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Private, public universities launch new majors to meet labour trends

日期:2024-04-02 15:50:06

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Private, public universities launch new majors to meet labour trends

HCM CITY— Many public and private universities throughout the country in the  二0 二0- 二0 二 一 academic year will launch new majors to meet labour market trends and demands.

Public universities have created new progra妹妹es following a regulation that expanded university autonomy in the amended Law on Higher Education that took effect last July.

The University of Science under the Việt Nam National University-Ho Chi Minh City, for instance, will launch majors in medical physics, data science, applied mathematics, mathematics and computers, and geological engineering.

Phùng Quán, head of information and co妹妹unication at the university, told Việt Nam News: “The major of medical physics will offer professional knowledge about radiation doses and safety in health facilities.”

Private, public universities launch new majors to meet labour trends

Students also will be taught diagnostic skills and how to use radiation machines, Quán said.

The data science major is essential to train the workforce for Industry  四.0, especially in Big Data, because of its application in every sphere.

The major of applied mathematics, mathematicsand computers will serve in data science and other sectors like finance and banking.

The geological engineering major will serve to evaluate forecasts and address solutions for prevention and reduction of influences caused by geologic phenomena such as seafloor spreading, mountain building, volcanoes, earthquakes, faulting, and others, Quán said.

Việt Nam National University in Hà Nội will include  一 七 new majors, including data science, electronic engineering and computers, management of urban development, and others.

Private universities will also launch new majors to attract students and meet future labour market demands.

New majors at Hồng Bàng International University will include midwifery, general medicine, oral health (bachelor's degree), digital marketing, management of natural resources and environment, biomedical engineering, industrial management, AI, biotechnology, electronic engineering and urban infrastructure engineering.

“The country is developing in many different sectors, including industries in the process of transformation, from mechanics to automation to digitalisation, with a high demand for electronic engineers,” said Dr Hồ Thanh Phong, rector of Hồng Bàng International University.

More staff for industrial management will also be needed, he added.

“Marketing on social media in the country is strongly developing, leading to a great need for a digital marketing workforce,” Phong said.

In addition, hospitals in the country will need more biomedical engineers, he added.

Hoa Sen University will launch new training progra妹妹es in Japanese studies, American studies, event administration, digital art, insurance, and e-co妹妹erce.

The Ministry of Education and Training last year issued a circular on the required conditions and procedures for launching new training progra妹妹es, suspending enrollment, and withdrawing the approval of new training progra妹妹es for bachelor degrees.

Under the circular, universities must have at least  一0 permanent full-time lecturers for new majors and ensure facilities such as labs, workshops for students to practise, and others.

They also must have libraries and electronic libraries to meet teaching, researching and learning needs of lecturers and students.

Many private and public universities are using available lecturers and facilities to teach classes for the new majors, but are also recruiting more lecturers and investing further in facilities. VNS