1. PROGRAM INTRODUCTION
The ICT formation in USTH prepares graduates for careers in the fields of Software Engineering and Computer Science. It focuses on applied research and emerging technologies. The ICT program equips students with the fundamental understanding of computing and system administration, then the professional knowledge of information systems, advanced databases, and eventually management of projects.
After graduation, ICT students process a solid foundation in mathematics, informatics, software engineering, and communication. They also have core knowledge of computer science for higher education. Additionally, students can specialize in particular areas such as mobile and web development, security and system, and data mining.
Besides, the formation aims to train them capable of working effectively in multidisciplinary teams and in an international environment; taking appropriate positions in the industry upon graduation and growing into leadership positions, and also pursuing scientific research or higher education.
2. PROGRAM CURRICULUM
The ICT curriculum provides a solid foundation in mathematics, informatics, software engineering, and communication. The program also builds a core of computer science for higher education. Additionally, students can specialize in particular areas such as mobile and web development, security and system, data mining, … etc by selecting the appropriate technical electives and completing the Group project and the internship for at least 3 months.
|Academic year||Semester||Name of course||ECTS|
|B2||Semester 3||Management Sciences||Law on IP rights||1|
|Foreign language||French 2.1||4|
|Core courses||Probability and Statistics||4|
|Algorithms and data structures||3|
|Signal and Systems||3|
|Semester 4||Core courses||Advanced programming with Python||4|
|Analysis & algebraic structures||3|
|Digital Signal Processing||3|
|Optional courses (choose 2 out of 3)||Software Testing and Quality Assurance||3|
|Mobile Wireless Communication||3|
|Academic year||Semester||Name of course||ECTS|
|B3||Semester 5||Management Sciences||Scientific Writing||2|
|Foreign language||French 3.1||3|
|Core courses||Object-oriented Systems Analysis and Design||4|
|Web Application Development||4|
|Machine learning and Data mining I||3|
|Mobile Application Development||4|
|Optional courses (choose 1 out of 2)||Advanced Databases||3|
|Semester 6||Core courses||Computer Graphics||3|
|Machine learning and Data mining II||3|
|Optional courses (choose 2 out of 3)||Natural Language Processing||3|
3. PROGRAM OUTCOMES
Bachelor Program in Information and Communication Technology, University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (USTH) aims to provide students the basic knowledge and solid professional knowledge, necessary social skills to work effectively in multidisciplinary teams and in the international environment; personal qualities, and a sense of life-long learning to succeed in career; political qualities and sense of serving the community. These objectives are clearly reflected in the below-expected learning outcomes:
- Solid professional knowledge to adapt to various jobs of researching theories, modeling ideas, designing and developing technology solutions, consulting and managing required systems in the field of Information and Communication Technology.
- Personal and professional skills and attributes:
2.1 Reasoning and problem-solving.
2.2 Experimentation and knowledge discovery.
2.3 System thinking and critical thinking.
2.4 Creativity, activeness, and seriousness.
2.5 Professional ethics, integrity, responsibility, and accountability.
- Interpersonal skills for teamwork and international communication:
3.1. Leadership and skills to work in Cross-disciplinary teams.
3.2. Communication skills: written communication, electronic, multimedia communication, presentation, persuasive argument, effective negotiation.
3.3. English skills, IELTS ≥ 6.5.
- Conceiving, designing, implementing, and operating products and technical solutions in the enterprise and social context.
4. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
The range of occupational ICT pathways continues to expand as ICT technology penetrates more and more aspects of daily life. Moreover, other science technologies currently require ICT as a tool for development. Common areas of work for ICT graduates include software engineering and programming for web and mobile platforms; systems analysis and administration; multimedia development and processing.
Employment opportunities for ICT graduates are very strong due to the high demand in the industrial sector. The ICT industry did not succumb to the effects of the recent Global Financial Crisis as compared with many other sectors. Furthermore, many ICT start-up projects in Vietnam have received strong support and large investments from the government or national and international companies.
Besides the possibility of finding a job after graduation, ICT students have enough competencies to pursue higher education in Vietnamese universities or go abroad to study in high-quality international universities. The specialization in Computer Science in the ICT pathway gives the core based on which students can grow into specialized researchers.
5. CONTACT INFORMATION
– About the training program:
Department of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Tel: (+84-24) 32 12 18 01
Add: Room 408, 4th floor, A21 building, University of Science and Technology of Hanoi
– About Admission:
Department of Academic Affairs (DAA)
Tel: ( + 84-24) 7772 7748
Add: Room 102, 1st floor, A21 building, University of Science and Technology of Hanoi