Bachelor of Finance-Banking (BFB)

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An Introduction to theBachelor of FinanceBanking (FPT-BFB)

Training time: 4 years (A preparatory English course for students, who are not fluentin English, is available). In the first two years, students will focus on learning to improve the foundation knowledge, base knowledge and parts of specialty. The 3rdyear students will spend most of their time to practice and work in the Enterprises. In the 4thschool year, they will focus on learning in class to complete the remaining credits in intensive training programs and work on graduation thesis.

Total amount of knowledge: 128 credits

Specialty is designed based on the standard AACSB of the top-leading 12 American Universities and the frame works of 2 famous universities (The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Swiss Business School)

Training program at the FPT University is based on five blocks as follows:

Foreign Language

Foreign language is a prerequisite for success in the international environment of globalization. Thus, FU determines to include the foreign languages in all of their training programs. The objective of this action is to equip students with language skills so that they can self-study in English and graduating with the level of 600 TOEFL PBT. In addition, the program also provides courses in other common languages as Japanese, Chinese, and Korean.


Political, social knowledge is necessary for all citizens. FU students, in addition to knowledge about society, politics, culture and history of Vietnam, also are equipped with knowledge of the development trends of society, or current issues like the economic intelligence, globalization. The knowledge is an essential factor to prepare, adapt and succeed in the era of the E-Economy and globalization.

Personal development

FU believes that everyone has his own qualifications and should be given a good environment to promote his best qualities. As well as developing the knowledge and skills, student who wants to be successful must also have the soft skills to make their working and learning more effective. More than that, communication skills and social behavior, especially the discipline and professionalism is indispensable to work in an international environment. Another very important quality is the leadership or the ability of managing an Enterprise. In FU, the qualifications and skills will be developed not only through specific subjects, but also by working in the atmosphere of a dynamic, creative and friendly environment. The students will have the opportunity to observe, communicate or even work with their seniors who have been successful in FPT Corporation and other Enterprises that are leading in the field of IT, Telecommunications and Finance – Banking.

Professional Education

Professional knowledge includes the basic modules of discipline and specialty to provide students with knowledge and skills needed initially. Discipline provides the basic knowledge and methodology. Specialty equips students with intensively specialized knowledge, carefully designed for each field of narrowed sectors such as finance, banking, investment, securities, insurance, ... For each area, the program also is designed to focus on the job titles clearly defined in the financial institutions, banks such as international payments specialist, specialist banking credit, foreign exchange specialist, professional securities brokerage, insurance, .... The mastery of specialized training will help students have the vision of future career more clearly after graduated. 

Industrial practice

FU students will have many different forms of practice in enterprises for sharpening their skills as well as the access to the real factors of economic, enterprises; apply the learned knowledge to analyze and solve problems in the business or the economy generally. More than that, students will have a weekly discussion to exchange an idea and learn from experience. From the school year of 3, students will have the opportunity to take part in industrial practice program OJT (On-the-job-training) in enterprises, receive the wages according to the actual contributions. This program will provide students with invaluable practical experience and a better understandingof their work later. Thus, at the time of graduating, students will have at least 1 year of experience beforehand and this is an undeniable competitive advantage of FU students.

The highlights of the Bachelor of Finance-Banking (BFB) program in FPT-University (FU).

Detailed subjects description of specialized courses in Finance – Banking limited specialty.

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