level 6. ISCED 2011 level 6.

Admission requirements
Students may candidate, through the national concourse, who have the 12.o year or equivalent, with at least 95 points, in a scale of 0-200, in one of the following ingress national exams:

- 04 Economy;

- 11 History;
- 18 Portuguese;

- 09 Geography.

Students may also candidate by special concourses:

- students from high school (or equivalent) from other countries, by means of the International Student Statute; - students from foreign Higher education teaching institutions;

- students from the Portuguese teaching system by reingress, change of course or transference;

- those who have a medium or superior course;

- those who have a technological specialization course;

- those who have a professional technical course;
- those who are elder than 23 years who have realized an extraordinary exam to the assessment to the Higher Education Institutions.
The access requirements for the 1st cycle of studies of Higher Education appear in the description of the Portuguese Higher Education System, provided by NARIC (http://www.dges.mctes.pt/DGES/pt/Reconhecimento/NARICENIC/) and presented in section 8 of the Diploma Supplement.





Recognition of prior learning
Prior learning must be recognized and credited. The prior learning concept comprises all the previous learning/training undertaken in other higher education study cycles in national or international institutions (crediting of certified training), as well as previous professional experience and any post-secondary school training or education. As such, the IPB promotes the crediting of the student’s prior learning when arriving at the institution.
Aiming at a quick and full integration of the student in his/her new education programme, the recognition procedures must be submitted when enrolling at the IPB.
For further enquiries on crediting and recognizing prior learning and training at the IPB (calendars, procedures and assessment criteria), please go to the Applicant Portal at www.ipb.pt/portaldocandidato.

Qualification requirements and regulations
Branch: Portuguese as a Foreign Language
180 ECTS Credits. 6 Semesters (3 years). 20 Weeks of study, per semester, full-time (40 per year). 40 total Hours per week. 1620 total Hours per year. 180 ECTS Credits (30 per semester); 1 credit corresponds to 27 hours. Variable number of Contact (teaching) Hours, depending on the established schedule for each Course Unit. A period of on-the-job training with 30 ECTS Credits is included; this training is to be accomplished in a public or private institution with which ESEB has signed a cooperation agreement.
Holders of this diploma are entitled to apply to the career of high staff in central and local public administration, as well as in private enterprises and institutions or to undertake their own independent qualified activity in Portuguese Speaking Countries.

Branch: Portuguese as Mother Tongue
180 ECTS Credits. 6 Semesters (3 years). 20 Weeks of study, per semester, full-time (40 per year). 40 total Hours per week. 1620 total Hours per year. 180 ECTS Credits (30 per semester); 1 credit corresponds to 27 hours. Variable number of Contact (teaching) Hours, depending on the established schedule for each Course Unit. A period of on-the-job training with 30 ECTS Credits is included; this training is to be accomplished in a public or private institution with which ESEB has signed a cooperation agreement.
Holders of this diploma are entitled to apply to the career of high staff in central and local public administration, as well as in private enterprises and institutions or to undertake their own independent qualified activity in Portuguese Speaking Countries.


Profile of the programme
Branch: Portuguese as a Foreign Language
The profile of the programme comprises the development of the technical-scientific knowledge and professional skills in the study areas of Portuguese Language and Culture, Social Sciences, Law, Management and Foreign Languages. Portuguese as Foreign Language.

Branch: Portuguese as Mother Tongue
The profile of the programme comprises the development of the technical-scientific knowledge and professional skills in the study areas of Portuguese Language and Culture, Social Sciences, Law, Management and Foreign Languages. Portuguese as Mother Language.


Key learning outcomes
Branch: Portuguese as a Foreign Language
The bachelor’s degree in Portuguese Language and Portuguese Speaking Countries is awarded to those students that demonstrate, in this field, the ability to:
a) develop and enhance the acquired knowledge;
b) apply acquired knowledge and understanding capacity in order to clearly demonstrate a professional approach to the work carried out;
c) solve problems based upon their own arguments;
d) collate, select, and interpret relevant information which will enable them to consolidate the solutions they present and the opinions they put forward, including the analysis of relevant social, scientific and ethical aspects;
e) communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions, both to experts and non-experts;
f) develop competences that will enable them to benefit from lifelong learning with a high degree of autonomy.

To complete the qualification, the student is required to pass all compulsory course units of the study plan.

Branch: Portuguese as Mother Tongue
The bachelor’s degree in Portuguese Language and Portuguese Speaking Countries is awarded to those students that demonstrate, in this field, the ability to:
a) develop and enhance the acquired knowledge;
b) apply acquired knowledge and understanding capacity in order to clearly demonstrate a professional approach to the work carried out;
c) solve problems based upon their own arguments;
d) collate, select, and interpret relevant information which will enable them to consolidate the solutions they present and the opinions they put forward, including the analysis of relevant social, scientific and ethical aspects;
e) communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions, both to experts and non-experts;
f) develop competences that will enable them to benefit from lifelong learning with a high degree of autonomy.

To complete the qualification, the student is required to pass all compulsory course units of the study plan.

Occupational profiles of graduates
The degree of "licenciado" (bachelor) in Portuguese Language and Portuguese Speaking Countries belongs to the education and training area of Business Sciences and Law. Graduates are qualified to develop a professional activity within the profile of the programme.
- National and international organizations that promote and spread of Portuguese Language and Lusophone cultures;
- Organizations of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries;
- Cultural Centers;
- Freelance in countries of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries.

Access to further studies
The bachelor’s degree in Portuguese Language and Portuguese Speaking Countries allows to proceed to post-graduate studies, according to the diagram of the Portuguese Higher Education System, provided by NARIC (http://www.dges.mctes.pt/DGES/pt/Reconhecimento/NARICENIC/) and presented in section 8 of the Diploma Supplement.

Graduation requirements
Graduation is obtained after completion of the total ECTS credits foreseen in the study plan.

Examination regulations, assessment and grading
Examination and assessment are regulated by the IPB general regulation, available in www.ipb.pt/sa, and by the Attendance and Assessment Regulations of the School, available in www.ese.ipb.pt.
Consult this Guide under the option “The ECTS at the IPB” for information on the grading and qualification system.

Mode of study
Full-time.

Programme director
Alexandra Filipa Soares Rodrigues (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)


Branch: Portuguese as a Foreign Language

Scientific areas of the study plan
Scientific AreaAcronymECTS Credits
CompulsoryOptional
Environmental Sciences/SociologyES/Soc0.05.0
Foreign LanguagesFL5.05.0
HistoryHist5.00.0
Management and AdministrationMA5.05.0
Political Science and CitizenshipPSC10.00.0
Portuguese as Foreign LanguagePFL135.00.0
PsychologyPsy5.00.0
Total 165.015.0

Course structure
YearSemTypeCodeCourse UnitScientific
Area
ECTS
Credits
11 Semestral  9992-543-1101-00-19 Composition IPFL10.0
11 Semestral  9992-543-1102-00-19 Conversation IPFL10.0
11 Semestral  9992-543-1103-00-19 Portuguese Language IPFL10.0
12 Semestral  9992-543-1201-00-19 Composition IIPFL10.0
12 Semestral  9992-543-1202-00-19 Conversation IIPFL10.0
12 Semestral  9992-543-1203-00-19 Portuguese Language IIPFL10.0
21 Semestral  9992-543-2101-00-18 Geopolitical LusophonePSC5.0
21 Semestral  9992-543-2102-00-19 Economic and Social History of Lusophone CountriesHist5.0
21 Semestral  9992-543-2103-04-19 Foreign Language 1-Inglês Técnico IFL5.0
21 Semestral  9992-543-2103-02-19 Foreign Language 1-Chinês IFL5.0
21 Semestral  9992-543-2103-01-19 Foreign Language 1-Alemão IFL5.0
21 Semestral  9992-543-2103-05-19 Foreign Language 1-Francês IFL5.0
21 Semestral  9992-543-2103-03-19 Foreign Language 1-Inglês IFL5.0
21 Semestral  9992-543-2104-00-19 Portuguese Language IIIPFL10.0
21 Semestral  9992-543-2105-00-19 Multicultural PsychologyPsy5.0
21 Semestral  9992-543-2106-02-20 ----Chinês IFL5.0
21 Semestral  9992-543-2106-03-20 ----Inglês IFL5.0
21 Semestral  9992-543-2106-01-20 ----Alemão IFL5.0
21 Semestral  9992-543-2106-04-20 ----Inglês Técnico IFL5.0
22 Semestral  9992-543-2201-00-19 Cooperation and Development in Lusophone CountriesPSC5.0
22 Semestral  9992-543-2202-00-19 Implementation of Business in Lusophone CountriesMA5.0
22 Semestral  9992-543-2203-05-19 Foreign Language 2-Francês IIFL5.0
22 Semestral  9992-543-2203-02-19 Foreign Language 2-Chinês IIFL5.0
22 Semestral  9992-543-2203-03-19 Foreign Language 2-Inglês IIFL5.0
22 Semestral  9992-543-2203-04-19 Foreign Language 2-Inglês Técnico IIFL5.0
22 Semestral  9992-543-2203-01-19 Foreign Language 2-Alemão IIFL5.0
22 Semestral  9992-543-2204-00-19 Portuguese Language IVPFL10.0
22 Semestral  9992-543-2205-01-19 Option 1-EmpreendedorismoMA5.0
22 Semestral  9992-543-2205-02-18 Option 1-Gestão de Recursos HumanosMA5.0
22 Semestral  9992-543-2206-02-20 ----Chinês IIFL5.0
22 Semestral  9992-543-2206-01-20 ----Alemão IIFL5.0
22 Semestral  9992-543-2206-04-20 ----Inglês Técnico IIFL5.0
22 Semestral  9992-543-2206-03-20 ----Inglês IIFL5.0
31 Semestral  9992-543-3101-00-19 Cultura and Discourse in LusophonePFL5.0
31 Semestral  9992-543-3102-02-19 Option 2-Ecologia e SociedadeES/Soc5.0
31 Semestral  9992-543-3102-01-19 Option 2-Desenvolvimento Económico e SocialES/Soc5.0
31 Semestral  9992-543-3103-00-19 SeminarPFL6.0
31 Semestral  9992-543-3104-00-19 Techniques of Written ExpressionPFL7.0
31 Semestral  9992-543-3105-00-19 Techniques of Oral ExpressionPFL7.0
32 Semestral  9992-543-3201-00-19 Project Work/InternshipPFL30.0



Branch: Portuguese as Mother Tongue

Scientific areas of the study plan
Scientific AreaAcronymECTS Credits
CompulsoryOptional
ArtsArt7.00.0
Educational SciencesES7.00.0
Environmental Sciences/SociologyES/Soc0.05.0
Foreign LanguagesFL5.05.0
HistoryHist5.00.0
Management and AdministrationMA5.05.0
Political Science and CitizenshipPSC10.00.0
Portuguese as Mother LanguagePML121.00.0
PsychologyPsy5.00.0
Total 165.015.0

Course structure
YearSemTypeCodeCourse UnitScientific
Area
ECTS
Credits
11 Semestral  9992-544-1101-00-19 Art in Lusophone CountriesArt7.0
11 Semestral  9992-544-1102-00-19 Lusophone Literatures and Cultures IPML10.0
11 Semestral  9992-544-1103-00-19 Practice Conversation and Composition IPML7.0
11 Semestral  9992-544-1104-00-19 Varieties of Portuguese WorldwidePML6.0
12 Semestral  9992-544-1201-00-19 Intercultural EducationES7.0
12 Semestral  9992-544-1202-00-19 Lusophone Literatures and Cultures IIPML10.0
12 Semestral  9992-544-1203-00-19 Technical PortuguesePML6.0
12 Semestral  9992-544-1204-00-19 Practice Conversation and Composition IIPML7.0
21 Semestral  9992-544-2101-00-19 Geopolitics of Lusophone CountriesPSC5.0
21 Semestral  9992-544-2102-00-19 Economic and Social History of Lusophone CountriesHist5.0
21 Semestral  9992-544-2103-04-19 Foreign Language 1-Inglês Técnico IFL5.0
21 Semestral  9992-544-2103-03-19 Foreign Language 1-Inglês IFL5.0
21 Semestral  9992-544-2103-01-19 Foreign Language 1-Alemão IFL5.0
21 Semestral  9992-544-2103-05-19 Foreign Language 1-Francês IFL5.0
21 Semestral  9992-544-2103-02-19 Foreign Language 1-Chinês IFL5.0
21 Semestral  9992-544-2104-00-19 Multicultural PsychologyPsy5.0
21 Semestral  9992-544-2105-00-19 Texts of Lusophone RelationshipsPML10.0
22 Semestral  9992-544-2201-00-19 Cooperation and Development in Lusophone CountriesPSC5.0
22 Semestral  9992-544-2202-00-19 Implementation of Business in Lusophone CountriesMA5.0
22 Semestral  9992-544-2203-04-19 Foreign Language 2-Inglês Técnico IIFL5.0
22 Semestral  9992-544-2203-02-19 Foreign Language 2-Chinês IIFL5.0
22 Semestral  9992-544-2203-03-19 Foreign Language 2-Inglês IIFL5.0
22 Semestral  9992-544-2203-05-20 Foreign Language 2-Francês IIFL5.0
22 Semestral  9992-544-2203-01-19 Foreign Language 2-Alemão IIFL5.0
22 Semestral  9992-544-2204-01-19 Option 1-EmpreendedorismoMA5.0
22 Semestral  9992-544-2204-02-19 Option 1-Gestão de Recursos HumanosMA5.0
22 Semestral  9992-544-2205-00-19 SemioticsPML10.0
31 Semestral  9992-544-3101-00-19 Cultura and Discourse in LusophonePML5.0
31 Semestral  9992-544-3102-01-19 Option 2-Desenvolvimento Económico SocialES/Soc5.0
31 Semestral  9992-544-3102-02-19 Option 2-Ecologia e SociedadeES/Soc5.0
31 Semestral  9992-544-3103-00-19 SeminarPML6.0
31 Semestral  9992-544-3104-00-19 Techniques of Written ExpressionPML7.0
31 Semestral  9992-544-3105-00-19 Techniques of Oral ExpressionPML7.0
32 Semestral  9992-544-3201-00-19 Project Work/InternshipPML30.0


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