International University, Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City (IU) is the first public university using English as a primary language for education and research with full-time degrees available in Vietnam and throughout the world. International University is also the third university in Vietnam accredited by the ASEAN University Network – Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) at institutional level, affirming the quality with modern auditoriums and laboratories together with 100% lecturers (with PhD) graduated from prestigious universities in the world. Moreover, there are 3 graduate programs accredited by AUN-QA, including: Master of Biotechnology, Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Master of Business Administration. Noticeably, Master of Biotechnology is the first Master program of VNU-HCM accredited by AUN-QA.

International University has 9000 undergraduates, more than 600 graduates and postgraduates that play major roles in teaching and learning, providing high-quality human resources in the Southern area. There are 12 schools, departments and centers, 1 campus at 234 Pasteur, Vo Thi Sau Ward, District 3, HCMC and 1 campus at Thu Duc City.

The University’s strategies are to develop graduate programs in order to provide high-quality specialists and scientists who are important for scientific and technology research, contribute to the increase of knowledge resources and promote economic and social development. Graduate programs not only are consistent with professional training, but their contents, programs, teaching methods are up-to-date in education- and research-oriented ways.

Master Programs

  1. Business Administration
  2. Biotechnology
  3. Information Technology Management (in both English and Vietnamese)
  4. Electronic Engineering
  5. Industrial and Systems Engineering
  6. Biomedical Engineering
  7. Public Management
  8. Food Technology

With 2 different master programmes including Masters by Research program and Masters by Coursework program, each program is equivalent to 45-60 credits within 1.5-2 years, postgraduate students have to learn all courses and successfully pass the thesis defense for graduation.

PhD Programs

  1. Biotechnology
  2. Business Administration
  3. Public Management
  4. Biomedical Engineering

For graduation, the candidate have to finish the dissertation in the minimum 3 years of research and international scientific publication related to the research interest. The dissertation must be defended successful at the scientific committee at institutional level.

Below is the video introducing about graduate admissions of International University, VNU-HCM: