USTH to launch 2 new specialties next school year

Monday - 23/11/2015 01:27

Food Science and Technology, and Medical Science and Technology are the 2 new specialties to be launched at USTH as of the 2016-2017 school year, making a total number of 8 majors. Food Science and Technology is highly and urgently requested in agricultural, light industry and health care sectors in Vietnam. The establishment of the Food Science and Technology Program (at Bachelor and also Master level later) at USTH will contribute to fill this gap in human resource demand in term of high qualified food scientists and technologists. The program will provide scientific knowledge and practical skills in relevant fundamental sciences and processing technologies in order to develop modern processing procedures and industries in. Meanwhile, Medical technologists are highly and urgently requested in all public health care facilities in Vietnam. The establishment of USTH's Medical Science and Technology Program (at Bachelor and also Master level later) will contribute to fill this gap in human resource demand in term of high qualified medical scientists and technologists. The program will provide scientific knowledge and practical skills in relevant fundamental sciences, clinical sciences and technologies in order to assist physician in operating medical instruments and procedures of diagnosis and treatment of patients. The training program for Bachelor according to the LMD system will last 3 academic years, including 6 semesters, 180 ECTS and 3-4 months of internship in clinical and research laboratories and the program is fully in English. Along with the 2 new majors, the Aeronautics course will be officially launched for the Space and Aeronautics department. At present, USTH offers all the 3 levels of training: Bachelor, Master and PhD, specializing in 6 majors namely Phamarcological, Medical and Agronomical Biotechnology; Water, Environment, Oceanography; Advanced Materials Science and Nanotechnology; Space and Aeronautics; Information and Communication Technology; and Energy.