University of Macau


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University of Macau History                                           

University of Macau also called Universidade de Macau, UM and UMAC is a higher education establishment located in Macau. The university was established in year 1981 University of East Asia and adopted its present name in 1991. Currently, it enrols over 10000 undergraduate and postgraduate students.

University of Macau Programs, Courses, and Schools

University of Macau offers a range of Bachelor Degrees, Master Degrees, PhD Programs, and Diploma and Certificate Programs in a wide range of subjects such as Languages, Literature, Linguistics, History, Theology, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Communication and Media Studies, and Political Sciences.

University of Macau also offers programs in Accounting and Finance, Business Management, Developmental Studies and International Relations, Medicine, Dentistry, Psychology, Law, Legal Studies, Computer Science, Biological Sciences, Engineering, Chemistry, Statistics, and Education.

University of Macau Campuses

University of Macau has a modern campus located in the suburb of Taipa in Macau. The campus is spread over an area of 109 hectares and is designed by renowned architect, He Jingtang. The campus is located on the banks of the river and offers excellent connectivity to the rest of the city via public transportation such as buses.

University of Macau offers a range of services to students in over 60 buildings which include student halls of residence, university halls, staff quarters, student activity center, residential colleges, dining options, sports facilities, libraries, classrooms and lecture halls and sports facilities.

University of Macau Achievements

University of Macau is ranked amongst top 350 universities in the world in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021. The university is also ranked 37th in Asia University Rankings published by Times Higher Education.

University of Macau is also ranked 42nd worldwide in Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020. The university ranks 367th in QS World University Rankings and amongst top 250 institutions worldwide to study Linguistics by QS Subject Rankings.

University of Macau USP

University of Macau is accredited by a number of prestigious professional bodies such as CPA Australia, AACSB International, ACCA, Washington Accord, and Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The university also offers generous scholarships and tuition fee assistance programs in addition to research stipends and fully funded PhD programs.

University of Macau has also partnered with a number of institutions in Australia, United Kingdom, united States, China, Japan, and France to offer study abroad programs. The university is also a member of International Association of Universities, Asia-Pacific Higher Education Research Network, and Council for European Studies.

University of Macau Notable Alumni

Cheong Weng Chon (Administrator), Francisco D’Souza (American-Indian entrepreneur), Jose Pereira Coutinho (Politician), and Au Kam San (Legislator).

University of Macau Application Requirements


IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in Macau. To be able to get a successful admission in University of Macau in Macau students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.

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University of Macau Cost of studies


Bachelors: MOP 72,300

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

University of Macau Deadlines

Bachelors: January and April
Masters: January and April


Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific requirements

University of Macau Rankings


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601 -700
201 -250
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