Bachelor of Education: Portuguese Language Education (Secondary Education)

University of Saint Joseph
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
January September
Tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 30,500

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must possess a secondary school diploma that represents the successful completion of 12 years of schooling, or its equivalent, (applicants aged 25, or above, may be exempted from this requirement).
  • Bachelor applicants must be currently enrolled, or have completed, Form 6 / Senior Middle Three / Grade 12 students and be aged 17, or above, at the expected time of enrolment into USJ.
  • Applicants must also demonstrate adequate English proficiency.
  • Selected applicants may be required to complete an English test and an admission interview.
  • Other tests (e.g. essays or group dynamics and other language placement tests) may be requested of applicants, depending on the selected programme.


Year 1 

  • English I–IV
  • Advanced Portuguese I–II
  • Thinking And Reasoning 
  • Introduction To Education 
  • Theories And Perspectives Of Learning 
  • Teaching In A Changing World 
  • Child Psychology 
  • Social And Education 
  • Psychology Of Learning 
  • Teaching Methods And Strategies 
  • Research Methods In Education 
  • Computer Applications 

Year 2 

  • English III–IV
  • Advanced Portuguese III–IV
  • Life And Science 
  • Classroom Organisation And Management 
  • School-Based Curriculum Design And Development 
  • Assessment In Education 
  • Information And Communication Technologies In The Classroom 
  • Introduction To Sociology 
  • Creative Arts In Education 
  • Methods And Skills In Counselling 
  • Family And Childhood In Contemporary Cultures 
  • Art – Theatre And Dance 

Year 3 

  • English V–VI
  • Advanced Portuguese V–V
  • Macao Studies 
  • Diversity And Inclusivity In Education 
  • Psychology Of Exceptional Children 
  • Reading Acquisition And Reading Disorders 
  • Art – Literature And Creative Writing 
  • Language Acquisition And Learning 
  • Portuguese Speaking World: Historical Developments And Usage 
  • Teaching And Assessing Portuguese 
  • Introduction To Linguistics 
  • Teaching Practice I – Portuguese Language Education (Secondary Education) 

Year 4 

  • Portuguese Culture I–III
  • Portuguese Literature I–II
  • Portuguese Children’s Literature 
  • Directed Reading 
  • Professional Ethics And Development 
  • Educational Psychology 
  • Psychology Of Gender Roles 
  • Curriculum For Portuguese Language Education 
  • Literature And Culture Of Portuguese Speaking Countries I–II
  • Teaching Practice II – Portuguese Language Education (Secondary Education) 
  • Teaching Practice III – Portuguese Language Education (Secondary 
  • Education) 

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