The online training program in Economic Law of Ho Chi Minh City Open University provides students with professional knowledge and competence in law, and in-depth knowledge of business matters to handle legal issues in work and life. Students are also equipped with knowledge about economics, management, and accounting. In addition, students are trained in applying legal skills, professional practice, critical thinking, and are nurtured to develop a legal attitude and compliance with the law.

To successfully complete the undergraduate program in Economic Law, students are encouraged to pursue the remaining courses specified in the curriculum. Additionally, they must meet the language and computer proficiency requirements outlined by the Ministry of Education and Training.  After graduating in the Bachelor’s Degree Program in Laws, students can work at state agencies, unions, legal consulting firms or businesses, etc.

Admission requirements

To obtain the Bachelor’s Degree in Economic 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 a Bachelor’s Degree in another university or another major if learners want to be exempt from some courses.

Degree Credibility

The Online Bachelor’s Degree Program in Economic Law is equivalent to a face-to-face degree program, and learners could further their studies.


Course Name

Economic Law

Total subjects

42 subjects

Total credits

126 credits

Type of Degree

Bachelor’s Degree

Study time

At least 3.5 years

Associated with Career

In modern society, most jobs operate and maintain on a legal basis.
Learners are provided with in-depth legal knowledge on civil and administrative matters as well as some knowledge about the law on Commercial Business to solve the legal issues at work or in daily life and work at enterprises and organizations.

Practical curriculum

The 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 Degree

The Bachelor’s degree in Economic Law, offered through online distance learning, is part of the national diploma system, recognized by the Ministry of Education and Training. It is valid for pursuing a higher education level.

Flexible ways of learning

Over 90% of the training program content is distributed via the internet. Therefore, learners can access lecture videos, study materials, and complete assignments from anywhere, at any time, using a desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone connected to the internet.

Supportive lecturers and officers

Lecturers 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 tuition

The average tuition is 530,000/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 online Bachelor’s program in Economic Law encompasses content equivalent to that of a regular university program but is designed with a vocational approach. 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 48 subjects with 125 credits (excluding foreign language and informatics), implemented in 11 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 Commercial Law
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economic 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 could 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. Marriage and Family Law (2)
  • 7. Civil Procedure 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, competition, bankruptcy and dispute resolution. Students can apply their knowledge to support their business or their company.

  • 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 of 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. Techniques for Drafting 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)

This is an intensive period, directing students to access specialized legal issues in the fields of investment, securities, and real estate business. After completing the certificate, students can use this knowledge to resolve legal issues in related transactions to protect their legitimate interests and businesses. Students will have the ability to identify problems, criticize them, and have the right attitude in the process of putting law knowledge into practice.

  • 20. Investment Law (2)
  • 21. Law on Real Estate Business (3)
  • 22. Law on Securities and Stock Exchanges (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 fulfilling the requirements of the training program, students are awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in Economic Law.

  • 23. Marxist — Leninist phylosophy (3)
  • 24. Marxist — Leninist Political Economics (2)
  • 25. Scientific Socialism (2)
  • 26. History of Vietnamese communist party (2)
  • 27. Ho Chi Minh’s Ideology (2)
  • 28. Basic Economics (3)
  • 29. Logic (3)
  • 30. Human Environmental Interaction (3)
  • 31. Land Law (3)
  • 32. Legal Research and writing (2)
  • 33. Labour Law (3)
  • 34. Tax Law (3)
  • 35. Law on Intellectual Property (3)
  • 36. Banking Law (3)
  • 37. Environmental Law (2)
  • 38. Comparative Law (3)
  • 39. History of State and Law (3)
  • 40. Internship 1 (2)
  • 41. Internship 2 (4)
  • 42. Contract Drafting Skills (3)

Entry Requirements

In order to be awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in Economic Law, learners must meet the entry requirements as follows:

+ Graduated from high school or equivalent according to the regulations of the Ministry of Education and Training
+ Graduated from a college of Economic Law or graduated from a different major if you want to have some subjects exempted.

Information technology requirements

More than 90% of learning content is delivered to students by lecturers via devices with an Internet connection. Learners need to make sure some minimum conditions, including:

* Desktop/Laptop.

* Students can acquire a majority of learning content on mobile devices, but doing some homework may require using a desktop or laptop.