The duration of medical education at Ankara University School of Medicine is 6 years. Besides, there is one year English preparatory class. Each academic year which begins with the opening of the medical school and lasts untill the end of final examinations is called as Term. Students take an English level examination in order to determine proficiency in English and ones who fail, attend the preparatory English class for one year. Student who pass the English examination starts with Term I. The passing grade at Ankara University School of Medicine is 70 out of 100.