Portuguese

  • Level: Beginner
  • Available if you are taking two or three languages

Portuguese is the sixth largest language in the world, spoken by over 270 million people in over 10 countries, spanning four continents. Our staff have a wide range of teaching interests, from Luso-Brazilian Language and Literature and historical diasporas to Portuguese identities and contemporary Portuguese film and culture. Specialist options include:

  • The Cultural ‘Melting Pot’: Contemporary Lusophone Identities
  • Representations of Love, Desire and Sexuality in the Lusophone World
  • Beyond the Nation-State? Globalisation and the Portuguese-speaking World

For more information about studying French, German, Hispanic/ Spanish, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Catalan, English as a Modern Foreign Language and/ or Translation at Birmingham, please visit BA Modern Languages.  For information on the language combinations available please visit mychoices.bham.ac.uk