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Faculty of Foreign Languages

Address: Room 211, Building A5, Vietnam Maritime University, 484 Lach Tray St., Le Chan, Hai Phong, Vietnam
Phone No.: (+84) 2253 735 682
Email: ngoaingu@vimaru.edu.vn
Websitehttp://ngoaingu.vimaru.edu.vn/
Organization and Personnel:
Acting Head of Faculty: MScHoang Thi Ngoc Diep
Deputy HeadDr. Pham Van Don
Teaching staff: 42 
Number of Students:   188
Introduction:
Faculty of Foreign Studies which was established on 20/01/2014 majors in English Linguistics and Business English.
The Faculty of Foreign Studies offers an innovative curriculum designed to develop advanced English skills and provide knowledge of culture, cross culture, economy, and social life in English-speaking countries. By incorporating stimulating content, our language courses encourage students not merely to study English but to study other subjects in English such as Globalization, TESOL, Critical thinking… Our aim is to nurture internationally oriented, globally competent people who can leverage their English proficiency to expand the inner and outer frontiers of knowledge.
The Faculty of Foreign Studies also provides ESP, EOP, EAP courses to meet the demands of different organizations and companies such as Maritime English, Business English, English for Logistics, English for Customs, English for Shipbuilding, English for Oil and Gas Industry, English for International Law, English for Tourism and Hospitality…
Divisions:
1.Division of General English
Division of General English is one of 4 divisions of Faculty of Foreign Studies. There are 13 lecturers including 1 current PhD student in Australia, 2 in Korea and 2 lecturers following PhD at University of Languages and International Studies, Hanoi National University, seven teachers with Master degrees and one teacher with Bachelor degree.
The division is in charge of teaching General English for non-English major students from all faculties at VMU. Besides, teachers herein also cooperate with teachers from other divisions and other faculties in teaching English major students and in training maritime officers, post graduate students and students in in-service classes.
All lecturers got IELTS score 7.0 and above. They all are enthusiastic and passionate about their teaching career. All lecturers in the division are experienced and have abilities to teach in various courses and even exam preparation ones for TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC tests, ect.
The division is now trying to enhance and modify its curriculum, update and apply appropriate new teaching methods so as to meet the requirements of the education reform process.
Head of Division: Nguyễn Hồng Ánh
Deputy Head of Division: Vũ Thị Thúy
Members:
1. Nguyễn Hoài Đức
2. Lưu Thị Quỳnh Hương
3. Nguyễn Thị Huệ Linh
4. Lê Thị Hồng Loan
5. Ngô Thị Nhàn
6. Lê Thị Minh Phương
7. Phạm Thị Ngọc Thanh
8. Lê Thị Hiền Thảo
9. Đỗ Thị Anh Thư
2.Division of ESP
English for Specific Purpose Division was founded on the 15/07/2014 based on the foundation of the Foreign Language Faculty, Vietnam Maritime University. Since its foundation, the division has contributed considerably to teaching English for specific purposes to all faculties in the university. The innovation of teaching methodology and materials has been always appreciated and encouraged to improve teaching quality and the output of students to meet high requirements from recruitment companies especially the shipping and crew manning ones.
There are 12 lecturers mainly young-aged, energetic, united in work, and cooperative to complete the assigned tasks. They are also willing to upgrade their major and knowledge to improve teaching quality.
The division is in charge of teaching 16 ESP majors which are very important and necessary for students’ jobs in the future such as Maritime English, English for Marine Engineering Studies and Business English.  For the subjects of Maritime English, English for Marine Engine studies and English for Shipbuilding, English for Oil and Gas, English for International Law…, the senior and experienced lecturers are assigned to teach while the young, active and qualified lecturers are assigned for subjects of Business English, English for Marketing and Logistics. In addition, the division also provides practical courses in many companies all over Haiphong ranging from crew training to Logistics, International Business English, Sea Transport Economics, English for Port Operation, English at work places, English for Customs…..
Head of Division: Đỗ Thị Phương Lan
Members:
1. Nguyễn Thị Minh Anh
2. Hoàng Thị Ngọc Diệp
3. Đoàn Văn Huân
4. Nguyễn Đình Quý
5. Lê Thùy Tâm
6. Nguyễn Tất Thành
7. Phạm Thị Quỳnh Trâm
8. Đỗ Hữu Trường
9. Nguyễn Đình Duy
10. Dương Thị Diễm
3.Division of English Skills
Up to January 2018, there have been 8 lecturers in English Language Skills Division. The average age of the lecturers is 30. 6/8 of the lecturers have Master’s Degrees; 1 lecturer is doing an M.A in Taiwan; 1 lecturer is doing a postgraduate course in Korea.
All of the lecturers in the division are professional and experienced in teaching English language skills (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing). Besides, all of them have IELTS certificates band 7.0 to 8.0. They are capable of instructing courses for international certificates like CEFR, IELTS, TOEFL or TOEIC. In addition to their expertise, all of the lecturers in the Division are known for their enthusiasm, creativeness and ability to upgrade themselves. They are also friendly and close-knit to all the students. Being not only teachers, all the lecturers are also study- advisors who are ready to give advice and support their students during their courses at university. Along with other young lecturers in the Department, lecturers from English language skills Division are always students’ companions in every activity inside and outside the university like English Olympic.
Head of Division: Nguyễn Thị Huyền Trang
Deputy Head of Division: Nguyễn Thị Thảo Linh
Members:
1. Nguyễn Phương Hạnh
2. Vũ Minh Hoa
3. Phạm Thuỳ Linh
4. Nguyễn Thị Hoài Phương
5. Nguyễn Thị Phượng
6. Phạm Thị Minh Trang
4.Division of Translation, Culture and Linguistics
The Division of Translation, Culture, and Language Theory is in charge of training and assisting the studies of VMU students whose major is the English Linguistics.
There are 5 lecturers including 1 Ph.D on Linguistics, 2 Ph.D students and 2 M.As working in the division with the main responsibility in giving lectures and tuition to English – majored students on the English language expertise. Particularly, the division gives courses on Cross Culture, English Literature, Globalization, Research Methods, Critical Thinking, English Linguistics, Translation and Interpreting which is regarded as one of the most important subject in this language profession.
Proficiency, competence and responsibility are the strengths of the division which keep us together working for the development of the Faculty and the future of English-majored students at VMU.
Head of Division: Hoàng Thị Thu Hà
Members:
1. Trần Ngọc Diệp
2. Nguyễn Đình Duy
3. Phạm Văn Đôn
4. Đào Thanh Hương
5. Nguyễn Thị Xuân Hương
6. Trần Thị Kim Liên
8. Nguyễn Thị Thảo
9. Lương Thị Minh Thu
10. Nguyễn Thị Thúy Thu
Enrollment
Business English
Duration: 4.0 years full-time (or part time equivalent) study ·
MOET code: D220201 ·
Major Code: D124 ·
Students follow the admission process stated by both Ministry of Education and Training and Vietnam Maritime University.
Code D124 includes these subject groups:
+ English, Maths, Literature
+ English, Maths, Physics
+ English, Maths, Geography
+ English, Literature, History
(Note: English score x2)
Study places 2017-2018: 60 students
A minimum score to be able to enroll in 2014: 18.00 (English x2; Total score of 03 subjects ≥15)A minimum score to be able to enroll in 2015: 26.50 (English x2; Total score of 03 subjects ≥15)
A minimum score to be able to enroll in 2016: 24.50 (English x2; Total score of 03 subjects ≥15)
A minimum score to be able to enroll in 2017: 28.67 (English x2; Total score of 03 subjects ≥15)
A minimum score to be able to enroll in 2018: 25 (English x2; Total score of 03 subjects ≥15)
English Language
Duration: 4.0 years full-time (or part time equivalent) study
MOET code: D220201
Major Code: D125
Students follow the admission process stated by both Ministry of Education and Training and Vietnam Maritime University.
Code D125 includes these subject groups:
+ English, Maths, Literature
+ English, Maths, Physics
+ English, Maths, Geography
+ English, Literature, History
(Note: English score x2)
Study places 2017-2018: 60 students
A minimum score to be able to enroll in 2015: 26.25 (English x2; Total score of 03 subjects ≥15)
A minimum score to be able to enroll in 2016: 25.75 (English x2; Total score of 03 subjects ≥15)
A minimum score to be able to enroll in 2017: 29.17 (English x2; Total score of 03 subjects ≥15)
A minimum score to be able to enroll in 2018: 25.5 (English x2; Total score of 03 subjects ≥15)

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