|Awarding institution 頒授機構||Macao Polytechnic University|
|Responsible academic unit 負責學術單位||Faculty of Business|
|Endorsement in the Official Gazette 政府公報批示||72/2021|
|Name of final award / programme title 學位及課程名稱||Bachelor of Management|
|Duration of study 學習年期||4 years|
|MPU programme code 理大課程編號||4LGDI/4LGNI/4LGNC|
|FHEQ level of award FHEQ學歷水準||Level 6|
|QAA benchmark group QAA學科基準組別||-|
|Programme accredited by 專業認可機構||-|
|Language of instruction 授課語言||English for 4LGDI/4LGNI, Chinese for 4LGNC|
|Academic units which will also be involved in teaching part of the programme
|Faculty of Languages and Translation, MPU-BELL Centre of English|
|Institution(s) other than MPU that will provide some teaching to the programme
|Alliance Française de Macao|
Programme description 課程簡介
Bachelor of Management prepares students for careers in various industries by placing equal emphasis on the academic and practical aspects of management. It features the holistic approach to business training which provides students with a solid foundation of management knowledge and practical skills. The programme fosters students' competence to work as corporate team player and leader, as well as to demonstrate an entrepreneurial business instinct. Graduates are eligible for direct admission to postgraduate studies at the University of Coimbra under the credit waiver arrangements.
Programme objectives 課程目標
The programme aims to prepare students for careers in business or management. It equips students with proficiencies that create effective managerial behaviour within different organizations in today’s changing business environment. Students shall gain both the knowledge and skills such as research, presentation, critical analysis, problem-solving, teamwork, and entrepreneurship. Graduates shall be competent for positions such as management consultant, business analyst, operations manager, or entrepreneur. Graduates should also be able to further their education with options such as MSc Strategic Business Management and Master in Business Administration (MBA).
What will you be expected to achieve? 期望達到的成效
Upon completion of the programme, students are expected to have achieved the following learning outcomes in terms of academic contents, disciplinary skills, and attributes. The goal of the programme is to cultivate management talents who possess professional management skills, communication skills and leadership attributes to tackle problems in the rapid-changing business world. Graduates will be able to start their careers at major enterprises, banks and government organisations.
Academic contents 學術內容
|A1||Management theories and practices|
|A2||Knowledge in analysing and solving management problems|
|A3||Professional knowledge for effective oral and written communication|
Disciplinary skills‐ able to 學科技能
|B1||Demonstrate proficiency in business software applications and numerical techniques for analysis|
|B2||Describe the impact of social, cultural, financial, eco-political, legal and human factors in Macao and and globally|
|B3||Analyse, think critically and present effective justification for persuasion|
|C1||To demonstrate the competence in working independently or as a group while upholding integrity and professional ethical standards|
|C2||To possess a global perspective for understanding issues and solving problems with possible solutions|
|C3||To uphold professional ethical standards and corporate social responsibilities|
How will you learn? 如何學習
Through lectures, assignments, group projects, in-class discussions, quizzes as well as other learning opportunities, students will acquire the learning outcomes expected from the learning modules. Extra-curricular activities such as library workshops, senior schoolmates' and alumni's sharing on learning attitudes and work experience, competitions and webinars of relevant business fields are arranged to enrich students' exposure and to prepare them for future career development. These teaching methods are used throughout the programme structure and arrangement as the instructors see fit in delivering expected outcomes of the programme.
How will you be assessed? 如何評核
The programme schedules an annual examination board which considers all student academic profiles and agrees classifications and progression routes. Modules are assessed by a combination of assignments, projects, mid-term and final examinations. Explicit guidance on coursework requirement for each module is given, emphasising approaches to coursework of various types and how to avoid plagiarism, together with rules and procedures. Examinations are typically of a three-hour paper undertaken at the end of each semester. Examination papers will be reviewed by internal moderators and then by external examiners. All examination papers go through a moderation marking procedure. Samples of three examination answer sheets (high, medium and low grades) are sent to the external examiners for quality control. Re-sit exam will be given for qualifies students who fail their first attempt at the end of each semester. Re-sit marks are capped at 50%. Normally, students who fail again in the re-sit examination or those who fail to meet attendance requirement will be required to repeat the failed modules.
How is the programme structured? 課程架構
The programme is delivered over eight semesters spanning four years. Students are required to acquire 139 credits for graduation. The first and the second year covers fundamental knowledge in management and general education. The third year is designed to extend the knowledge of management concepts and skills such as organisational behaviour, operations management as well as leadership principles and practices. The final year is designed to enhance students’ theoretical thinking by covering various selected topics. Students are required to complete a graduation report during their 4th year of study. During the second year, students will be able to choose electives that they are interested in to acquire more in-depth knowledge in cost accounting, event management and corporate management.
Learning Module Title
Learning Module Code
Learning ModuleSelection Status
Year of Study
|Principles of Accounting I||ACCT1100||3||Compulsory||1||1|
|Principles of Accounting II||ACCT1110||3||Compulsory||1||2|
|Introduction to Business||BUSS1100||3||Compulsory||1||1|
|Principles of Management||BUSS1110||3||Compulsory||1||2|
|Business Software Applications||COMP1100||3||Compulsory||1||1|
|Business Computing with Internet Applications||COMP1110||3||Compulsory||1||2|
|Constitution and Basic Law||LLAW1110||2||Compulsory||1||2|
|Putonghua I *||MAND1101||3||Elective||1||1|
|French I *||FREN1101||3||Elective||1||1|
|Japanese I *||JAPN1101||3||Elective||1||1|
|Portuguese I *||PORT1101||3||Elective||1||1|
|Complete 1 module from the electives||See below||3||Compulsory||2||1 or 2|
|Human Resources Management||HHRM2120||3||Compulsory||2||2|
|Small Business Management||MGMT2130||3||Compulsory||2||2|
|Principles of Marketing||MRKT2100||3||Compulsory||2||1|
|Putonghua II *||MAND1102||3||Elective||1||2|
|French II *||FREN1102||3||Elective||1||2|
|Japanese II *||JAPN1102||3||Elective||1||2|
|Portuguese II *||PORT1102||3||Elective||1||2|
|Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility||BUSS3120||3||Compulsory||3||1|
|Business Research Methods||BUSS3130||3||Compulsory||3||2|
|Total Quality Management||MGMT3130||3||Compulsory||3||1|
|Leadership Principles and Practices||MGMT3150||3||Compulsory||3||2|
|Customer Relationship Management||MRKT3170||3||Compulsory||3||2|
|Cross Cultural Management||MGMT4130||3||Compulsory||4||1|
|Selected Topics in Management||MGMT4160||3||Compulsory||4||2|
|Graduation Report I||MGPO4100||4||Compulsory||4||1|
|Graduation Report II||MGPO4110||4||Compulsory||4||2|
|Business, Government and Society||BUSS0130||3||Elective|
|Environmental Management System||BUSS0131||3||Elective|
|World Regional Geography||GEOG0110||3||Elective|
|Macao History and Culture||HIST0110||3||Elective|
|Management Information Systems||MMIS0140||3||Elective|
|Introduction to Public Administration||PADM0120||3||Elective|
|Introduction to Psychology||PSYC0110||3||Elective|
|Introduction to Sociology||SOCI1130||3||Elective|
* Students are required to attend Level I and II of the same language module.
Putonghua I / Portuguese I / French I / Japanese I (Select one language module)
Putonghua II / Portuguese II / French II / Japanese II (Select one language module)
What are the Entry Requirements? 入學條件
According to Article 3 of Academic Regulations Governing Bachelor's Degree Programmes of MPU,
- An applicant shall be considered for admission to a bachelor’s degree programme of the University if s/he
a) holds a qualification not lower than Grade 12 or the equivalent, and
b) fulfils other admission criteria prescribed by the programme of study concerned.
- An applicant of age 23 or above, proven to possess relevant capabilities (especially in the entrance examination(s) of MPU), shall be considered for admission to a bachelor’s degree programme with a waiver on the requirement in item a) of above point.
How do we listen and act on your feedback? 如何聽取及回應學生的回饋
Each student is allocated a year tutor who provides general academic and pastoral support throughout the four years of study. Year tutors are the first point of contact in matters stated above. Various communication channels are available for students to express their opinions and suggestions, such as via their respective year tutors, student representatives, programme coordinators and assistant programme coordinators, and dialogue meetings on different levels. The dialogue meetings serve as platforms for consultation and discussion between students and respective personnel ranging from the programme, the faculty, the academic support and administrative units, to the university management. Feedback is made by respective personnel to every issue raised by the students during the meeting with follow-up actions tracked. Student surveys are conducted in every learning module on a semesterly basis to collect students' opinions regarding the delivery of the modules. User satisfaction surveys are conducted annually on central student services. Feedback collected via these surveys will be followed up by the faculty or respective departments.
Academic support and guidance 教學支援及指導
Students will receive an orientation about their four years of study at the beginning of the first year. Year tutors are appointed to individual students upon admission to provide academic and pastoral support throughout the period of study in the programme. Students may seek academic advices from their year tutors or programme coordinators regarding their learning path/plan and registration of learning modules. In individual learning modules, the instructors' office hours and contact information are made accessible to students for any questions regarding their study. Students' learning engagement and performance will be reviewed on a regular basis by year tutors and programme coordinators to identify learning needs and provide relevant support. Students' learning performance and progression will also be reviewed by the programme examination board to ensure their learning is adequately supported and their progress is on track. In addition, counselling services, careers services and student support services are accessible to all students through the Student Affairs Office. A wide variety of extracurricular activities (e.g. seminars, workshops, exchange opportunities, field trips etc.) are available via the Student Affairs Office. Students may make full use of the variety of learning oppportunities, both curricular and extracurricular, to develop their academic and holistic capabilities for their future careers or further studies.
Programme-specific rules and facts 課程特定的規則及事項
Support for students with disabilities 身心障礙學生支援
Macao Polytechnic University has in place a university-wide policy to ensure that all student needs are taken care of and a supportive and accessible learning environment is maintained. When cases of special needs are notified or identified, special arrangements are made on a case-by-case basis with the joint effort of the programme and various student support services of the University, such as the Registry, the Student Affairs Office, the Information Technology Department and the Campus Management and Development Department, etc. to provide the necessary support.
Links with employers, internship opportunities and transferable skills 與僱主的關係、實習機會及可轉移技能
The programme invites industry experts, professionals and senior business executives to share their academic and industrial experience with students so as to enrich students' learning experience. Meetings with the advisory board members are arranged regularly to receive industrial opinions and keep abreast of emerging needs / trends in the market.