19 April 2024

AUN-QA Overview: 382nd, 424th, and 383rd Programme Assessment with Three Vietnamese Universities

By
Patitin Lertnaikiat
AUN Programme Officer;

Throughout the middle of April 2024, the ASEAN University Network - Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) has continued providing its quality assurance services in the form of programme assessments (PA) to 3 universities in Viet Nam, including: 

  • The 382nd PA at Thai Nguyen University (TNU) with 2 Engineering Undergraduate programmes and 2 Bachelor of Arts programmes assessed; 
  • The 424th PA at Can Tho University (CTU) with 3 Bachelors programme and a Masters programme; and 
  • The 383rd PA at Ho Chi Minh University of Banking (HUB) saw assessment for the Bachelors of Finance and Banking for 2 programmes, one from the Faculty of Finance and one from the Faculty of Banking.

Details of the aforementioned PAs can be found below.

382nd AUN-QA Programme Assessment at Thai Nguyen University (TNU)

Date:

9-11 April, 2024 (Onsite)

Country

Viet Nam

Programmes Assessed:

  1. Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Programme
  2. Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Programme
  3. Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Finance
  4. Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Finance
Ministry: TNU is under the Ministry of Education and Training of Viet Nam
University Overview:

TNU is a public regional university established on April 4th, 1994 by re-organizing and merging 4 local universities and 1 vocational school in Thai Nguyen Province. At present, TNU has eleven university/school members: University of Education, University of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, University of Economics and Business Administration, University of Technology, University of Sciences, University of Information and Communication Technology, Thai Nguyen College of Economics and Techniques, Thai Nguyen School of Foreign Languages, TNU’s International School and TNU’s Branch in Lao Cai Province.

Mission TNU is a regional university providing multi-disciplinary training, scientific research and advanced technology transfer, which contributes to the socio-economic, and cultural development of the Midlands, Northern Mountainous Region, and the whole country.

This was TNU’s 7th Programme Assessment and their 3rd onsite Programme Assessment with AUN-QA.

 

424th AUN-QA Programme Assessment at Can Tho University (CTU)

Date:

9 - 11 April, 2024 (Onsite)

Country:

Viet Nam

Programmes Assessed

  1. Bachelor in Engineering Physics
  2. Bachelor in Biology
  3. Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering
  4. Master in Electrical Engineering

Ministry:

CTU is under the Ministry of Education and Training of Viet Nam

University Overview:

Can Tho University was initially named as Can Tho Institute of Higher Learning at its establishment in 1966. Since 1975 it has been renamed as Can Tho University (CTU). CTU is the driving force having decisive influence on the development of the Mekong Delta region (MDR) of Vietnam.

CTU is the national key university and known as the center of cultures, sciences and technologies of the MDR; ranked in the top 351-400 universities in Agriculture and Forestry in 2023; a member of the ASEAN University Network (AUN); received the JICA President Award in 2019; recognized to comply with the institutional accreditation standards of the Ministry of Education and Training in 2018, 2023. 

CTU currently offers 119 bachelor’s, 51 master’s and 21 doctoral training programmes to a total number of 44,046 students. The strongest majors belong to Agriculture, Aquaculture, Technology and Environment.

This was CTU’s 9th Programme Assessment and their 6th onsite Programme Assessment with AUN-QA.

 

383rd AUN-QA Programme Assessment at Ho Chi Minh University of Banking (HUB)

Date:

16 - 18 April, 2024 (Onsite)

Country:

Viet Nam

Programmes Assessed:

  1. Degree of Bachelor in Banking and Finance with specialization in Banking (Faculty of Banking)
  2. Degree of Bachelor in Banking and Finance with specialization in Finance (Faculty of Finance)

Ministry:

HUB is under the State Bank of Viet Nam

University Overview:

Established in 1976, Ho Chi Minh University of Banking is a public university under the direct management of the State Bank of Vietnam with the great mission of training human resources for the finance and banking industry. With an over 40 - year history, HUB has established itself as one of the leading universities in research and training in the field of Economics, Finance – Banking, Business, and Management. HUB has a total of 492 faculty and staff members, from which 327 are faculty members and training more than 14,000 students. 

The University is served by high – quality faculty who are prestigious lecturers, scientists, and experts both locally and internationally. Currently, HUB provides 26 degree programs and various executive training courses, as well as foreign languages and informatics courses. Levels of education: Bachelor’s Degree (Full time, In – service, 2nd Degree, Dual Degree), Master’s Degree, Doctoral Degree.

This was HUB’s 2nd Programme Assessment and their 1st onsite Programme Assessment with AUN-QA.