Universities to open new faculties for 2018-19
Updated : Monday, January 08, 2018 2:47 PM (GMT+0700)

Newfaculties will be opened at universities during the 2018-2019 academic year,according to the Ministry of Education and Training’s new catalogue on trainingprogrammes in higher education.

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Most of the new facultieswill be in the social fields. In the IT field, cyber-safety will be taughtfirst at eight universities, including Hanoi University of Science andTechnology, Military Technical Academy, Academy of Cryptography Techniques, andPost and Telecommunications Institute of Technology.

In the health field, anutrition faculty will be created. No new faculties will be created inveterinary medicine, art and life science.

HCM City University ofArchitecture will have a new faculty of Urban Fine Arts to meet the demand forcoherent development of landscapes and living spaces in urban areas.

Van Lang University in HoChi Minh City will enrol students in its new major of applied literature underthe faculty of Public Relations and Communications.

The HCM City University ofTechnology and Education has completed procedures to open six new facultiesincluding graphic design, architecture, construction management, renewableenergy, food services and restaurant administration, and technologicaleducation.

The university will continueits high-quality training programmes in English in two additional faculties.

According to the Ministry ofEducation and Training, the country in the 2017-18 academic year has 235universities and institutes, not including those in national defense andsecurity.

By 2020, it is expected thatnearly 2.2 million students will attend university and college. In 2017-2018,enrolment was 1.7 million.


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