Postgraduate Diploma in Translation and Consultancy in Portuguese

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The Postgraduate Diploma in Translation and Consultancy in Portuguese offers a two-fold training in the area of linguistic consultancy and translation. Its theoretical and practical nature allows students to deepen their knowledge and to improve their skills in editing and proofreading texts in Portuguese and in translation practice (students may choose to enter the English or French profile).


Consolidate knowledge in the field of native and foreign languages; Develop skills in literary, technical, scientific and pragmatic translation; Expand knowledge about core aspects of contemporary culture; Know the concepts, methods as well as the basic tools required for the activity of language consulting; Develop personal research and research methods.

Admission Requirements

1 - The following may apply for the course: a) Holders of a bachelor's degree, or legal equivalent; b) Holders of a foreign higher academic degree, awarded as a result of a 1st cycle of studies organized in accordance with the principles of the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this process; c) Holders of a foreign higher academic degree, recognized as meeting the objectives of the Bachelor's degree by the UAc Scientific Council; d) Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum vitae that is recognized by the UAc's scientific council as attesting the capacity to carry out postgraduate studies; 2 - Candidates must also have a good command of all the working languages, verified by means of a previous assessment test, with the possibility of dismissing this test through curriculum analysis.

Professional Opportunities

Translation (enterprises, European organizations, Non-profit Organizations, several regional, national and international public sectors. Communication (banks, higher education institutions, town halls, cultural centers) Editing and Proofreading (national and international publishers). Language Consulting (diplomatic agencies, companies, public administration). Tourism (national and international companies and institutions). Higher Administrative Staff (City Councils and other public sectors).


Ponta Delgada

Course Code


ECTS Credits



1 Year

Study Regime

Full-time attendance, presence required in daytime schedule

Study Program

Code Name Year Semester
04007382Lexicologia e Terminologia1st year1st semester
04007393Norma e Desvio (Sintaxe e Semântica)1st year1st semester
04007360Teoria da Tradução1st year1st semester
04007428Cultura e Contemporaneidade1st year2nd semester
04007406Produção e Edição de Textos1st year2nd semester

Optional Curricular Subjects

Code Name Year Semester
04007371Prática da Tradução (Inglês/Português)1st year1st semester
04006632Prática da Tradução (Italiano/Português))1st year1st semester
04006586Prática da Tradução Francês/Português1st year1st semester
04007439Interpretação1st year2nd semester
04007445Norma e Desvio (Organização Discursiva)1st year2nd semester
04007450Prática da Tradução (Português/Francês)1st year2nd semester
04007417Prática da Tradução (Português/Inglês)1st year2nd semester
04007461Prática da Tradução (Português/Italiano)1st year2nd semester