One of ten most remarkable
educational events in 2005 was approval of the project "Renovation of
university education in Vietnam" by the Prime Minister (decree
no.14/2005/NQ-CP on 2nd November 2005). With the 15 year strategies
(2006-2020), the purpose of the project is to raise Vietnamese university
education to advanced level in the area and to approach the advanced level of
the world. In the process of the project, Ministry of Education and Training
had a first step in order to carry out the task of selective acquisition and
experimental training of foreign universities' advanced, modern programs and
syllabuses in order to suit for the need of development in Vietnam.
Based on this, the University of Natural Sciences, National
Universities at Ho Chi Minh city is appointed to deploy experimental training
for one of ten advanced programs by Ministry of Education and Training,
specifically the advanced program for university level, Information Technology
faculty. (Decision no. 6668/QĐ-BGD&ĐT). Purposes are below:
- Building the training program for
Information Technology faculty at university level to approach to level of
advanced universities in the world. After experimental training, this training
program will be improved to become an advanced, standardised program about
training of Bachelors of Computing Science.
- Making good conditions of
exchanges and integration in science training research. Based on this, levels
of management staff and teaching staff are improved. In addition, graduates
will have high qualifications and professional skills, have ability of foreign
language communication in order to promote abilities and meet the needs of the
- Building and improving modern
training and research facilities in order to make premises to exploit topics,
projects, and training cooperation.
The successful application of this training
framework will be a basis to guarantee the cooperation to be able to build
advanced postgraduate training program.
Facilities and documents for teaching and learning
- Text-books which are used by PSU for teaching subjects.
- E-books and copyright to access to big websites which supply with electronic
database of specialised science articles.
- Use of available electronic
library system of the faculty, University of Science, Vietnam National
University - HCMC.
Classrooms and labs
- Multimedia teleconfering rooms
with video projectors in Internet areas for instructors and students to
participate in advanced teaching and learning methods.
- Modern labs for APCS students only.