The student’s level of learning shall be established and graded by individual courses and by concluding the learning process of each course with a final exam. The general rules of verifying knowledge shall be regulated according to the NTF (Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering) Examination Regulations approved by the senate of this institution. The methods of verifying knowledge for all courses shall be written and/or oral exams. At the same time, previous knowledge that is a prerequisite for taking the exam shall be verified for each individual course. The method for verifying knowledge can be: papers and project reports, practical tasks or products, presentation and defence of papers and project works, reports on completed practical classes, oral knowledge verification during practical classes and/or examination of practical work.
The grading scale prescribed by the Statute of the University of Ljubljana shall be used for grading. All forms of knowledge verification shall be graded with the following marks: 6–10 (positive), 1–5 (negative).
In order to enroll in the second year, a student must have a confirmed first year with confirmed attendance in all courses, have completed all practical courses and have a minimum of 54 ECTS credit points.
In order to repeat the first year, the student must have completed all practical courses and have a minimum of 28 ECTS credit points.
During the course of studies, a student may repeat a class once or transfer to another study programme once for having failed to fullfil his/her obligations in the previous study programme.
Conditions for entry into a higher class
To enter into a higher class, a student must have confirmed attendance in all courses, completed all practical classes and obtained the following number of ECTS credit points for the entry into each individual class:
- a minimum of 54 ECTS credit points for entry into the 2nd year;
- 60 ECTS credit points from the first year and a minimum of 54 ECTS credit points from the second year for entry into the 3rd year.
The FNSE Studies Committee may exceptionally grant the enrolment ina higher classtoa student who has collected at least 42 ECTS credit points in the previous year if they can prove justifiable cause. Justifiable causes are specified in the Statute of the University of Ljubljana.
Conditions to repeat a class
To repeat a class, students need to have:
- completed all practical classes and a minimum of 28 ECTS credit points for the 1st year;
- completed all practical classes anda minimum of 28 ECTS credit points for the 2nd year.
During the course of studies, a student can repeat a class once or change the study programme once if they failed to meet their obligations in the previous study programme.
To complete the studies, students must meettheobligations in all enrolledcourses, prepare a diploma thesis and defend it.
The transfer between programmes ispossible within the first level programmes of the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering and other faculties in accordance with the Higher Education Act and the criteria for transfer between the study programmes and other related regulations. Students who enrolled before the introduction of the new study programmes, and who have the right to repeat classes but cannot do so according to the programme they have enrolled in due tothe gradual introduction of the new study programmescan join the new programme with an equal status to the students in that programme.
Transfer between university study programmes of the first level
Students in the university study programmes at the FNSE and related university study programmes of the first level (Textile production, Textile materials and the programmes within the AUTEX network) who fulfilthe conditions for enrolling intonew FNSE study programmes will receive a list of requirements they must meetin order to graduate in the new programme.
Transfer between higher education professional study programmes and university programmes of the first level
Students in higher education professional study programmes at the FNSE and related higher education professional study programmes of the first level (Textile production, Textile materials and the programmes within the AUTEX network) who fulfil the conditions for enrolling intouniversity study programmes of the first level canon the basis of presented certificates transfer to corresponding courses at the FNSE university programmes. The bridging examinations that they will have to pass in order to graduate in the new programme will be set for them.
Transfer between two-year programmes approvedbefore 1994 and university programmes of the first level
Graduates of two-year programmes who enrolled before 1994 in related fields of study (Textile production, Textile materials) and who have 3 years of work experience can transfer to the 3rd study year.
Transfer between two-year study programmes according to the Vocational and Technical Education Act and university study programmes of the first level
Transfer to the second year of the university programmes of the first level shall be possible for graduates of two-year study programmes (Vocational and Technical Education Act) from the related fields of study (Textile production, Textile materials) if they meet the conditions for enrolment in the university study programme of the first level. The bridging examinations (Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Fibres, Planning yarns) that they will have to pass before the enrolment in the 3rd year will be set for them. The Studies Committee of the Faculty of Natural Sciences decides whether the transfer between programmes is possible.
Students have the possibility to obtain 10 ECTS credit points through the electives offered by other programmes at the Department of Textiles, Graphic Arts and Design or by choosing courses at other faculties of theUniversity of Ljubljana (in this case, the student needs apermission from their faculty).
Students have the possibility to transfer 30 ECTS credit points (one semester, regardless of the obligatory or elective units) from any programme in the field of textile or clothing activities offered by the universities and other higher education institutions in the AUTEX and Erasmus+ network.
The undergraduate study programme Textile and Clothing Planning is organised as a full-time study. In the academic year 2016/17, the undergraduate programmeTextileand Clothing Planning will be implemented if at least three candidates are enrolled.
The official language of courses is the Slovenian language. The instructions for experimental work are provided in the English language to foreign mobility students. Parallel courses in the English language are organised if there are more than 5 students registered for an individual course and the financing is ensured. Otherwise, the contents of lectures in English are provided in writing.