Rules and Regulations

1. Premed College organizes and conducts courses in general and medical English, Polish, biology, chemistry, physics and anatomy in English.

2. The first year of the programme finishes with an IELTS examination organized on site (paid additionally).

3. In order to be admitted to the second year of the programme it is obligatory to have been awarded the IELTS certificate with the minimum score of 6.0 or the TOEFL certificate with the minimum score of 90.

4. Credits for each of the courses included in the programme are based on students’ attendance, participation, tests and assignments administered during the course and final tests (oral and written, depending on the type of the course).

5. The second year of the programme ends with an internal examination, which assesses students’ progress, but does not have any influence on recruitment for university programmes.

6. At the end of the Course the participants shall receive a Certificate of Graduation from the Course. The Certificate will include information the list of Course subjects, the number of credit hours, attendance percentage and results.

7. Course participants are obliged to attend all lessons. In case of an absence it is necessary to consult with the teachers and make up for the missed material and assignments. If the absenteeism of a course participant exceeds 7 days in total (1 day = 7 hours) in a semester, this equals failing the course. Premed College will accept only doctor’s leaves confirming serious health problems or emergencies.

8. The programme of the Premed College includes the following courses:

I Year (957 h)

Listening and speaking 132h

Reading and writing 132h

Grammar instruction 99h

IELTS preparation 198h

Medical English 165h

Academic English 99h

Polish 132h

II Year (957 h)

Biology 165h

Chemistry 165h

Physics 165h

Introduction to Anatomy 66h

Medical English 165h

Academic English 99h

Polish 132h

An academic hour lasts 45 minutes.

9. Course participants are obliged to attend all tests and examinations administered by the course teachers. If a student fails a test or examination, or is absent, one retake will be organized by the teacher responsible for the course in question.

10. Students are obliged to come to lessons on time and to be prepared, bringing with them materials used in the class. They are not allowed to photocopy books used during the course. Teachers are free to organize regular tests and surprise quizzes. Active participation in the lessons will be rewarded.

11. Cheating on tests, plagiarism and collusion are considered to be serious offences and will result in a failing grade for the assignment in question.

12. All matters not settled herein shall be resolved by the Head of the Centre for Foreign Languages at the Medical University of Warsaw.

13. Should a course participant fail to observe the Premed College Rules and Regulations, or cause discipline problems not mentioned in the present document, they can be suspended for two weeks and / or expelled by the Head of the Centre for Foreign Languages. The course fee will not be refunded.

14. Grading policy

91%-100% ------ 5  (very good)

86%-90,99% --- 4.5 (good plus)

80%-85,99% --- 4 (good)

70%-79,99% --- 3.5 (satisfactory)

60%-69,99% --- 3 (sufficient)

below 60% ------ 2 (failed)