The College of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad was founded in 2005. Since 2007 the mission of the college is divided into two parts:
Main mission: Managing, planning and holding a higher education open system.
Sub-mission: Conducting a variety of training services needed by the society.
The College pursues the following goals
- To improve the level of education and culture
- To create appropriate basis for increasing access to higher education
- To expand and develop professional and practical environment in the higher education system
- To reduce the social demand for official education in higher education institutions
- To provide ongoing training courses for graduates of universities and higher education institutions.
Types of Training
A. Open Higher Education
The mission of Open Higher Education covers curriculum planning and implementation of courses that are required for different sectors of the society, such as organizations, public and private institutions, and industries. Regardless of the existing obstacles such as the entrance exam, the Open Higher Education System facilitates everyone’s access to the acquisition of academic knowledge. In such an educational system, syllabi are designed according to the needs of the learners.
B. Minor Courses
Minor courses are the ones which talented students of the second year onwards in the Bachelor’s program can participate in under special conditions such as having good GPA score. Passing 21 to 25 units of specialized courses in another Bachelor’s majors offered at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad through these courses, students will become familiar with other majors and specialties that are of their interest.
C. Training and entrepreneurial courses
The training and entrepreneurial courses are the ones in which students of a particular major will be well acquainted with the practical issues of their profession that are not covered in the framework of the Bachelor’s program. These courses are concerned with practical issues, workshops, and executive projects. Training and entrepreneurial courses can also be up to about 24 units.
All Ferdowsi University students (undergraduate and postgraduate) can participate in the training and entrepreneurial courses supervised by the College of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad and are held by different departments. Training and entrepreneurial courses are between 21 and 24 units.
courses consist of theoretical discussions and practical activities as well as
workshops, fieldwork's, projects and similar other courses. Entrepreneurial
courses comprise elective courses. Students of other universities and
educational institutions can also enroll in these courses. However, students of
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad are in priority. More
|Mohammad Hadi Moayed
|Department of Materials Engineering
Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
Administrative Affairs, First Floor, College of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad