By applying for an innovative program, the foundation program equips USTH students with the fundamental science knowledge and skills to be successful in any university setting.
The knowledge provided in the first year will help students make a smooth transition into any particular training field of the second and third year.
The Department of General Education is in charge of organizing 50 credits of fundamental scientific courses out of total 60 credits of the Foundation Year for students from all majors of the university.
Common Courses: These courses are mandatory for all students to study.
|Introduction to informatics||3|
|PHYSICS||Fundamental Physics I||4|
|Fundamental Physics II||4|
|CHEMISTRY||General Chemistry I||4|
|General Chemistry II||4|
Oriented Courses: Students study for 12 credits in accordance with their major to study.
|ICT||Introduction to Algorithms||3|
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English Program Year 01 for students of the 4-year Bachelor’s Program: English pathway program for university preparation (English Program B0)
English pathway program (English Program B0) is a program for students being admitted to the 4-year Bachelor’s Program.
The program is offered in the first year of the Bachelor’s Program. With the accelerated learning intensity, English B0 is designed to help students who haven’t reached the required English level for entry into the Bachelor’s Program to improve English proficiency in all English language skills. The program is designed for 3 semesters, providing students with knowledge, English communication skills and scientific English. It also helps enhance the students’ English skills to familiarize themselves with the international university environment.
With successful completion of the English Program B0, students can progress onto your 3-year Bachelor’s Program.
The English B0 entry-level is assessed through an admission interview and an English proficiency test.
English Program B0 is a compulsory language foundation preparation program for studying content subjects in English in the Bachelor’s Program. This is a conditional program, which is considered as the foundation to study the 3-year Bachelor’s Program. The academic results are not counted in the overall academic results towards graduation.
A Summary of the English Program B0
|Structure of the program||
(*) IELTS and TOEFL IBT are accepted at USTH. In the case of using other English testing systems such as Pearson or Cambridge, the student’s application will be considered on a case-by-case basis. All of the certificates are valid within 2 years and 3 months of the original test date.
(**) For those who haven’t got the certificate yet, their English proficiency will be assessed through an admission interview and an English proficiency test.
For more information or advice about the application process, please contact the Department of Academic Affairs.