Macau University of Science and Technology
Founded in 2000, the Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST) has grown steady-fast and with vigor. As the largest multi-disciplinary university in Macau, MUST is also ranked among the Top 100 Universities in the cross-strait region. Implementing the policy of according equal importance to teaching and research so as to cultivate talent in diverse fields, the University encourages its staff to conduct cutting edge research to new heights and international excellence. MUST is situated on a land area of 210,000 square metres; it is located in the scenic Macau island of Taipa, next to Macau international airport and numerous world-class hotels; the beautiful surroundings and convenient transport render it a perfect place for students to pursue academic education and research.
There are eight faculties/departments at MUST, including: the Faculty of Management and Administration, Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Faculty of Humanities and Arts, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Information Technology, Faculty of Chinese Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences and the Department of General Education, covering courses from arts and humanity, science, law, management, business, medicine, and communications. MUST is authorized by the Macau SAR government to award academic degrees at doctoral, master and bachelor levels. In addition to local students, MUST attracts students from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and other parts of the world. There are currently more than 10,000 students, including 1,600 postgraduate students and 7,200 undergraduate students. MUST has also established the School of Continuing Studies and the University International College to provide working students and international students with continuing education and tailor-made learning programs.
A crucial criterion in cultivating quality talent is to have knowledgeable, professional and experienced international staffs. Among its several hundred chair professors, professors, visiting professors, associate professors and assistant professors, many speak both Chinese and English and have obtained their PhD degrees and worked in world-class institutions such as the universities of Harvard, Yale, Maryland, Columbia, North Carolina,Cambridge, the US National Institute of Health,the Max Planck Institute in Germany, the Chinese Academy of Science, Peking University, Tsinghua University, Fudan University, the University of Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, and Taiwan Academia Sinica. Such experience means that these academics and professionals not only teach students the most up-to-date knowledge, but also broaden their international vision. With regard to teaching facilities, MUST is equipped with very many modern lecture theatres, classrooms and seminar rooms, well-established laboratories, rich collections in the library, an Olympic-standard track and field stadium and gymnasium.
In the beginning of 2012, Sanda and MUST signed academic exchange and cooperation agreement, and then started “recommend student” project. In these two years, more than 10 students have attended the master program of MUST through recommendation and interview. In the future, two schools will further develop student exchange and strengthen academic cooperation.
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