Faculty of Foreign Languages was established in 2009 with the task of teaching foreign languages (English, French, Russian, Chinese) for all NTU students and offer a bachelor program in English for Translation - Interpretation. The Faculty currently has 30 members, including four doctors and 22 masters and international volunteer teachers from the US, Australia, Taiwan. Currently, about 1000 students are studying English Translation and Interpretation at the Faculty.
The Faculty annually invites professors, doctors and volunteer teachers from the US, Australia, Canada, and Russia to exchange experience with staff and to teach our students. 90% of our graduates have been gainfully employed and have satisfactorily met the job requirements of many local businesses.
Since establishment, the Faculty lecturers constantly update teaching materials from the developed countries, innovate teaching methods to create learner-centered classrooms, bring in new communication practice, and combine teaching foreign languages with teaching critical thinking using practical approaches. In addition, the Faculty always applies assessment methods based on international standards and the realistic conditions of the South Central regions.
Research in the Faculty focuses on studying curriculum development, teaching methods and, assessment methods suitable for students in the South Central regions. In the future, the Faculty will continue to improve our training quality of foreign languages, adhering to European standards, as well as expanding cooperation with domestic and international partners to organize courses and obtain European standard certifications such as IELTS, TOEFL, HSK, DELF and TBU. The Faculty also continually researches the labor markets to find out appropriate training directions to better serve the needs of the South Central regions of Vietnam.
Currently, the Faculty consists of two departments: English Translation and Interpretation and Language Practice.