Differential Exams

Differential exams – 1st cycle

  • The candidates enrolling under the criteria for transfers between study programmes of the 1st cycle need to pass the differential exams before enrolling into a higher year.
  • After submitting an application, they will receive an invitation for enrolment and a notification regarding differential exams. 
  • Differential exams are listed under the descriptions of individual programmes.

INFORMATION ON HOW TO PASS THE DIFFERENTIAL EXAMS

Application for differential exams is submitted in the Web Office. The Student Office will issue an invoice based on your application and send it to your email address some days before the exam date.

The dates of differential exams for enrolment in study programmes are:

  • determined and published in advance in the web office; they are performed at the same time as regular exams.

Pursuant to the decision of the School Administrative Board, the candidates for enrolment in the subsidized study programme Social Management (academic) are NOT charged for differential exams from 24 June 2017 onwards.

In the non-subsidized study programmes, the price of a differential exam is EUR 130.00.

Materials and instructions for each course are published in the Moodle online classroom. You will be granted access upon enrolment.

Candidates who take the differential exams at the 1st level are given access to the online subject classrooms at Moodle upon enrollment at the faculty as citizens or students.
Lectures, exercises and exams for differential exams at the 1st level take place simultaneously with regular lectures at the 1st level.

Differential exams – 2nd cycle

Prior to enrolment, the candidates wishing to enrol in the second cycle master’s study programmes of the School of Advanced Social Studies from other fields of expertise must apply for the specification of the obligations that they must pass in order to continue the studies.

Additional information on differential exams: [email protected] or telephone number (05)9073461.

APPLY FOR DIFFERENTIAL EXAMS

Candidates must complete and submit an electronic application – enrolment as a regular citizen. Select the study programme you want to enrol in. In the application as a citizen, write under the notes that you are applying for differential exams. After submitting the application, you will receive an invitation for enrolment and a notification regarding differential exams. 

*We recommend that you apply for differential exams in due time and that you pay attention to the application and enrolment deadlines for the study programme, because differential exams must be passed PRIOR to enrolment.

Electronic applications received outside the deadline shall not be processed.

When the candidates complete and submit the electronic application, they must also print it, check for eventual errors, correct the errors manually if applicable, sign it and send it together with photocopies of supporting documents to the following address by registered mail or to e-mail [email protected]:

The School of Advanced Social Studies
Gregorčičeva ulica 19
5000 Nova Gorica,

marked “ENROLMENT AS A CITIZEN – APPLICATION FOR DIFFERENTIAL EXAMS”

Required supporting documents:

  • a photocopy of the diploma or a photocopy of the temporary diploma;
  • a photocopy of transcript of records on passed exams

INFORMATION ON HOW TO PASS THE DIFFERENTIAL EXAMS

Application for differential exams is submitted in the Web Office. The Student Office will issue an invoice based on your application and send it to your email address some days before the exam date.

The dates of differential exams for enrolment in study programmes are:

  • determined and published in advance in the web office; they are performed at the same time as regular exams
  • additional exam dates only for differential exams from 14 September to 25 September 2021

Pursuant to the decision of the Faculty Administrative Board, the candidates for enrolment in the subsidized study programmes Social Management (academic) and Intercultural Management are NOT charged for differential exams from 24 June 2017 onwards.

In the non-subsidized study programmes, the price of a differential exam is EUR 150.00.

Materials, instructions and recordings of lectures for independent preparation for the differential exams that were assigned to you upon enrolment are published in the Moodle online classroom. You will be granted access upon enrolment as a regular citizen.

Graduates of those programmes that are not defined as related professional fields must pass two differential exams, namely in the following courses:

  •       Social Theory
  •       Social Science Methodology 

The following professional fields are considered as relevant: Social Sciences, Humanities, Business and Administration. 

Graduates of those programmes that are not defined as related professional fields must pass the following differential exams:

 

Completed under-graduate study programme or wider area as per KLASIUS –P-16 classification

Additional study obligations

Number of credit points of additional study obligations

092 – SOCIAL SECURITY, 003-PERSONAL SKILLS AND PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT

  • Foundations of Cognitive Behavioural Counselling
  • Psychopathology

6+9=15

031 – SOCIAL SCIENCES AND BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES (except 0313 – psychology, 0311-economy)

  • Foundations of Cognitive Behavioural Counselling
  • Psychopathology
  • Developmental Psychology

6+9+6=21

01- EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES AND TEACHER EDUCATION

  • Foundations of Cognitive Behavioural Counselling
  • Psychopathology
  • Sociology of Social Policy

6+9+6=21

090 – Health care and social security, undefined

091 – Health care

098 – Interdisciplinary educational activities/outcomes, mostly health care and social security

099     Health care and social security, other

  • Foundations of Cognitive Behavioural CounsellingGeneral Psychology 2
  • Sociology of Social Policy
  • Developmental Psychology

6+7+6+6=25

Other

  • Foundations of Cognitive Behavioural Counselling
  • General Psychology 1
  • Sociology of Social Policy
  • Psychopathology
  • Developmental Psychology

6+6+6+9+6=33

Graduates from the field 0313 according to the KLASIUS-P-16* classification are considered as coming from a relevant field of expertise, and their diploma from undergraduate studies may be obtained at home or abroad.

HELP: If you want to check in advance which differential exams you should pass, follow the instructions:

  1.     Click on the link: https://www.stat.si/klasius/
  2.     Fill in all the information, or at least one field.
  3.     Check the information in the last Klasius-p 16 table.
  4.     Check the information in the table above.

If you cannot find the information you are searching for, you can ask your previous faculty about the classification of your field of study according to KLASIUS-P-16. 

The relevant field of expertise – Field 0313 Psychology according to the KLASIUS-P-16* classification – encompasses subject specific contents that refer to the study of the human mind and behaviour, conduct as a result of differences between individuals, their experience and the environment. This detailed area encompasses activities and outcomes of education and training with the main subject specific content: Cognitive Science, Psychoanalysis, Psychology and Psychotherapy.

Candidates that enrol directly into the second year must complete the following study obligations from the 1st year: 

  1. Fundamentals of Psychosocial Counselling (9 ECTS), 
  2. Training of Psychosocial Counselling (8 ECTS), 
  3. Structure and Procedures of Counselling Process (8 ECTS) and 
  4. Theoretical Foundations of Cognitive Behavioral Approach (6 ECTS) in the total amount of 31 ECTS. 

The candidates must pass the differential exams before enrolling into the 2nd year. Before that, they enrol as regular citizens and attend lectures together with the students of the 1st year of the study programme Psychosocial Counselling.