This is a guide to the normal entry requirements, assuming you’ve followed the Vietnamese education system. An admissions tutor will study your application, so make sure you include your academic background and personal information when you apply.
Entry requirements vary depending on what sort of course you’re coming to BU to study.
- BU International College Foundation Certificates
You can undertake a Foundation Certificate before going on to an undergraduate course if you have successfully completed 12 years of schooling in Vietnam and achieved a minimum of IELTS (Academic) 5.0.
- Undergraduate courses
You can apply to study a Bachelor's degree from year one if you hold a Secondary School Graduation/National University Entrance Examination with a score of 5.0 or above, and have completed a one-year foundation course such as the BU International College Foundation Certificate.
- Top-up courses
You can apply for a Top-up course if you have university-level study that is equivalent to two years of a UK Bachelor's degree course, or if you have a Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma.
- Postgraduate courses
You need to have a Bachelor's degree/Bang tot nghiep dai hoc with an average score of at least 7.0, or a Master’s degree/Thac si.
- Research programmes
You need any postgraduate degree to be considered for a BU research programme.
You can find more information about English language requirements for entry to BU on our English language requirements page.
If you need help with your visa or want more information about the immigration process, you can find it on our immigration information page.