Year 1 Subjects
Year 2 Subjects
Year 3 Subjects
Year 4 Subjects

Year 1 Subjects
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
COMP1101 
Information Technology  

This course aims to introduce the students to the basic concepts of computing, informatics and information technology and teach them how to work with computer software (Word, Power Point, Excel), including software in management and international trade, therefore providing them with skills in this area.
3
45 hrs
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ENGL1101 
English I  

This module constitutes an annual course that will be taught in the first year of the degree. They aim at raising the students’ proficiency in the English language to a level equivalent to the Elementary level of the international 9-level scale.
3
45 hrs
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ENGL1102 
English II  

This module constitutes an annual course that will be taught in the first year of the degree. They aim at raising the students’ proficiency in the English language to a level equivalent to the Elementary level of the international 9-level scale.
3
45 hrs
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PORT1121 
Portuguese As Foreign Language I  

This course will transmit a basic knowledge that enables the acquisition of oral and written skills for daily social and professional situations. The student should acquire skills that allow him to express himself orally, to understand, read and write Portuguese and, using simple vocabulary, to understand and write short articles.
15
225 hrs
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PORT1122 
Portuguese As Foreign Language II  

This course will transmit a basic knowledge that enables the acquisition of oral and written skills for daily social and professional situations. The student should acquire skills that allow him to express himself orally, to understand, read and write Portuguese and, using simple vocabulary, to understand and write short articles.
12
180 hrs
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Year 2 Subjects
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
ENGL2101 
English III  

This module will strengthen and build up the skills acquired in the previous phase and further develop the ability for oral and written expression and the expansion of vocabulary. The main objective of these courses is to provide the students with skills related to translation as applied to law, management, economics, marketing and international business.
3
45 hrs
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ENGL2102 
English IV  

This module will strengthen and build up the skills acquired in the previous phase and further develop the ability for oral and written expression and the expansion of vocabulary. The main objective of these courses is to provide the students with skills related to translation as applied to law, management, economics, marketing and international business.
3
45 hrs
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PORT2121 
Portuguese As Applied Foreign Language I  

Strengthen and build up the skills acquired in the previous phase and further develop the ability for oral and written expression and the expansion of vocabulary. Students should also gain knowledge concerning the concepts and basic principles of law, as well as basic concepts of management, economics and international marketing.
15
225 hrs
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PORT2122 
Portuguese As Applied Foreign Language II  

Strengthen and build up the skills acquired in the previous phase and further develop the ability for oral and written expression and the expansion of vocabulary. Students should also gain knowledge concerning the concepts and basic principles of law, as well as basic concepts of management, economics and international marketing.
15
225 hrs
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Year 3 Subjects
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
COMM3111 
Spoken and Written Communication Techniques  

With this course we aim to develop and improve various techniques and skills of efficient communication and cooperative interaction. It assumes an eminently practical component, seeking to answer to a diverse set of practical questions, such as teaching how to write, adapting the text to the transmitted content and its receivers; the practice of reading and interpretation of technical, journalistic, scientific texts, aiming to identify their organization, and highlighting the objective or figurative significance when using words; characterize and exercise different writing techniques; develop searching, organization, synthesis and information management skills; stimulate negotiation/argumentation when defending one’s own ideas and solutions; and planning the best transmission strategies for written information.
3
45 hrs
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ECON3111 
Chinese Economy  

This course will study the history of the Chinese economy and the tools of economic theory from the perspective of diagnosis and context for organizations and economic agents in general. Identification of the possible export and import markets for goods and services will be made, with a corresponding assessment of possibilities for the expansion and diversification of economic markets.
3
45 hrs
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ECON3112 
International Economics  

This course examines contemporary development of capitalism in terms of international economic relations, the international monetary system and its evolution, and the internationalization of capital and multinationals. An analysis of overseas connections will be carried out, particularly in relations to national and international businesses and the institutional fabric in the context of the evolution of economics that is becoming increasingly globalized.
3
45 hrs
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HIST3111 
Brief History of Portugal and The Relation Between China and The Portuguese-Speaking Countries  

This course will help students acquire a basic knowledge of the history of Macao from both Chinese and Portuguese perspectives, including the administrative history of Macao, from its earliest origins to the Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. In doing so the students will also become familiar with the literature of Macao in Chinese, Portuguese and Patuá (Macanese Creole), including main authors and works of reference as well as the culture of Macao and its characteristic interculturality as a unique multi-cultural meeting point between East and West.
3
45 hrs
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HIST3112 
Chinese History and Culture  

With this course, we aim essentially at making an overview of Chinese History from its beginning to the present day, stressing the international contacts made and the international trade established, as well as its culture, with a focus on political, social and philosophical thought. For a better understanding of today’s China will be highlighted the historical period from the Qing Dynasty up to the present time.
3
45 hrs
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HIST3113 
History and Culture of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (CPLP)  

With the History and Culture of Portuguese-Speaking Countries course we intend essentially to outline the History of Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, São Tomé and Príncipe, and East Timor in the period preceding the formation of their nation status and the building of the country up to this date, with a focus on the 20th Century and the first decade of the 21st Century.
3
45 hrs
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LLAW3111 
General Theory of Law and Contract Law in General  

With this course our purpose is for the students to acquire legal knowledge concerning natural and legal persons, movable and immovable assets, legal situations, legal relationships and subjective rights. We also aim to present the basic principles of Civil Law and explain the main legislation of the countries and regions involved in bilateral international trade, the subject of this Degree, emphasizing the enormous importance of a knowledge of Contract law for the development of this sector of economic activity. A comparative study of concepts and legislation will be carried out.
3
45 hrs
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LLAW3112 
Commercial Contracts and Company Law  

This course will enable students to understand Commercial Law as a special branch of Private Law regulates acts of trade as well as those qualified by the Law as such because they are inserted in an organized activity of production or distribution of goods or services for the market, or because they have, in themselves, a productive nature or an intermediation in trade, for profit or other similar characteristics, that justify a regimen that is different from the norm. This subject should provide students with the fundamentals of the legal systems of commercial companies and develop their skills in the practice of Commercial Law in applying theoretical legal concepts.
3
45 hrs
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MATH3111 
Mathematics Applied to Social Sciences  

This course aims to develop the skills required to use mathematics in the interpretation and intervention in real life situations, identifying mathematical models that expedite its interpretation and resolution. The main objective of the course is the presentation of basic concepts of differential calculus and linear algebra, aiming at the development of a practical mindset that can be related to other subjects of the degree. The students shall acquire knowledge and skills that will provide a quantitative approach to the resolution of problems, and obtain the necessary skills for the resolution of economic issues and the development of a critical sense as well as accuracy in reasoning.
3
45 hrs
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MRKT3111 
Marketing Business to Business  

B2B Marketing enables the functioning of the economy, acting as a kind of “economic engine”. The inter-organizational transactions involve the establishment of relations between the people who are part of the company. These people have different experiences and motivations. This course will enable students to understand the main differences between Business-to-Business Marketing and Business-to-Consumer Marketing. We will study the buying process and the behaviour of the organizational buyer. We will also study the objectives and decision process associated with organizational buying.
3
45 hrs
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MRKT3112 
Commercial Negotiation  

This course aims at preparing students to identify situations of conflict and their origin; learn the most effective methods and techniques for dealing with conflicts; understand the relevance of individual characteristics in the negotiation process; identify the different types of negotiations and negotiators; characterize the main strategies and tactics of negotiation; develop skills in the preparation of a negotiation; know how to conduct a negotiation; carry out a self-assessment of the negotiation process; and prepare a follow-up strategy.
3
45 hrs
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RPUR3111 
Advertising and Public Relations  

Advertising and Public Relations emerge as two important tools of communication, being two forms with distinguished characteristics that separate them from the other forms of “speaking” with a target audience. This course aims at developing the following skills: identify, describe and characterize the concepts of communication and marketing and the tools of that communication in relation to Public Relations and Advertising; apply the concepts associated with international marketing; distinguish marketing objectives and targets according to communication objectives and targets; and identify and design the various elements of a creative strategy. We will also study the different roles, tasks and principles to be followed by public relations professionals.
3
45 hrs
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Year 4 Subjects
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
BUSS4111 
Business Protocol  

In this course we will present the concepts of protocol and intercultural management; how to develop an international market segmentation strategy based on cultural factors; communication and negotiation as a means of dealing with differences; and the comparison of culturally distinct negotiation styles. In doing so this course aims at developing the following skills: know how to act correctly in various formal and informal situations arising from social and professional life so as to avoid embarrassing situations; and understand and apply appropriate behaviour that facilitates customer comfort, satisfaction and loyalty.
3
45 hrs
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ECON4111 
Economy of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (CPLP)  

This course will study the economic history of the different countries of the Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries. The identification of possible export and import markets for goods and services will be carried out together with an assessment of the possible expansion and diversification of economic markets.
3
45 hrs
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LLAW4111 
Political Systems of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (CPLP)  

This course intends to study and obtain an understanding of the current political and administrative systems of Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, São Tomé and Príncipe, and East Timor. This knowledge aims at understanding both the formal and informal structures of power. It will give special importance to the various bodies of executive power and to their current participation in international and regional bodies.
3
45 hrs
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LLAW4112 
Legal Systems in Portuguese-Speaking Countries (CPLP)  

The operation of legal systems has obtained a special importance in the context of costs of economic activity. This course will allow students to become familiar with the structure of legal systems in Portuguese-speaking Countries, as well their modus operandi, particularly in the administration of justice. Our purpose with this course is to provide the students with the skills necessary to allow them to understand the contextual costs in the administration of justice in cases of business disputes.
3
45 hrs
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LLAW4113 
Tax Systems of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (CPLP)  

The main purpose of this subject is to provide students with knowledge concerning the essential characteristics of the tax systems of Portuguese-speaking countries, particularly the taxes, structure and operation of tax administration. Students will acquire knowledge and skills to understand the relevant tax effects resulting from the exercise of commercial and industrial activities in Portuguese-speaking countries.
3
45 hrs
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LLAW4121 
International Economic Law  

This course will allow students to learn the main aspects of the current regulations affecting the global economy as well as the trends that have occurred over the last few decades, particularly in terms of the legal regime of international trade, international investments and international monetary relations. This knowledge is intended to convey to students how globalization affects the entire world economy and that various economic regulations and their effects cannot be confined only to the interests of operators of international trade.
3
45 hrs
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MGMT4111 
International Logistics  

International logistics is a branch of logistics, the main objective of which is to improve the importance of logistics systems that link a manufacturer to their partners in the industrial network, such as suppliers, transporters and operators. In doing so this course intends to develop the following students’ skills: able to describe the importance and the role of operations and logistics management in organizations; able to describe the impact of operations and logistics in the process of value creation when creating and sustaining competitive advantages; able to identify the constraints that operational aspects impose on decisions related to product, price, deadline, and delivery place; and able to apply current techniques to the planning of logistical processes, activities and resources.
3
45 hrs
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MRKT4111 
Web Marketing and E-Commerce  

In this course students will acquire knowledge to: understand the differences between traditional marketing and Web marketing; become familiar with the peculiarities of marketing on the Internet and e-commerce; understand and know how to assess the efficiency of techniques used in the development of a Webpage; know how to establish online communication strategies; know the different tools of e-commerce in marketing; describe and explain the different elements that are part of e-commerce infrastructures; and highlight the importance of the Internet as a key tool of relationship marketing.
3
45 hrs
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MRKT4112 
Market Research  

This course aims to demonstrate the importance of market research as a tool for decision making. In doing so it will analyse the major stages of market research: definition of the problem and identifying objectives of the research; choice of method for data collection; development of a questionnaire; sample selection; and the treatment and analysis of results. This course aims at developing the following skills: knowing how to relate the process of decision-making to the research; know about the design of market research; understand the processes of data collection; know how to draft a questionnaire; understand sampling techniques; and know and understand the basic processing and analysis of data together with the application of statistical techniques.
3
45 hrs
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MRKT4113 
International Marketing  

This course aims at providing students with knowledge of the importance of global markets and the ability to: analyse the reasons why organizations start international activities; analyse potential obstacles to the process of internationalization; and explain the decision-making underpinning globalization. In addition, this course will enhance the understanding of: the selection process of international markets; design and development strategies of internationalization; and the identification of different forms of presence in international markets. Furthermore, students will become familiar with the implementation of marketing strategies and policies in international markets and know how to operate different marketing variables in an international context.
3
45 hrs
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MRKT4114 
Strategic Planning  

Well-executed strategic planning can allow organizations to predict significant changes in the environment and foresee the resolution of problems. This course plans to develop the following skills in students identify the needs of all parties; identify the best methodology for the development of strategy and planning as well as its evaluation; and able to translate the strategic and operational objectives into plans and activities and then carry out the implementation of the strategic plan.
3
45 hrs
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TRRE4111 
Project  

The Project course, as an essential component of the degree’s study plan, aims at providing students with an experiential approach to the business environment that is able to contribute to the graduates’ transition to working life as based upon several components of their education. In this course we will also seek to encourage students to generate business ideas in order to instil in them the skills of initiative and entrepreneurship.
4
60 hrs
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Remarks:

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The Programme will arrange all students to join a one-year student exchange programme at a higher education institution in Portugal during their second year of study.

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Bachelor of Social Sciences in Sino-Lusophone Trade Relations (4LRCCPDPI)