All students activities are rated according to the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS), so that each semester is awarded 30 ECTS credits. The basic applied studies last for three years, that is, six semesters and they award 180 ECTS points. The studies are conducted in the form of class-based teaching (face-to-face), in Serbian. The study program is realized within the field of industrial engineering and industrial management.
Upon completing basic applied studies, a student is awarded the title of Bachelor of Applied Management. According to the National Framework of Qualifications of the Republic of Serbia (NFQRS) the completion of basic applied studies is achieved at the sixth level, sub-level one (level 6.1). The condition for acquiring this level is previously achieving level 4 of NFQRS and passing a general, professional or artistic graduation.
Teaching and exams
The classes are organized within one-semester courses. Students’ activities during the semester (pre-examination obligations), such as class attendance, mid-term exams, turning in papers and homework, are scored. The ratio of the number of points earned in pre-examination and exams is determined for each subject individually, with the pre-examination obligations carrying at least 30 and up to 70 points. The final exams are taken at the School within the appropriate exam terms, which are: January, April, June (1 and 2), September and October (1 and 2). By completing their preliminary obligations and taking the exam, a student can earn a maximum of 100 points, with a score of at least 51 points for a grade of 6, a score of 61 points for a grade of 7, a score of at least 71 points for a grade of 8, a score of at least 81 points for a grade of 9 and a score of at least 91 points for a grade of 10.
Goals and outcomes
The basic goal of this curriculum is for students to obtain expert knowledge, competences and skills related to management in the textile industry, which in itself is achieved through reaching several other goals:
- development of creative and vocational abbilities, nurturing innovative thinking and a creative spirit;
- mastering specific and practical skills needed in this field, related to management, textile and apparel design, and textile and apparel technology;
- achieving coherence between the curriculum and the basic tasks and goals of the School;
- development of communication skills and ability to work in a team on the commercial business of the railway;
- providing the knowledge, skills and competences that enable graduates to work and organize various processes in textile companies, or to start and run their own enterprises.
The goal of this curriculum is also to provide the students with knowledge that would allow them to continue their studies and further improve themselves.
By mastering the Management in the Textile Industry study program, the graduate acquires general and subject specific skills:
- to work as an applied manager, more closely oriented towards areas related to the organization, management and monitoring of production processes and services in the textile industry;
- to competently assess and choose the best solutions in the preparation and planning of the production processes in the textile and apparel industry, applying their knowledge of textile materials and garment production;
- to work in companies dedicated to the production, procurement and merchandising of textile and clothing;
- they can also use the obtained knowledge to start their own textile and/or apparel production.
Continuation of studies
Upon completing basic applied studies, a student can enrol in specialist applied studies or master applied studies.