University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH), Vietnam National University HCMC is the most prestigious and greatest institute in the South of Vietnam for social sciences and humanities studies. At present, USSH trained 54 educational programmes for 28 disciplines with many types of training courses, including the regular full-time programmes, second-degree programmes, transfer programmes/ college- undergraduate programmes and in-service programmes. These programmes are classified in 7 fundamental sciences. They are (1) Social Sciences and Behavioral science (2)humanities science (3) educational science and teacher training science (4) journalism and information (5) Business and management (6) social services (7) hotels, travelism, Sports and personal services … The current total number of students at USSH in these fields is 20,000 students.
Currently, more than 200 foreign students are studying the regular full-time system in Vietnamese studies, English Linguistic and Literature, International Relations … Many postgraduates of Vietnamese studies, History, Philosophy … are foreigners.
Regular full-time system
Admissions comprise 26 disciplines: educational studies, sociology, geography, psychology, anthropology, politics, international relations, scientific socialism, English linguistics and literature, Russian linguistics and literature, Germany linguistics and literature, Chinese linguistics and literature, oriental studies, history, Marx –Lenin philosophy, literature, Chinese-transcribed Vietnamese, Linguistics, cultural studies, Vietnamese Studies, journalism, Archives and Office management, library and information sciences, social works, urban studies.
Training period is 3.5 to 6 years, a bachelor of science degree is given after graduation.
The programmes is suitable for those who have one degree in another profession. The admission begins in October by either an entrance exam or non-exam admission. The training period lasts 2.5 years, students are certified a degree of Bachelor of Science
The programme is suitable for those who already graduated a collegial degree. The course begins in March every year. The associate programme lasts 1 to 2 years. Finishing the course, students have science bachelor degrees.
Upgrading-to-BA programs (full-time/part-time)
The program is designed for those who are holding a three-year college degree. It takes students around 1.5-2 years to complete a bachelor’s degree.
The in-service training program
The program offers degrees in these majors: English Linguistics and Literature, Chinese Linguistics and Literature, Journalism, Linguistics, Anthropology, Sociology, International Relations, Educational Psychology, Education Management, History, Archives and Office Management, Geography, Cultural Studies, and Social Work.
The in-service entrance exams are administered 4 times per year:
March examination: From 15 to 18th March (in other provinces)
April examination: From 15th to 18th April (in Ho Chi Minh city)
October examination: From 15th to 18th October (in Ho Chi Minh city)
November examination: From 15th to 18th November (in other provinces).
Undergraduate program length: The program takes students around 4.5 years to complete the bachelor’s degree.
Room B.001, 10-12 Dinh Tien Hoang street, District 1, HCMC
Phone: (08) 38221909
Fax: (08) 38221903