Studying Portuguese at the University of Exeter brings you into contact with one of the world's most diverse and fascinating cultures and its literary and artistic manifestations. You will gain an understanding of the factors involved in the emergence of the numerous varieties of Portuguese which in many places came into contact with local languages. You will also be able to witness the emergence and development of a variety of Portuguese in one of the most recent countries to adopt Portuguese as one of its official languages – East Timor. Staff research interests feed directly into your undergraduate degree programme. This means that you have access to the latest knowledge and ideas and will be taught by experts in the field.