Study Plan

Macau University of Science and Technology
Master of Environmental Science and Management
Study Plan

I. Program Duration

The normal study period of Master of Environmental Science and Management program is 2 years. The maximum study period is 3 years (Students admitted in or before academic year 2018/2019, please refer to the rules and regulations as stipulated in the intake academic year study plan).

II. Study Mode

Lectures

III. Medium of Instruction

Chinese or English

IV. Academic Field

Environmental Science and Management/Environmental Science

V. Course Structure

Table 1: Core Courses (18 Credits)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MEMZ01

Water Quality Control Process

3

MEMZ02

Environmental Impact Assessment

3

MEMZ03

Solid Waste Management and Reuse

3

MEMZ04

Atmospheric Environment

3

MEMZ05

Environmental Law

3

MEMZ06

Environment and Sustainable Development

3

Table 2: Elective Courses (9 Credits)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MEME01

Environmental Planning and Management

3

MEME02

Climate Change

3

MEME03

International Environmental Law

3

MEME04

Energy and Environment

3

MEME05

Environmental Chemistry

3

MEME06

Statistics

3

MEME07

Managerial Decision Methods

3

MEME08

Information Service Management

3

MEME09

Special Topics for Environmental Science and Management

3

Table 3: Thesis (12 Credits)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MEMZ07

Thesis

12

VI. Teaching Requirements

  1. Students are required to complete the six core courses from Table 1 and three elective courses from Table 2 during the first three semesters to gain 27 credits.
  2. After finishing each course, students will be assessed based on regulations established by the instructor and the Macau Environmental Research Institute.
  3. Students are required to complete an original research master’s thesis which is not less than 20,000 words and pass the thesis oral defense to gain 12 credits.

VII. Study Time

The duration for taking all courses is 18 months and the duration for thesis writing is 6 months.
Classes will generally be scheduled at nights (19:00-22:00) in weekdays or weekend.

VIII. Graduation Requirements

Upon approval from the Senate of the University, a Master’s Degree will be conferred on a student when he or she has:

  1. Completed and met the requirements prescribed in the study plan of his or her program within the specific study period, and achieved a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or above (excluding dissertation)
  2. Abided by the regulations of the University
  3. Cleared all fees and charges and returned all University’s property and equipment borrowed

If students pass all courses required in Table 1 and 2 above with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above, but fail to submit or pass the final thesis oral defense during the specified period, he/she can only get a completion certificate.

Note: All curriculums and study plans are based on the newest announcement of the Boletim Oficial da Região Administrativa Especial de Macau.

In case of any discrepancy, the Chinese version shall prevail.

Contact Us

Address: A210, Macau University of Science and Technology, Avenida Wai Long, Taipa, Macau

Master Programs:

Tel: (+853)8897-1758

E-mail: fie_dese@must.edu.mo

Fax: (+853)2882-3280