Bachelor’s degree in English, Portuguese or Chinese, or a related subject from a recognized university.
For language requirements, please refer to Remarks, item 2.
Teaching Chinese, Portuguese or English as a Second Language
In regional secondary schools, colleges and universities
Overseas schools, colleges or universities
Advanced career prospects for Macau teachers in schools, educational institutions and government
Further studies in Ph.D. programmes to conduct research in applied linguistics
Working in the areas of linguistics, language assessment and research methods
Other related areas include writing and publishing educational materials, delivering online education and educational administration.
Medium of Instructions:
The core compulsory courses will be taught in English or bilingually (English/Chinese or English/ Portuguese).
The electives offered by the Department of English will be taught in English while electives offered by the Department of Portuguese will be taught in Portuguese, and electives offered by the Department of Chinese will be taught in Chinese
The Applied/Academic Thesis may be written in English, Chinese or Portuguese, as appropriate to the track chosen by the student. Students of PSL and CSL may elect to write the Applied/Academic Thesis in English with the permission of the MA Coordinator and the agreement of their Supervisor.
Language requirements for admission:
For students who apply for English track, at least an IELTS score of 6.5, or TOEFL iBT score of 92, or TEM4/8 score of 70, or CET6 score of 610, or GEPT level of high-intermediate; For students who apply for Portuguese or Chinese track, at least an IELTS score of 6.0, or TOEFL iBT score of 80, or CET6 score of 530, or TEM4/8 score of 60, or GEPT level of high-intermediate;
For non-native Chinese who apply for Chinese track: at least HSK Level VI Certificate (National Chinese exam, higher level) or equivalent;
For non-native Portuguese who apply for Portuguese track: at least DIPLE Level B2 (Diploma Intermédio de Português Língua Estrangeira, Portugal) or CELPE-BRAS (Nível Intermediário, Brazil).