Art. 42 - EXTRACURRICULAR EXAMS PURSUANT TO ART. 6 OF ROYAL DECREE NO. 1269/38

 

1.    Two subjects per year. Students enrolled in bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes, in addition to the exams included in their degree programme may enrol, in each academic year, in up to maximum two subjects of other Sapienza University degree programmes (included in the 2019-2020 Course Catalogue) of the same cycle and academic system. Such exams cannot be taken into account to average grades, nor the ECTS acquired thanks to them may be counted for the achievement of the degree, but will only added to the students’ academic career.

2.    Restrictions:

a)    students enrolled in bachelor’s degree programmes may take exams, pursuant to art. 6, of single cycle master’s degree programmes which are not included in years subsequent to the student’s year of enrolment;

b)    on no account students enrolled in bachelor’s degree programmes are allowed to attend courses and take exams relating to subjects that belong to master’s degree programmes;

c)    students enrolled in master’s degree programmes are not allowed to attend courses and take exams relating to subjects that belong to bachelor’s degree programmes, unless they have been previously authorised by the competent educational bodies;

d)    students enrolled in standard degree programmes are not allowed to attend and take exams relating to tele-teaching courses;

e)    the possibility to take exams pursuant to art. 6 of Royal Decree no. 1269/38 shall take place in full observance of the regulations of each degree programme; students must be therefore acquainted with the Educational regulations of their degree programme as well as with those of the degree programme whose exams they intend to sit.

3.    ECTS to be acquired before taking extracurricular exams. The resolutions of the Academic Senate of November 30, 2010 and December 14, 2010 established that, in order to take exams pursuant to art. 6 (the table is valid for bachelor’s degree programmes, master’s degree programmes and single cycle master’s degree programmes):

-      students enrolled in the first year must have acquired at least 6 ECTS in their degree programme (for some degree programmes the number of ECTS increases to 18);

-      students enrolled in the second year must have acquired at least 36 ECTS in their degree programme;

-      students enrolled in the third year must have acquired at least 72 ECTS in their degree programme;

-      students enrolled in the fourth year must have acquired at least 108 ECTS in their degree programme;

-      students enrolled in the fifth year must have acquired at least 144 ECTS in their degree programme.

Students must have already acquired all the above ECTS upon submission of the application.

4.    Irregular students. Irregular students may take exams pursuant to art. 6 provided that they have gained the ECTS required for the last regular year, according to the standard length of their studies as specified in paragraph 3 above (i.e., students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree programme must have acquired at least 72 ECTS, students enrolled in a master’s degree programme must have acquired at least 36 ECTS and so on).

5.    How and when to submit the application.

The application on plain paper may be submitted starting from November 4, 2019 only after acquiring the ECTS indicated in paragraph 3 of this article:

-      to the front desk of the Student Office during opening hours;

-      from the students’ certified email address to Sapienza certified email address protocollosapienza@cert.uniroma1.it;

-      from the students’ institutional email address (see art. 53) to the Student Office email address, by attaching a copy of a valid ID document.

6.    Note for Medicine and Surgery degree programmes. Students who wish to submit an application for subjects belonging to single cycle degree programmes in Medicine and Surgery, besides submitting the application to the Student Office must also contact the Educational Affairs Office of the degree programme they wish to attend and whose exams intend to take, in order to be included in the lists of students attending the course. After successfully passing the admission test and changing to Medicine and Surgery degree programme, students cannot benefit any longer from the exam sessions relating to the previous academic year to sit the missing exams pursuant to art. 6, if any.

7.    Note for the Dentistry degree programme. Students coming from other faculties or degree programmes cannot apply to sit extracurricular exams of the single cycle master’s degree programme in Dentistry.

8.         Exceptions for graduands. Sapienza graduands who intend to enrol in a master’s degree programme may apply to take exams referred to in this article, also in derogation of the number of exams provided for each year as per paragraph 1 of this article, only in order to acquire the ECTS required to access the master’s degree programme.

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