Master in Public Policy - Policy Analysis

Prospective Students

  • Group 1: Policy consultants and policy makers from public areas; lecturers; research fellows from public organizations; or distinction university graduates (*)
  • Group 2: Managers and executives from non-profit organizations, social organizations and enterprises.

Application eligibility 

  • A bachelor's degree or an equivalence from a recognized institution
  • At least 2 years of working experience
  • Complete foundation courses as required by the Ministry of Education and Training for those who did not graduate from Economics or Management majors

* Distinction university graduates will not be required two years of working experience.

Online application 

  • Online application form
  • Personal essays (500-700 words). For guidelines on personal essays, please click here (Vietnamese only)
  • Passport photo (4x6 cm)
  • Scanned copies of bachelor (or higher) degree and other relevant certificates.

Student selection format: entrance examination

***Due to COVID-19 situation in Ho Chi Minh City and other provinces in Vietnam in 2021,  Candidates are not required to take Quantitative and English test.

Exam tests

  1. Quantitative skills (60 minutes)
  2. English (60 minutes).

For sample questions, please click here.

English exemption

Those submitting one of the following documents are exempted from English language proficiency requirement (valid within 2 years from application deadline):

  • IELST score of at least 5.5; iBT TOELF of at least 61; TOEIC (L-R) of at least 600; or 
  • B2 English certificates issued by these institutions: Ha Noi University, Ha Noi University of Education, University of Languages and International Studies – Vietnam National University Hanoi; Hue University – University of Foreign Languages; Ho Chi Minh City University of Education; Hanoi University of Pedagogy; Thai Nguyen University; Da Nang University of Foreign Languages; Vinh University, Saigon University, Van Lang University; Quy Nhon University; Tra Vinh University; Banking University Ho Chi Minh city; People's Security Academy and Can Tho University of Pedagogy; or
  • Bachelor's degree or master's degree in English language; or 
  • Bachelor's or master's degree granted by an English-speaking institution (no interpretation)

Applicants without English certificate will attend English exam according to admission schedule.

Admission Procedure*

  • Complete the online application form on time
  • Take the entrance examination (in Vietnamese)
  • Students scoring 50% or more in each test are invited to join the admission interview
  • Criteria for selection:
    • Test results
    • Quality of personal essay
    • Interview result
    • Social contribution potential

** Applicant can choose either English or Vietnamese for personal essay.

** Interview is conducted in English.

Master in Public Policy - Leadership & Management

Prospective Students

  • Middle and senior managers, managers in government agencies, enterprises, non-profit/NGO organizations.

***Due to COVID-19 situation in Ho Chi Minh City and other provinces in Vietnam in 2021, candidates are not required to take test and be exempted for English entrance requirement.

 Application eligibility 

  • A bachelor's degree or an equivalence from a recognized institution
  • At least 5 years of working experience 
  • Complete foundation courses as required by Ministry of Education and Training for those who did not graduate from Economics or Management majors 

Online application 

  • Online application form 
  • Personal essays (600-800 words). For guidelines on personal essays, please click here.
  • Passport photo (4x6 cm) 
  • Scanned copies of bachelor (or higher) degree and other relevant certificates
  • Valid English certificate within 2 years from application deadline:     
    • IELST score of at least 5.5; iBT TOELF of at least 61; TOEIC (L-R) of at least 600; or 
    • B2 English certificates issued by these institutions: Ha Noi University, Ha Noi University of Education, University of Languages and International Studies – Vietnam National University Hanoi; Hue University – University of Foreign Languages; Ho Chi Minh City University of Education; Hanoi University of Pedagogy; Thai Nguyen University; Da Nang University of Foreign Languages; Vinh University, Saigon University, Van Lang University; Quy Nhon University; Tra Vinh University; Banking University Ho Chi Minh city; People's Security Academy and Can Tho University of Pedagogy; or
    • Bachelor's degree or master's degree in English language; or 
    • Bachelor's or master's degree granted by an English-speaking institution (no interpretation).
  • Candidates without English certificate will attend English exam according to admission schedule.

Admissions format: Interview 

Admission Procedure **

  • Complete online application form in due deadline 
  • Interview 
  • Results are based on: 
    • Application form 
    • Quality of personal essay 
    • Interview results 
    • Social contribution potential.

** Applicant can choose either English or Vietnamese for personal essay.

** Interview is conducted in English.

 

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