Execution term for educational programs (curriculums)

Approved by the order  No. 104 of June 4, 2010,
of Cabinet of Ministers  of the Republic of Azerbaijan
 
1. Execution term of curriculums for educational steps and levels is prepared according to the Education Law of Azerbaijan Republic. The Law defines the execution term of curriculums for different educational stages and levels based on state educational standards.
1.1. Pre-school education
Term of study at this stage is three years. Term for ages 5 to 6 is the preparation stage for school.
1.2. General education
Primary education – four years (I-IV grade)
General secondary education – five years (V-IX grade)
Comprehensive secondary education – two years (X-XI grade)
1.3. Initial vocational education
Term of study for groups enrolled in the base of comprehensive secondary education is one year.
Term of study for groups enrolled in the base of general secondary education and formed for students of comprehensive secondary education, except professional, is three years.
Term of study for groups enrolled in the base of general secondary education and formed for vocational education students is one – two years depend on complexity.Term of study on developing the professional skills or retraining courses for students graduated from secondary and comprehensive secondary education level, and had the work experience in any profession is six months.
1.4. Specialized secondary education
The normative study term for students enrolled in the base of full-time general education programs is three-four years, for students enrolled in the base of comprehensive secondary education two-three years. The term for part-time education is more than one year. These terms were defined by educational programs of various specialties.
1.5. Higher education
The normative study terms for the full-time study of bachelor’s level are 4-5 years. Part-time education terms more than one year. These terms were defined by educational programs of various specialties.
The normative study terms for the full-time study master’s level are 1-2 years. Terms for the part-time education are more than six months. These terms were defined by educational programs of various specialties.
Study terms for medical education are 5-6 years, in the residence 2-6 years. These terms were defined by educational programs of various specialties.
Doctoral study terms are three years. Part time education terms more than one year.