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Frequently Asked Questions - Degree Programs & Academic Affairs

Course schedules are arranged by the Provost and typically spread over the week between 8AM and 5PM. In addition to their regular class hours, students are expected to spend 30 to 45 hours per week for independent study and research. In the English Preparatory Program, the session runs from 8AM - 12PM, from Monday to Friday, and learners are expected to do practice and self-study in the afternoons.

Zaman University offers undergraduate (Bachelor’s) degree education in the following programs​:

Civil Engineering (CE),

Architectural Engineering (AE)

Architecture (ARC),

Construction Management (CM),

Computer Science (CS),

Management Information Systems (MIS),

Business Administration (BUS),

Banking & Finance (BAF),

Political Science & International Relations (IR). 

International Trade and Logistics (ITL)

Industrial Engineering (IE)

Yes. We offer a university education with a strong curriculum at international standards. Our alumni are admitted to prominent grad schools in USA, UK, Australia, China, South Korea, Japan, Germany, Thailand and many others.

Lecturers at Zaman University are qualified and experienced professors​ who received their graduate and postgraduate degrees from reputable universities around the globe. They typically have a PhD in their field or at least a Master's Degree with teaching/professional experience. Zaman University boasts its body of diverse faculty members and staff over 10 different nationalities from America, Europe and Asia.

Course schedules are arranged by the Provost and typically spread over the week between 8AM and 5PM. In addition to their regular class hours, students are expected to spend 30 to 45 hours per week for independent study and research. For the English Prep School, the session runs from 8AM - 12PM, from Monday to Friday.

There are 18 weeks in a semester (including the final exam preparation week and the final exam week).

In an academic year at Zaman University there are 2 semesters followed by a summer term. Semester 1 begins in early November and finishes in late February. Semester 2 begins in mid-March and ends in late July. For more updated information, please see “Academic Calendar” 

Attendance is a component of grading system and it comprises 10% of the overall grade. Therefore, students are strongly encouraged to attend and participate in all class activities. Absenteeism will result in low grades or failure in the course. 

In order to earn a Bachelor’s degree from Zaman University, you have to complete at least 132 or 160 credits. Number of credits required for graduation may change based on your study program. A course usually weighs 3 or 4 credits. Please refer to the relevant department for more information regarding the credits. 

Number of permissible credits you take in a semester depends on your academic capacity and requirements of the curriculum. Number of credits you take must be approved by your academic advisor.

Undergraduate degree programs at Zaman University typically last four years. Students may delay their graduation if they suspend their studies due to extraordinary circumstances, or if they prefer to take fewer credits in each semester or if they fail several classes and need to repeat them. Please notice that Cambodian Higher Education Regulation tolerates extending your studies only up to 6 years.

Yes, you can, but you have to schedule an appointment with the Registrar and the Head of the Department that you wish to transfer to. Number of transferable credits may change depending on transcripts of individual applicants. Once the department head determines the number of credits and specific courses that you can transfer, the registrar's office will help process your transfer application.