Forms of Study

Picture №1 – Forms of Study© NSU

Full-Time

Picture №2 – Forms of Study© UNN

During full-time study, all classes are taught within a university. The education process involves personal contact between professors and students during lectures, seminars, and workshops. Students can ask questions, hold discussions, and professors can monitor the progress they make. Full-time study takes place during the day, which means it cannot be combined with another activity like employment.

Part-Time

Picture №3 – Forms of Study© NUST "MISiS"

A convenient option for those in employment. Classes are given in the evening during the week or on weekends. Most of the time is allocated to independent study. The ratio of independent study and lectures at universities is 50/50 or 60/40. Part-time study can be either state funded or fee based. The latter is considerably cheaper than its full-time equivalent.

Extramural

Picture №4 – Forms of Study© UNN

Extramural students spend just 30% of their study time at the university, with the remaining 70% spent on independent study following the university syllabus. The academic year for extramural students is divided into teaching and assessment sessions. During the teaching session, students attend induction lectures for 2–3 weeks and are then assessed. The period between sessions is 4 to 5 months when students independently study the subjects. Extramural study is convenient for Distance Learning and is considerably cheaper than its full-time equivalent. Extramural forms of study may not be available for certain disciplines, such as medicine.

Distance Learning

Picture №5 – Forms of Study© TSU

This is based on the active use of telecommunication technologies and the Internet. The delivery is based on online teaching: lectures, seminars, and interaction of students and professors take place via Skype or other means of video communication.





Share


CONTACTS

© 2015 The Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation Sociocentre

Privacy Policy

If you find a mistake, select it and press Ctrl+Enter

If you find a mistake, contact us

Did you find a mistake?

Protection from automated form filling
X