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Faculty of Civil Engineering – Architecture

I. GENERAL INTRODUCTION

Name of the Department

- Vietnamese: Khoa Xây dựng - Kiến Trúc

-  English: Faculty of Civil Engineering – Architecture

Program Code: D580102

Level of Education: University Bachelor

Training length of time: 5 years

Address:

- Main campus: Dai Nam University, Phu Lam, Ha Dong, Ha Noi

- Second campus: Dai Nam University, 56 Vu Trong Phung, Thanh Xuan, Ha Noi

Email: khoaxaydung@dainam.edu.vn

The Faculty is one of the first four departments of Dai Nam University. The Faculty of Civil Engineering – Architecture has built up a host of competent lecturers and staff. The Faculty has admitted students for 05 terms, in which students of the first term have graduated. The Faculty offers two majors: Civil Engineering of Construction and Architecture. 

II. TRAINING TARGET

A. Civil Engineering 

Training target

To train students to become professional, competent and ethical engineers to meet the demand from the construction industry. 

Requirements on knowledge 

  • Basic knowledge: advanced mathematics, physics, chemistry; 
  • Fundamental courses of the major: Materials Durability, Mechanical Structure, Engineering Geology, Soil Mechanics, Building Foundation, Survey, Informatics for Civil Engineering, Construction Machine, Electrical Engineering, Dynamics of Structure. 
  • Advanced courses of the major: drainage and plumbing, structural engineering, architecture, planning, civil and industrial building design and construction, public buildings made of concrete, steel and other traditional and modern materials. 

Requirements on hard skills

  • Design: students are able to lead or participate in surveying, designing industrial/civil/public buildings…
  • Construction: students are able to lead, arrange and supervise the progress and quality of building construction.  
  • Management and exploitation: Managing and exploiting public, industrial and civil construction
  • Construction investment project management: Managing construction activities
  • Research and teaching in the basic civil engineering
  • Information technology application: Equipping students the ability to apply information technology in their major, especially specialized softwares in construcition designs and project management. 
  • Ability to read and make conversations in English with the proficiency level at 400 TOEIC. 

Requirements on soft skills

 Adaptability: Equipping students the ability to adapt to the changes of the job market to meet the rising demand of the society

  • Synthesis, analysis and problem solving: Equipping students with the ability to collect information; synthesize and analyze data, events to make proper evaluation and comparison to come up with suitable solutions in the fields of industrial and civil engineering. 
  • Teamwork: Equipping students with the ability to work together as a member or leader of a team to reach the best possible results. 
  • Communication: Equipping students with the ability to communicate and display ideas in various forms such as listening, speaking, writing, drawing to convince partners. Requirements on attitudes 
  • Displaying proper ethics and professionalism. Displaying good relationship with 
  • colleagues and community. 
  • Displaying the ability to pursuit further study to improve and update knowledge.

Possible jobs after graduation

  • Designers of civil, industrial and public constructions… in consulting companies.
  •  Supervisor of construction progress and quality
  • Head of construction projects and construction investment projects
  • Plan makers and managers at construction projects
  • Researchers and lecturers
  •  Construction managers at businesses.

Learning opportunities after graduation

  • Based on the fundamental and advanced knowledge learnt from the program, graduated students will be able to pursuit further study level such as master or doctor degree. Students are able to update new technology for their jobs. 
  • Students are able to study in different majors to switch jobs if the market demands.

B. Architecture

Training target

To train students to become professional, competent and ethical architects to meet the demand from the construction industry. 

Requirements on knowledge

  • Basic knowledge: advanced mathematics, physics, chemistry; 
  • Fundamental courses of the major: basic knowledge on architecture, planning, interior, scenery…,  and knowledge construction durability, mechanics of structure, soil mechanics, foundation, structural engineering, building materials, building technology, environment…
  • Advanced courses of the major: in-depth knowledge on building design in public, industrial and civil construction. 
  • Requirements on hard skills
  • Students are able to lead or participate in designing industrial/civil/public buildings;
  • Managing architecture projects
  • Conducting researches or teaching courses on architecture and design at organizations, research centres, training institution… 
  • Ability to read and make conversations in English with the proficiency level at 400 TOEIC. 

Requirements on soft skills 

Students are trained in practice skills in most of the fields of architecture, design and construction to adapt to realistic production environment after graduation. Students are also training in arrangement skills and teamwork, communication skills, presentation and negotiation skills. 

Requirements on attitudes

  • Displaying proper ethics and professionalism. Displaying good relationship with colleagues and community. 
  • Displaying the ability to pursuit further study to improve and update knowledge.
  • Possible jobs after graduation
  • Architects leading or participating in projects on building design
  • Managers, researchers or lecturers on architecture in various organizations
  •  Students can also start their own architecture companies 

Learning opportunities after graduation

  • Based on the fundamental and advanced knowledge learnt from the program, graduated 
  • Students will be able to pursuit further study level such as master or doctor degree.
  • Students are able to update new technology for their jobs. 
  • Students are able to study in different majors to switch jobs if the market demands.

III. STRUCTURE OF THE FACULTY

The lecturers of the faculty are experienced and well-known professors and lecturers from big universities such as University of Civil Engineering, University of Transport and Communications, University of Architecture, Institute of Military Technology…

The Civil Engineering program is currently employing the following lecturers: Prof. NguyenDang Hac, Dr. Nguyen Thanh Yen, Dr. Nguyen Quang Cu, Prof. Nguyen Dinh Cong, Main Lecturer Nguyen Manh Dung, Assoc.Prof. Dang Van Cu, Assoc.Prof. Tran Van Lien, Main Lecturer Nguyen Duc Ba, M.Eng. Pham Van Tong, Assoc.Prof. Phung Van Khuong, M.Eng. Architect Vu Thi Hien, Main Lecturer – Architect Tran Van Khom, Dr. Trinh Hong Tung, Prof. Pham Van Hoi, Main Lecturer – Meng Tran Son, Assoc.Prof. Tran Van Vien…

The Architecture program is currently employing the following lecturer: Prof. Ngo The Thi, Prof. Lam Quang Cuong, Assoc.Prof. Huynh Dang Hy, Main Lecturer – M.Eng. Nguyen Thi Tuyet Nga, Architect Tran Thi Tuan Anh, Architect Nguyen Van Doan, Assoc.Prof. Pham Thuy Loan, Dr. Nguyen Quang Minh, M.Eng. – Architect Vu Huu Trac…

Head of the Faculty

Distinguished Teacher – Assoc.Prof. Dao Van Toai 40 years of teaching experience at Hanoi University of 

Civil Engineering; educational expert in the Republic of Algeria 

IV. ACTIVITIES

1. Meetings at the beginning of year

Every year, at the beginning of year, the faculty opens meetings to inform students the goal of becoming engineers and architects after 5 years studying at the Faculty of Civil Engineering – Architecture. Students will transform into competent engineers who are able to meet the demand of the society as good as students from other universities. Lecturers of the faculty also analyze the opportunities and challenges so that students can better identify their future path. The meetings also cover the learning methods for students to help them quickly adapt to the learning style in university. 

2. Students meeting with business managers

To improve the ties between the university and businesses, the faculty frequently hosts meetings for students and guests from architecture companies and construction companies so that students can have practical experience and understanding about their future jobs and the requirements of the market. The faculty has held meeting with Dr. Tran Van Nam – Director of Thanh Nam Design Consulting Company, M.Eng. Nguyen Tien Doan – General Director of Hanoi Housing Development and Maintenance Company, Engineer Huynh Thanh Quyet – Vice Director of Hong Ha Oil Company, Vietnam National Oil Company, M.Eng. Nguyen Van Khanh – Director of Consulting Company of the University of Civil Engineering, etc.

M.Eng. Nguyen Van Khanh (right side) – Director of Consulting Company, University of Civil Engineering met Assoc.Prof. Dao Van Toai – Head of the Faculty - in the meeting

Engineer Huynh Thanh Quyet – Vice General Director of Hong Ha Oil Company, Vietnam National Oil Company – speaks with students of the faculty

Students enthusiastically delivered questions to the guests

3. Field trips


 

Students of the faculty were listening to Mr.Phan Van Binh – Vice Director of the Management Board of National Assembly Construction Project – introducing the location and the significance of the project

 


 Students and teachers visited the National Assembly Building

4. Practices with equipments
 

Practice the course Engineering Geology

Practice with computers in the lab

5. Working on the field
 

6. Project defense 
 

Preparation

Project defense

7. Extra-curricular activities
 

Students of class XD04-01 and their camp 
(Second Prize in Camping Contest Themed “Vietnam Islands”)


One-Pillar Pagoda

First Prize in the Contest themed “Students of Dai Nam University with cultural heritage”

 

Duong Chung Viet – First Prize in the 100m Running Competition

Trinh Van Bon – Second Prize in the 1000m Running Competition

Soccer Team of the Faculty

8. Teacher – student relationship
 

Teachers and students sing together

Parties warming the teacher-student relationship