Published on Wednesday, 05 December 2012 21:15
Mandalay University's entrance gate seen on December 4 (Photo - Min Thant/EMG)
Yangon University and Mandalay University will reoffer honour programmes, which have been deterred by the military regime since the 1996 student protests.
University of Yangon will reopen a wide range of honour courses in art and science during the 2012-13 school year, and subjects include English, geography, history, physics, philosophy and international relations and biotechnology.
Old buildings in the university will be renewed for the honour programmes. Details about the entrance exams are not disclosed, but it will depend on the number of applicants, said an official of Yangon University Students Affair Department.
Eligible students from any universities under the higher education department (Lower Myanmar) can send their application to the department. The submission must include recommendation and original transcripts.
Yangon University and Mandalay University have the some application procedures.
Honour courses are the two-year programmes that students must attend before they take the master courses.
Most anti-colonial movement leaders and many student leaders in 1988 and 1996 demonstrations are the alumni of Yangon University.
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