Amoud University has two academic semesters within one academic year. The first semester this year was opened September 15th, 2018 and is scheduled to end on January 31st, 2019. There is a one month holiday break thereafter followed by the second semester of the academic year. The second semester is scheduled to run from March 1st, 2019 to July 31st, 2019.
The Freshman Department is the entry point for all Amoud University undergraduate students. It is the first academic year at the university, but most importantly a common year for all students aspiring to join Amoud University for various courses and preferred careers. Only requirement courses are taught in this academic year and it also from here that students can qualify for the courses competitively based on their cumulative GPA at the end of this one year plus any specific subject cluster requirements for the programmes they wish to pursue through the relevant faculties.
Courses covered in the first semester are fine including Freshman Arabic, Reading & Vocabulary I, Writing Skills I, General Biology/ World Geography and Pre-Calculus. The official medium of instruction at Amoud University is English language. According to statistics obtained from Harun Ismail, the Dean, Department of Freshman Studies, the total number of students who have just sat for the examinations this academic year is one thousand and eighty (1080).