The Faculty of Civil Engineering was established in 1992. This is the unique division that trains engineers in the HCMC Open University. Up to now, the faculty has been lasting for 29 years of developing, training, and doing research activities, with the focuses on orienting strongly both education and research developments. The Faculty strives to be one of the educational institutions that provides working force in construction with high quality; be a strong faculty in the construction research and technology transfer in Ho Chi Minh City and South of Vietnam; contribute toward the development of construction industry and the trademark of the Ho Chi Minh City Open University.
The current teaching staff of 30 lecturers; include four associate professors, 13 doctors, seven lecturers that are doctoral candidates, and 6 Masters, graduated from foreign countries and Vietnam including the US, UK, France, Holland, Belgium, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia.
The faculty, at present, fully had three levels of education: Undergraduate (BE, BS), master (ME), and Doctoral (PhD), with full-time and part-time education types for an undergraduate degree. Currently, the number of students enrolled in the Faculty is about 1100 students, including 800 full-time students and 300 part-time students.
The curriculum was based on basis of the application tendency and candidates by joining the teaching/learning duration with real construction activities, such as field trip, practical activities, seminar, and work at an enterprise.
The training program was made on basis of the application tendency, and candidates by joining the teaching/learning duration with the real world, such as study trip, practice, special subject report and work at an enterprise.
Supplementary subjects, e.g. Special terms in English shall be instructed directly by the lecturers, who graduated in foreign countries. The specialized computer science shall focus on the technology of using copyright software, and modern manuals.
Time of training: 4 years. Study mode is organized with credits, assisting students in accumulating knowledge and skills corresponding to their own abilities, continuous studying.
The total credits:
• 152 credits (Discipline code: 7510102)
Master of Civil Engineering, code 8580201: 60 credits
Code 89580201: 90 credits
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