Bachelor and Master’s Degrees: Limited Admission Programmes

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In addition to the possession of the required qualifications for limited admission degree programmes for the 2017/2018 academic year, enrollment is subject to a selection process after which candidates will be placed on a ranked list.
Detailed information on entry requirements, test dates and contents, admission test registration and deadlines, the ranking criteria and enrollment procedures are included in the Calls for Admissions found on the degree programmes' webpages.

Foreign academic qualifications require assessment: all information is published at the dedicated web page.

Contacts and Reservations

Admission Test

The main information regarding test dates and contents, admission test registration and deadlines are found on the Bachelor and Master’s Degrees webpages.

Enrolment

The main information regarding enrolment dates and procedures are found on the Bachelor's and Master’s Degrees webpages.


September Exam Session

The opportunity to take an exam in the September session is at the discretion of the Course of Study Teaching Committee: to participate, recent graduates must contact their Teaching Committee in advance and request authorization.

You may enrol in a Degree Programme requesting accreditation for the following previous studies and training activities:

  • Bachelor/Master's Degrees, or Master's Diplomas;
  • incomplete University studies as a result of withdrawal, lapsed status;
  • individual courses;
  • Language or IT certificates valid for exemption;
  • Internship/traineeships/previous employment.

Credit accreditation is possible only for those activities that have not been previously used for other awards.

Enrolment with credit recognition is not allowed to students concurrently enrolled in another University course and for which suspension has been requested.

Accreditation request period

For Bachelor Degree programmes, the request for credit recognition must be submitted to the Campus/Department Teaching Office by September 12, 2017.

For the Master’s Degree programmes in the Department of Management, the deadline varies depending on the admission session: for the spring session, the request must be handed in by 2nd May 2017.

For the Master’s Degree programme in Languages, Economics and Institutions of Asia and North Africa, the request must be handed in by the deadline indicated in the selection announcement.

Accreditation Procedure

Please refer to the Economics Campus for accreditation in studies in the field of Economics, to the Treviso Campus for Degree programmes offered there, to the Scientific Campus for Degree programmes in Sustainable Chemistry and Technologies, to the Humanities campus for Degree Courses in Philosophy, International Studies and Economics the Department Teaching Office for Degree Language, Culture and Society of Asia and Mediterranean Africa and the Master's Degree programme in Languages, Economics and Institutions of Asia and North Africa. You are required to submit:

  • a signed self-certification form listing exams. Please indicate for each exam: the name of the Course of study and class, the name of the University, the name of individual exams taken with their scientific area and weight in credits, the mark and the exam date. Please verify if self-certification is available in your University Reserved Area: if it is not available or, if all the required data is not listed, you may use the forms on this page;
  • any exam programmes in your possession.

Requests for accreditation are to be submitted to the Campus/Department Teaching Office, which will then be subject to evaluation by the Teaching Committee.  Once approved, the Accreditation Form will be sent to you via e-mail. Please remember to sign the form.


ECTS Accreditation Criteria

Accreditation will be made based on the following criteria:

  • The number of credits acquired in ex-Ministerial Decrees no. 509/1999 and no. 270/2004 Degree courses will be accredited as specified; exception being for Ca’ Foscari students who have previously withdrawn from courses or forfeited their studies. For these applicants, specific incentives have been provided (see the related FAQs);
  • Exams that have already been used as entry requirements will not be awarded further accreditation.

If you have a Master’s Diploma, you can get recognition up to a maximum of 60 Credits.
The activities recognized by Bachelor’s, Master’s Degrees or Master’s  Diplomas have no impact in terms of the final mark average needed for admission to graduation.

On the other hand, the activities accredited from the study of single courses and incomplete university studies following withdrawal, lapsed student status or incoming transfer are taken into consideration in the final mark average.


Enrollment with ECTS Accreditation

Enrolment to closed number courses must be done online, as described on the Degree course webpages and in the designated timeframe.
When completing the online application form, in addition to the required enrolment documentation, you will also need to provide:

  • The approved Accreditation Form signed by you;
  • The Self-Certification of Exams Form signed by you;
  • The receipt of your payment of the € 300.00 enrolment fee made by bank transfer or by credit card.

Payment exemptions are foreseen: please refer to the payment FAQs.

Enrollment year

Bachelor's Degree Programmes

The year of enrolment is determined on the basis of the number of University Credits (CFUs) you have been awarded:

  • Up to 47: admission to 1st year. You will also need to verify you have the prerequisite basic knowledge. All information can be found on the pages dedicated to the entrance exam on the drop-down menu ‘Register’ found on each Degree Course page.
  • From 48 to 107: admission to 2nd year. You will need to verify placement availability as well as the requirements specified in the respective Calls of Admission.  You also need to verify you have the prerequisite basic knowledge and that you satisfy the OFA requirements (Obblighi Formativi Aggiuntivi – Additional Learning Requirements) at the time of enrolment. You will not be able to sit for exams until these requirements have been met in full. All information can be found on the OFA pages on the ‘Study’ drop-down menu of each Degree Course;
  • From 108 or more: admission to 3rd year. If you wish to enrol in:

    • a degree in the field of Economics, in Language, culture and society of Asia and Mediterranean Africa, in Linguistic and Cultural Mediation or in Sciences of Society and Social Welfare, you will need to verify placement availability as well as the requirements specified in the respective Calls of Admission. You also need to verify that you have the prerequisite basic knowledge and that you satisfy the OFA requirements at the time of enrolment. You will not be able to sit for exams until these requirements have been met in full. All information can be found on the OFA pages on the ‘Study’ drop-down menu of each Degree;
    • a degree in Philosophy, International and Economics Studies: there is no need to verify placement availability. However, you will need to satisfy the entry requirements;
    • a degree in Sustainable Chemistry and Technologies, there is no need to verify placement availability. However, you will need to have the required prerequisite basic knowledge and satisfy the OFA at the time of enrolment: you will not be allowed to sit for exams until the OFAs have been met in full. All information can be found on the OFA pages on the ‘Study’ drop-down menu of the Degree.

Master's Degree Programmes

The year of enrolment is determined on the basis of the number of University Credits (CFUs) you have been awarded:

  • Up to 47: admission to 1st year.  You are required to sit for the Admission Test and rank highly on the candidate list. You will also have to be tested on your personal academic preparation and that you have the prerequisite academic knowledge: all information can be found on the pages dedicated to the entrance exam and entry requirements on the drop-down menu ‘Register’ found on each Master’s Degree Course page.
  • 48 and over: admission into the 2nd Year. If you want to enroll:

    • onto a Master’s Degree programme in the Department of Management, you must verify the availability of the places, with successful personal preparation through carrying out the admissions test and being in possession of the expected curriculum requirements: find all the information on the page dedicated to the test and the admission requirements present in the “Enrol” menu on the microsite of Master’s Degree Programmes;
    • onto the Master’s Degree programme in Languages, Economics and Institutions of Asia and North Africa, you should not verify the availability of places but be in possession of personal preparation and the expected curriculum requirements:  find all the information on the page dedicated to the test and the admission requirements present in the “Enrol” menu on the microsite of Master’s Degree Programmes.

Please Note:

Be advised that

  • If you enrol in the second or third year of the closed number Degree programme, the Enrollment Unit will prepare an Enrollment Form for you. Please submit  your Accreditation Form, the receipt your enrolment fee payment, your Self-Certification of Exams Form and a copy of a valid identity document;
  • when starting to fill out the application form, select “Registration for shorter course length” if you are asking for accreditation from a previous Degree, Master’s Diploma or individual courses; “Registration from withdrawal” if asking for accreditation following your withdrawal from another degree course or lapsed student status.

Limited Admission for Bachelor's Degree Programmes

I have been accredited less than 48 ECTS and have been enrolled in 1st year: what do I do?

You will have to sit for the Admission Test and rank highly on the candidate list: you will still be able to request accreditation by attaching the Accreditation Form when enrolling online.

I have been accredited between 48 and 107 ECTS and have been enrolled in 2nd year: what do I do?

You will have to verify placement availability: if you are enrolling in Sciences of Society and Social Welfare or in Linguistic and Cultural Mediation, please verify the indications in each Call.

You will need to submit the Accreditation Form and a copy of a valid identity to the Enrollment Unit who will generate an Enrolment Form for you.
 

I have been accredited over 107 ECTS and have been enrolled in 3rd year: what do I do?

You will have to verify placement availability: if you are enrolling in Sciences of Society and Social Welfare or in Linguistic and Cultural Mediation, please verify the indications in each Call.

For Degrees in Sustainable Chemistry and Technologies or in Philosophy, International Studies and Economics, there is no need to verify placement availability: enrolment to second year is open to all.

In both cases, you will need to submit the Accreditation Form and a copy of a valid identity to the Enrollment Unit who will generate an Enrolment Form for you.

Limited Admission for Master's Degree Programmes

I have been accredited 47 ECTS or less and have been enrolled in 1st year: what do I do?

You will have to sit for the Admission Test and rank highly on the candidate list: you will also have to be tested on your personal academic preparation and that you have the prerequisite academic knowledge. You will still be able to request accreditation by attaching the Accreditation Form when enrolling online.

I have been accredited more than 47 ECTS and have been enrolled in 2nd year: what do I do?

You are required to sit for the Admission Test to verify your personal academic preparation and that you have the prerequisite academic knowledge. You will still be able to request accreditation by attaching the Accreditation Form when enrolling online.


What, How, Who and When

What activities can be awarded accreditation?

You may request accreditation for the following academic qualifications and training activities:

  • Bachelor/Master's Degrees, or Master's Diplomas;
  • incomplete University studies as a result of withdrawal, lapsed student status or transfer from another University;
  • individual courses and exams held at the Summer School;
  • Language or IT Certificates, valid for exemption;
  • Internship/traineeships/previous employment;
  • Other skills and knowledge developed in post-secondary training programmes planned and realized with Ca’ Foscari University involvement

 

 

If I have already been awarded accreditation for another degree, may I use the same exams for further accreditation?

No, you cannot. Once accreditation has been awarded for existing qualifications, the same may not be used to request further awards.

I am enrolled in another course of studies and have asked for suspension. May I request accreditation for the exams I have sat for so far?

No, you cannot. It is not possible to enrol using these exams as credits if you are currently enrolled in another degree course and have asked for suspension.

If the exams I am requesting accreditation for refer to degree programmes under Ministerial Decrees 509/1999 or 270/2004, how will accreditation be awarded?

The ECTS belonging to ex-Ministerial Decrees 509/1999 and 270/2004 Degree courses will maintain their effective number. Incentives are provided if you are requesting accreditation for exams held at Ca’ Foscari for a degree that was not finished due to withdrawal or lapsed status belonging to Ministerial Decree 509/99. In this case, you will be accredited 6 ECTS per subject indicating 4 or 5 credits and 12 ECTS for those indicating 8 or 10 credits.

If the exams I am requesting accreditation for refer to degree programmes attained prior to Ministerial Decree 509/99, how will accreditation be awarded?

Exams held for Degree courses prior to Ministerial Decree 509/99 will be assigned 6 ECTS for subjects studied per semester and will be assigned 12 ECTS for annual cours

I have a Professional Master’s Programme Diploma, how many ECTS will I be assigned?

You may be accredited up to a maximum of 60 ECTS.

What weight will my accredited exams have in terms of my final degree mark?

Bachelor's or Master’s Degree activities that have been accredited do not affect the final mark average used as admission to the Degree exam. However, individual courses and incomplete University studies due to withdrawal, lapsed status or transfer will be included.

Who do I need to contact?

To have your previous studies accredited, please refer to the:

  • Economics Campus for degree courses in Business Administration and Management, Business Administration - Economics and Management, Economics and Business and for Master’s Degree courses in Accounting and Finance, Economics and Business Administration and Marketing and Communication;
  • Scientific Campus for degree courses in Sustainable Chemistry and Technologies;
  • Treviso Campus [IT] for degree courses in Foreign Trade and Linguistic and Cultural Mediation;
  • Humanities Campus for degree courses in Sciences of Society and Social Service and Phylosophy, international and Economics Studies;
  • Department Teaching Office of the Department of Asian and North African Studies for Bachelor's degree course in Language, culture and society of Asia and Mediterranean Africa and Master's degree course in Languages, Economics and Institutions of Asia and North Africa.

What documents do I need to submit to the Campus/Department Teaching Office to request accreditation?

You will need to provide:

  • a signed self-certification form listing exams. Please indicate for each exam: the name of the Course of study and class, the name of the University, the name of individual exams taken with their scientific area and weight in credits, the mark and the exam date. Please verify if self-certification is available in your University Reserved Area: if it is not available or if all the required data is not listed, you may use the forms on the online Accreditation Request page;
  • any exam programmes in your possession.

If I am asking for accreditation of individual courses, must I refer to the Campus/Department Teaching Office to complete the form?

No, this isn’t necessary. Should you request accreditation exclusively for activities that you have carried out at Ca' Foscari and that have the same teaching code as courses for which you are enrolling in, you may complete the Accreditation Form yourself and attach it directly to your online form during the enrolment procedure.

I am a part-time student of Humanities. May I substitute the internship with an exam?

Part-time Bachelor’s degree students only have the opportunity of sitting for an exam. In this case, please refer to your teacher-supervisor.

Do I include the accredited exams in my study plan?

Yes, you have to complete your study plan including the exams for which you have gained accreditation.
If you do not find an exact match between your awarded electives and those proposed in your chosen degree course, enter any of the elective courses and send an email to  immatricolazioni@unive.it. Please include the name of the examinations that you inserted: it is the operator’s responsibility to replace them with exams that you have been accredited in your file.


Payment

Do I have to pay to request accreditation?

Yes, you are required to pay €300.00 unless you enroll with accreditation:

  • from individual or Summer school courses;
  • having transferred from another University.

When do I have to make the accreditation payment?

You must submit the receipt of payment when you complete the online enrolment application.

How do I make the accreditation payment?

Payment may be made either by bank transfer of by credit card.

If I submit an Accreditation Form that only includes individual or Summer School courses, do I have to pay the €300.00?

No, you do not. You are not required to make the payment if you ask accreditation for individual courses or exams held at the Summer school even if you have referred to the Campus or Department Teaching Office.