University International College (UIC) offers a four-year Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Language Studies program. The program is designed to develop professional talents in foreign languages who have international outlook, cross-cultural communication skills and expertise, and makes full use of the unique position and advantages of Macao S.A.R. with opportunities to connect with the Portuguese, Spanish and English speaking countries, and to meet the urgent needs of Macao’s diversification and internationalization in the region’s development for specialized talents.
The Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Language Studies program has three language tracks: Portuguese, Spanish, and English. Its course features are:
- Developing students’ bilingual competence based on the fundamental and core curriculum content of traditional foreign language teaching (students can choose one other foreign language from Portuguese, Spanish or English in addition to the foreign language track already selected);
- Allowing students to take courses (such as business administration, communication studies or international tourism management) offered from another Faculty and conducted in English;
- Arranging short-term (at least one semester) field study and study abroad programs for the students via the strategic partnership between M.U.S.T. and universities in the relevant language countries.
Overall, this program entails a configured feature of cultivating full developed professional talents who become bilingual through the learning and field practice of major and minor professional study.