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Candidates who have completed six years of secondary education and fulfilled the requirements for graduation; or those who are currently attending the third year of senior high school or equivalent may apply for direct admission by submitting the results of any of the following examinations:

  • Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination, HKDSE
  • General Certificate of Education Advanced Level, GCE A Level
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma, IB
  • Scholastic Assessment Test, SAT
  • American College Test, ACT
  • General Scholastic Ability Test (Taiwan), GSAT
  • Advanced Subjects Test (Taiwan)
  • Unified Examination Certificate (Malaysia), UEC
  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia, STPM
  • Exames Nacionais do Ensino Secundário (Portugal), ENES
Documents required

Candidates are required to submit a copy of the following documents to apply for entry via direct admission:

  • Identification document;
  • A recent photo;
  • Public examination result slip of any examination mentioned above (together with the grading system);
  • Academic transcripts for Senior Middle Three or equivalent (together with the grading system);
  • Graduation certificate of senior high school or equivalent (for candidates who have graduated);
  • Other required documents (if any).
Other required documents
Programme Requirements
Design & Visual Art

A portfolio (in pdf format) including:

  • A CV including a contact email (around 100 words in Chinese or 60 words in English)
  • A catalogue consisting of 5-10 pieces of work in which a description (Chinese/English) including the title, year, materials and dimensions must be included
  • Overall concept (around 200 words in Chinese or 120 words in English)
Chinese-English translation, Chinese-Portuguese translation (Chinese/English education system) & International Chinese Language Education (native speakers of Chinese)
  • Non-native speakers of Chinese must submit an HSK certificate (Level 5 or 6).
Chinese-Portuguese translation (Portuguese education system)
  • Candidates may be invited to a language test (Chinese and Portuguese).
International Chinese Language Education (non-native speakers of Chinese) & Portuguese Language
  • Candidates are required to submit TOFEL or IELTS reults, or they may be invited to an English test.

Please submit the required documents by email to admission@ipm.edu.mo or by post to The Registry, Macao Polytechnic Institute, Rua do Luís Gonzaga Gomes, Macao. (On your email subject or envelope, please indicate the following: “Documents for direct admission - 2018/2019 academic year”)

Applicable programmes

The direct admission scheme applies to the following programmes:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Design
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Art
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music (Education/Performance)
  • Bachelor of Science in Computing
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Sino-Lusophone Trade Relations
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Social Work
  • Bachelor of Management
  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing
  • Bachelor of E-Commerce
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Gaming and Recreation Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Chinese-Portuguese/Portuguese-Chinese Translation and Interpretation (Chn/Eng Edu. Sys.)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Chinese-Portuguese/Portuguese-Chinese Translation and Interpretation (Port Edu. Sys.)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Chinese-English Translation and Interpretation
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Chinese Language Education (Native and non-native speakers of Chinese)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Portuguese Language
  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing*
  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Technology
    (Medical Laboratory Technology/ Pharmacy Technology)*
  • Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Therapy*
For Macao residents only
Application Procedures
  1. Fill out application during the application period
  2. Pay application fee*
  3. Submit the required documents onto the application platform or email/post them to the MPI Registry
  4. Application completed
Applications will be considered valid after the application fee is settled.
Interviews and other assessments

Candidates may be invited to attend a video interview or other assessments. Any candidate failing to do so will be disqualified from admission.

Offer and admission process

The selection of qualified applications for admission is based on the applicant’s choice of programme, admission quota of the programme concerned, documents submitted by the applicant and his/her performance in the admission assessment (if any).

Offer results will be released on MPI’s 【candidate portal】only. We do not notify admission decisions by email or by any other means.

Applications who wish to appeal their offer results should submit a written appeal to the Registry within 3 working days after the results are released. Late applications will not be entertained.

Applications with an admission offer should download the offer letter and other relevant documents from the 【candidate portal】and complete the admission procedures according to the instructions as stated.


Key dates

Online Application for admission via direct admission 29/01/2018 – 13/07/2018
Interviews/other assessments Mid Mar to Late Jul 2018
Result announcement and payment of tuition fees From May 2018 onwards


Key Dates
Average job-seeking time of graduates: 1.6 months

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