Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian Studies

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Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian Studies

Bachelor of Arts (BA)


Learn the Portuguese language and explore the history, culture, and literature of the Lusophone world with our Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian Studies program.


Program Information

The Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian Studies program focuses on aspects of art, musical and literary expressions, history, social and political landscapes through a wealth of courses, including experiential education opportunities. You will also have the opportunity to connect with community and university-wide activities, lecture series, theatre and music/literary events; gain valuable research and cross-cultural skills and build your international networks by participating in faculty-led research projects. Exchange programs are also available at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa in Portugal and other existing exchange programs with Brazil.

Degree Information

Campus: Keele
Faculty:  Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
Degree:   Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Degree Options: Minor, Single Major

3 yrs

Experiential Education


Honours Option




Degree Overview

Career Options

With fulfilling career options available in a wide variety of fields, graduates of our Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian Studies program are well placed to pursue higher education or enter the work force after graduating from York.


Cultural Interpreter Diplomatic Service Worker Foreign Language Correspondent
Foreign Service Worker Government Administrator Historian
Interpreter of Portuguese International Development Worker Marketing Specialist
Portuguese Language Teacher Translator Teacher / Professor