The University of Macau’s History Department offers a highly interdisciplinary education designed to meet the global challenges of the 21st century. The program introduces students to a wide range of courses in Chinese, American, European, maritime and world histories that provide a strong foundation for interpreting and understanding the past in order to make informed decisions in the future. As one of the most inclusive and comprehensive academic disciplines, history allows students free rein in their intellectual pursuits throughout their college career. A truly international faculty, an incomparable university setting where East meets West, the University of Macau’s History Department offers a unique chance to develop a culturally sensitive understanding of the present even as you uncover the fascinating mysteries of the past.
History graduates have found many opportunities in the rapidly developing region of the Pearl River Delta and beyond. As the world becomes increasingly interdependent, demand for historian professionals has increased in all spheres of society, including schools, museums, libraries, archives, publishers and media groups, tourist companies, govern mental institutes, law firms, research institutes, businesses, and cultural heritage preservation and protection organizations. Graduates with training in history develop superior English and research abilities that make them particularly attractive to many corporations seeking capable and competitive individuals for positions as managers, executives, secretaries, market researchers and in many other capacities. Graduates in history can also choose to expand their academic horizon by pursuing MA or PhD degrees in history, law, politics, sociology, literature, public administration and other disciplines.