Ministry to limit the universities offering PhD training
Addressing a meeting on higher education held in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday 1 August, he said 30-40% of the country’s 240 universities have PhD programmes, too high a number, which makes the quality “inconsistent”. Due to their lack of resources, they are able to cover only a few majors, he said.
His ministry plans to set regulations to limit the number of universities offering PhD programmes, and “it has to be done drastically to make sure not just any university can train PhDs”.
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