The There Tier System
(1) First Cycle – lasts typically three years (number of semesters might differ in certain study courses). First Cycle is usually awarding an Undergrad degree.
(2) Second Cycle – one that might be undertaken only if you are awarded a bachelor degree, lasts typically 2 years (dependable on country and course might as well last one year). Usually awarding Master’s degree.
Many universities offer as well the so-called
1.Four-year programme, that ends-up with a bachelor degree and one year of internship in chooses company, or an additional year of studying at the university in a different country.
2.Five-year programme, that works on the exact same rules as the four-year programme and ends-up with a master degree