VinUniversity’s General Education Program (GenEd) instils in students the values, competencies, skills, and knowledge required to respond to the uncertain emerging world and to become responsible and inspirational leaders.
At VinUniversity, the General Education Program is the first home for all students as they embark on a journey of self-discovery. Essentially, GenEd at VinUniversity is a “gateway” between past and future, theory and practice, and local and global.
To competently serve society with heart and mind, GenEd seeks to begin cultivating in each student six identified attributes: Character, Competence, Critical Thinking, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and National Pride-Global Awareness.
|Name of the program degree||VinUniversity General Education (GenED)|
|Program duration||– As an integral component of the undergraduate curriculum.
– All undergraduates will complete the same requirements regardless of their major discipline of study.
|Total credits/hours||– Credit-bearing courses: 27 credits
– Non-credit bearing courses: 45 contact hours
(*) National Defense Education (165 contact hours) as the requirement of the government and MOET.
VinUniversity’s dynamic, innovative General Education Program (GenED) will develop tomorrow’s ambitious leaders by providing the knowledge, skills, competencies, and core values needed to make an impact as professionals, entrepreneurial leaders, and global citizens.
The program’s learning goals and objectives are aligned with the VinUni mission, core values and generic graduate attributes (EXCEL: Empathy, Exceptional Capabilities, Creativity, Entrepreneurial Mindsets, Leadership). There are three learning goals and nine learning objectives as below:
The GenED program comprises three domains: University Core Requirements, Distributional Requirements and Co-curricular learning with 27 credits:
– Students can select either ARTS1010 or MUSI1010 to fulfil the art component requirement.
– For the MD programme, students must enrol in the Medical Humanities course to fulfil the art component requirement. Students may take other art courses (i.e ARTS1010 or MUSI1010, etc) as elective one(s).
Please refer to the course catalogue to see course descriptions.