The University of Newcastle and Van Lang University International Program is the third collaboration with Goal Business Education for delivery of a University of Newcastle program outside Australia.

Partnership details

From February 2022, The University of Newcastle and Van Lang University in Ho Chi Minh City will offer students a new opportunity to obtain world class education in Vietnam. Through the partnership, students can complete the University of Newcastle degree entirely in Ho Chi Minh City.

(Students will also have opportunity to participate in a study tour or transfer to Australia to experience studying in Australia.)

Students will benefit from the industrial links and business networks maintained by both universities. The Newcastle Business School is also AACSB accredited which is a mark of high-quality teaching and research. This ensures that the business degrees are well recognised by employers and universities internationally.

From February 2022, the University of Newcastle and Van Lang University partnership offers degree programs in the following areas:

International Business

  • Bachelor of Business (major in International Business) awarded by the University of Newcastle


  • Bachelor of Commerce (major in Finance) awarded by the University of Newcastle

Program details

This international program allows students to gain a degree from the University of Newcastle by completing the program fully delivered at Van Lang University in Ho Chi Minh City. In the first part of the program, students undertake courses through Van Lang University and Goal Business Education. In the second part of the program, students undertake Newcastle courses taught at Van Lang University.

Upon satisfactory completion of the all the course requirements students are awarded the degree from the University of Newcastle.

More information

The program can be completed entirely in Vietnam and allows multiple pathways for students to study across borders. Students who would like to study overseas may elect to study at Newcastle campuses in Australia or Singapore.

Upon completion of the program, students will become part of three alumni networks:

  • The University of Newcastle
  • Van Lang University
  • Goal Business Education

and benefit from a global professional network designed to enhance international employability and connections.

English language: Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Please consult the following webpages for more Information:

Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Commerce

Academic: Completion of selected courses across Semesters 1 to 3 of the program at Van Lang University. Students who have not completed the required courses and/or number of credits, must successfully complete these prior to admission to the University of Newcastle course, or provide other evidence of completion of the required course units and the required level.

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