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What is a degree course?

A degree course is a special form of vocational training.

In a degree programme, students learn to think and work scientifically.

A degree programme consists of attending lectures. In addition, there are usually also practical classes. However, students have to learn a lot by themselves.

A degree programme is divided into semesters. There is the winter semester. And there is the summer semester. Each semester lasts 6 months. There are usually exams at the end of a semester.

To complete their studies, students have to take an scientific final examination. There are different final examinations. After each of these final examinations, students can stop studying and look for a job.

Or they can continue their studies. Then they will gain more knowledge. If students continue to study, they choose a certain field of knowledge. Then, a few semesters later, students take the next final examination.

Also of interest:

What can you find on the website of the University of Bayreuth? Click here.

General information on the University of Bayreuth. Click here.

What research is being done at the University of Bayreuth? Click here.

With what countries is the University of Bayreuth in contact? Click here.

What else besides studying can you do on the grounds of the University of Bayreuth? Click here.

What sort of links are there between the University and business? Click here.

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