Do you want to help people?
Do you want to contribute to solving social hardships and problems?
Are you enthusiastic? Creative? Do you want to change the world for the better?
If you answered YES to the above questions, then the study program Social Management (BA) is right for you.
Read more about the program below.
Upon successful completion of the study, the graduate obtains an education that, while fulfilling other legal conditions, enables him/her to pass the professional exam for working in the field of social protection.
Social Manager plans, leads, coordinates and supervises activities in the field of social security. It is oriented towards raising the level of quality of life and human dignity. Social Manager successfully faces the challenges of social development, social policy, social exclusion, social justice, as well as broader social (economic, environmental and other current) problems. He/she works in the fields of social protection, education, health, human rights, workers’ rights, economic development, ecology and related fields.
BA study programme Social Management enables the acquisition of knowledge for successful coping with practical professional and work challenges, develops the ability to communicate in the profession and between professions, professional criticism and responsibility, initiative and independence in decision-making and leadership.
On the basis of Article 38 of the Higher Education Act, the following individuals can be enrolled in the first year of the Social Management study programme (BA):
Enrolment requirements are also fulfilled by those who have completed equivalent education abroad.
Selection criteria in case of limited enrolment:
SASS can limit the enrolment, if the number of applications significantly exceeds the number of available vacancies. In the case of limited enrolment, the candidates from paragraphs A, B and C are selected according to the following criteria:
Progress directly into the second year of the study programme of Social Management (BA) is possible for:
Graduates must pass the differential exams from the set of elective courses of the first and second year prescribed by the competent body at SASS in the range of maximum 24 credits (ECTS) on the basis of recognized differences between the two programmes.
Enrollment in 3rd year
Progress directly into the third year of the study programme Social Management (BA) is possible for:
Candidates from points a), b) and c) must pass differential exams from the set of elective courses of the first and second year prescribed by the competent body at SASS in the range of maximum 45 credits (ECTS) on the basis of recognized differences between the two programmes.
Candidates who completed the equivalent education abroad also meet the requirements to enrol into the studies. For more specific information on the enrolment of foreign citizens, please contact Students Office – firstname.lastname@example.org
Differential exams are additionally payable. The price of a single differential exam is 150 EUR, and should be paid before the registration for the exam.
Price: EUR 2.190,00 per year.
Terms of payment: Tuition fee can be paid as a single payment or in instalments (from 1 to 5 instalments) with the following due dates: at the time of enrolment; at the latest on 30.11.; o the latest on 31.1.; at the latest on 31.3.; at the latest on 31.5. of the current academic year.
Differential exams are additionally payable. The price of a single differential exam is 150 EUR and should be paid before the registration for the exam.
**Payment in installments is possible for citizens from Slovenia and other EU Member States and EEA members. Foreigners from non-EU and non-EEA countries must pay the whole tuition fee by the time of the enrollment. In case of payment of tuition fee in installments, the administrative costs of processing the installment payment in the amount of EUR 30.00 will be charged for each installment.
Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Higher professional study programme Social Management is implemented as part-time study.
In part-time study, the organization and timing of lectures, seminars and exercises are adjusted accordingly. For the implementation of contact hours, the faculty also applies a variety of modern forms of information and communication technology (online classroom, etc.).
A study year is generally implemented in one academic year, and it is divided into two semesters. During the semesters, students attend lectures, seminars and other forms of organized activities. Exams are generally implemented during (three) examination periods – the winter, summer and autumn examination period.
The schedule of lectures: The lectures and seminars are organized in the afternoon hours during weekdays and, exceptionally, on Saturdays. The studies take place at the headquarters of the faculty in Nova Gorica (Gregorčičeva 19), and at the dislocated unit in Ljubljana (Leskoškova 9/e). The access to the schedule and materials is available via Web office (spletni referat) or online classroom (Moodle) after the candidate is registered.
|1.||Challenges of Contemporary Society|
|3.||Basics of Communication in Organization||6|
|4.||Basics of Organization and Management||6|
|5.||Social Security Law|
|6.||Sociology of Social Policy|
|7.||Human Resource Management|
|9.||Basics of Administration Law|
|10.||Creativity and Innovation|
|1.||Public Policy and Public Finance Formulation||7|
|3.||Psychology of Work and Organization||7|
|6.||Organization and Economics||5|
|7.||Marketing of Non-profit Organizations|
|9.||Elective Course 1|
|10.||Participation and Help in Community||3||–|
|3.||Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development|
|4.||Elective Course 2||–||6|
|5.||ICT usage in Management||7|
|7.||Project Work in the Field of Social Management|
|8.||Elective Course 3|
|9.||Regulation of Employment Relationships|
|Relations with Decision-makers||6|
|MAnagement in Social Security||6|
|Management in Education||6|
|Supervision and Intervision||6|
|Media and Communication||6|
|Mental Health and Personal Growth||6|
|Working with Young People and Families||6|
|European Public Policy||6|
|Legal Aspects of Concluding Contracts||6|
|Introduction into Social Entrepreneurship||6|
|Integration of Vunerable Groups||6|
|Social Diversity and Inequality||6|
Knowledge assessment is part of the study process of teaching and learning, and it takes place during the course of the study process (after the first semester) and after the completion of the individual courses of the study programme (after the second semester). At the same time, students are expected to pass ongoing activities. The intention and objective of knowledge assessment is to acquire regular and quality information about how students are achieving the planned general and course-specific competences, and obtain information on the achievement of the goals of the study programme.
The method of knowledge assessment and grading is determined for each individual course and specified in its syllabus. They are adjusted to verify the achieved objectives at individual courses, anticipated achievements of the study, and development of general and subject-specific competencies. Methods of knowledge assessment and grading vary because of different teaching methods, which ensure criteria of validity, reliability and objectivity, but also take into account the quality of the structure and organization of knowledge.
To progress from the first to the second year, the student must acquire at least 45 ECTS from the first year.
To progress from the second into the third year, the student must meet all the requirements from the first year and acquire at least 45 ECTS from the second year.
The student cannot progress to the next year if he/she did not pass the differential exams.
Exceptionally, students can enrol in the next year, even if all the requirements set by the study programme for enrolment in the next year were not met, if he/she has justifiable reasons, such as maternity, paternity, prolonged illness, exceptional family and social circumstances, participation at top professional, cultural and sports events, or when the status is granted in accordance with the valid statute. The Dean decides on the enrolment from the previous paragraph on the basis of the proposal of the Committee for Study and Student Affairs.
In order to finish the studies, student has to successfully complete all study obligations prescribed by the study programme in the range of 180 credits (ECTS).
The student who enrols into the second year of the Social Management (BA) programme after graduating from a post-secondary professional (višješolski strokovni) study programme adopted after 01.01.1994, must complete all prescribed differential exams and regular study obligations from the second and third year in the range of minimum 120 ECTS credits.
The student who enrols into the third year after graduating from a post-secondary programme adopted before 01.01.1994, must complete all prescribed differential exams and regular study obligations from the third year in the range of minimum 60 ECTS credits.
The higher professional study programme Social Management (BA) is very practical. It enables the acquisition of applied knowledge and concrete experience, and represents an excellent foundation for involvement in work processes in organizations in the public, non-governmental or private sector.
Social managers work in the fields of social protection, education, health, human rights, workers’ rights, economic development, ecology and related fields.
Need help before taking your next step?
By purchasing the Study + package, in addition to the friendly staff at the faculty, who are always ready to support you in your studies, you will receive the following benefits:
a) the possibility of direct participation in most lectures and exercises through Zoom, with the exception of some lectures, exercises and seminars, which can not be directly monitored through ZOOM (eg exercises conducted in the field; exercises whose nature does not allow direct monitoring through ICT resources, exercises in which the physical presence of students is necessary to ensure the competencies and learning outcomes provided for in the study program, exercises in which direct monitoring through ICT resources is not possible due to privacy protection, etc.)
b) Possibility of year-round viewing of recordings of most lectures and exercises, with the exception of some lectures, exercises and seminars, which cannot be recorded (eg exercises conducted in the field; exercises not recorded for privacy reasons, etc.)
c) Possibility of taking exams via ICT resources (Zoom or Moodle online classroom)
An enrollment counselor can reach out to you.