Education in Russia and Abroad
unified state examthe humanities / natural sciencessecondary / higher educationto enter a school/college/university
to go to school / to go to university
to be accepted to the university
to leave schoolto graduate from the university
to graduate from the university/to leave school with honours
PhD (doctor of philosophy)
to write a thesis
to get a degree
to get a diploma
to choose a chair / department
lecturer/senior lecturer/professorto give a lecture on sth.
bachelor's / master's degreeto do/to carry out scientific research on/into sth.
the school / university curriculumto be on the curriculum
compulsory / optional subjectscompulsory education
to take a course in/on sth.
to sign up for a class in sth.
the entry requirements for a degree course
to be denied entry into/to sth.
to take /to pass / to fail exams
entrance exams / the finals
to take part in
to specialize in sth.
the quality of educationto maintain the standards of education
to be of an acceptable standard
to raise/to lower standards of sth.
to acquire extensive knowledge of sth.
to have limited knowledge of sth.
a lack of knowledgebackground / general / specialist knowledge
to master skills at/in sth.
to be good / bad at sth.
to have work experience