The programme of the B.A. in Asian Studies is designed to provide quality academic education on both the theoretical and practical levels.
Graduates from the B.A. in Asian Studies will possess basic professional skills of relevance for work of translation / interpretation of Asian languages, including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, Hindi, Persian and Turkish.
They will also be professionally qualified to carry out tasks in the tourism sector, especially in the area of cultural tourism. Through these they will be capable to provide services to Asian travellers to Portugal or to Portuguese-speaking countries, as well as services to Portuguese-speaking visitors to Asia.
They will also be able to perform other specialized functions in Asia-related matters, on the levels of decision-making, advice, publicity or secretariat, in museums, central and local public bodies, foundations or other institutions.
They will furthermore be capable to carry out a professional activity in the areas of media, cultural industries and new technologies involving Asian issues or relations with Asian governments, institutions and companies.