Top-up programs with UK top university

On 11th March, Ms. Chloe Lim - Southeast Asia's Student Recruitment and Development Manager, Essex University visited VNU University of Economics and Business to discuss top-up programs for students.

Welcoming Mrs. Chloe Lim, from the UEB, there were Assoc.Prof.Dr. Le Trung Thanh - Head of Office of Research and Partnership Development; Dr. Nguyen Thi Hong Thuy - Dean, Faculty of Accounting and Auditing; Dr. Khieu Huu Binh - Lecturer in Faculty of Accounting and Auditing.

Beginning the meeting, the two parties exchanged information about the universities, the training programs, development strategy and orientation for future cooperation. Assoc.Prof.Dr. Le Trung Thanh emphasized that UEB promoted internationalization of education, extensive cooperation with many prestigious universities all over the world. Essex University is the third university in the UK to set up cooperation with the UEB.


At the meeting, representatives of the universities discussed top-up programs to obtain a master's degree. In particular, UEB’s students completing 3 years or 3.5 years at the UEB can be transferred to Essex University and obtain the master's degree. Meanwhile, UEB’s students, who complete at least 2 years in Vietnam can be transferred to Essex University to complete 2 years and obtain the degree in the UK. The two sides also discussed cooperation in international joint training programs in international Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

On April 4th, lecturer of Essex University will pay a visit to the Faculty of Accounting and Auditing and giving lectures to UEB’s students. The two parties are expected to discuss further about cooperative activities in the coming time.

For more information about the programs, please contact: Ms. Nguyen Bich Ha, Room 501, E4 Building, VNU University of Economics and Business.

 Essex University was founded in 1965 and is one of the leading universities in researching and teaching in the UK. In recent national assessments, Essex University consistently ranked in the UK's top 12 and regularly ranked high in government assessments of teaching quality.

- Excellent research results: Essex University ranks 9th among UK universities for research quality, and ranks first in social science research according to the latest Research Assessment Exercise.

- Student satisfaction: Essex University is among the top 20 schools to achieve the highest level of satisfaction for international students, according to the 2011 National Student Survey.

- Quality teaching results ranks 8th in the UK (According to Sunday Times Good University Guide)

+ Essex University has been building a reputation for quality world-class teaching and research.

+ Essex University ranked 8th in the UK's 118 universities (Sunday Times ‘Best Marks for Teaching’ 2008).

+ Essex University ranks 7th in the UK for the teaching quality in a recent Government assessment of teaching quality.

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