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Program Overview


This Bachelor of English program requires 8 semesters of study spread over four years, including general education courses and English course work.


This program is based on the high standards of leading American universities.




Students taking the bachelor of English program will be issued with a B.A degree after successful graduation. This program is designed for the purpose of giving the graduate an advanced knowledge of English which is the global language.


This Bachelor of English program not only helps students improve their major English skills but also enables them to research language structure, syntax, semantics, phonetics, phonology and English literature. The Saigon International University graduates will have the ability to analyze, master the function and the development of the language. Students will be flexible to the changes of language in society, possess the capacity for evaluating, analyzing the works and enhancing their professional level of writing.


To achieve a B.A degree for the program taught in Vietnamese language, students must complete this English program anh achieve a TOEIC score of 500.


After the first two years of the program taught in English language, students can complete their bachelor’s degree at The Saigon International University or can transfer to Suffolk University – Boston, America.


Students who decide to continue on with an M.A or a Ph.D. will be accepted at any of the leading universities in America, UK, Australia, or Canada etc.


Transferring conditions depend on the policies of each university.


Career Relevance


After graduating from The Saigon International University, students can work for governmental or non-governmental organizations or educational organizations, schools as well as economic - industrial - entertaining corporations in Vietnam or overseas. Graduates of English with fluency in speaking and writing, and a thorough knowledge of the English language and American - English literature, can find career opportunities in various fields relating to the English language .


With the knowledge and skills with which they will have been equipped at The Saigon International University, undergraduates will have a promising future in career prospects and happiness in big cities in Vietnam and around the world.


Admission Requirements


For the program taught in Vietnamese language:

·         Graduate from high school or equivalent.

·         Achieve a score of at least the level of the university standard score of subjects of division D1 in the Vietnamese university entrance examination.

·         No English requirement for entry.

For the program taught in English language:

·         Graduate from high school or equivalent.

·         Achieve a score of at least the level of the university standard score of subjects of division D1 in the Vietnamese university entrance examination.

·         Hold a a certificate of TOEFL with a score from 450 to 500 PBT (45 - 61 iBT) or IELTS with a score from 5.0 - 5.5 (either of these examinations must have been achieved within the past two years) or pass The Saigon International University’s English exam (if not having the certificates mentioned above).

The candidates who achieve a TOEFL score of 450 - 499 PBT (45 - 60 iBT) will study the Academic English program within 12 months to achieve a score of 500 in the TOEFL test according to The SIU’s requirements coinciding with the university program.

For the transfer program:


·         Graduate from high school or equivalent.

·         Grade 12 school report is considered.

·         Hold a certificate of TOEFL - ETS, USA with a minimum score of 500 PBT (61 iBT) or IELTS  - Cambridge, UK with a minimum score of 5.5 (either of these examinations must have been achieved within the past two years) or pass The SIU’s English test, if applicants do not have the certificates mentioned above.

·         Applicants  who do not meet the English requirements can attend the Academic English program to get the required level of Enlish to become official students.


Grade 12 students can apply for The Saigon International University, but must complete the admission requirements before entering the university.


This B.A course fee does not include the Academic English program. If students expect to study the Academic program, they are required to pay for their Academic English program.


An application form can be obtained from www.siu.edu.vn or by contacting our Student Recruitment Department at the address below.


The cost of the Bachelor of English is approximately 43.552.250 VND per year (for the program taught in Vietnamese language) and 111.536.250 VND per year (for the program taught in English language and the transfer program).  Prior to the commencement of each semester, payment should be made to the University in Vietnam Dong according to the official selling rate of the USD/VND exchange rate set by The State Bank of Vietnam on the date of payment.(*)


(* updated July 12th 2013)

Our scholarship policies can be obtained from our website www.siu.edu.vn


The Saigon International University
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Tel            : (84-8) 54093929 - 54093930
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Website  : www.siu.edu.vn
Email       : admission@siu.edu.vn

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