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ANNOUNCEMENT FOR 2017 GRADUATE PROGRAMS ADMISSION

International University, one of six member universities of Vietnam National University HCMC, is the first public university in Vietnam that uses English as the primary language in teaching and researching.

In 2017, the International University is currently offering a joint program with Northeastern University (USA) in Master of Science in Leadership and joint program with University of Hawaii at Manoa (USA) in Master of Business Administration (MBA)

A. Master of Science in Leadership:

Information Session: 13/08/2017  (9:00 - 11:00 am)

Venue: The Old Compass Cafe

Floor 3, 63/11 Pasteur St, Bến Nghé Ward, Dist 1, HCMC

Admission Information: Admission Announcement here

1. Reasons to choose the Master of Science in Leadership program - The twinning program between International University (IU) and Northeastern University (NU)

  • Founded in 1898, Northeastern University in one of the oldest and most reputed universities in the US. Located in the center of city of Boston, Massachusetts, Northeastern University is the best place for all academic research activities and also the incubator for the most successful managers and leaders in the US and all around the world.
  • Northeastern University is honored to stand in the top 5 of the top universities in the United States training in business management. We are also ranked 39th among the top 100 universities in the United States (US News and World report), in the top 500 best universities in the world.

2. Benefits from this program:

  • The formal American Master's degree is recognized in all countries around the world.
  • The best way not only to save money but also to earn the Master's degree from the top US University in Vietnam.
  • Outstanding quality of teaching methods, the team working and professionalism after graduation are highlights of this program.
  • The knowledge gained from this program is up-to-date for managerial and leader levels; the content is modified to reflect the reality of the word's and Vietnam's economies. 
  • Flexible study time for working people
  • Advanced training model combines traditional (face-to-face) and modern (e-broadcasting) styles.
  • Have opportunities to come constantly into contact with reality, share and discuss management skills with Vietnamese or foreign professors and experts who are former CEO, manager or senior experts in the industry.

3. Career Orientations and Development:
This Master of Science in Leadership program aims to training young and dynamic business administrators, working in multinational corporations, enterprises, NGOs, Non-profit organizations, or even local authorities. Students will be equip strong knowledge of modern business management and leadership so that they will be capable of working in all kinds of enterprises and corporations
4. Training Program:
The total training period is 1 - 1.5 years with 12 courses:

  • 4 courses (12 credits) will be covered by lecturers at IU
  • 8 courses (24 credits) will be covered by lecturers at NU
  • Detail curriculum

5. Admission Information:
5.1. Enrollment Candidates:

  • Vietnamese citizens or foreigners graduated in domestic or foreign universities

5.2. Form of enrollment:

  • Completed online application: download here
  • Statement of purpose (500 – 1000 words): identifying your educational goals and expectations from the program; please aware that that University’s academic policy on plagiarism applies to applicant’s statement of purpose.
  • Resume: relevant experience and education history.
  • 2 letters of recommendation: from individual(s) with either academic or professional knowledge of your capabilities such as: a faculty member, current employer, mentor or colleague.
  • Official Bachelor’s degree transcript from an international recognized college or university stating degree conferral and date undergraduate transcript.
  • Proof of English language proficiency: Attendants must submit the certificate of TOEFL iBT 79 (or IELTS 6.5 equivalent) or pass the English preparation course (Bridging Program) delivered by International University.

5.3. Timeline:

  • Submission deadline: Until 31/10/2017
  • Orientation Session: 11/2017 (for applicants who don’t have IELTS or TOEFL iBT)

5.4. Application Submission:

  • Office of Graduate Affairs: Room O2.609, International University, Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, HCMC. (Weekdays from 8:00 to 16:00)
  • Ly Tu Trong Center: Front desk, 3B Ly Tu Trong St., Ben Nghe Ward, District1, HCMC. (Weekdays from 17:30 to 20:00)

5.5. Tuition & Fees:

  • Tuition fee for the whole program: 13,973 USD, equal to 317,047,370 VND
  • Tuition fee of English course (in case of attendance): $300 (~6,807,000 VND)
  • Application fee: $50 (~1,134,500 VND)

Note: the amount may vary based on the current exchange rate.
6. Time and Campuses:

  • Time: nighttime on weekdays; weekends 
  • Campus: Ly Tu Trong Center, 3B Ly Tu Trong St., Ben Nghe Ward, District1, HCMC

7. Bridging Program:
Successful student have to attend the English course named Bridging Program before starting the academic courses except submitting the certificates of TOEFL iBT ≥ 79 or IELTS ≥ 6.5. These certificates must be obtained within two years between the date of certification and the date of application submission.

8. Contact:
School of Business
Room A1.306 – International University
Tel: (84-8) 37244270 – Ext: 3230/3331
Website: www.hcmiu.edu.vn/business/vn or www.northeastern.edu/
Assoc. Prof Nguyen Van Phuong, Email: nvphuong@hcmiu.edu.vn
MSc. Le Minh Ly, Email: lmly@hcmiu.edu.vn
Office of Graduate Affairs
Room O2.609 – International University
Tel: (84-8) 37244270 – Ext: 3120 (from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM)
Ly Tu Trong Center – 3B Ly Tu Trong, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, HCMC
Tel: (84) 3824 2092 (5:30PM – 8:00 PM)
Ms. Trần Lê Nhị Hà - email: tlnha@hcmiu.edu.vn

B. Master of Business Administration:

1. Reasons to choose the Master of Business Administration - The twinning program between International University (IU) and University of Hawaii (UH)

Founded in 1907, University of Hawaii, popularly known as UH, has 10 campuses and dozens of educational, training and research centers. As the public system of higher education, UH offers opportunities as unique and diverse teaching about Asian cultures. UH has more than 400 research centers and institutes concerning with Asia Pacific and more than 1000 different courses. Students of this MBA program will have a chance to pursue elites from researches to master business procedures in Asia Pacific countries.

UH is honored to stand in the top 250 universities in the world based on teaching quality, research quality, science achievements, post graduates incomes and teaching resources. Moreover, the teaching quality of UH has been accredited by AACSB and The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

AACSB and WASC both confirm that the UH MBA program in Vietnam meets their standards with outstanding quality, which contributes to train, guide, and prepare Vietnam’s top executives who want to elevate their management skills.

2. Benefits from this program:

  • An American Master's degree recognized all over the world.
  • Opportunities to come constantly into contact with reality, share and discuss management skills with Vietnamese and foreign professors and experts who are CEOs, managers or senior experts in the industry
  • Flexible study time for working people
  • Save cost (with subsidized tuition) and earn a Master's degree from the top US University in Vietnam.
  • Outstanding quality of teaching methods, great mutual learning opportunities, and extensive alumni network during and after graduation.

3. Career Orientations and Development:      

·         Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the functional areas of business (best business practices)

  • Communicate effectively in writing and oral presentations and teamwork
  • Understand and apply management skills to the Asia-Pacific business environment
  • Identify and analyze complex ethical and legal issues
  • Demonstrate understanding of the impacts of technology on business

4. Training Program:

·         The total training period is 21 months with 17 courses (48 credits)

·         All 17 courses are taught by world-class faculty from University of Hawaii and US selected universities

·         The MBA degree is conferred by University of Hawaii

5. Admission Information:
5.1. Prospective Candidates:

  • Vietnamese citizens and foreigners with a bachelor degree or higher
  • Minimum five years of post-baccalaureate, full time work experience
  • Proof of English language proficiency: Minimum TOEFL iBT 61 (or IELTS 5.5). Test scores must not be older than two years from the test date.

5.2. Form of enrollment:

  • Completed online application
  • Resume: relevant work experience and education history.
  • 2 letters of recommendation: from individual(s) with either academic or professional knowledge of your capabilities such as: a faculty member, current employer, mentor or your line manager.
  • Official Bachelor’s degree and transcript from recognized university stating degree conferral and date of undergraduate transcript.
  • Proof of English language proficiency: Official Test Report Form of TOEFL iBT 61 (or IELTS 5.5). Test scores must not be older than two years from the test date.

5.3. Timeline:

  • Submission deadline: Until 31/07/2017
  • Kick-off Weekend: 06/10/2017

5.4. Application Submission:

  • Office of Graduate Affairs: Room O2.609, International University, Quarter 6, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District, HCMC. (Weekdays from 8:00 to 16:00)
  • Ly Tu Trong Center: Front desk, 3B Ly Tu Trong St., Ben Nghe Ward, District1, HCMC. (Weekdays from 17:30 to 20:00)
  • University of Hawaii Office, 3rd Floor, PSG Building, 11 Bis Nguyen Gia Thieu, Dist.3, HCMC

5.5. Tuition & Fees:

  • Tuition fee for the whole program: 23.040 USD  (~525.000.000 VND)
  • Application fee: $100 (~2.280.000 VND) – Non refundable

Note: the amount may vary based on the current exchange rate.

6. Time and Campuses:

  • Time: each month there is an 8-day study period with 2 weekends and 4 weekday evenings
  • Campus: 3rd Floor, PSG Building, 11 Bis Nguyen Gia Thieu, Dist.3, HCMC

7. Contacts:

•      Office of Graduate Affairs
Room O2.609 – International University
Tel: (84-8) 37244270 – Ext: 3120 (from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM)
Ly Tu Trong Center – 3B Ly Tu Trong, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, HCMC
Tel: (84) 3824 2092 (5:30PM – 8:00 PM)
Ms. Trần Lê Nhị Hà - email: tlnha@hcmiu.edu.vn

•      Shidler College of Business, University of Hawaii
3rd Floor, 11bis Nguyen Gia Thieu St.
District 3, HCMC, Vietnam 

Phan Ngoc Thanh (Mr.)

Director of Marketing & Recruitment

Tel: +84 (8) 3933 3033

Mobile: +84 (0) 918 515 031

Email: thanhpn@hawaii.edu

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