Pre-Bachelor in Kristianstad University
Pre-Bachelor (Pre-Bachelor's Preparation Program)
1. Age of participants: 17 years old
2. Duration of the program: 3 semesters
3. Beginning of classes: September
4. Dates: from September 17 to June 9 (next year)
5. Knowledge of the English language: IELTS 6.0 (not less than 5.5 in all sections)
6. Level of education: diploma of secondary school (12 years of education).
A special pre-bachelor's program is intended for applicants who need to bring up the level of language and knowledge in relevant disciplines before enrolling at the Kristianstad University undergraduate department. In addition to classes in language and subjects, the course provides an adaptation to the education system in the country and the system of study at the university. For admission to the pre-bachelor's program, you must have completed school education (with at least 12 years of schooling) and a fairly high level of English proficiency. Applicants are enrolled in the program and begin education in September this year, and finish the course in June next (the school year is divided into three semesters). Immediately after the completion (in September), applicants pass to the first course of the chosen bachelor's program from among the available ones.
Each of the three semesters is divided into three stages:
- 7 or 8 weeks of classes, lectures, seminars
- Week of reading (and self-study)
- Week of tests and exams.
About 26 lessons are spent per week: a whole complex of disciplines is carefully taught and carefully selected and necessary for the comprehensive disclosure of the studied sciences. Great attention is paid to the development of English language skills: language classes are conducted both in the format of inclusion in subject modules, and separately, each student receives exhaustive consultations on difficult issues for himself. Teachers and specialists of Kristianstad University have an exceptionally high level of education, have diplomas from prestigious universities and rich work experience. For the best mastering of the material and rapid progress, different types of classes are used:
- Independent work
- Group projects
- Meetings with invited experts
- Master classes
- Debates and speeches.
A small number of people in the classroom and individual support contribute to rapid progress in knowledge. Teachers pay much attention to the development of skills necessary for studying in bachelor's degree, explain to students what methods and principles of work give the best result. To monitor progress and self-assessment, all students perform tests and examinations, special complex assignments, present reports and presentations. For successful transition to the bachelor's degree it is necessary to have a sufficient level of knowledge by the end of the course:
1. Computational Science: The Internet of Things (BSc):
- Physics Intermediate (corresponds to the course "Physics 2" according to the Swedish standard)
- Basic level of Chemistry (Chemistry 1)
- Natural Sciences Intermediate (Natural Sciences 2)
- Advanced level of Mathematics (Mathematics 3C).
2. Software development (BSc):
- Basic requirement: Mathematics Intermediate (Mathematics 2A or 2B or 2C).
Disciplines of the course:
- Skills of Academic Written Language
- Skills of academic reading: development and improvement
- Presentations and discussions in English
- Listening and fast perception of lectures
- Language for specific / specific purposes.
- Mathematical Science
- Development of skills required for undergraduate studies
- Introduction to Swedish
- Additional lessons to clarify all questions regarding admission and adaptation.
Bachelor's specialties available after the program:
- Computational Science: The Internet of Things (BSc Computer Science - Internet of things)
- Software development (BSc Software Development).
Tuition fees for the Pre-Bachelor Science program:
- 3-semester course = 16,995 €.