1. Curriculum Structure  

The BPME’s curriculum consists of two blocks of knowledge: general education and professional education. The program requires students to collect 125 credits from 36 courses within 4 academic years. 

Blocks of knowledge

Number of credits

Compulsory

Elective

General education

39

2

Professional education

78

6

Sum

117

8

            The curriculum structure is divided into four clusters, including compulsory and elective courses with credits of each courses given in the following table:

 

No.

Clusters

Credits

Total

Compulsory

Elective

1.

General knowledge

17

2

19

2.

Foundation knowledge

27

0

27

3.

Core knowledge

43

6

49

4.

Professional competence in

education

30

0

30

 

Total

117

8

125

 

General knowledge includes 6 courses in foreign language and politics (excluding Physical Education and Defense Education). This knowledge cluster helps students develop generic skills and sense of responsibility for themselves and society.

Foundation knowledge includes 7 courses in Mathematics, Physic, Chemistry, Biology and IT. This knowledge cluster equips students with basic knowledge about general Mathematics and general Natural sciences.

Core knowledge includes 14 courses in specialist Mathematics. This knowledge cluster equips students with full knowledge system of classical mathematics, modern mathematics, and specialized mathematics. It also develops generic and lifelong learning skills for students.

Professional competence in education includes 9 courses related to methodology of teaching, theories of pedagogy and psychology. This knowledge cluster helps students develop skills of designing and organizing educational and Mathematics teaching activities.

 2. Brief outline of the curriculum

No

Code

Course

Type

Credits

Theory/Homework

/Self-Study

 

General knowledge

 

 

 

1.

POL10001

Principles of Marxist and Leninist

Compulsory

5

50/25/150

2.

ENG10001

English 1

Compulsory

3

30/15/90

3.

LIT20001

Vietnamese cultural basis

Elective

2

30/0/60

HIS20002

History of world civilization

Elective

2

20/10/60

LAW20004

Fundamental Law

Elective

2

20/10/60

4.

POL10002

Ho Chi Minh Ideology

Compulsory

2

20/10/60

5.

POL10003

Revolutionary line of the Communist Party of Vietnam

Compulsory

3

30/15/90

6.

ENG10002

English 2

Compulsory

4

45/15/120

 

Foundation knowledge

 

 

 

7.

MAT20003

Analysis 1

Compulsory

5

60/15/150

8.

MAT20001

Linear Algebra

Compulsory

3

36/9/90

9.

MAT20009

Probability and Statistics

Compulsory

3

35/10/90

10.

PHY20002

General Physic

Compulsory

4

30/30/120

11.

CHE20003

General Chemistry

Compulsory

4

45/15/120

12.

BIO20002

General Biology

Compulsory

4

50/10/120

13.

INF20005

Application of ICT in education

Compulsory

4

30/(30)/120

 

Core knowledge

 

 

 

14.

MAT30002

Analysis 2

Compulsory

4

48/12/120

15.

MAT30003

Linear Geometry

Compulsory

5

60/15/150

16.

MAT30005

Foundation Theory of Probability and Statistics

Compulsory

5

60/15/150

17.

MAT30006

Abstract Algebra

Compulsory

4

48/12/120

18.

MAT30007

Measure and Integration

Compulsory

3

36/9/90

19.

MAT30008

Differential Geometry

Compulsory

3

36/9/90

20.

MAT30009

Elementary Mathematics

Compulsory

4

48/12/120

21.

MAT30010

Complex variable function

Compulsory

3

36/9/90

22.

MAT30017

Arithmetic

Compulsory

3

36/9/90

23.

MAT30012

An introduction to probabilistic method

Elective

3

36/9/90

MAT30026

General Topology

Elective

3

36/9/90

MAT30015

Differential Equation

Elective

3

36/9/90

MAT30019

Assess learning results of students in teaching mathematics

Elective

3

36/9/90

24.

MAT30018

Basic of Modern Algebra

Compulsory

3

36/9/90

25.

MAT30020

Functional Analysis

Compulsory

3

36/9/90

26.

MAT30021

Numerical Analysis

Compulsory

3

36/9/90

27.

MAT30016

Stochastic Processes and Applications

Elective

3

36/9/90

MAT30022

Non-Euclidean Geometry

Elective

3

36/9/90

MAT30025

Approach teaching mathematics at school in English language

Elective

3

36/9/90

MAT30014

Differentiation in Banach spaces

Elective

3

36/9/90

 

Professional competence in education

 

 

 

28.

EDU20001

Introduction to Pedagogy

Compulsory

2

25/5/60

29.

EDU20003

Psychology

Compulsory

4

45/15/120

30.

EDU20006

Pedagogics

Compulsory

4

45/15/120

31.

EDU20012

Pedagogical internship

Compulsory

1

0/(15)/30

32.

MAT30011

Theory and Methods of Teaching Mathematics

Compulsory

5

60/15/150

33.

MAT30013

Mathematics curriculum development

Compulsory

3

36/9/90

34.

MAT30023

Mathematics Teaching Practice

Compulsory

3

6/(39)/90

35.

MAT30024

Scientific research practice in Mathematics Education

Compulsory

3

15/30/90

36.

MAT30027

Graduation internship

Compulsory

5

0/(75)/150

 

Total

 

125