Macau University of Science and Technology

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Macau University of Science and Technology
The emblem of Macau University of Science and Technology.jpg
Motto Dedication to practical studies, enhancement of knowledge, ability and quality.
Established 2000
Type Private
President Lau Leong
Location Taipa, Macau, China
Macau University of Science and Technology

Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST: Portuguese: Universidade de Ciência e Tecnologia de Macau; Traditional Chinese: 澳門科技大學) is a university located in Macau, China on the Cotai Strip opposite the Venetian Macau on Taipa Island, next to the Macau International Airport. It is a private institution managed by the MUST Foundation and the first college established after the handover of Macau to the People’s Republic of China. The university offers full-time and part-time programs.

MUST occupies 212,000 m2. The Olympic-standard stadium and a football field are available to the students and the public.

The General Studies programs, the School of Graduate Studies and the School of Continuing Studies offer a broad range of programs. MUST is authorized to award Ph.D. degrees, master degrees and bachelor degrees in their residence programs. The university enrolls 5,000 full-time students. MUST recruits students from all over the world as well as 20 provinces and cities in Mainland China for its undergraduate and graduate programs.


In 2001, the Macau University of Science and Technology established its main campus on Taipa island.

In 2006, the university opened a hospital, known locally as MUST Hospital. The hospital is in the Cotai area of Macau and has major interests in Western medicine and Chinese traditional medicine.


  • Faculty of Information Technology
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Chinese Medicine — the first among Hong Kong and Macau SARs
  • Faculty of Management and Administration
  • School of Graduate Studies General Studies Pre-University
  • School of Continuing Studies
  • Faculty of International Tourism

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Coordinates: 22°09′12″N 113°34′04″E / 22.1534°N 113.5677°E / 22.1534; 113.5677