International Business MIB


  1. General information
Major: International Business
Duration: 24 months
Language of instruction: Vietnamese and English
Mode of study: Full time in VNU-IS
Degree: Master of International Business awarded by Vietnam National University, Hanoi

 

  1. Program structure
No. Code Courses Credits Credit hours Requirement module Language
Total Theory Pratice Self-study
I.   General Knowledge (8 credits)
1 PHI 5001 4 60 31 23 6 Vietnamese
Philosophy
2 INS

5001

4*[1] 60 21 31 8  

English

English for specific purposes
II   Fundamental and specialized knowledge (47 credits)
II.1   Fundamental knowledge (18 credits)
    Required Courses (9 credits)*[2]
3 INS

6010

3 45 28 17  

0

 

Vietnamese
International Business Environment
4 INS

6011

3 45 28 17 0 Vietnamese
Laws on International Business
5 INS

6012

3 45 28 17 0 English
International Business Management
  Elective Courses (9/15 credits)
6 INS

6013

3 45 25 17 3 INS 6010 English
Managing Innovation in the Global Context
7 INS

6014

3 45 22 20 3 INS 6012 Vietnamese
Organizational Behavior and Leadership
8 INS

6015

3 45 30 15 0 INS 6010 Vietnamese
International Marketing Issues
9 INS

6016

3 45 28 17 0 INS 6010 Vietnamese
Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics in International Business
10 INS

6017

3 45 36 9 0 INS 6012 English
Comparative Business Systems and Cross Cultural Management
II.2   Specialized knowledge (29 credits) *[2]
   Required Courses (17 credits)
11 INS

7011

3 45 35 10 0 INS 6010 English
International Finance
12 INS

7012

3 45 30 15 0 INS 6012 English
International Project Development & Analysis
13 INS

7013

3 45 22 20 3 INS 6012 English
International Trade Operations and Management
14 INS

7014

 

Seminar on Contemporary Issues in International Business

4 60 8 36 16 INS 6010& INS 6012 Vietnamese
15 INS

7015

4 60 47 13 0 INS 7011 English
International Financial Markets& Institutions
    Elective Courses (12/30 credits)
16 INS

7016

3 45 32 13 0 INS 6012 Vietnamese
Advanced International Strategic Management
17 INS

7017

3 45 34 11 0 INS 6012 Vietnamese
Advanced Global Supply Chain Management
18 INS

7018

3 45 32 13 0 INS 6010 Vietnamese
Digital Marketing
19 INS

7019

3 45 30 15 0 INS 6010 Vietnamese
Integrated Marketing Communications
20 INS

7020

3 45 26 19 0 INS 6012 Vietnamese
International Risk Management
21 INS

7021

3 45 31 14 0 INS 6012 Vietnamese
Advanced International Human Resource Management
22 INS 7022 3 45 30 15 0 INS 6012 English
Mergers & Acquisitions in the Global Market
23 INS 7023 3 45 33 12 0 INS 6010 Vietnamese
Multinationals and Technology Transfer
24 INS 7024 3 45 35 10 0 INS 6012 Vietnamese
Entrepreneurship in a Global Context
III.   Graduation knowledge (9 credits)
25 INS 7201 Thesis 9 135 0 135 0 English
Dissertation
Total 64

 

  1. Admission requirements

3.1. Qualifications

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree

– Graduated from appropriate faculties/majors including International business/ Business administration/ Marketing/ Business

– Graduated from related majors of International business/ Business administration/ Marketing/ Business like Economic, Finance – Banking, Insurance, Accounting…,etc. with the addition certificates equivalent to:

Subject Credit
Economics 3
International Economics 3
Principles of business management 3
Principles of Marketing 3
International Finance 3

 

  • Graduated from other majors will be considered by The Admission Committee

3.2. Working experience

  • Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree with Good grade or above (issued by Vietnamese higher education institutions) and those who do not need additional certificates: not required
  • Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree under Good grade (issued by Vietnamese higher education institutions) or those who need the additional certificates: at least 18 months

3.3. English requirement:

  • (i) English proficiency certificate at level three (03) of the six (06)-level foreign language framework of Vietnam as enrolling into the program that is issued by domestic training institutions and approved by VNU or other international English certificates (within validity period) equivalent to score of IELTS 4.5, TOEFL (460 ITP, 42 iBT, TOEIC (04 skills including: Listening score of 275 – Reading score of 275 – Speaking score of 120 – Writing score of 120), Cambridge (A2 Key 140, B2 Preliminary 140, B2 First 140, B1 Business Preliminary 140, B2 Business Vantage 140), Aptis (B1 General);
  • And English proficiency certificate at level four (04) of the six (06)-level foreign language framework of Vietnam when studying specialized subjects (Fundamentals and Specialized modules) that is issued by domestic training institutions and approved by VNU or other international English certificates (within validity period)  equivalent to score of IELTS 5.5, TOEFL (543 ITP, 72 iBT, TOEIC (04 skills including: Listening score of 385 – Reading score of 400 – Speaking score of 160 – Writing score of 150), Cambridge (B1 Preliminary 160, B2 First 160, C1 Advanced 160, B1 Business Preliminary 160, B2 Business Vantage 160, C1 Business Higher 160), Aptis (B2 general).
  • – University degree with a Bachelor’s degree; advanced programs with English as a medium of instruction according to the scheme of Ministry of Education and Training on advanced programs in some universities in Vietnam; high quality engineering degree (PFIEV) recognized by the Committee of Engineering Degrees; dual degree program in English of which degrees are awarded by foreign universities; international standard training program with English as a medium of instruction; talent training program; high quality training program with English as a medium of instruction of which degrees are awarded by VNU;
  • (iii) Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or doctorate degree (full time overseas) with English as a medium of instruction, which is recognized by authorized entities.
  • (iv) English proficiency certificates equivalent to the level four (04) of the six (06)-level foreign language framework of Vietnam are exempt for VNU-IS graduates in the following cases:
  • Undergraduate programs of VNU-IS require the English level equivalent to the level four (04) of the six (06)-level foreign language framework of Vietnam and use English as a medium of instruction during the academic training time in VNU-IS.
  • VNU-IS undergraduate students are graduated from VNU-IS within 24 months from the date of the recognition of university degree to the date of enrollment
  • (v) Bachelor’s degree or higher, granted by training units at VNU within 2 years with requirements in foreign languages, meeting the requirements of foreign language competency to apply for the master’s program and applicants have already had a foreign language certificate that meets the output requirements before graduating from the undergraduate programs;
  • (vi) Applications who are foreigners using English as one of the compulsory languages or being English native speakers.
  • Note: Applicants who are foreigners, if applying for a master training program in Vietnamese, must have a Vietnamese language proficiency of Level 4 or higher according to the Vietnamese Language Competency Framework for Foreigners or have graduated from a university (or equivalent qualifications) or higher where the training program uses Vietnamese as a medium of instruction; satisfy the requirements for a second foreign language as prescribed by the training institution (if any) unless they are native speakers of the language used in the training program4.

 

  1. Tuition fee: 137,100,000 VND (equivalent to $6,000).

The tuition fee is converted based on the exchange rate posted by Vietcombank at the payment period. Tuition fee is divided into 03 times of payment.

 

  1. Contact:

Office of Graduate Studies – International School

Level 2, G7 Building, International School, 144 Xuan Thuy, Cau Giay, Hanoi

HOTLINE: +84 866 540 268

Email: linhptc@vnuis.edu.vn / tuyensinhthacsi@vnuis.vn