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

Year 1 Subjects
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
--- 
Complete 2 subjects from the elective group A  

4
60 hrs
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CHIN1101 
Modern Chinese I  

This course offers basic knowledge of modern Chinese, including Chinese phonology, lexicology, grammar, characters, and rhetorical devices, etc. It also offers Chinese communication skills training to improve students’ ability to read and analyze Chinese texts.
3
45 hrs
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CHIN1102 
Modern Chinese II  

This course offers basic knowledge of modern Chinese, including Chinese phonology, lexicology, grammar, characters, and rhetorical devices, etc. It also offers Chinese communication skills training to improve students’ ability to read and analyze Chinese texts.
3
45 hrs
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COMP1101 
Information Technology Fundamentals  

This course aims at improving students’ knowledge of computer and informational technologies. They will acquire computer skills that will help them to meet future professional challenges.
2
30 hrs
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PORT1101 
Portuguese I  

This course will provide students with basic knowledge of Portuguese at lexical, morphological, syntactic, and semantic levels. The goal of the course is to build a good foundation for the future courses in Portuguese language.
8
120 hrs
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PORT1102 
Portuguese II  

This course will provide students with basic knowledge of Portuguese at lexical, morphological, syntactic, and semantic levels. The goal of the course is to build a good foundation for the future courses in Portuguese language.
8
120 hrs
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PORT1103 
Portuguese Conversation I  

This course is designed to develop students’ ability to speak Portuguese. At the end of the course they will be able to express their thoughts and opinions and describe their experiences in Portuguese.
5
75 hrs
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PORT1104 
Portuguese Conversation II  

This course is designed to develop students’ ability to speak Portuguese. At the end of the course they will be able to express their thoughts and opinions and describe their experiences in Portuguese.
5
75 hrs
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PORT1105 
Portuguese Grammar I  

This course will provide students with basic knowledge of Portuguese phonology, pronunciation, lexicology, and syntax using suitable exercises.
2
30 hrs
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PORT1106 
Portuguese Grammar II  

This course will provide students with basic knowledge of Portuguese phonology, pronunciation, lexicology, and syntax using suitable exercises.
2
30 hrs
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PORT1109 
Introduction to Portuguese-Speaking Countries  

In this course students will study the social systems, the current situation, and the geography of Portuguese-speaking countries and regions. The students will develop better understanding of these countries and regions’ cultures and contemporary life.
2
30 hrs
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Year 2 Subjects
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
--- 
Complete 2 subjects from the elective group B  

4
60 hrs
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CHIN2101 
Chinese Writing  

This course combines important types of Chinese writing, including narrative writing, expository writing, and argumentative writing using various Chinese writing exercises. It aims at improving students’ ability to use rhetorical devices.
3
45 hrs
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CHIN2102 
Chinese Practical Writing  

This course combines Chinese practical writing exercises with explanations of Chinese practical writing layouts and styles. At the end of the course, students will be able to write ceremony speeches, reports, requests for instruction, announcements, and contracts.
3
45 hrs
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CHIN2113 
Introduction to Chinese Culture  

This course aims at improving students’ understanding of traditional Chinese culture. It will enhance their knowledge of acclaimed schools of classical Chinese thought, traditional social life, arts, and customs.
2
30 hrs
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HIST2101 
History and Culture of Macao  

This course introduces the history of Macao since the end of the Ming Dynasty, and the positive role Macao played in modern Chinese history and in China’s cultural exchange with the West. It includes readings about different approaches to history, colonialism and Sino-Portuguese relations in the Ming and Qing dynasties, Macao’s urban development, art, handicraft industry, borders, and the development of the Catholic Church.
2
30 hrs
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PORT2101 
Portuguese III  

The goal of this course is to further develop students’ reading comprehension and writing proficiency. Through extensive reading and analysis of Portuguese texts concerned with social phenomena and cultural life, the students will improve their ability to express themselves in fluent Portuguese.
6
90 hrs
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PORT2102 
Portuguese IV  

The goal of this course is to further develop students’ reading comprehension and writing proficiency. Through extensive reading and analysis of Portuguese texts concerned with social phenomena and cultural life, the students will improve their ability to express themselves in fluent Portuguese.
6
90 hrs
---
PORT2103 
Portuguese Conversation III  

Using a variety of recorded materials, this course aims at improving students’ ability to listen, understand, recite, and speak Portuguese.
4
60 hrs
---
PORT2104 
Portuguese Conversation IV  

Using a variety of recorded materials, this course aims at improving students’ ability to listen, understand, recite, and speak Portuguese.
4
60 hrs
---
PORT2105 
Portuguese Grammar III  

This course uses suitable exercises to enhance students’ knowledge of Portuguese sentence structure, sentence patterns as well as verb tenses and voices.
2
30 hrs
---
PORT2106 
Portuguese Grammar IV  

This course uses suitable exercises to enhance students’ knowledge of Portuguese sentence structure, sentence patterns as well as verb tenses and voices.
2
30 hrs
---
PORT2109 
Portuguese Extensive Reading I  

This course aims at broadening students’ vocabulary and at improving their reading speed and reading comprehension. Various Portuguese texts will be analyzed to enhance students’ knowledge of both linguistics and literary style.
3
45 hrs
---
PORT2110 
Portuguese Extensive Reading II  

This course aims at broadening students’ vocabulary and at improving their reading speed and reading comprehension. Various Portuguese texts will be analyzed to enhance students’ knowledge of both linguistics and literary style.
3
45 hrs
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Year 3 Subjects
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
--- 
Complete 2 subjects from the elective group C  

4
60 hrs
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CHIN3101 
Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature I  

This course provides students with a panoramic view of modern and contemporary Chinese literature. The students will read modern and contemporary Chinese novels, poetry, and dramas.
3
45 hrs
---
CHIN3102 
Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature II  

This course provides students with a panoramic view of modern and contemporary Chinese literature. The students will read modern and contemporary Chinese novels, poetry, and dramas.
3
45 hrs
---
PORT3101 
Portuguese V  

This course is designed to immerse students as much as possible into Portuguese language and culture in order to improve their understanding of selected texts and their ability to use the language in different situations. Students’ ability to use the language will be further enhanced by analyzing, commenting, and summarizing Portuguese texts dealing with the emerging international cultures.
3
45 hrs
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PORT3102 
Portuguese VI  

This course is designed to immerse students as much as possible into Portuguese language and culture in order to improve their understanding of selected texts and their ability to use the language in different situations. Students’ ability to use the language will be further enhanced by analyzing, commenting, and summarizing Portuguese texts dealing with the emerging international cultures.
3
45 hrs
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PORT3103 
Portuguese Literature I  

This course studies works of prominent Portuguese writers. Students will read proses, poems, and travelogues written in different historical periods. Students will be asked to engage critically with the texts they encounter in order to develop their understanding and appreciation of literary writings in Portuguese.
3
45 hrs
---
PORT3104 
Portuguese Literature II  

This course studies works of prominent Portuguese writers. Students will read proses, poems, and travelogues written in different historical periods. Students will be asked to engage critically with the texts they encounter in order to improve their understanding and appreciation of literary writings in Portuguese.
3
45 hrs
---
PORT3105 
History of Portugal I  

This course aims to enrich students’ knowledge of political, social, economic and cultural aspects of Portuguese history.
3
45 hrs
---
PORT3106 
History of Portugal II  

This course aims to enrich students’ knowledge of political, social, economic and cultural aspects of Portuguese history.
3
45 hrs
---
PORT3107 
Portuguese Official Document Writing  

This is a course for administrative and document writing in Portuguese, covering the format, linguistic features, styles, usage and terminology of different genres of administrative documents.
2
30 hrs
---
PORT3108 
Portuguese Writing  

In this course we will cover general writing principles and techniques, including prompted compositions, and formal and informal letter writing.
2
30 hrs
---
TRAN3101 
Translation Theory and Practice I  

In this course, we will discuss and practice the theories and skills of written translation. The translation practice will progress from sentence to paraphrase to discourse, with a focus on contrastive studies between Portuguese and Chinese.
4
60 hrs
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TRAN3102 
Translation Theory and Practice II  

In this course, we will discuss and practice the theories and skills of written translation. The translation practice will progress from sentence to paraphrase to discourse, with a focus on contrastive studies between Portuguese and Chinese.
4
60 hrs
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Year 4 Subjects
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
CHIN4101 
Chinese Communication Skills I  

This course aims to train students in oral communication in Chinese, focusing on analogue speech and case studies.
2
30 hrs
---
CHIN4102 
Chinese Communication Skills II  

This course aims to train students in oral communication in Chinese, focusing on analogue speech and case studies.
2
30 hrs
---
PORT4101 
Portuguese Communication Skills I  

This course provides training in oral communication in Portuguese, focusing on analogue speech and case studies.
2
30 hrs
---
PORT4102 
Portuguese Communication Skills II  

This course provides advanced training in oral communication in Portuguese, focusing on analogue speech and case studies.
2
30 hrs
---
PORT4103 
Literature of Portuguese-Speaking Countries  

The goal of this course is to familiarize students with the cultural traditions and moral values of Portuguese-speaking countries. Students will read a selection of representative works of those countries.
2
30 hrs
---
PORT4104 
History and Culture of Portuguese-Speaking Countries  

This course explores the geography, history and culture of Portuguese-speaking countries. The topics include the transformation and development of their political systems and economies, customs and ethnicity, and the cooperation and exchange with the People's Republic of China.
2
30 hrs
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TRAN4101 
Portuguese-Chinese Translation Practice  

This course explores both the theories and practice in Portuguese-Chinese translation, using a selection of texts from different genres. The training will include translating and analyzing texts with different length. In addition, we will have class discussions of other important cultural and rhetorical issues in translation.
5
75 hrs
---
TRAN4102 
Chinese-Portuguese Translation Practice  

This course further investigates different translation theories and approaches. Students will translate various texts, and will study related cultural and rhetorical issues. Upon completion of the course students will understand better the characteristics of Chinese-Portuguese translation.
5
75 hrs
---
TRAN4103 
Consecutive Interpreting  

This course provides trainings in consecutive Portuguese-Chinese and Chinese-Portuguese interpreting. It emphasizes skills as memorizing, note taking, and summarizing. The topics for practice are chosen from the areas of culture, health and medicine, travel, commerce, regional politics, and international relations.
5
75 hrs
---
TRAN4104 
Introduction to Simultaneous Interpreting  

This course is intended as an introduction to the basics in simultaneous Portuguese-Chinese and Chinese-Portuguese interpreting. The topics for practice are chosen from the areas of culture, health and medicine, travel, commerce, regional politics, and international relations.
5
75 hrs
---
TRAN4105 
Translation Theory and Criticism  

This course is an introduction to the mainstream translation theories, as well as prominent translators, and their translations. The goal of the course is to provide students with basic tools for analyzing a variety of texts on translation.
2
30 hrs
---
TRAN4106 
Graduation Project  

This course is designed to explicate academic requirements, approaches, codes, and rules for writing of an academic project.
4
30 hrs
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Elective Subjects - Group A
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
HIST1103
Introduction to European Culture

This course aims to enhance students’ knowledge of European culture, and to improve their understanding of European history. The students will also explore the cultural differences between China and the West.
2
30 hrs
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MAND1101
Putonghua I

This course is designed for Macao students to improve their Putonghua listening and speaking ability. After sufficient training in Pinyin, students will be able to use Pinyin to read Chinese and to communicate in Putonghua.
2
30 hrs
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MAND1102
Putonghua II

This course is designed for Macao students to improve their Putonghua listening and speaking ability. After sufficient training in Pinyin, students will be able to use Pinyin to read Chinese and to communicate in Putonghua.
2
30 hrs
MAND1101
PEDU1101
Physical Education

This course will provide students with basic knowledge about physical education, and will teach them how to choose appropriate physical exercises individually. It will also offer introductory training in some popular sports as well as safety instructions.
2
30 hrs
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Elective Subjects - Group B
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
CHIN2105
Selected Readings in Classical Chinese Literature I

This course aims at improving the students’ understanding of seminal classical Chinese writers. Readings include representative works of classical Chinese literature from various genres.
2
30 hrs
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CHIN2106
Selected Readings in Classical Chinese Literature II

This course aims at improving the students’ understanding of seminal classical Chinese writers. Readings include representative works of classical Chinese literature from various genres.
2
30 hrs
CHIN2105
ECON2101
Introduction to Economics

This course aims at improving the students’ understanding of the economic development of modern world as well as the Chinese economic development as well as at widening students’ vocabulary in the field of economy. Students will explore basic theories and concepts of economics.
2
30 hrs
---
ENGL2111
English I

This introductory course in the English language stresses rapid acquisition of spoken English, listening comprehension, and reading skills.
2
30 hrs
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ENGL2112
English II

This introductory course in the English language stresses rapid acquisition of spoken English, listening comprehension, and reading skills.
2
30 hrs
ENGL2111
FREN2111
French I

This introductory course in the French language stresses rapid acquisition of spoken French, listening comprehension, and reading skills.
2
30 hrs
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FREN2112
French II

This introductory course in the French language stresses rapid acquisition of spoken French, listening comprehension, and reading skills.
2
30 hrs
FREN2111
PADM2100
Introduction to Public Administration

This course explores basic theories and concepts of public administration, organizational structures, and operation methods of public administration under different political systems. The development of awareness of the characteristics of public administration language is highlighted.
2
30 hrs
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Elective Subjects - Group C
Code
Module
Credits
Duration
Pre-requisite
ENGL3111
English III

This course in the English language stresses rapid acquisition of spoken English, listening comprehension, reading, and writing skills. It is designed to immerse students as much as possible into English language and culture.
2
30 hrs
ENGL2112
ENGL3112
English IV

This course in the English language stresses rapid acquisition of spoken English, listening comprehension, reading, and writing skills. It is designed to immerse students as much as possible into English language and culture.
2
30 hrs
ENGL3111
FREN3111
French III

This course in the French language stresses rapid acquisition of spoken French, listening comprehension, reading, and writing skills. It is designed to immerse students as much as possible into French language and culture.
2
30 hrs
FREN2112
FREN3112
French IV

This course in the French language stresses rapid acquisition of spoken French, listening comprehension, reading, and writing skills. It is designed to immerse students as much as possible into French language and culture.
2
30 hrs
FREN3111
LLAW3101
Introduction to Law

In this course students will learn the basic principles and the core vocabulary of law. They will start understanding better the importance of law in contemporary society.
2
30 hrs
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PORT3109
Introduction to Teaching Portuguese As A Foreign Language I

On the one hand, the course aims to enable students to construct the theoretical framework and pedagogical methods of the Portuguese language (as a foreign language), and to further understand the "how" and "why" of adopting these special techniques for teaching Portuguese (as a foreign language); on the other hand, it aims to cultivate students' interest, and to teach them to self-manage and regulate during study and research work, adhering to life-long training and self-study. The study of the course should also help to cultivate students' professional ethics as a teacher in the future.
2
30 hrs
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PORT3110
Introduction to Teaching Portuguese As A Foreign Language II

To strengthen the theoretical and pedagogical foundations of the Portuguese language (as a foreign language), so that students can further understand the "why" of special techniques adopted in teaching Portuguese (as a foreign language). To explain the importance of dynamic interactions between various foreign language teaching and learning behavior in the formal learning environment; how to adjust different foreign language teaching models and methods according to different reference systems as a response to different teaching backgrounds and purposes.
2
30 hrs
PORT3109
SOCI3101
Introduction to Social Sciences

This course is an introduction to social sciences. It explores the basic concepts of anthropology, philosophy, sociology, ethics, and history. The course’s goal is to raise students’ awareness of the importance of social sciences and humanities in today’s world.
2
30 hrs
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