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System of Education

 

  Normaly international students are passing through the four stages in thers learning routes.

First, before entering the universty they study at the Pre-University Education Program. The program is amed to prepare students to enter the university.

Upon complition of the program students are able to further their studies at the undergraduare level of university studies. This level is called "The First stage of Higher Education". The aim of this program is to prepare specialists with fundamental and special knowledge and skills.

After the successful graduation from the university and receiving of the Diploma of Higher Education students can participate in one of the university's Master Programs, which aim ho form comprehensive knowledge and specific skills for scientific, pedagogical and research activities.

The fourth educalional level in the BSU is built by the various PhD Programs. They prepare highly qualified researchers holding a Candidate of Science (Ph.D.) degree. 

Level
Academic Year
Period  of study
Document issued
upon completion
Pre-University Education Program
01.09. - 30.06.
1 year
Graduation Certificate
Higher Education Program
01.09. - 30.06.
4-5 years
Diploma of Higher Education
Master Degree Study Course
01.09. - 30.06.
2 years
Diploma of Master
Research Degree (PhD) Study Course
01.11. - 31.10.
3 - 4 years
Graduation Certificate

 
 
FORMS OF EDUCATION
Full-time, Part-Time
 
LANGUAGE OF EDUCATION
Teaching is organized in the two official languages of the country –  Belarusian and Russian.
 
CURRICULUM
Curriculum includes theoretical and applied disciplines, periods practical work, independent study. Periods of practical work aim at teaching students to apply the acquired knowledge in the chosen profession.
 
PROCESS OF LEARNING
The BSU operates a two semester system of education. Learning methods incorporate lectures, seminar discussions, tutorials, workshops, and independent work.. The full attendance of classes is required.
 
SYSTEM OF ASSESSMENT
Academic success of students is assessed at the end of each semester in the form of oral and \or written tests (students receive ‘pass’ \’fail’) and examinations (marks according to a 10-point grading scale).
 

10-point grading scale
(introduced in 2004)
Definition
10
9
Excellent
8
7
6
Good
5
4
Satisfactory
3
2
1
Fail

 
 
ACADEMIC CALENDAR
 
The academic year is split into the autumn and spring semesters each ending in examination session and vocation periods.
 

 
Classes
Examination session
Holidays
Autumn Semester
SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER
JANUARY
TWO WEEKS IN FEBRUARY
Spring Semester
FEBRUARY – MAY
JUNE
JULY-AUGUST

 
 
 There are a number of educational establishments which provide students with comprehensive educational training, vocational training, retraining, advanced and refreshment courses.

As a part of the system of training highly qualified staff holding scientific degrees within the University there are 22 Scientific Councils which conduct evaluations of scientific papers presented for defence.