FAQs – Kent International College


ABOUT KENT INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE

Internationally Recognized Qualifications
Kent International College has obtained approvals from Australian, USA, and Singaporean Quality Assurance institutions; and licensed by Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) to deliver Australian Advanced Diploma and Associate Degree programmes in Vietnam. Graduates of these programmes can either progress into international universities to obtain bachelor’s degree or enter the workforce.

Financial Advantage
Saving up to 70% on tuition fees and living expenses compared to studying abroad.

Optimal Learning Environment
Maximum classroom size of 20 students ensures that each student receives all the supports that they need and enable effective ‘Problem based Learning’ method.

Teaching Method
‘Problem based Learning’ method focuses on direct, productive interactions between students and between students and lecturers, encourage students to develop critical thinking, creativity, problem solving skills and leadership through presentations, group discussion, practical case studies… Students are equipped with most up-to-date knowledge, skills and industry practices to foster their utmost potentials..

Lecturers’ Profile
Our lecturers are seasoned business experts and hold important positions at major corporations in their field of expertise.

Practical Curriculum
Our graduates are regarded highly by employers for their adaptability, proactiveness, professionalism and problem solving skills that enable them to perform well at work with minimum need for training.

Proven Quality
80% of graduates successfully found employment and 20% pursued further study overseas and in Vietnam.

Kent Institute Australia, headquartered in Sydney (Australia), is officially recognised as a leading provider of Australian government-accredited courses and has been offering education of internationally recognized qualifications to nearly 10,000 local and international students. Students at Kent Institute Australia enjoy articulation with universities around the world.

A minimum of 30% of Kent International College’s lecturers are native speakers. Classes in the Diploma and Associate Degree programs are taught 100% in English by native and local lecturers.

Kent International College has obtained approvals from Australian, USA, and Singaporean Quality Assurance institutions; and licensed by Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) to deliver Diploma and Associate Degree programs. Qualifications offered by such programs are internationally recognized and comparable to qualifications acquired by students who study abroad.

Prior to graduation, students will be trained in Resume writing and job interview; Kent International College will organize employment interviews between Kent’s industry partners and students at the school’s campus. Kent International College also supports students in finding employment matching their skills, abilities and career aspiration.

CURRICULUM

Graduates from long courses in Business Management, Marketing Management, Communication Technology will be awarded their Advanced Diplomas by Kent Institute Australia in Sydney, and the Diplomas are of recognized worldwide.

Graduates from short courses will be awarded certificates by Kent International College, and the certificates are recognized nationwide.

Advanced Diploma is under Australian qualification system. Since Australian education system and Vietnamese education system are different, the qualification systems of the two countries are not interchangable. However, the Advanced Diploma can be regarded as equivalent to the Associate Degree in Vietnam.

After finishing their Advanced Diploma in Kent International College, students can immediately proceed to international universities without 3 years’ delay, which is a head start compared with students graduating from the college system in Vietnam. Under the regulations of Ministry of Education and Training, college students in Vietnam must have three years of work experience before they can proceed with their university transition course. Students from KIC can proceed with their transition course to international universities such as RMIT in Vietnam as well as overseas universities in the UK, US, Australia, Singapore…

Kent International College’s programs do not include compulsory units applied to local colleges such as political theory, therefore reducing total course length.

Kent International College embraces ‘Problem based learning’ method which focuses on direct, productive interactions between students and between students and lecturers, encourage students to develop critical thinking, creativity, problem solving skills and leadership through presentations, group discussion, practical case studies… Students are equipped with most up-to-date knowledge, skills and industry practices to foster their utmost potentials and readily join the workforce immediately after graduation.

In addition, students are trained in imperative soft skills such as inter-personal skills, presentation skills, teamwork skills…

Graduates of Advanced Diploma programs can progress to Kent Institute Australia (Australia) – Kent International College’s partner and other prestigious local and international universities: RMIT Vietnam, JCU Singapore, JCU Australia, FPT Greenwich University (UK).

OTHER PROCEDURES

Entry requirements:

  • High School graduate
  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Students who fail to meet English proficiency requirement can register for English placement test at Kent International College to be placed in English Foundation class of appropriate level before starting the Diploma/Associate Degree programs.

Admission Documents:

  • Certified copy of Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of High School Diploma (or Temporary High School Certificate of Graduation)
  • Certified copy of your High school Academic Report
  • Two 4×6 passport photos
  • Certified copy of ID Card

Requirements for graduation:

  • Student must earn the minimum number of credits required by each course in effect at the time of enrollment.
  • Student must submit proof of English proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or above.

COMPLETE BACHELOR'S DEGREE AT KENT INSTITUTE AUSTRALIA

You can acquire Bachelor’s degree in another 1, 5 – 2 years:

Course Completed degree at Kent International College Exemptible Units of Study Units of Study to complete Time to complete Bachelor’s degree (year) Tuition Fee (AUD) Degree
Business

Marketing

Diploma

Advanced Diploma

08

12

16

12

02

1.5

28,800

21,600

Bachelor of Accounting
Business

Marketing

Diploma

Advanced Diploma

08

12

16

12

02

1.5

28,800

21,600

Bachelor of Business
  • Having completed Diploma/Advanced Diploma at Kent International College
  • IELTS Academic 6.0 (no band score under 5.5)
  • Students who have not acquired IELTS certificate can take English test provided by Kent Institute Australia

Students can show proof of the following English Proficiency certificates:

English Proficiency certificate Entry Requirement
IELTS Academic 6.0 (no band score under 5.5)
PTE Academic (Pearsons) 50 Communicative: minimum 42)
TOEFL IBT 70
Writing/Speaking 18+
Reading/Listening 11+
Cambridge CAE 55
Cambridge CPE 45
Required IELTS score Acquired IELTS
score
Required English course (weeks)

Estimated Tuition Fee for English course (AUD)

6.0 5.5 10 3,700
5.0 20 3,400

Students can directly contact the Representative Office of Kent Institute Australia to complete required procedures for admission:

Ms Vu Thuy Thanh Hanh

Address: 16 Dang Tat, Tan Dinh Ward, District 1, HCMC
Email: hanh.vu@kent.edu.au
Mobile: 0938 75 29 75

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