(Last Updated On: September 9, 2020)
SAO Programme CodeUS2
SAO Programme TypeG3*
Programme PeriodSession I: 22 June – 27 July, 2020
(Students will not be nominated to the session II or the combined session due to time clash with UM class dates)
U Macau Application Deadline21 February 2020
QuotaNo Limit
Responsible StaffKaman Hoi (kamanhoi@um.edu.mo)
Official WebsiteClick HERE
(Please visit the programme official website for the latest information)
CoursesA variety of courses for selection. Please refer to the official website of UCI for more information about the courses:

Details: Link
Programme FeeUSD4,107
– Tuition (USD349 per unit, most courses are 4 units and most students take two courses per session) (USD2,792)
– International Student Application Fee (USD750)
– Mandatory Campus Fee (USD283)
– UCI Health Insurance (USD250)Fees

Details: Link
English Requirement– TOEFL:
213 (Computer-based Test), or
79 (iBT),or
550 (Paper-based Test)

– IELTS: 6.5

– Etc…Details: Link
Visa Information– F1 student visa for full-time enrollment (minimum 6 units)
– B visa for part-time enrollmentDetails: Link
AccommodationAccommodation on-campus/off-campus:
USD1,049-USD3,150 (according to the length of stay)
Details: Link

*SAO reserves the right to change the programme type/amount of sponsorship based on the actual expenses spent during the trip.

(Very Unsatisfied 1 – 4 Very Satisfied)

Overall experience  : 3.3

Programme Arrangement
– Course Intensity (Very intensive 1 – 4 Not intensive): 2.6
– Payment of programme fee: 3
– Course arrangement: 3
– Airport pick up service: No
– Buddies: No
– The entertainment of extra activities: 3

1. 1. The instructors would like to cover as many contents as possible, therefore students are expected to be well prepared for the class materials in order to catch with the class.

2. Students are very active during class and they would like to interact with processors, which is less likely to experience at classrooms in Asia.

3. Activities include: Trip to Los Angeles, Universal Studio, Beaches visit, Surfing, etc

Accommodation (on-campus)
– The price: 2.7
– The location: 3
– The cleanliness: 3
– The Facilities: 2.7
– The attitude of staff: 3

Accommodation (off-campus)
– The price: 1.5
– The location: 2.5
– The cleanliness: 3
– The Facilities: 3
– The attitude of staff: 2

1. There is no air-conditioner in the dorm.

– The price: 2.5
– The taste: 3

Other comments:
1. If you want to travel in Paris, remember to learn some basic French. Otherwise, you will be ignored even you speak fluent English.