Some institutions are more research-oriented, while others focus
more on comprehensive studies. You are encouraged to look for
specifics that suit your needs, and not just the overall reputation
of a particular program. It may well be that a school with a lower
unofficial ranking may be the best choice for your particular
Depending on the post-secondary instituion, the specific
department, and the actual course, the number of students
per class can vary greatly . Some courses have about
600 to 800 registered students, while in others there may
be about 40. Relations with professors are not that
great - they are normally available to answer questions,
but due to the amount of students, professors do not have
the time to get to know each individual.
To complete a year and to ultimately attain a degree, one
must successfully complete and receive the required number
of course credits. Each course that is offered is given
a certain number of credits. You will be awarded the courses'
credits only after suucessfully completing the course. One
is required to register with compulsorary courses first,
but you are allowed to choose courses in other areas of
study to complete the amount of required credits.
Many universities offer internship programs, but this depends
on the university and the departments .