Academic Degree
Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree)
General Objectives
To provide a university-level cultural training with the following variants: the use of language, supported by a knowledge of the civilisation and the mentality of the foreign country that speaks it; mastery of the modern techniques and instruments of organisational and interpersonal communication; access to specific basic knowledge that is essential for rapid integration into the world of business, administration, institutions and organisations.

Future Languages and Business Relationships graduates should:
a) Possess knowledge and the ability to understand to a level that, being based on secondary level knowledge , develops and deepens it; rely on appropriate advanced level teaching materials; in some fields, in particular those of mother tongue and two foreign languages, to attain the most advanced level;
b) Be able to apply the knowledge and understanding acquired;
c) Be able to solve problems within their area of training and to build and substantiate their own arguments;
d) Be able to collect, select and interpret the relevant information, particularly in their area oftraining, which enables them to have a well-founded basis for the solutions they recommend and the judgements they make, including in the analysis of relevant social, scientific and ethical aspects;
e) Be able to communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions to specialists and non-specialists alike;
f) Demonstrate competences that allow a lifelong learning with a high degree of autonomy.
CNAEF Classification
Foreign Languages ​​and Literatures
(222) Portaria n.º 256/2005 [PT]
Study Programme/Publication in the Portuguese Official Gazette
Schedule
Weekly: Daytime
Duration
6 semesters
ECTS
180
Requirements and Regulations
Career Opportunities
The Language and Business Relations course promotes entry into the labour market in advisory activities in public and private companies of goods and services, in central and international tourism services, as well as in other institutions dedicated to international cooperation, culture and event organisation.
It also provides core competencies for enrolling on 2nd Cycle (or Masters) courses, both at the level of languages and translation, and at the level of other broad areas of management, entrepreneurship and tourism.
More specifically, the Languagesand Business Relations Degree opens up professional opportunities in the areas of international relations, tourism, publishing, human resources and cultural promotion.
Graduate Profile
The degree in Languagesand Business Relations provides a university-level cultural training with the following strengths: use of language supported by a knowledge of the civilisation and the mentality of the foreign country(ies) speaking it; mastery of the modern techniques and instruments of organisational and interpersonal communication; access to specific basic knowledge that is essential for rapid integration into the world of business, administration, institutions and organisations.
Languagesand Business Relations Graduates will have a mastery of two or more foreign languagesand a variety of knowledge in the fields of writing and communication in their mother tongue; they will also have knowledge of accountancy and finance in organisations, management, economics, society and development, marketing, advertising and public relations, computer science, graphic design applied to communication, applied computing, administrative and documentary techniques, labour and business law, organisational and interpersonal communication, administrative communication, tourism, heritage, environment and wine tourism.
Entities to Practice
- Travel Agencies;
- Tourism sector;
- Hospitality (administrative support and service to the public);
- Wine tourism farms;
- City Councils and other public institutions;
- Museums;
- Cultural Associations;
- Air stewards in civil aviation companies;
- Tourist Offices;
- Public Relations and Advertising.
DGES Code
9196 (See more information) [PT]
Vacancies
48
Admission Requirements
Regional Preference:
not applicable

Prerequisites:
not required
Admission Tests
One of the following tests: 13 Inglês; 18 Portuguese
Minimum Classification
Entrance Testing: 95 (scale of 0-200)
Application Note: 95 (scale of 0-200)
Lowest Admission Grade (1st phase)
2019: 141,5
2018: 140,6
2017: 140,2
Calculation of the Grades
Middle of Secondary: 65%
Entrance Examinations: 35%
Resolution Date
28-04-2016
A3ES Deliberation
Registry Date
18-03-2011
Accreditation Validity
28-04-2022