The online training program in Law at Ho Chi Minh City Open University provides students with professional knowledge and competence in law. Students are also equipped with in-depth legal knowledge about civil and administrative matters as well as some basic knowledge about economics, governance, and society. In addition, students are trained in law application skills, and critical thinking and fostered to form legal behavior and compliance.
In order to be suitable for those who need to apply immediately the knowledge they have learned to the actual work, the training program is built according to each certificate group for each specific legal area. The topics in each subject are also introduced into short, understandable, and interactive lessons through answering questions, assignments, and solving legal situations. After completing a certificate, learners can use it immediately to solve the legal problems arising from work and life.
In order to graduate from the major, students can continue to study the remaining subjects in the Bachelor’s Program in Law as well as need to gain foreign language competence and information technology under the regulations of the Ministry of Education and Training. After graduating from the Bachelor’s Program in Laws, students can work at state agencies, unions, legal consulting firms or businesses, etc.
To obtain the Bachelor’s Degree in Law, learners must meet the admission requirements:
- + Holding a high school diploma or equivalent under the regulations of the Ministry of Education and Training.
- + Holding on Bachelor’s Degree in another major if learners want to exempt some course.
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Type of Degree
Associated with CareerIn modern society, most jobs operate and maintain on a legal basis.
Learners are provided with in-depth legal knowledge of civil and administrative matters as well as some basic knowledge about economics, governance, society, etc. to work at enterprises and organizations.
Practical curriculumThe curriculum is built according to each certificate group for each specific legal area. The topics in each course are also introduced into short, comprehensible, and interactive lessons through answering questions, assignments, and legal situations. Once learners complete each certificate, they can use it immediately to solve legal problems that arise from work and life.
Nationally Accredited DegreeThe Online Bachelor’s Degree Program in Law is equivalent to a four year university degree, recognized by the Ministry of Education and Training and learners could further their studies.
Flexible ways of learningMore than 90% of the curriculum is delivered via the internet. Therefore, video lectures, and study materials are accessible to learners, and they could do homework anywhere, anytime with desktop computers, laptops, tablets, or smartphones connected to the Internet. Additionally, students can download and watch lectures on devices without an Internet connection by slides and scripts.
Supportive lecturers and officersLecturers in charge of the course will keep track of the learning process of each student. Students could exchange ideas with each other and with teachers via a forum in the online learning portal and through email of the school. Technical problems are consulted through the university’s switchboard.
Reasonable tuitionThe average tuition is 500,000/credit and is paid each semester according to the number of courses registered. Students are provided with learning materials and access to free-of-charge learning resources.
The program content of Online Bachelor’s Degree in Law is equivalent to that of a face-to-face university program but practically oriented to a career. Learners will complete their career certificates prior to graduation to grab employment opportunities at the earliest time. General knowledge is accumulated at the same time or later, to foster awareness of the current context to develop broad thinking.
The entire program consists of 42 subjects with 108 credits (excluding foreign language and informatics), implemented in 10 semesters with a normal learning speed. Learners can learn slower or faster but must ensure the required frame in the following order:
- Study Skills
- Certificate of Introduction to Law
- Certificate of Basic Civil Law
- Certificate of Basic Commercial Law
- Certificate of Basic Administrative Law
- Certificate of Criminal Law
- Certificate of International Law and Trade
- Certificate of Specialized Civil Law
- Certificate of Specialized Administrative Law
- Bachelor’s Degree in Law
Provide necessary skills to help learners master the process of learning, become proficient in using information technology for learning, and promote personal development and career.
- 1. Study Skills (2)
This certificate ensures professional competence at the elementary level of legal issues. After completing the certificate, students can describe the overview of the legal system, the state institutions in the world, the state apparatus, and the law of Vietnam, understand the nature of law’s relations, nature of the state, basic rights, and obligations of citizens. In addition, students will have self-study skills and initially apply the operating principles of thinking to argue and criticize the problem.
- 2. Theory of State and Law (3)
- 3. Constitutional Law (3)
This certificate ensures professional competence at the foundation level. After completing the certificate, students master the regulations of legal capacity of individuals, legal entities, civil rights, civil obligations, marriage and family. Students can apply their obtained knowledge to everyday life. In addition, students will have law-abiding attitudes, protecting the legitimate interests of themselves and their families.
- 4. Civil Law 1 (3)
- 5. Civil Law 2 (3)
- 6. Civil Procedure Law (3)
- 7. Marriage and Family Law (3)
This certificate ensures professional competence at the foundation level. After completing the certificate, students could master the law on business subjects, commercial activities, taxes, labor, banking, competition, intellectual property, bankruptcy, and dispute resolution. Students can apply their knowledge to support their business or their company. In addition, students have the skills to negotiate, and comply with the law, and protect the legitimate interests of themselves and businesses.
- 8. Law on Business Organisations and Bankruptcy Law (3)
- 9. Law on Business Activities and Dispute Settlement (3)
- 10. Competition Law (3)
This certificate ensures professional competence at the foundation level. After completing the certificate, students could firmly grasp the legal regulations on the state organization and management in the field of law enforcement in general and in some specific areas such as state budget, land and environment. Students will be skilled in drafting administrative documents. Meanwhile, students will have law-abiding attitudes.
- 11. Administrative Law (3)
- 12. Administrative Procedure Law (3)
- 13. State Budget Law (2)
- 14. Drafting Legal Documents (2)
This certificate ensures a basic level of professional competence for the criminal legal issues that students need to support their professional activities. Upon completion of the certificate, students could understand the criminal legal principles, acts that are considered criminal offenses, criminal handling principles and criminal sanctions.
- 15. Criminal Law (3)
- 16. Criminal Procedure Law (3)
Students are equipped with knowledge of international law. Upon completion of the certificate, students could understand and master the principles in relations among countries regarding territorial, border, diplomatic, aviation, and maritime issues; civil law issues with foreign elements; regional and international trade organizations, and international trade contracts. Students will have the ability to identify legal issues with foreign elements.
- 17. Public International Law (3)
- 18. Private International Law (3)
- 19. International Commercial Law (3)
Subjects are designed to guide students to access the intensive issues of Civil Law such as common contracts, secured transaction registration, principles, and procedures for judgment execution.
After completing this certificate, students can apply their acquired knowledge to civil transactions and civil dispute resolution procedures. Students will have the right attitude in the process of putting the law into practice.
- 20. Civil Execution Law (3)
- 21. Notary Law (3)
Subjects are designed to guide students to access in-depth issues of Administrative Laws such as verification and confirmation, principles of inspection, and procedures for handling administrative cases.
After completing the certificate, students can apply this knowledge in verification/confirmation transactions; complaints and denunciations; lawsuits, and sequences to resolve administrative cases to protect their legitimate interests and businesses. Students could have the right attitude in the process of putting the law into practice.
- 22. Law on Inspection, Complaint and Denouncement (3)
- 23. Land Law (3)
- 24. Environmental Law (2)
This is the period when students study subjects to accumulate enough knowledge to complete the university training program.
After completing the learning stages and meeting the requirements of the Bachelor’s Degree Program in Law, students are awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in Law.
- 26. Marxist — Leninist phylosophy (3)
- 27. Marxist — Leninist Political Economics (2)
- 28. Scientific Socialism (2)
- 29. History of Vietnamese communist party (2)
- 30. Ho Chi Minh’s Ideology (2)
- 31. Logic (3)
- 32. Human Environmental Interaction (3)
- 33. Legal Research and writing (2)
- 34. Labour Law (3)
- 35. Tax Law (3)
- 36. Law on Intellectual Property (3)
- 37. Introduction to Psychology (3)
- 38. Comparative Law (3)
- 39. Human Management (3)
- 40. Internship 1 (2)
- 41. Internship 2 (4)
- 42. Contract Drafting Skills (3)