Teaching Excellence Award


Macau University of Science and Technology places great emphasis on high-quality teaching, improving teaching quality, cultivating excellent teachers, and highlighting the task of teaching and educating. To honour, award and thank teachers with excellent teaching performance, the University established the Teaching Excellence Award.

Awards are made on an annual basis, and are given to recognise and reward outstanding teaching and the significant contribution made by individuals to enhancing the quality of learning and teaching in the University.

There are two categories of Award: (Please refer to Teaching Excellence Awards Guidance Handbook 2023)

  1. Excellent Teacher from Humanities and Social Sciences (School of Business, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Faculty of Humanities and Arts, University International College and School of Liberal Arts);
  2. Excellent Teacher from Sciences (Faculty of Innovation Engineering, Faculty of Chinese Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and School of Pharmacy)

Eligibility: Full-time teachers who have been working at M.U.S.T for two years or longer

Nominations can be made by (a) faculties or (b) students. The nominations are reviewed by the Teaching Excellence Award Committee. Applicants whose names go forward for consideration for the award: (a) have their Teaching Portfolio assessed; (b) have their teaching observed; (c) have their course evaluations for the preceding two years considered by the Committee; and each (d) have a brief interview with selected members of the Teaching Excellence Award Committee (see the section Criteria for the Award). The decision on winners of the Award is taken by the Senate.

There is a timetable of important dates for the Award (see the section Time Frames for the Award). The application process closes early in the second semester, and the process is completed by the end of the second semester each year. Certificates of Merit are conferred by the University President at the following academic year’s Opening Ceremony.

This website provides information about Teaching, Learning and Assessment. Its documents include the following:

pdf-download-icon Teaching Excellence Awards Guidance Handbook 2023/2024

pdf-download-icon Updated Teaching Excellence Award Guidelines 2023/2024

For more details, please refer to WEMUST >> Docs >> Public documents >> Teaching Excellence Awards