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Graduation language proficiency for master's program

Students must meet one of the following conditions to be recognized as meeting the output standards for foreign language proficiency of master’s program:

1. Degree

a. Have a Bachelor's degree, Master's degree, or Doctoral degree issued by a foreign higher education institution (the main language used in the course of study must be English) and this educational institution (or a diploma of educational institutions) are on the list of educational institutions and university degrees that are recognized by the competent authorities of Vietnam; or in the list of higher education institutions in which there is a Protocol or other nationally recognized document between their country and Vietnam; or is a higher education institution in the world's TOP 1,000 according to prestigious ranking organizations; or diplomas from joint training programs that have been approved in written document by the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training...;
b. Have a university degree or higher from a public educational institution in the country where the language used in training is entirely in English without translation;
c. Have a university degree or higher in English language;
d. Have a university degree or higher in one of the five majors of Russian, French, German, Chinese, Japanese languages for students of master's program in TESOL.

2. Certificate

a. English: have one of the following international certificates that are still within the valid period specified in item c mentioned below. For other uncommon international certificates, the President will consider and decide on equivalent conversion.

Education program

IELTS

TOEFL

TOEIC

Cambridge Exam

KNLNNVN

Master (Vietnamese)

5.5-6.5

iBT 46-93

Listening: 400-489; Reading: 385-454 ;Speaking: 160-179; Writing: 150-179

B2 First/ B2 Business; Vantage/Linguaskill Grade: 160-179

Level 3 (B1)

Master (English)

5.5

iBT 46-93

Listening: 400-489; Reading: 385-454 ;Speaking: 160-179; Writing: 150-179

B2 First/ B2 Business; Vantage/Linguaskill Grade: 160-179

Level 4 (B2)


b. Vietnamese: for foreign students to study master's program taught in Vietnamese.

- Have a university degree or higher education degree in Vietnamese;
- Have a high school diploma, a university degree, a master's degree (other majors), a doctoral degree (other majors) taught entirely in Vietnamese without translation, granted by other educational institutions in Vietnam;
- For a study program in Vietnamese language: students must have a Vietnamese certificate of CEFR B2 level or higher, issued by a competent educational institution, within the valid period specified in item c mentioned below.

c. Requirement for certificate to be approved: within a period of 02 (two) years calculated from the certificated date to the reviewing condition for master’s thesis defense date.