USTH Bachelor's Programs Have Been Officially Accredited by HCERES

Wednesday - 26/04/2017 06:24

The Bachelor programs of University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (USTH) have been officially accredited by The High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (HCERES). USTH Bachelor’s programs have been awarded the Accreditation Decision to the European standard for the period April, 2017 to April, 2020.

With the orientation to become an excellent university with advanced model, combining research and teaching, USTH always focuses on improving the training quality. This responsibility has been considered as the main tasks, in order to provide science and technology labor force with high quality. In June 2016, all six Master’s programs of USTH has been accredited to European standard by HCERES. The Bachelor’s accreditation, again ensures the quality of training and research activities of USTH.

HCERES is an independent organization, responsible for the quality assessment and accreditation for universities, research institutions and training programs. HCERES is also an official member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) and the European Higher Education Area and Bologna Process (EHEA). Hence, the University of Science and Technology of Hanoi is the first Public University in Vietnam has been accredited by an European Accreditation Body.
 
 
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Pictures of the HCRES Delegation worked at USTH in October, 2016 
 
HCERES highlighted strengths of the Bachelor’s training programs including:
  • USTH training programs follow the Bologna Process for Diploma (LMD system 3/5/8). Accordingly, the duration of the Bachelor programs, Master programs and PhD programs is 3 years, 2 years and 3 years, respectively. This is an advanced model that is being widely applied in many reputable universities in Europe.
  • Office language in teaching is English
  • USTH ensures a close relationship between training and research through the establishment of the international standard laboratories.
  • USTH focused on enhancing the training quality by recruiting qualified lecturers and researchers who are holding the Doctorate Degrees and above, as well as having international work experience.
  • USTH has been applying various advanced technologies to improve the quality of training and research. In particular, sending students to do their internships abroad is considered as one of the efforts to adapt to the great employment demands.
The results of the HCERES accreditation will help to promote the continuous improvement to ensure the training quality of the Bachelor’s programs.  It also brings more benefits to students, especially encouraging the students’ passion for research, creativity abilities, thereby actively support for the development of future career.
 
The Bachelor’s programs of USTH have been qualified for the European education standards, creating various positive impacts not only to USTH, lecturers-researchers and students.
The positive impacts of the appraisal of the Bachelor program conducted by HCERES for the USTH
  • Actively support for the commitment to continuous improvement, innovation, and research for the Bachelor programs.
  • The process of preparing self-assessment reports according to the requirements of accreditation process helped to enhance the process of self-assessment in terms of training quality, and the quality of students.
  • The results of the accreditation create reputation and reliability for USTH when working with local and international partners, as well as the admissions, communication and recruitment activities of USTH.
  • Accreditation leads to the credit recognition among different universities around the world.
  • Accreditation is the basis for continuous improvement of training quality, through many detailed assessments about strengths and .
  • Accreditation support the process of evaluating the outcome standards through the connection of training objectives, training activities, and training outcomes.
  • Accreditation provides guidance on development, enhancing lecturer’s abilities.
  • Accreditation provides guidance when structuring training programs.
  • Accreditation is valuable reference information when cooperating with local and international partners.
Benefit of Bachelor’s program accreditation result conducted by HCERES for students:
  • Accreditation helps to improve the quality of student services by improving the lecturer satisfaction, training programs.
  • Accreditation results require the continuous effort in upgrading equipments, and other  learning resources to support students.
  • Students have more advantages of recruitment or studying Master programs in various universities in Europe.
 Accredited Decision (in English) HERE