UM has launched a ‘3+2’ programme and a ‘4+X’ programme|
The University of Macau (UM)
has launched a ‘3+2’ programme and a ‘4+X’ programme. Students participating in
the programmes will be directly admitted to some of the world’s top graduate
schools upon completion of a certain number of years of studies at UM.
Participants in the ‘3+2’ programme will receive a bachelor’s degree from UM
and a master’s degree from a top overseas university upon completion of the
programme. The ‘4+X’ programme reserves places at top overseas universities for
Recently, UM signed agreements
on two programmes with the University of Toronto (UT) and Temple University
(TU), respectively. According to the agreement with UT, UM students who meet
the criteria for academic performance will be directly admitted to UT’s Faculty
of Medicine upon completion of four years of undergraduate studies at UM.
According to the other agreement, signed between UM with TU, qualified students
will receive a bachelor’s degree from UM and a master’s degree from TU upon
completion of three years of studies at UM and two years of studies at TU. Discussions are also underway to reach similar
agreements with other world-renowned universities, including Peking University,
Tsinghua University, Fudan University, the University of Lisbon, and George
Washington University. UM expects to conclude collaboration agreements with
these universities soon.
UT is one of the best
universities in the world. Its Faculty of Medicine is ranked among the top medical
schools in the world, with the latest rankings placing it at No 12. Because of
its high quality, the Doctor of Medicine Programme at UT is very popular with
students from around the world and admissions to the programme are extremely
competitive. Starting from 2018, UM students who have completed their
undergraduate studies at UM will have the chance to become a medical doctor by
enrolling in the Doctor of Medicine Programme at UT.
According to a separate agreement
with TU, starting in 2017, UM will send outstanding students selected from the
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Programme, Bachelor of Science in
Electrical and Computer Engineering Programme, and Bachelor of Science in
Economics Programme, to TU for two years of master’s studies. Successful
candidates will be automatically granted the ‘first-semester scholarship’,
which is renewable. The selection process within the three departments has been
completed, and the first batch of students is expected to be sent to TU this
summer. TU has been ranked by Princeton Review as one of the best colleges in
2017 and No 1 in Graduate Entrepreneurial Mentorship.
enquiries about the above programmes, please contact Ms Candy Wong from the
Academic Affairs Office at 88224807 or email@example.com.
Source: Communications Office
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