Portuguese M.A.

Final examination

In the fourth/final semester of the M.A. program, students are required to take a six-hour long, written examination, based on a reading list, as well as a one-hour oral examination if the written exam warrants it. Students must demonstrate a good command of oral and written Portuguese language in the examinations. Exams are held the first Saturday in April and November.

The M.A. exam is broken into three sections:

  • Essay (3 hours)
  • Textual Analysis (1 1/2 hours)