We always welcome international students to BUV. There are currently students from all corners of the world pursuing world-class education at BUV.
International students should submit their applications early to have enough time for obtaining visas to Vietnam.
According to the standard British education system, after graduating from high school, students need to take a foundation course before entering an official bachelor’s degree programme. The benefits of the foundation courses are as follows:
– Prepare students to study at the Undergraduate level, and equip them with quantitative analysis techniques;
– Ensure students have adequate knowledge at the higher education level by practicing suitable teaching and learning methods;
– Help students develop positive, logical, and creative thinking as well as discipline and diligence;
– Provide students with interesting and challenging lectures and support them in developing soft skills
for their future work.
English courses at BUV are designed per international standards and taught by 100% international teachers, providing an innovative learning environment that helps students develop their English skills effectively. The class sizes are small, and students are encouraged to use English in class to communicate with their peers and lecturers via activities namely games, role-plays, and discussions on current events and issues of society and the world. The courses equip students with required English comptencies for work and study.
Furthermore, students shall have access to state-of-the-art facilities, including technology-integrated classrooms and a library with abundant resources amidst BUV’s multi-functional learning spaces situated in the green oasis of Ecopark.
Apart from helping students achieve a high proficiency level of English to study and work in an international environment, the course will provide students with essential skills in research, academic reading and writing, and presentation skills to get the best results when pursuing a UK degree.
With an IELTS certificate of 5.5 (with no skill below 5.0), you can enroll for the four-week IELTS Intensive course at BUV (subject to availability), after which you will be accepted directly into the Foundation programme without having to retake the IELTS test.
By the end of 2021, nine cohorts of BUV students have graduated with amazing figures. 100% of graduates get a job or go on further study within three months of graduation.
We profoundly understand the great importance of selecting a major that befits one’s preference and forte. At BUV, before enrolling, students will be given a personality test if they have yet to determine their major of choice. Also, our counsellors and experts will help you find the major that best fits you.
Moreover, Experience Days are regularly organised at weekends, so that students can experience different fields of study before making their final decision.
Please contact the Admissions Office on 096 662 99 09 for consultation booking.
BUV currently provides the Finance and Accounting degree programme awarded by Staffordshire University (UK). Regarding international certificates, BUV recently had a meeting with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) in Vietnam on supporting and enabling BUV students to study the CFAB programme – a UK accounting programme, right at BUV at a highly competitive rate.
A-level graduates will be accepted directly into the bachelor’s degree programmes at BUV without having to take the Foundation course. Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.0+ (no skill below 5.5).
Please contact BUV’s Admissions Office for instructions on application preparation.
BUV is a proud provider of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree awarded by Staffordshire University. Bachelor’s graduates from BUV are always offered preferential admissions and special incentives for the MBA programme. In addition, with a bachelor’s degree from BUV, students may receive admission letters from prestigious universities around the world for master’s programmes.
BUV currently does not provide accommodation for students living far from the campus. Students can refer to options such as renting accommodation in Ecopark or Hanoi. Those who go for the latter can travel by Ecobus (with pick-up stops in inner-city districts) or BUV bus (with pick-up stops in eight innercity districts).
At BUV, we assure to best meet your needs and desires. You will be fully and professionally equipped to satisfy the requirements of even the most demanding employers: extensive expertise, necessary work skills, a global mindset and know-how of the Asian and Vietnamese markets, fluent English, and practical work experience.
As BUV students, you will be trained in a standard British environment right here in Vietnam completely in English and by 100% international faculty experienced in teaching and practice. Ultimately, you will receive bachelor’s degrees awarded by reputed British universities. Our student-centred training methods will enable you to discover your potential and develop at your best. In particular, from the very first year, after every three months of study, a three-month internship shall be arranged at leading international companies, such as Standard Chartered Bank, SSI, Prudential, ANZ, Apollo, and British Council. Such internships are an invaluable opportunity for you to apply the knowledge and skills gained to your work as well as experience and learn from professional work environments. All those factors will enable young people to become valuable candidates for employers of large companies in Vietnam and all over the globe.
By studying at BUV, you can save a large amount of money by studying domestically with the same quality as in the UK. There are multiple strong choices for “hot” economics majors, such as International Business Management, Marketing Management, Accounting and Finance, Accounting and Business, and Banking and Finance. Students are considered for admission based on the criteria of high school graduation and English proficiency via flexible enrollment periods year-round. Graduates will be awarded bachelor’s degrees from Staffordshire University and the University of London (UK).
Per the admission standards of universities under the British education system, a student shall be considered for direct entry to qualifications where he or she has satisfied the following requirements:
English proficiency: an IELTS score of 6.0+ (no skills under 5.5), a TOEFL (IBT) score of 87 (no skill below: Listening 17, Speaking 20, Reading 18, and Writing 17) or an equivalent AND one of the following conditions:
- An A-level certificate (GCE/VCE) or
- An access programme passed at the required QAA-recognised standard for entry to Higher Education
- International Baccalaureate diploma with a minimum of 24 points, English at 4 points
- European Baccalaureate diploma with at least 60 percent overall, English at 60 percent
If you are in Year 12 and your English level is below IELTS 6.0 (or at least one skill is below 5.5), you will
have to take a Placement Test for prepatory English classes.
The duration of such a course depends on your chosen major, as BUV is currently teaching per programmes of both Staffordshire University and the University of London. The Pathway programme of Staffordshire University shall last for six weeks, while the duration of that of the University of London shall be 20 teaching weeks. The tuition fee of the Pathway programmes taught at BUV of Staffordshire University and the University of London are VND 79,688,000 and VND 169,197,000, respectively. Please contact +84 (221) 6 250 250 or visit BUV’s website at www.buv.edu.vn for more information.
BUV has brought to our students more than 900 internship opportunities at over 300 corporations and international organisations in Vietnam and around the world, such as Standard Chartered Bank, ANZ Bank, KPMG, Prudential Assurance Company, SSI Securities Company, Apollo Education and Training Organisation, British Council, Hilton, Intercontinental, Piaggio, and Mövenpick.
At BUV, a department called Student Experience Department is in place to equip students with understanding, knowledge, and skills in planning and preparing for their future careers.
BUV students will receive Employability Skill Set Training, which will prove useful for their future careers; and join student clubs that befit their aptitudes and interests, such as football club, dance club, or charity club, to develop comprehensively. To enable students to apply in-class skills and knowledge into hands-on experience right from their freshman year, the Student Experience Department offers students internship opportunities at leading international companies and organisations, such as Standard Chartered Bank, SSI, Prudential, ANZ, Apollo, and British Council. In addition, the Student Experience Department also provides guidance on effective preparation for job applications as well as must-have skills for application and interview for postgraduate programmes.
At present, 11 undergraduate degrees are being offered at BUV in schools namely School of Business Administration, School of Computing and Innovative Technologies, School of Hospitality and Tourism, and School of Creative Industries and directly awarded by Staffordshire University, the University of London, and BUV. The majors include:
The University of London:
- BSc Banking and Finance
- BSc International Business Management
- BA Marketing Management
- BA Accounting and Finance
- BA Tourism Management
- BA Contemporary Creative Practice
- BSc Computer Games Design and Programming
- BA Event Management
- BSc Computer Science
British University Vietnam (including dual degrees awarded by Staffordshire University):
- BA Finance and Economics
- BA International Hospitality Management
Students will have to take a placement test when enrolling for the course. The English course is divided into five levels as a foundation course for learners, but not all are required to finish them one by one.
Students whose English proficiency is at level Foundation shall take classes of level Foundation onwards (Foundation, Intermediate, and Upper Intermediate). The course’s tuition fee is VND 24,840,000.
British University Vietnam (BUV) provides UK-standard bachelor’s programmes directly awarded by two reputed public universities in the UK. The programmes are entirely taught in English by 100% international faculty per standard British curriculum. Hence, English is a prerequisite for effective learning.
English language requirements for bachelor’s programmes: An IELTS score of 6.0+ (no skill below 5.5), a TOEFL (IBT) score of 87 (no skill below: Listening 17, Speaking 20, Reading 18, and Writing 17) or an equivalent.
A student who is not proficient in English is required to take an English Placement Test. Based on the test result, the student may be advised to take an English for University course at BUV to expand their knowledge and improve their English. To learn more about the English for University course, please contact our hotline: 0966 629 909.