Under the supervision of Professor Dr. Yaseen T. Mustafa, Vice President of the University of Zakho for Scientific and Postgraduate Affairs, on November 26, 2022, at 12:00, the final examinations of the Seventh Round (R7) of the English Proficiency Course were conducted.
It is worth mentioning that the total number of participants of (R7) of the English proficiency course was (510) from the three language centers in the Duhok governorate (UoZ Language Center, Duhok Language Center, and Polytechnic Language Center). The proficiency English language course is conducted following the Ministerial Decree No. 40 issued on January 9th, 2020. The primary purpose of this language course is to fulfill the English language requirements for postgraduate studies and academic title purposes.
It is worth mentioning that, including the final exam hours, this course is a 100-hour intensive course conducted in six weeks to improve the academic English of our participants and prepare them well to pursue their postgraduate studies and fulfill their academic requirements.
The course has four levels namely: Beginner, Elementary, Pre-intermediate, and Intermediate levels. Participants who are willing to pursue their Master's Degree and/or apply for their Academic Title are entitled to finish the 'pre-intermediate' level successfully. Moreover, Master's Degree holders in Humanities studies who are willing to pursue their PhD programs are also required to successfully finish the 'pre-intermediate' level to be issued a language certificate. Master's Degree holders in Science who are willing to pursue their PhD programs are required to successfully finish 'intermediate' level to be issued a language certificate that fulfills their academic and postgraduate needs.