ENROLLMENT IN DOCTORAL AND PRE-DOCTORAL PROGRAM
I. PROGRAM INFORMATION
1. Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, code: 9420101
2. Doctor of Philosophy in Organic agriculture, code: 9620125 (A pilot training program)
3. Pre-doctor Philosophy in Biology
4. Pre-doctor Philosophy in Organic agriculture
Implementation Institution: Institute of Biotechnology, Hue University
Program curriculum (Download)
II. ENROLLMENT: Selection
III. FORMS OF TRAINING
1. For PhD student
Full-time training: The full-time training program is fully provided in 3 years for candidates holding Master’s degree, and 4 years for whom holding Bachelor’s degree.
2. For Pre-PhD student
The total training program is no more than 24 months.
Pre-PhD student can register for course of 6-months or 12-months each year.
For Doctor and Pre-doctor of Philosophy in Biology: applicants who hold a Master’s degree or a Bachelor’s degree in majors such as: Biology, Experimental biology, Zoology, Botany, Ecology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Hydrobiology, Anthropology.
For Doctor and Pre-doctor of Philosophy in Organic Agriculture: applicants who hold a Master’s degree in identical majors such as: Soil science, Animal husbandry, Crop science, Genetics and Plant breeding, Plant protection…; and applicants who hold a Bachelor’s degree in identical majors such as: Agriculture, Agricultural extension, Soil science, Animal husbandry, Agronomy.
V. RESEARCH TOPICS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
1. Research topics
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The PhD students at the Institute of Biotechnology are eligible to receive supports following:
+ Sponsorship: 20,000,000 VND by the Institute.
+ Cover tuition fee (up to 100%) and/or other materials (up to 100%) during PhD course by supervisors.
Applicants must check following requirements and make sure before apply for program:
1. Degree and publication
– Holding a Master degree relates with the field of Biology or Organic agriculture.
– Holding an excellent Bachelor degree relates with the field of Biology or Organic agriculture.
– Having at least one scientific peer-review paper within 36 months to the application day.
– General: TOEFL iBT (minimum 45), or IELTS (minimum 5.0) within 24 months validation or Bachelor/ Master degree in English.
– For applicants enrolls in the doctoral program in English (Organic agriculture): TOEFL iBT ≥ 50-, or an IELTS (Academic Test) ≥ 5.5 within 24 months validation or two-level diploma issued by a foreign language University in Vietnam.
– If the candidate does not meet the requirements in Section 1, Section 2, he/she can apply for registration of pre-PhD student. Within a maximum of 24 months, the pre-PhD student may complete and submit the required admission conditions in Sections 1 and 2 to be considered for official fellowship.
3. Research plan (Form 5)
4. Letter of recommendation: 02 (Form 6)
5. Tuition fee
– Following Hue University:
+ For PhD student: 53.000.000 VND/student/year (approximately)
+ For pre-PhD student: 22.000.000 VND/student/year (approximately)
VII. ENROLLMENR APPLICATION FORM
– Application form for international applicants to study in Vietnam (Form 1)
– Original copy of Graduation Certificate of Bachelor/ and Master degrees
– Original copy of Official Transcript of Bachelor/ and Master degrees
– Original copy of English certificate
– Curriculum vitae (Form 2)
– Certificate of employee recording (Form 3)
– Scientific publication record (Form 4)
– Research plan (Form 5) (7 copies)
– Copy of Scientific publication (7 copies).
– Schedule to study (Form 6)
– Letter of recommendation (Form 7)
– CV of expected supervisors (list of scientific papers, books, etc. in 5 years)
– Official Health Certificate from General Hospital.
– 3×4 cm Photo (4 photos)
VIII. ADMISSION ANNOUCEMENT
– Time: Monthly
– Place: Office of Science, Training and International Cooperation – Institute of Biotechnology, Hue University.
Address: Nguyen Dinh Tu Street, Phu Thuong Ward, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue Pronvice
Phone: (+84) 234.3819335
Mobile: (+84) 914.848.365 (Dr. Nguyen Quang Co)