Bachelor in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)


1. PROGRAM INTRODUCTION

     
The ICT formation in USTH prepares graduates for careers in the fields of Software Engineering and Computer Science. It focuses on applied research and emerging technologies. The ICT program equips students with the fundamental understanding of computing and system administration, then the professional knowledge of information systems, advance databases and eventually management of projects.

After the graduation, ICT students process a solid foundation in mathematics, informatics, software engineering and communication. They also have a core knowledge of computer science for higher education. Additionally, students can specialize in particular areas such as mobile and web development, security and system, data mining.

Besides the formation aims to train them capable of working effectively in multidisciplinary teams and in an international environment; taking appropriate position in industry upon graduation and growing into leadership position, and also pursuing scientific research or higher education.

 

2. PROGRAM CURRICULUM

       
The ICT curriculum provides a solid foundation in mathematics, informatics, software engineering and communication. The program also builds a core of computer science for higher education. Additionally, students can specialize in particular areas such as mobile and web development, security and system, data mining, … etc by selecting the appropriate technical electives and completing the Group project and the internship of at least 3 months.

 

Academic year

Semester

 

Name of course

ECTS

B2

Semester 3

Management Sciences

Law on IP rights

1

Project Management

1

Foreign language

French 2.1

4

French 2.2

4

Core courses

Probability and Statistics

4

Numerical Methods

3

Algorithms and data structures

3

Object-oriented programming

4

Basic Databases

3

Computational Theory

3

Semester 4

Core courses

Advanced programming with Python

3

Analysis & algebraic structures

3

Signal and Systems

3

Computer Networks

4

Software Engineering

4

Operating Systems

4

Digital Signal Processing

3

Optiona courses (choose 2 out of 3)

Software Testing and Quality Assurance

3

Mobile Wireless Communication

3

Image Processing

3

Total ECTS

60

Academic year

Semester

 

Name of course

ECTS

B3

Semester 5

Management Sciences

Scientific Writing

2

Foreign language

French 3.1

3

French 3.2

4

Core courses

Object-oriented Systems Analysis and Design

4

Web Application Development

4

Machine learning and Data mining I

3

Information Security

3

Mobile Application Development

4

Optional courses (choose 1 out of 2)

Advanced Databases

3

Computer Vision

3

Semester 6

Core courses

Computer Graphics

3

Graph Theory

3

Machine learning and Data mining II

3

Optional courses (choose 1 out of 2)

Natural Language Processing

3

Deep learning and applications

3

Optional courses (choose 1 out of 2)

Simulation of Communication systems

3

Distributed Systems

3

 

Group Project

3

 

Internship

12

Total ECTS

60

 

3. PROGRAM OUTCOMES

       
Bachelor Program in Information and Communication Technology, University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (USTH) aims to provide students the basic knowledge and solid professional knowledge, necessary social skills to work effectively in multidisciplinary teams and in the international environment; personal qualities and and sense of life-long learning to succeed in career; political qualities and sense of serving community. These objectives are clearly reflected in the below expected learning outcomes:

1. Solid professional knowledge to adapt to various jobs of researching theories, modeling ideas, designing and developing technology solutions, consulting and managing required systems in field of Information and Communication Technology.

2. Personal and professional skills and attributes:

2.1  Reasoning and problem solving.

2.2  Experimentation and knowledge discovery.

2.3  System thinking and critical thinking.

2.4  Creativity, activeness and seriousness.

2.5  Professional ethics, integrity, responsibility and accountability.

3. Interpersonal skills for teamwork and international communication:

3.1. Leadership and skills to work in Cross-disciplinary teams.

3.2. Communication skills: written communication, electronic, multimeadia communication, presentation, persuasive argument, effective negotiation.

3.3. English skills, IELTS ≥ 6.5.

4. Conceiving, designing, implementing and operating products and technical solutions in the enterprise and social context.
 

4. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

       
The range of occupational ICT pathway continues to expand as ICT technology penetrates more and more aspects of daily life. Moreover, other science technologies currently requires ICT as the tool for development. Common areas of work for ICT graduates include software engineering and programming for web and mobile platforms; systems analysis and administration; multimedia development and processing.      

Employment opportunities for ICT graduates are very strong due to the high demand in the industrial sector. The ICT industry did not succumb to the effects of the recent Global Financial Crisis as compared with many other sectors. Furthermore, many ICT start-up projects in Vietnam have been received strong support and large investments from government or national and international companies.

Besides the possibility of finding a job after graduation, ICT students have enough competences to pursue higher education in Vietnamese university or go aboard to study in high quality international universities. The specialization on Computer Science in the ICT pathway gives the core based on which students can grow into specialized researchers.
 

5. CONTACT INFORMATION


- About the training program: 
  Department of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  Tel: (+84-24) 32 12 18 01
  Email: ict_dept@usth.edu.vn
  Add: Room 408, 4th floor, A21 building, University of Science and Technology of Hanoi

- About Admission: 
  Department of Academic Affairs (DAA) 
  Tel: (+84-24) 3791 7748 
  Email: admission@usth.edu.vn 
  Add: Room 102, 1st floor, A21 building, University of Science and Technology of Hanoi