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Forms of Cambodia’s higher education system

In order to receive higher education in accordance with the education law of Cambodia, students are required to study Completed high school or high school (12th grade or Vocational Certificate Level 3). Students who do not pass the high school diploma exam are not eligible for a bachelor’s degree, but can attend classes Associate degree first to be able to proceed to bachelor’s degree. Types of higher education or higher education are divided into two main sections: general education and technical and vocational training, and there are four classes (or levels) to study. From associate degree and basic education year (first year bachelor’s degree) to bachelor’s degree, it is called higher education, and master’s and doctoral degrees are called postgraduate.

General education includes associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees (master’s degrees) and doctorates, which must be studied at institutes, colleges and universities, and the institutions that train at this level are under the control of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. Technical and Vocational Training Sectors include Master’s Degree (Associate Degree in Technology / Specialization), Engineering (Bachelor of Technology / Specialization), Master’s Degree in Technology / Specialization and Doctor of Technology / Specialization, which are trained at institutes, schools / technical training centers and Professional and a large number of these institutions are under the auspices of the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training.

All higher education institutions are autonomous, under the control of different ministries and agencies. There is no government institution responsible for arranging courses for ministries or higher education institutions. The Ministry licenses and oversees the various activities of the institution, while the preparation of subjects and structures must be done automatically by the respective institutions, but must meet certain quality standards set by the Ministry.

A large number of higher education institutions are under the control of two separate ministries, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports and the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training. Within the Ministry of Education, there is a higher education department that oversees a large number of all higher education institutions in the country, but does not have the authority over some other institutions under other ministries, especially the Technical Education and Training Center. And professions under the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training. All higher education institutions (with the exception of the Royal School of Administration and the Royal Academy) are inspected by the Cambodian Accreditation Committee under the Office of the Council of Ministers.

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