In responding to the huge demand of human resources in finding technological solutions for drinking water and waste water treatment as well as for climate change adaptation in Vietnam, the Master program “Water-Environment-Oceanography”, one of six priorities in USTH training program, has been created since November 2009.

Accompanying a solid scientific training, the WEO master program will focus on studying the advanced technologies, which are currently unpopular or untaught in Vietnam, both in the field of water treatment (supply water, wastewater) and natural aquatic environments (modeling, remote sensing, and environmental engineering).

Besides, with all the lessons are taught in English, main objective of this program is to train future leaders in the field of water science, who are capable to work for industries, consulting firms and government agencies (concerning water services, flood and environmental disaster prevention, natural resources management and land use

  • Timetable: from Monday to Saturday
  • Location: at USTH
  • Full time

Advantages of Program

  • International Master Double-diploma delivered by French Universities and USTH
  • Advanced teaching methods via laboratory works and practical courses
  • Lectures delivered in English by professors from French leading universities
  • Professional experience through six-month internship abroad
  • High possibility to get full scholarship and fellowship from USTH
  • High possibility to get full scholarship for internship in France
  • High possibility to apply for French PhD scholarship for best USTH students
  • Excellent openings for work in Vietnam and abroad after graduation

Job opportunities

•Public sector: Higher education and university research; large public research organizations; national and regional public agencies for water-resources management and environmental protection; public analysis and control laboratories; regulatory agencies in the field of the environment.

•Private Sector: Research offices (river and marine fields, instrumentation in the field of environment, hydrology and oceanography, measurement and monitoring of physico-chemical parameters of water for environmental purposes, numerical modeling, remote sensing, satellite observation and applications, integrated spatial planning and spatial planning); analysis and control laboratories; industries.

 Occupations targeted:

  • Teacher-researcher
  • Researcher
  • Engineer
  • Project manager
  • Production engineer
  • Environmental manager
  • Business engineers

Internship in France

  • Internship in France with professors of famous research institutes.
  • Internship duration must be at least 5 months. Here are some photos of our interns in France.

Interview Fee and Tuition Fee

  • Interview fee: 100,000 VND/candidate, non-refundable in any cases (not applied for foreign resident students);
  • Students holding Vietnamese passports: 43,000,000 VND (equivalent to USD 1.900)/year, collectible every semester, unchanged throughout the whole course;
  • Students coming from other countries: 90,000,000 VND (equivalent to USD 4.000)/year;
  • Students coming from French Consortium universities: free of charge;
  • Tuition fee for intensive English course: free of charge.

Scholarship & Felowship

  • Since USTH is highly supported and sponsored by external donors (Asian Development Bank and Agribank) in addition to its own high-level state budget and industrial foundation, many candidates can access to our scholarship and fellowship program.
  • Merit-based scholarships and/or need-based fellowships cover up to 100% tuition fees and living expenses. Application process, dossier examination, interview are after enrolment.