Master in Biotechnology Pharmacology (BP)


OVERVIEW OF THE COURSE 

USTH proposes an international Master Degree in Biotechnology Pharmacology, of 19 teaching units (equiv. 120 ECTS) taught in English. More than 60% of them are taught by international lecturers. The diploma is delivered by USTH and conjointly by a French University and is recognized by the European Union and International University education system. The master course is characterized by academic and practical courses that initiate the student to the top knowledge and cutting-edge technologies in Biotechnology. Two internships in public or private research and development laboratories, in Vietnam or abroad, allow the student to get first professional experiences to conduct and report on a scientific research project. In addition the student is trained in law, economy and management to be familiar with the international regulations and practice operative in international and Vietnamese companies.

The master aims to form managerial R&D staffs of international standard for biotechnology companies, universities and research institutions and open the way to realize a PhD.

For detailed information about the training program, please click here

ELIGIBILITY 

This Master’s program is open to all applicants fulfilling the following conditions:
  • holding a Bachelor degree or equivalent in Science
  • having a good command of English (equiv. TOEFL 61 or IELTS 5.5);
ADMISSION PROCEDURES 

Admission procedure of USTH consists of 2 steps: preliminary selection and interview.
Wave Application deadline Interview
1 June 18, 2017 June - July 2017
2 August 20, 2017 August 2017
 
  • Preliminary selection: screening on dossiers (details at Application Dossier)
  • Interview: shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in English by a jury. Invitations to an interview shall be delivered by email and telephone. Interview results shall be informed to each candidate within 10 days by email and post.
After admissions, students will be arranged by USTH into relevant English courses based on their levels. At the end of the courses, those who are not qualified will be requested to extend their English courses at USTH until all requirements are satisfied.

ENROLLMENT CRITERIA 
  • Applicants must hold a university transcript of Average Good or above;
  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor Degree of Average Good or above;*
  • Ability to communicate in English;
  • Certificate of foreign languages (English, French) (if any).
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 AND FELLOWSHIP 
  • 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.
More information about scholarship, please click here 

APPLICATION DOSSIER 
  • Application form for Master course in the academic year 2017-2018 filled in and signed with recent 3 cm x 4 cm portrait attached ( Link tới application form)   Download the application form here 
  • Motivation Letter in English (outlining why candidates would like to enroll in USTH).
  • Certified English Translation of Bachelor Degree
  • Certified English Translation of university transcript*. If the grading system is different to the 0-10 scale applied in Vietnam, a document explaining the applied grading system is required;
  • Letters of recommendation;
  • Certificate of foreign languages (English, French) (if any); merits and certificates of good study results or scholarships (if any)
* Applicants having completed their Bachelor programs but not yet received their diploma or official academic transcript must submit a provisional letter of graduating confirmation or temporary academic transcript (Certified copies and English translation versions). Successful candidates are required to fulfill all those documents before enrollment.
Applicants are required to submit Application Form and Application Dossier to: University of Science and Technology of Hanoi, Training and Services Building, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay, Hanoi; and via email to the Academic departments under a PDF or ZIP file named “Admissions Master-<NAME OF DEPARTMENT>-<LAST NAME>-<FIRST NAME> (e.g. Admissions Master-BIO-NGUYEN VAN A).

CONTACT 

   Department of Biotechnology Pharmacology
   Email: admission-bio@usth.edu.vn 
   Address: R. 805, 8th floor, University of Science and Technology of Hanoi,
                     Education and ServiceBuilding, 18 Hoàng Quốc Việt, Cầu Giấy, Hà Nội
   Phone : (04) 3791.7747 / (03) 3791.8618