Are you creative? Empathetic? Analytical?
Do you want to become a manager with a sense of fellow human beings and society?
Do you want to co-create a better future?
If you answered YES to the above questions, then the study program Social Management (BSc) is right for you.
Read more about the program below.
School of Advanced Social Studies has obtained a state concession for the study program Social Management (BSc), so the study within the announced regular enrollment places is FREE.
Social problems and challenges never rest and they never run out. Functioning of democratic societies, the rule of law, the knowledge society, migration, cultural diversity, discrimination, stereotyping, poverty, hunger, unemployment, the right to work, victimization, mobbing, sexual harassment, domestic violence, abuse, online security, addiction, pollution, health care, euthanasia, abortion, genetic engineering, stress, emotional distress, anxiety, depression etc. These are just few examples from a long list of challenges, that people and contemporary societies are facing.
The BSc Social Management programme develops analytical skills for comprehending complex situations in human relationships. This allows for better designing, planning, decision making, leadership, coordination, allocation of organizational resources, supervision and critical evaluation of the implementation of activities in the organization. The Social Manager is distinguished by a great sense and responsibility for fellow humans.
The Social Manager (BSc) applies practical, innovative and sustainable approaches, whether working in the field of education, health care, social care, human rights, workers’ rights, economic development, agriculture or ecology.
The following individuals may enrol into the first year of study programme Social Management:
Enrolment requirements are also fulfilled by those who have completed equivalent education abroad.
A corresponding programme for obtaining secondary professional education from the same professional field referred to the point B) is considered as a programme that belongs to Field 03 according to the Klasius-P-16 classification.
The relevant subjects at matura examination referred to at the point B) are:
English, Economics, Philosophy, French, Geography, Greek, Italian, Italian as a Second Language, Latin, Hungarian as a Second Language (Bilingual Slovenian-Hungarian general high school ), German, Psychology, Computing, Russian, Slovenian as a Second Language ( bilingual Slovenian-Hungarian general high school), Slovenian as a second language (general high school with Italian learning language in the ethnically mixed area of Slovenian Istria), Sociology, Spanish, History.
SASS may limit the enrolment if the number of applications s significantly exceeds the number of available vacancies. In the case of limited enrolment, the candidates from paragraphs A and C are selected according to the criteria of acquired points based on the overall score in the third and fourth year of school(40% points), and the overall success at the matura examination or professional exam (60% points). Candidates indicated in paragraph B will be selected based on the overall success at the vocational matura examination (40% points), overall success in the third and fourth year of school (40% points), and success at the matura subject exam (20% points).
Progress directly into the second year of the study programme of Social Managementis possible for:
Graduates of similar programmes in the field of social sciences, business administration and legal sciences can enrol without differential exams, Graduates of other programmes must pass the differential exams in the range of 12 credits (ECTS) at the following courses: The Dynamics of Contemporary Society (6 credits) and Social Science Methodology (6 credits.
Progress directly into the third year of the study programme Social Management is possible for:
*Graduates in the fields of social sciences, business, administration and legal sciences can enrol without differential exams. All the others must pass differential exams in the range of 24 ECTS at the following courses: Dynamics of Contemporary Society, Social Science Methodology, Business Economics and Qualitative Methodology.
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.
IMPORTANT NOTE: SASS has acquired a state concession for the Social Management (BSc) programme, therefore, the studies are FREE of charge within the scope of available enrolment places.
If you do not meet requirements for full-time studies any longer (you have already used the option of up to two regular enrolments or you have changed the study programme), you have to enrol into the part-time programme, in which case the tuition amounts 2,190.00 EUR
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.; at the latest on 31.1.; at the latest on 31.3.; at the latest on 31.5. of the current academic year.
*PLEASE NOTICE: candidates who are non-EU citizens have to pay the full tuition fee by the time of enrolment (payment in instalment is not possible).
**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.
University study programme Social Management (BSc) is implemented as a full-time and 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 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 implemented during (three) examination periods (– the winter, summer and autumn examination period.
The access to the schedule and materials is available via Web office (spletni referat) or online classroom (Moodle) after the candidate is registered.
|Dinamics of Contemporary Society||6||–|
|Contemporary Political Doctrines||6||–|
|Introduction into Informatics||6||–|
|Public Policy and Public Finance Formulation||6||–|
|Management of Change||–||6|
|Basics of Economics||–||6|
|Social Science Methodology||–||6|
|Fundamentals of Administrative Law||–||6|
|Political Systems and Policy Analysis||5||–|
|Introduction to General Psychology||5||–|
|Quantitative Methods 1||7||–|
|Quantitative Methods 2||–||7|
|Management in Social Security||–||5|
|Elective Course 1||–||6|
|Elective Course 2||–||6|
|Help and Cooperation in Community||3||–|
|Lobbying and Negotiating Techniques||6||–|
|Elective Course 3||–||6|
|Elective Course 4||–||6|
** Each academic year, SASS offers 3-4 elective courses from the entire set of courses, or the offered number of courses depends on the number of students enrolled.
|Media and Communication||6|
|Regional Politics and Regional Development||6|
|European Policy Instruments||6|
|Sociology of Social Policy||6|
|Management in Health Care||6|
|Management in Culture||6|
|Data Bases and Data Analysis||6|
|Quality Management and Business Excellence||6|
|Managing Organizations and Processes||6|
|Political Marketing and Communication||6|
|Culture and Religion||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.
Conditions for the completion of the studies: 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 (BSc) programme after graduating from a university 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 education 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.
In addition to applied knowledge, the university study programme Social Management also enables the acquisition of conceptual and analytical knowledge for in-depth understanding and planning in complex situations. Thereby, it represents an excellent foundation for more demanding as well as managerial positions in public, non-governmental and private sector organizations.
Social managers work in the fields of education, health, social protection, human rights, workers’ rights, economic development, agriculture, 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.