1st Cycle Study: Technical Real Estate Management BA
An engineer of geodesy is an expert with academic education, who masters measurements with surveying methods, using different measuring procedures that lean on various technologies. His or her basic task is collecting and processing data on land and geographic features. Surveyor’s task is also research work and discovering new procedures for recording spatial elements.
Graduate of the first cycle higher education study program Technical Real Estate Management acquires the professional title: DIPLOMIRANI INŽENIR GEODEZIJE (VS) – BACHELOR OF GEODESY (HE).
places for professional study program Technical Real Estate Management (BA)
Basic goals of the programme
- enables graduate quick and effective involvement in the work at the time of first employment,
- is a basis for independent follow-up of the profession in the context of lifelong learning,
- is an appropriate basis for the study of geodesy and geoinformation at the second cycle,
- enables transition between related study programs,
- ensures European comparability of achieved education.
- the ability of defining, understanding in solving applied problems in the fields of geodesy and real estate management,
- the ability to critically assess concrete solutions,
- professional technical, environmental and social responsibility,
- the ability of professional written and oral communication,
- the ability to use selected information technologies in the fields of geodesy and real estate management,
- the ability to connect with other professionals and work in a team with experts from various fields,
- the ability to manage a small geodetic company.
Course-related competences acquired through the programme
With the programme Technical Real Estate Management, the graduate acquires mainly the following course- related specific competences:
- knows the role and importance of real estate management in sustainability-oriented society with support of geodesy and geoinformation,
- independently solves all types of typical practical tasks in the field of data recording and less complex real estate rearrangements,
- understands and makes professional use of contemporary geodetic technologies and methodologies to the benefit of creating and maintaining data bases,
- records boundaries of private properties and boundaries of other rights on real estate,
- evaluates real estate market values,
- records and maintains data bases for the needs of real estate taxation,
- knows and interprets the meaning, form, quality, sources, acquisition and maintenance of spatial data for the needs of urban and rural spatial planning and definition of land use,
- takes part in the preparations of spatial acts,
- takes part in planning, design and implementation of interventions into space,
- develops geodetic works:
– in detailed surveying,
– in the construction of less complex structures,
– within legal procedures for the needs of real estate recording,
- maintains land information systems,
- understands cartographic presentations of spatial data,
- cooperates with investors, designers and contractors in interventions into space,
- knows the bases of legal and administrative system important for surveyor as well as for managing and recording space.
Conditions for enrolment and selection criteria when enrolment is restricted
- pass school-leaving exam in a four-year secondary school programme;
- pass professional matura exam;
- pass matura exam.
- finish equivalent education abroad.
The number of places is determined in the Call for enrolment into second cycle study programmes of the University of Ljubljana individually for each academic year.
In the event of restricted enrolment, the candidates will be selected according to:
- general success in school-leaving exam or (professional) matura exam: 60 %,
- general success in the 3rd and 4th year: 40 %.
Knowledge and skills required for the admission to the program
For the acknowledgement of knowledge and skills the following is considered:
- certificates and other documents evidencing finished courses and other forms of education,
- evaluation of products, services, publications and other own works of students,
- evaluation of knowledge acquired by the student with individual education or empirical learning (possibility of performing study obligations without participation at lectures, practicals, seminars),
- adequate work experiences are taken into account.
Shall the Study Board of the Department of Geodetic Engineering, UL FGG, establish that the acquired knowledge can be acknowledged, this is evaluated with the same number of ECTS points as the number of ECTS points of the course.
Advancement conditions according to the program
Conditions for progression according to the study programme are harmonised with Article 151 of the Statute of the University of Ljubljana.
Students are allowed to enrol to the second study year after completing by the end of the academic year all the obligations foreseen by the study plan and achieving 60 credit points according to ECTS.
Students are allowed to enrol to the third study year after completing by the end of the academic year all the obligations foreseen by the study plan and achieving at least 54 credit points according to ECTS.
Exceptionally, students may enrol to the next year also when failing to complete all obligations defined by the study programme for the enrolment to the next study year, by providing justified reasons as defined by Article 153 of the Statute of UL (maternity, longer illness, extreme family and social circumstances, certified status of a person with special needs, active participation in top professional, cultural and sports events, active participation in the university bodies).
Considering the conditions from the above paragraph, students may also enrol to the next year when they accumulate at least 45 credit points according to ECTS. The enrolment according to the above paragraph is the course of the decision by the Study Board of the Department of Civil Engineering at UL FGG.
Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering has been offering tutorship and supervision for its students for several years. We are planning to introduce similar system of help to students also within the new professional bachelor degree programme »Construction Management«, which is in accordance with item 9 of Article 7 of the Criteria on Accreditation. From the first year onwards students shall have mentors of each class, while smaller groups of students will also have individual tutors – teachers and students from higher years, who will help them select orientation, elective courses, etc.
Students with above-average study results are allowed to advance at a faster rate. An adequate decree thereof shall be adopted by the Senate of FGG based on a candidate’s application and on opinion of the Study Board of FGG. The decree also defines the principles of faster advancement.
Conditions for repeated enrolment in the same year
In accordance with Article 152 of the Statute of the University of Ljubljana, students who have not completed all study obligations for the enrolment in higher year, defined by the study programme, are entitled to the repeated enrolment only once for the duration of the study, provided that they have achieved at least 30 credit points according to ECTS.
Conditions for extension and suspension of the student status
The conditions for the extension of the student status are defined by Article 158, and the conditions for the suspension of the student status by Article 240 of the Statue of the University of Ljubljana.
Requirements for completion of the study
In compliance with the Professional and Academic Titles Act (Official Gazette No. 61/2006) professional and scientific titles as well as titles acquired by education shall not be translated to foreign languages. However, as reference only, the title acquired according corresponds to the English title Bachelor of Geodesy (PS*); note: * Professional Study.
Transfer between study programmes
Transfers are possible from the first cycle study programmes, and until their expiration also from the undergraduate study programmes adopted after June 11 2004, where the competences of the finished studies are comparable and according to the acknowledgement criteria at least half of the obligations according to ECTS from the first study programme related to compulsory courses of the second study programme can be acknowledged. Considering the scope of acknowledged obligations from the first study programme in the Republic of Slovenia or abroad student may enrol to the same or higher year in the second study programme. Transferring students shall fulfil the conditions for the enrolment to the second study programme.
Applications of candidates for the transfer to the first cycle professional study programme Technical Real Estate Management and the scope of acknowledged obligations in the study programme will be examined individually by the Study Board of the Department of Geodesy. If in the procedure of acknowledging obligations for the purpose of transfer the candidate is approved at least the amount of credit points and those point that are required for the enrolment to a higher year of the first cycle professional study programme Technical Real Estate Management, the candidate may enrol to the higher year of the first cycle professional study programme Technical Real Estate Management.
Methods of Assessment
Knowledge is examined and evaluated in individual courses. Accordingly, the teaching process in each course finishes with the examination of knowledge and acquired skills. The forms of knowledge testing (oral or written examinations, preliminary examinations, seminar works, work logs, practical assignments, projects, portfolios, peer evaluation) are defined in the study plans of individual courses. General rules of knowledge testing are regulated by the Rules on testing and evaluation of knowledge at UL, FGG, adopted by the Senate of FGG. The details are defined by the Study Regulations.
The student receives a single grade of the exam, consisting of foreseen required obligations in each course. Each obligation shall be evaluated with a positive grade.
Knowledge from lectures, tested based on written or oral examinations, seminars, home projects, etc., amounts up to 30 % of the total grade.
Knowledge from seminars, seminar works, laboratory works and field works as well as any other knowledge may be tested with written or oral exams, seminars, home projects, homework and similar, and such testing amounts to at least 70 % of the total grade.
According to the Statute of the University of Ljubljana the following grading scale is used:
10 – (91–100 %: excellent: exceptional results with negligible mistakes),
9 – (81–90 %: very good: above average knowledge with few mistakes),
8 – (71–80 %: very good: sound outcomes),
7 – (61–70 %: good: good knowledge, but with significant shortcomings)
6 – (51–60 %: sufficient: performance meets the minimum criteria),
5 to 1 – (50 % and less: unsatisfactory: performance does not meet minimum criteria).
The candidate's performance is considered successful for grades from satisfactory (6) to excellent (10).
Possibilities of elective courses and mobility
Student may transfer 30 ECTS points of the programme (one study semester, regardless of mandatory and elective units) from any other area of civil engineering, provided there exists an adequate agreement signed with UL FGG.
Study programme courses – Technical Real Estate Management (BA)
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