Doctoral Degree Programmes

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Doctoral Degree Programmes2020-09-25T16:17:09+08:00

Admission Requirements

  • General Entry (for Master’s Degree Holders)

    Possess a Master’s degree or academic background recognized as equivalent by the University of Macau.

  • Accelerated Entry (for UM Master Students)

    Have been registered in a Master’s Programme at the University of Macau for at least one year. Have successfully finished the coursework part with outstanding performance and have demonstrated strong research ability.

  • Direct Entry (for Bachelor’s Degree Holders)

    Possess a Bachelor’s degree with outstanding performance and have demonstrated strong research ability.

  • Proof of English Proficiency (Details)

    Applicants who received their Bachelor’s/Master’s degree from a university where the medium of instruction was not English are required to provide any of the following as proof of English proficiency:

    • Obtained a TOEFL* score of 550 (paper-based examination) / 80 (Internet-based examination) or above or,
    • An IELTS* overall score of 6.0 or above with no sub-score lower than 5.5 or,
    • College English Test (CET) score is acceptable to some academic units, please visit corresponding website of each academic unit for details.

    *Note: TOEFL and IELTS scores are valid for two years from the test date.

Admission Guidelines

Application Period (Academic Year 2021/2022)

  • To be admitted in 1st Semester :
    • 3 August 2020 to 29 October 2020 (1st batch)
    • 30 October 2020 to 26 February 2021 (2nd batch)
  • To be admitted in 2nd Semester :
    • 1 June 2021 to 30 July 2021 (3rd batch)

Specialization of Doctoral Degree Programmes

Academic UnitSpecialization
Faculty of Arts and HumanitiesLinguistics (Chinese)
Linguistics (English)
Literary Studies (Chinese)
Literary Studies (English)
Literary and Intercultural Studies (Portuguese)
Applied Linguistics (Portuguese)
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Faculty of Business AdministrationDoctor of Business Administration (Details)

Business Administration

  • Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Decision Sciences
  • Finance
  • Business Economics
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Gaming Management
  • Hospitality Management
Faculty of EducationEducation
Faculty of Health SciencesBiomedical Sciences
Faculty of LawLaw

  • Constitutional Law, Basic Law and Administrative Law
  • Civil, Procedural and Commercial Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Criminal and Procedural Law
  • European Union Law
  • International Business Law and Dispute Resolution
  • International Law
  • Jurisprudence and Legal History
  • Law on Technology and Medicine
Faculty of Social SciencesCommunication
Public Administration
Political Science
Faculty of Science and TechnologyCivil Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electromechanical Engineering
Institute of Applied Physics and Material EngineeringApplied Physics and Material Engineering
Institute of Chinese Medical SciencesBiomedical Science

Contact Info

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Phone: (853) 8822 4898

Fax: (853) 8822 2327

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