Fourth year courses allow students to finish their core classes and choose from a variety of electives. During this year, students may dedicate time to developing a specialty within their field. Students who are struggling this year may be required to or may opt to re-take core classes. At the end of the fourth year, students are required to plan an in-action assignment and will be placed in charge of various units.
Fifth year students still take electives, but must also create and develop working projects within their field of study that contribute to that study’s field of knowledge and experience. At the end of the fifth year, students are required to plan an in-action assignment and will be placed in charge of or in key roles of various units. At this point in the students’ academic career, Evaluations will be conducted, deeming students fit to participate in sixth and seventh level activities.
Courses for students in their final years introduce more real-world battles to the students’ range of knowledge, with instruction highly variable and dependent on the individual. Graduating students fall under the guidance of masters of the field and act as apprentices for the year. Such students can take commissions from local governments and private hiring persons, depending.