The University of Danang welcomed Mr.Joe Rossiter, International Development Manager of Leeds Beckett University, the United Kingdom



In the afternoon of October 26th, 2015, the University of Danang (UD) had a meeting and signed MOU in training with Leeds Beckett University (LBU), the United Kingdom.


Overview of the meeting


At the meeting, Prof.Dr. Truong Ba Thanh, Vice-President of UD exchanged information with Mr. Joe Rossiter on specific curriculum relating to joint program of Master of Architecture where the two sides had discussed during the visit in last May of LBU. Besides that, Dr. Duong Mong Ha, Rector of VN-UK Institute for Research and Executive Education, proposed cooperation in top-up program to which final year students of the Institute may be transferred to study at LBU and  received LBU’s degree. At the same time, Dr. Nguyen Anh Tuan, Vice Dean of Architecture Faculty, also proposed two schemes of organizing joint program of Master of Architecture. The first option will be UD’s responsibility in which UD will invite LBU’s staff to teach some credits and grant certification of completion. The second option will be LBU’s responsibility in which LBU will undertake the entire program and issue degree where UD’s staff will be invited to teach in some subjects.


Prof. Truong Ba Thanh delivered souvenir gift to Mr. Joe Rossiter


After listening to suggestions from UD, Mr. Joe Rossiter was delighted and agreed the proposed collaboration of UD. Accordingly, LBU will send syllabus in detailed shortly. At the same time, Mr. Joe Rossiter also shared that if students studied at LBU, students will have the opportunity to experience life in the UK . On the other hand, at LBU, the English requirement is IELTS 6.0 but  students with IELTS 5.0 are still acceptable with the condition that they need  attend 10-week intensive English course.


After discussion, the two sides agreed that LBU will undertake the entire program with degree grant in which LBU will invite UD’s staff to teach in some subjects; at the same time, leaders of the two universities hoped to enroll students for Master course of Architecture in the beginning of 2016 at UD if everything will be done smoothly and early. In addition to the Master program of Architecture, the two sides also discussed in the Business, Tourism and Hospitality sectors.



This MOU marked a new development and promoted extensive cooperation between UD and LBU


Finally, the two sides entered the MOU signing as a basis for implementation of specific cooperation activities. This MOU marked a new development and promoted extensive cooperation between UD and LBU


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