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Postgraduate Programs

Postgraduate Programs

Master's Program in Biotechnology

APPLICATION CONDITIONS

Academic Requirements:

Academic Requirements for Applicants: Graduates with degrees in one of the following fields: Biotechnology, Biology, Medicine, Pharmacy, Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Ecology, Genetics, Post-Harvest Technology, Applied Biology, Plant Protection, Agriculture Promotion, Aquaculture, Veterinary, Animal Science, Agriculture, Crop Science, Medical Engineering, Biological Engineering

Applicants must have graduated with outstanding GPAs or with at least two (02) years' working experience in their respective fields (with recommendation letter(s) from undergraduate thesis supervisor(s) or reference letter(s) from employer(s) or a copy of the employment contract).

Applicant Pools:

Pools Undergraduate Accumulative credits Time to Complete
Applicant Pool 1 ≥ 135 credits ≥ 1.5 years
Applicant Pool 2 ≥ 120 credits 2 years

* Graduates from International programs (i.e. foreigners, international graduates, transfer program graduates, dual-degree graduates) are regarded as Applicant Pool 1

** Biotechnology graduates from International University with accumulative credits fewer than 135 credits are regarded as Applicant Pool 1 if have taken undergraduate Developmental Biology course

English Requirements:

Applicants must have achieved IELTS ≥ 4.5, TOEFL iBT ≥ 35 or equivalent English proficiency level or participate in IU's English test

Entrance Examinations:

Applicants must take part in the following entrance examinations:

  • General Knowledge
    • Questions provided in two (02) identical sets in English and Vietnamese
    • Applicant chooses one (01) of the two sets of questions and must write their answers in the same throughout the examination
  • Interview: In-person in English
  • English: Unless the applicants have achieved IELTS ≥ 4.5, TOEFL iBT ≥ 35 or equivalent English proficiency

The organization, questions, grades, grade revision and result publication are compliant to the admission policies of the Viet Nam National University - Ho Chi Minh city

The passing grade is 5 (out of 10) and the University reserves the right to restrict the number of intakes based on entrance year's quota, overall grades and applicants' ranking among peers.

Doctorate Program in Biotechnology

Master's Program in Food Technology

APPLICATION CONDITIONS

Academic Requirements:

Academic Requirements for Applicants: Applicants who have an undergraduate degree in: Food Technology, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Biology, Medicine, Pharmacy, Agriculture, Aquaculture, with good grades or with at least two (02) years' working experience in their field.

Applicant Pools:

Pools Undergraduate Degree in Undergraduate Accumulative credits Time to Complete
Applicant Pool 1 Food Technology ≥ 135 credits ≥ 1.5 years
Applicant Pool 2 Food Technology  ≥ 120 credits and < 135 credits 2 years
Other considerable fields ≥ 135 credits

English Requirements:

Applicants must have achieved IELTS ≥ 4.5, TOEFL iBT ≥ 35 or equivalent English proficiency level or participate in IU's English test

Entrance Examinations:

Applicants must take part in the following entrance examinations:

  • General Knowledge (with contents related to Food Chemistry and Food Biochemistry)
    • Questions provided in two (02) identical sets in English and Vietnamese
    • Applicant chooses one (01) of the two sets of questions and must write their answers in the same throughout the examination
  • Interview: In-person in English
  • English: Unless the applicants have achieved IELTS ≥ 4.5, TOEFL iBT ≥ 35 or equivalent English proficiency

The organization, questions, grades, grade revision and result publication are compliant to the admission policies of the Viet Nam National University - Ho Chi Minh city

The passing grade is 5 (out of 10) and the University reserves the right to restrict the number of intakes based on entrance year's quota, overall grades and applicants' ranking among peers.