Brazilian Sign Language (Libras)

20/03/2020 16:47

The  Brazilian  Sign  Language (Libras)  program  aims  to  produce and disseminate knowledge in the areas  of  language,  literature  and culture.  It  offers  the  necessary resources  for  the  training  of  future  Libras  teachers  and professionals,  fostering  individuals who  are  integrated  into  society through  the  development  of competent,  critical  and  creative professionals.

Libras graduates will master the language ​​studied, in terms of its cultural, structural and functional characteristics, and will be fully prepared to enter the careers of teacher, researcher, literary critic, translator, interpreter, proofreader, screenwriter, cultural advisor, lexicographer, among others. They should remain attentive to linguistic and cultural diversity, becoming socially involved and assuming positions that foster awareness and understanding of others. They should also be able to work interdisciplinarily and in teams, contributing to solving problems and taking decisions pertaining to the language field.

Those pursuing a teaching degree will be equipped  to teach  Brazilian  Sign Language  (Libras)  as  a  first and  second  language and to work with education management in various settings,  such  as  schools, universities and  public institutions belonging to  the  health  and  justice sectors, among others.

Program Length:
8 semesters (4 years)
Classes are held in the morning.

Note: this program requires a separate entrance examination. Visit the program’s website for information on the application deadlines and procedures.