Special and Rehabilitation Pedagogy

Information about the Study Programme

NameSPECIAL AND REHABILITATION PEDAGOGY
Typesecond cycle master study programme
Duration1 year
Number of ECTS60
Orientation:- special developmental and learning difficulties
- visually impaired education and specific learning difficulties

Conditions for Enrolment and Criteria for Selection in the case of Limited Enrolment

General conditions for enrolment in the second cycle programme ‘Special and Rehabilitation Pedagogy’:

Orientation Special Developmental and Learning Difficulties

Anyone can enrol who has completed:

 

A) a first cycle study programme from appropriate prior professional areas (Paragraph 1, Article 38.a HEA) to the extent of 240 ECTS from the area ISCED 14 Teacher Education and Education Sciences, Special and Rehabilitation Pedagogy Programme.

 

B) Candidates can also enrol in the orientation ‘Special Developmental and Learning Difficulties’ who have completed a first cycle study programme from appropriate prior professional areas (Paragraph 1, Article 38.a HEA) to the extent of 240 ECTS from the area ISCED 14 Teacher Education and Education Sciences, Visually Impaired Education and Specific Learning Difficulties Programme, provided that prior to enrolment the candidate has completed all of the study obligations required for the continuation of study and demonstrates the previously acquired knowledge and competences from the area of special and rehabilitation pedagogy.

Orientation Visually Impaired Education and Specific Learning Difficulties

Anyone can enrol who has completed:

 

A) a first cycle study programme from appropriate prior professional areas (Paragraph 1, Article 38.a HEA) to the extent of 240 ECTS from the area ISCED 14 Teacher Education and Education Sciences, Visually Impaired Education and the Pedagogy of Specific Learning Difficulties Programme.

 

B) a first cycle study programme from appropriate prior professional areas (Paragraph 1, Article 38.a HEA) to the extent of 240 ECTS from the area ISCED 14 Teacher Education and Education Sciences, Special and Rehabilitation Pedagogy Programme, provided that prior to enrolment the candidate has completed all of the study obligations required for the continuation of study and demonstrates the previously acquired knowledge and competences from the area of visually impaired education.

 

C) a first cycle study programme from other professional areas (Paragraph 2, Article 38.a HEA),

  • the candidate can enrol in the orientation Special Developmental and Learning Difficulties, provided that prior to enrolment he or she has completed all of the study obligations required for the continuation of study and demonstrates the previously acquired knowledge and competences from the subject of fundamental pedagogical study, as well as in the area of special and rehabilitation pedagogy.
  • the candidate can enrol in the orientation Visually Impaired Education and Specific Learning Difficulties, provided that prior to enrolment he or she has completed all of the study obligations required for the continuation of study and demonstrates the previously acquired knowledge and competences from the subject of fundamental pedagogical study, as well as in the area of special and rehabilitation pedagogy: the theoretical foundations of special and rehabilitation pedagogy, the area of diagnostics, planning, execution and evaluation of programmes for blind and visually impaired people and for people with deficiencies in particular areas of learning.

D) a first cycle study university programme to the extent of 180 ECTS from other professional areas (Paragraph 2, Article 38.a HEA), provided that prior to enrolment the candidate has completed all of the study obligations required for the continuation of study and demonstrates the previously acquired knowledge and competences from the subject of fundamental pedagogical study, as well as in the area of special and rehabilitation pedagogy.

  • For enrolment in the orientation ‘Special Developmental and Learning Difficulties’ and ‘Visually Impaired Education and Specific Learning Difficulties’, in addition to the basic programme to the extent of 60 ECTS the candidate must successfully conclude an additional year of the programme in order to acquire the shortfall of 60 ECTS.

E) a high school professional and master study programme to the extent of 180 ECTS from the area ISCED 14 Teacher Education and Education Sciences, provided that prior to enrolment the candidate has completed all of the study obligations required for the continuation of study and demonstrates the previously acquired knowledge and competences from the subject of fundamental pedagogical study, as well as in the  area of special and rehabilitation pedagogy.

  • For enrolment in the orientation ‘Special Developmental and Learning Difficulties’ and ‘Visually Impaired Education and Specific Learning Difficulties’, in addition to the basic programme to the extent of 60 ECTS the candidate must successfully conclude an additional year of the programme in order to acquire the shortfall of 60 ECTS.

F) a high school professional study programme according to the old programme to the extent of 180 ECTS from other professional areas, provided that prior to enrolment the candidate has completed all of the study obligations required for the continuation of study and demonstrates the previously acquired knowledge and competences from the subject of fundamental pedagogical study, as well as in the  area of special and rehabilitation pedagogy.

  • For enrolment in the orientation ‘Special Developmental and Learning Difficulties’ and ‘Visually Impaired Education and Specific Learning Difficulties’, in addition to the basic programme to the extent of 60 ECTS the candidate must successfully conclude an additional year of the programme in order to acquire the shortfall of 60 ECTS.

Criteria for selection in the case of limited enrolment

The faculty passes a resolution on the limitation of enrolment if the number of applications that fulfil all of the general conditions for enrolment significantly exceeds the number of available study places. In this case, the selection of candidates is undertaken on the basis of the following criteria:

  • the average grade achieved in study in the first cycle (60%)
  • the grade of a degree or other form of conclusion of study (10%)
  • a selection exam, in which the candidate demonstrates a familiarity with and overview of the desired area of study (30%)

If in previous study the candidate has not completed a degree or other form of conclusion of study the average grade in the first cycle is taken into account to the extent of 70%.

 

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Conditions for Advancement through the Programme

For candidates who undertake the programme as full-time study and to the basic extent of 60 ECTS there are no conditions for advancement (the study has a duration of only one year).

 

For candidates who undertake the programme as part-time study, the conditions for advancement are determined in such a way as to take into account the overall extent of the obligations (all of the foreseen credit points) defined for the individual year of study (at least 30 ECTS and no more than 45 ECTS).

 

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Conditions for Concluding Study

In order to conclude study the student must gain all of the foreseen credit points from all of the appropriate parts of the programme. In this regard, credit points gained in other higher education institutions both in Slovenia and abroad (mobility) can be taken into account, as can credit points gained on the basis of recognised knowledge and skills providing these points have been gained in accordance with the UL Statute and the rules of the FEd, and have been confirmed by the faculty organs.

 

Irrespective of the provision of the previous paragraph, candidates enrolling in the second cycle programme must gain at least 30 ECTS in the study programme Special Educational Needs of Faculty of Education, Uiversity of Ljubljana.

 

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Subject Schedule of the Study Programme

1st Year

General Modules
Obligatory Module: A01 The Methodology of Scientific Research
Elective Module: A02 – A014
Professional Obligatory Modules
B01 The Conceptualisation of the Inclusion of People with Special Needs,
B02 Team Work and Supervision
Professional Elective Modules
C01 – C04, C05 – C08
Common Elective Modules
D01 – Dn

Master’s Thesis

 

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