Enrollment

Enrollment for PhD Programs Academic year 2018

 - Application due date: 06/07/2018

  - Application review:    28 - 29/07/2018

 

 

HO CHI MINH CITY OPEN UNIVERSITY

ENROLLMENT FOR PhD PROGRAMS 2018

(Pursuant to Announcement No.311/TB-ĐHM issued on 19th March 2018)

1. Fields of Doctoral Degrees:

  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION;
  • ECONOMICS;
  • THEORIES AND METHODS FOR TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (TESOL).

2. Proposed number of applicants: 30 applicants for the 3 fields of doctoral degrees

3. Training mode and duration:

  • three (3) full – time years for Master’s degree holders, and
  • four (4) full – time years for Bachelor’s degree holders.

4. Admission Requirements:

Eligible applicants must satisfy the following criteria:

1. Hold a Bachelor’s degree with Distinction or Master’s degree in a relevant field; The Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees granted by foreign training institutions have to be verified following the current regulations;

2. Be an author of one research publication or report in scientific journals or proceedings or peer–review seminars, relevant to the field of the enrolled doctoral program (no older than 3 years by the application deadline);

3. In case of being Vietnamese applicants, possess one of the following degrees or certificates of language proficiency:

a/ Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (full–time study) conferred by a foreign institution in which English or other languages is used as a means of delivery;

b/ Bachelor’s degree in major of foreign languages, conferred by a Vietnamese institution;

c/ TOEFL iBT >= 45, or IELTS (Academic Test) >= 5.0. The result of the English tests must not be older than 2 years by the application deadline;

d/ Applicants holding a degree in a/, b/, or certificates of foreign language proficiency which are equivalent to English proficiency (see Appendix II) and not older than 2 years by the application deadline must have the competence of English communication in their study field.

e/ Applicants for the field of Theories and Methods for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages must possess a certificate of language proficiency (e.g., Chinese, French, Japanese, or Russian, etc. see Appendix II) excluding English which must not be older than 2 years by the application deadline, or a bachelor’s degree majoring in foreign languages excluding English.

4. In case of being foreign applicants,

4.1 For the fields of Business Administration and Economics, applicants must possess Vietnamese language proficiency graded 4/6 or above, based on Common Framework of Vietnamese Language Proficiency;

b/ For the field of Theories and Methods for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, applicants (excluding citizens of English–speaking countries) must possess TOEFL iBT >= 79, IELTS (Academic Test) >= 6.5 which are not older than 2 years by the date of application deadline.

 

 5.  Required applications:

 Access the website: http://sdh.ou.edu.vn to download sample documents or directly take them at our office (Room 210–211, Vo Van Tan Campus, 97 Vo Van Tan Street, Ward 6, District 3, HCMC).

Applicants must submit all the following documents:

  • Application form;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Certified copy of all degree and certificates of language proficiency;
  • Certified copy of all research publications, reports;
  • Research proposal;
  • One letter of recommendation by one professor, or one associate professor, or one doctor of science, or one highly qualified doctor, who once worked with the applicants at least 6 months. In this letter, the referee must give specific evaluations on the applicant’s remarkable qualifications, research ability as well professional ethics, strengths and weaknesses;
  • Recommendation letter by applicants’ institution / office in case applicants are civil servants;
  • Other required documents

6. Selection: 

  • Application and research ability review, and
  • Interview.

Candidates holding a BA degree are required to pass the master program admission test.

7. Tuition fees and scholarships:

  • Tuition fee: see on the website: http://sdh.ou.edu.vn
  • Scholarships: 100% tuition fee per year for PhD learners who complete their study plan in time and have 2 articles published which meet SCOPUS or ISI standards.

8. Admission schedule:

  - Application due date: 06/07/2018

  - Application review:    28 - 29/07/2018

  - Admission fee:          200.000VND

>>>> Sample application and appendix: Download here

9. Contact:

 

HO CHI MINH CITY OPEN UNIVERSITY

GRADUATE SCHOOL

Room 210, 97 Vo Van Tan, Ward 6, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City

Tel: (028) 39 300 947 or (028)39 300 946
Email: quang.lm@ou.edu.vn

 

 

 

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