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Bachelor of Arts in Chinese-Portuguese/Portuguese-Chinese Translation and Interpretation
(For Students from Chinese/English Education Systems)

International Recognition

This programme is positively reviewed by A3ES (Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education, Portugal).


The programme aims to prepare students to be translators and interpreters with good professional skills. Graduates must have a good level of Portuguese language, a strong command of Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), a solid grasp of English and be able to perform duties in translation and interpreting in Chinese/Portuguese and vice versa, in research fields, in teaching, as well as to perform administrative tasks.


4 years

Credit Requirements

166 credits

Teaching Language

Chinese and Portuguese


Day / evening

Exchange Opportunity

One-year exchange study to Portugal is available.*

* Transportation and related living expenses during the exchange in Portugal are to be borne by the student. Students enrolled in the programme from the 2022/2023 academic year should pay the accommodation fees of the exchange period. Accommodation will be arranged by the host institution in Portugal. The accommodation fee is charged according to the standard rate of a non-single room corresponding to the academic year of the Macao Polytechnic University, which is subject to adjustments made by MPU.

Career Prospects

The graduates will have the opportunities to undertake Master's programmes in related fields within Macao or Portugal, will be able to sit for translation posts in the Macao SAR government or engage in Chinese-Portuguese translation work in Chinese or foreign enterprises. They may also be employed as Portuguese Language teachers.

Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (IPL)


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