Hoa Sen University

FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY EXAMINATION – Admissions for Master programs at Hoa Sen University, Batch 2/2021

To support candidates participating in the foreign language proficiency assessment, the Postgraduate Training Institute is opening review classes for Foreign Language 2 (Chinese and French) for candidates applying for the Master’s Program in English Language (MAE).

Candidates applying for the Master’s Program in English Language must participate in the foreign language proficiency test organized by the university (Chinese or French) or can be exempted from the test if they meet the foreign language proficiency requirements.

>> Announcement of the Second Phase of Master’s Admissions

Foreign Language 2 Exemption Conditions

Conditions for exemption from the foreign language test: Candidates applying for admission who meet one of the following conditions will be exempt from the Foreign Language test:

  • Possess a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree from full-time training abroad, recognized by the competent authority according to current regulations.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from an advanced program under the Project of the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) for advanced programs in some universities in Vietnam, or a high-quality engineer degree (PFIEV) recognized by the French Commission des Titres d’Ingénieur (CTI), awarded by a foreign partner.
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in a foreign language major. Possess a foreign language proficiency certificate equivalent to level 3 or higher according to the 6-level foreign language proficiency framework of MOET, as per the conversion table below, valid for 02 years from the date of issuance of the foreign language certificate to the date of master’s exam registration, issued by institutions permitted or recognized by MOET. The principal must assess and be responsible for the authenticity of the foreign language certificate before recognizing its equivalence.

Conversion Table for Foreign Language Certificates Equivalent to Level 3/6

TTLanguageCertificate/DegreeLevel / Scale
(Equivalent to Level 3)
1FrenchCIEP / Alliance Française DiplomasTCF: 300 – 399 Degree DELF B1 Diplôme de Langue
2German Goethe – InstitutGoethe – Zertifikat B1
The German TestDaF LanguageTestDaF Level 3 (TDN 3)
3ChineseHanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK)HSK Level 3
4JapaneseJapanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)N4
5RussianТРКИ – Тест по русскому языку как иностранномуТРКИ-1 (TRKI-1)
  • Possessing a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree awarded by the educational institution within the last 02 years, where the program’s output standards have met the foreign language requirements of level 3 or higher according to the 6-level foreign language competency framework used for Vietnam;
  • Foreign national candidates must achieve Vietnamese language proficiency from level 4 or higher according to the Vietnamese competency framework for foreigners if registering for master’s programs taught in Vietnamese, or have graduated from a university (or equivalent level or higher) where the training program was taught in Vietnamese; meeting the second foreign language requirement as regulated by the educational institution (if any).


  • Certificates for foreign language exemption, if subject to a validity period, must remain valid until the registration date for the master’s examination.
  • For candidates registering for the Master’s program in English, the requirement for the second foreign language, other than English, is to achieve a level equivalent to level 3 or higher according to the 6-level foreign language competency framework used for Vietnam or equivalent to level B1 or higher according to the European framework. Candidates need to submit a copy of the certificate for the Admission Council to review and decide.
  • Candidates can register to participate in review classes to supplement knowledge for the foreign language proficiency assessment.

Review Class Information:

  • Foreign Languages: French and Chinese
  • Study Time: 15/11 (12 periods, 3-4 sessions) – The official schedule will be sent to you later.
  • Tuition Fee: 700,000 VND

Tuition Fee Payment Information:

Candidates can pay the tuition fee in one of the following two ways:

1/ Bank transfer or cash payment at BIDV bank branches with the following information:


Account number: 1401 0000 987 194

Bank name: BIDV – Sai Gon Branch


Details to include in the bank transfer: Name, MAE FL2 review class tuition fee

After transferring, candidates should send the payment order to hocphi@hoasen.edu.vn, mai.phanthingoc@hoasen.edu.vn, and caohoc@hoasen.edu.vn for confirmation of completion of procedures.

2/ Direct payment at the university:

Candidates can pay in cash or use domestic debit cards (ATM cards) or international cards (Visa, Master, UnionPay, and JCB) at:

Location: Finance and Accounting Department, Hoa Sen University – Room 102 – headquarters at 08 Nguyen Van Trang

Note: Please bring the FL2 review class registration form when paying tuition fees directly at the Finance and Accounting Department.

Additionally, the university also provides reference materials for writing the entrance essay for candidates applying for the Master’s program in English. Candidates can contact the Postgraduate Training Institute to receive the materials.

For any inquiries about the review class or application registration, please contact:


Address: 08 Nguyen Van Trang, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, HCMC

Phone: (+84) 28 7309 1991 ext 11522

HOTLINE: 090 959 4757 – 037 657 1204 (Zalo)

Email: caohoc@hoasen.edu.vn

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