Faculty of Psychology, USSH is one of the most prestigious institutions in Vietnam that teach and study psychology. Its predecessor is the Division of Psychology of the Hanoi General University's Faculty of Philosophy (1977) tasked with teaching General Psychology for students. On December 10th, 1997, according to Decision no 644/TCCB of the VNU's Director, the Faculty of Psychology was founded as an independent faculty with its own function, mainly tasked with providing undergraduate and graduate training and research of Psychology.
To become a prestigious institution that trains high-quality human resources in the field of psychology, both in theory and practice, meeting the societal demands in mental health services. The Faculty's vision is to improve the quality of its training and research activities concerning different areas of Psychology, serving the societal demands and gradually integrating with the world.
With the above mission, up to now, the Faculty has produced 21 batches of graduates from regular courses and is training 4 batches of regular students and 3 batches of advanced students. For 21 years, the Faculty has produced 1400 bachelors, 225 masters and 10 doctors. The current numbers of students enrolling in the Faculty's courses are 370 undergraduates, 60 master's candidates (including 9 candidates in the internationally-standardized program) and 20 research fellows. With an interactive learning environment that includes academic research, students are allowed to maximine their creativity, knowledge and skills in order to best prepare themselves for job-hunting, with varied positions upon graduation such as lecturer, researcher, psychology consultant and mental health assessor, academic psychologist, recruitment staff, etc. working for such institutions as hospitals, schools, psychology support-intervention centers, NGOs, businesses, and community projects.