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Office PFIEV – Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology

268 Lý Thường Kiệt street, District 10

Room 304 B10

Tel: (08) 3 86 39 668

www.pfiev.hcmut.edu.vn

email: pfiev@hcmut.edu.vn

 

VIETNAM NATIONAL UNIVERSITY HO CHI MINH CITY

HO CHI MINH CITY UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

 

TRAINING PROGRAM OF EXCELLENT ENGINEERS IN VIETNAM (PFIEV)

 

GENERAL INTRODUCTION: The Training Program of Excellent Engineers in Vietnam (PFIEV) aims at training engineers who are strong in theory and professional at management and practice skills. With solid basic and interdisciplinary knowledge, PFIEV engineers have broad perspectives to synthesize problems, and can rapidly adapt to interdisciplinary environment and technology development. The program has been implementing in four prestigious Universities selected by the Vietnamese government: Hanoi University of Science and Technology, National University of Civil Engineering, University of Science and Technology-University of Danang, and Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology- Vietnam National University HCMC, with the collaboration of eight French Universities.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

EVALUATED and ACCREDITED BY INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION: PFIEV program has been evaluated and accredited by:

- Commission of French Engineer Diploma (Commission des Titres d' Ingénieur - CTI)

- European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE) and received EUR-ACE Label.

- Ministry of Education and Training confirmed the equivalence of the PFIEV diploma to the Master degree for the Admission to post-graduated education

Branch / Major:  The program PFIEV in Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology offers 7 majors  with the French partner engineering schools  as in Table 1:

Table 1.  Branch (Major), and partner universities

No.

Sector (Major)

Universities in France

1

Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications)

National Telecommunications School of Bretagne (ENST Bretagne),www.enst-bretagne.fr

From 01.01.2017 the IMT Atlantique Bretagne - Pays de la Loire.

http://www.imt-atlantique.fr/

2

Electrical Engineering (Energy Systems)

National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse (INPT)

http: //www.i np-toulouse.fr/

3

Mechanical Engineering (Mechatronics)

Grenoble National Polytechnic Institute (Grenoble INP)

http://www.grenoble-inp.fr/

4

Mechanical Engineering (Aviation)

National University of Engineering and Aeronautics (ISAE-ENSMA)

h ttps: //www.ensma.fr/

5

Mechanical Engineering (Advanced Materials)

Central School of Paris (ECP)

http://www.ecp.fr/

Currently CentraleSupelec

http: // www .centralesupelec.fr

6

Mechanical Engineering (Polymer and Composite Materials)

National School of Applied Sciences of Lyon (INSA-Lyon)

https://www.insa-lyon.fr/

7

Civil Engineering (Civil Engineering - industrial and energy efficiency)

National School of Applied Sciences of Lyon (INSA-Lyon)

https://www.insa-lyon.fr/

Ponts ParisTech School, (formerly known as  Paris Street Bridge School)

http://www.enpc.fr/

Training time: 5 years, Admissions: 170 students/year

Training Period: Includes 2 periods

Phase 1: Year 1 and Year 2. All students learn the same subjects including Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Foreign Language English, French, and some social studies.

Phase 2: Year 3, 4, 5. At the end of year two, students must pass the Orientation Exam. The exam are organized at four PFIEV universities.  Based on the choices and test results, students will be assigned to the majors which normally include twenty students each. 

There are 3 internships in the program:

- Workshop internship (1 month) at the summer of the 3rd year,

- Technical internship (1 to 2 months) at the summer of the 4th year,

-  Graduation internship (4 to 6 weeks or 4 to 6 months in the enterprises or abroad)

* In case student find that he/she gets some difficulties in pursuing the challenging PFIEV curriculum, students enrolled in the program PFIEV may apply the procedure to return to the normal program within the first 2 weeks, at the end of the 2nd, 3rd or 4th semester. The notes of the subjects succeeded in the PFIEV Program will be transferred to equivalent courses in the normal program.

LANGUAGE TEACHING: The language used in the majority of subjects are Vietnamese.  There are some subjects of the 4th or 5th year taught in English, or in French.

SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH: Students are encouraged and supported to conduct scientific research. A Scientific Research Conference is organized annually for PFIEV students.

DIPLOMA: There are three types of Diplomas that students can receive.

1)  The Bachelor of Engineering of PFIEV, for the students that :

- complete the program courses, and 15 days of social work.

- successfully defend graduation thesis in Vietnamese in front of a council including Faculties of the University, and industrial representatives

- have English language certificates TOEFL IPT 500 (or equivalent) and DELF B1 for French language

2)  The Bachelor of Engineering of PFIEV and the addendum co-signed by Vietnamese and French Schools, for the students that

- complete the program courses, and 15 days of social work.

- successfully defend graduation thesis in Vietnamese in front of a council including Faculties of the University, and industrial representatives

- have English language certificates TOEFL 500 (or equivalent) and DELF B1 for French language

- successfully defend graduation thesis in English or French in front of a council including of French and Vietnamese representatives.

3) The Bachelor of Engineering of the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, for the students that

- complete the program courses, and 15 days of social work.

- successfully defend graduation thesis in Vietnamese in front of a council including  the Faculties of the University, and industrial representative

- have English language certificates TOEIC 450.

EMPLOYMENT

-       According to employment statistics, among 367 students, 202 (55%) students are working in companies based in Vietnam; 12 (3. 3%) work overseas; 16 (4.4%) are lecturers at the universities and colleges; 65 (17.7%) are studying for Masters and  PhD  degrees abroad and 2 are following Ph. D in Vietnam, 2 (0.5%) are operating start-up with the support of the science and technology incubator, and 68 (18.5%) give no responses.

-       Geographically, about 27% of graduates are working or studying abroad

Table 2. Employment statistics of Engineers PFIEV (6 promotions graduated in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)

Jobs

Number of students

Percent

Companies in Vietnam

202

55%

Foreign companies

12

3. 3%

University & college lectureship

16

4.4%

Studying MSc, PhD abroad

65

17.7%

Studying PhD in Vietnam

2

0. 5%

Business Incubator

2

0. 5%

Number of responses

299

81.5%

Number of no responses

68

18.5%

Total

367

100.0%

    

Table 3. Statistics  of  Geographical location  of Engineer  PFIEV (6 promotions graduated in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 201 5)

Geographical location

Country

Number

Total

Percent over the number  of replied students

 

Percent over the number  of graduated students

  

North America

Canada

2

4

1. 34%

first%

USA

2

Europe

France

35

3 9

13. 04%

10.63%

Belgium

1

England

3

Asia

South Korea

24

31

1 0. 37%

8. 45%

Singapore

1

Japan

4

Malaysia

1

Myanmar

1

Australia

Australia

6

6

2. 02%

1.63%

Number of students abroad

80

26.76%

2 1 .8%

Number of students in Vietnam

219

73.24%

5 9. 6%

Number of students  replied for the information request

299

100%

81%

Number of students  did not reply

68

 

19%

Total number of graduates

367

 

100%

 

LIST OF COMPANIES RECRUiTS PFIEV ENGINEERS:

o      Telecommunications : Saigon Ve Wong Co., Taiwan, Harvey Nash Vietnam, DEK Technologies, Electronic Information Company Z755, Center Vina phone III - Danang, Intel, VTC Telecom, Mobiphone, Company CODIX, Verik Systems Company , cable TV SCTV, Schlumberger, Nguyen Kim Dien, WAE, Tan Quoc Hung, Vietnam Schindler, BTM Global, Renesas Design Vietnam, Elitech, Linkbynet, Offshore Petroleum Trading & Services, VNPT-net, Deltech, FPT telecom, Robert BOSCH, Co. ASCENX, eSilicon Vietnam, TMA Solutions, Savarti, Proteus Vietnam, IP Suplyequipment (Sydney-Australia), Areschan Co. (Seoul-Korea), Ericsson (Yangon-Myanmar).

o      Energy Systems: Technical Center 3, SAGOMED, Intel Products Viet Nam, DKSH Technology, Electricity Licogi 16, Schneider Electric Viet Nam, Vietsovpetro, the Minh Giao, company Robert BOSCH VN, Asia Pacific Solution, Co; Joint stock Electricity Construction Consulting 2, Public lighting company, ITD Group, Azbil Vietnam, Vietnam Prominent Sosiertechnik, Quatest 3, Jesco Peace, Officience, JSC Electricity Construction consulting 5, JSC energy solutions, company laboratory Southern Electric, Renesas, Ebara Pump Vietnam, FPT, Viettel, Alstom Asia Pacific (Kuala Lumpur), HOERBIGER KT Asia Services (Singapore)

o      Mechatronics: Indefol Engineering Solution - Incubator, Encore Technologies, Tan Son Nhat VAECO, AbeoSystem, General Electric, Co., Mitsuba, Hyosung Vietnam, Hoa Sen Company, oil refinery Binh Son, Quang Ngai, company Petrolimex, Artis, Vpower Reliability Group, Global Cybersoft, JSC energy solutions, company Equipment, Robert BOSCH Engineering & Business solutions VN, East West Industries Viet Nam, Baker Hughes, Schlumberger, Public United Healthcare Company, Binh Phuoc cement plant - Ha Tien 1 cement company, Digital technology Co., the South China Sea, the company Pungkook BenTre- Giao Long Industrial Park, the company Sumitec, ASCENX, Phana, Nestlé Vietnam, Renesas Design Vietnam, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles - Ontario (Canada), Hydro Inc. (USA), Okayamaken (Japan), CEA (France).

o      Aviation: Tan Son Nhat VAECO, Schlumberger Vung Tau, Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Southern Helicopter Company, Phu Yen Department of Trade and Industry, Vietjet Air, Formosa Ha Tinh Company, Petro Vietnam, Cybridge Asia Ltd., Robert BOSCH, Vietstar Aviation Service, the company Konecranes, Tachi-S VN, AKSELOS, NTS.DS Japan Co.

o      Advanced Materials Sector: Citrus Plus, Orphan Impact Organization, Company Event, Company Thermtrol, Esquel Garment Manufacturing Co., Viet Nam, ESI VN, Hi-Tech Wires Asia, Hyosung Vietnam, United Healthcare, VAECO Noibai.

o      Polymers & Composite Material : Lotus Packaging Co., Nagase Viet Nam, TST Company.

o      Civil engineering industry & energy efficiency:

Some foreign companies recruit graduates from various disciplines, such Bosch, Schlumberger, Renesas.

LIST OF UNIVERSITYIES WHERE PFIEV GRADUATES ARE WORKING AS LECTURERS:

- International University-VNU, Backkhoa University, College of Engineering Cao Thang, Industrial University.

LIST OF UNIVERSITIES WHERE PFIEV GRADUATES ARE SUDUDYING FOR MASTER OR PHD DEGREES:

TELECOM Bretagne (France), Paris Univerite Saclay (France), Université Paul Sabatier (France), INP Grenoble (France), École Normale Supérieure de Cachan (France), Université de France Comté (France), Université de Bordeaux (France), Institut Pascal UMR (France), ENSMA (France), Univerite de Rennes 1 (France), Université Paris 13 (France), INSA Lyon (France), Univerity of Liege A & M (Belgium), Sydney University of Technology (Australia), University of Wollongong - New South Wales (Australia), Griffith University (Australia), RMIT (Vietnam-Australia), Tokyo University of Science (Japan). Kyoto Institute of Technology (Japan), KyungHeeUniversity (Korea), University of Ulsan (Korea), Kookmin University (Korea), Konkuk University - Seoul (Korea), Sungkyunkwan University (Korea), University of Technology - Vietnam National University HCMC (Vietnam).

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