The Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) is ideally placed to engage with, and contribute to, the special qualities of Macao, since as a Faculty it is concerned fundamentally with studying the diversity of human experience and the stories, ideas and words that help us to make sense of who we are and of our place in the modern world. Our approach to the diversity of human experience emphasizes the systematic study of languages and literatures, of key ideas and frameworks of belief, especially of those peoples who have helped to shape Macao.
The Faculty of Business Administration (FBA) seeks to establish a solid reputation as a centre for business, management, and administration education. It has a full-time and part-time complement of qualified people teaching in the areas of accounting, business economics, business information systems, decision sciences, finance, financial controllership, global business management, human resource management, international integrated resort management, and marketing. In general terms, and within the context of the aims, goals and objectives of the advanced education sector as defined by the Government of Macao.
The Faculty of Education (FED) strives to become a leading center for teacher education and educational research in China, Asia and even the world, by continuously improving teaching and research quality and emphasizing academic excellence and international standards. The Faculty of Education aims to educate and prepare teachers at the pre-primary, primary and secondary levels who can meet the challenges in the 21st century. More specifically, the Faculty of Education aims to train future teachers who have: A solid foundation in education profession; A rich knowledge base in their respective content areas; Great enthusiasm for and dedication to education; A great interest in education research; and A good command of information technology in education.
The Faculty of Law (FLL) is the oldest law school in Macao. The objective of the Bachelor Programme is to prepare jurists who are familiar with Macao S.A.R. legal system. FLL has played very important role in the localization of Macao law and jurists. The great majority of present bilingual judges, procurators, and jurists of the civil service of Macao S.A.R. are graduates from Faculty of Law of the University of Macau. The teaching of law at the Bachelor degree is basically within the Roman-German tradition, yet, the peculiar historical background makes Macao legal system, as well as the Macao society in general, quite open to the world and to the global trends.
The Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS) tries to create mutual understanding, enhance teaching quality, pursue academic excellence, strengthen community service, and thus become a leading centre with distinct features for nurturing high-calibre personnel and for academic research in social sciences. At FSS, we teach the core knowledge and values for effective and responsible citizenship today. With the full support of both the local authorities and the motherland, we are committed to serving Macao whole-heartedly while opening up to the whole world.
The Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) is the most comprehensive engineering school in Macao with the strong support of a high-caliber Mathematics Department. With an excellent team of academic members from world renowned universities (e.g., Cambridge, UC Berkeley, Harvard, Oxford, Caltech, …), our faculty not only fulfills the important mission for local needs but also provides top-edge research outputs. Our educational goal not only matches the local needs through our comprehensive Training and Placement Network but also equips our graduates with international standard through academic exchange programs and international research collaborations.
The Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences (ICMS) was established as the first research-oriented institute in Macau in 2002. Over the past 12 years, ICMS has devoted itself to promoting the research of Chinese medicine and nurturing of local talents in the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences. Since December 2010, ICMS has prided itself in hosting the State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine (SKL-QRCM, University of Macau)– the first ever State Key Laboratory in the broad fields of Chinese medicine, and has gained rapid growth and increasing impact, both nationally and globally. In 2013, the Expert Committee of the Ministry of Science and Technology highly appraised the achievements of the SKL which successfully passed the mid-stage assessment. And in 2014, together with the University of Macau community, ICMS celebrated the relocation to the new Hengqin campus, which has started to provide world-class facilities for the future development of ICMS/SKL.