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Recognition of credits for undergraduate studies

Basic rules to take into account in the recognition of credits

According to the Rule of Recognition and Transfer of Credits in Official Studies of the University of Alicante, (art. 7.1) will have to respect the following basic rules:

  • Recognition of credits obtained in Official Studies ofDegree .
  1. Whenever the title to the that accesses belong to the same branch of knowledge (in the case of our studies, Social and Juridical Sciences), will be object of recognition at least the 15 percent of the corresponding credits to matters of basic training of said branch.

    This editorial has modified like consequence of the publication in the BOE of the Royal decree 43/2015, of 2 February (BOE of 3 February), by which modifies the Royal decree 1393/2007, of 29 October, by which establishes the ordination of the university educations officials, and the Royal decree 99/2011, of 28 January, by which regulate the official educations of doctorate. The RD 43/2015 gives this editorial to the art. 13.To of the RD 1393/2007.

  2. When the title to the that accesses belongs to a branch of distinct knowledge to the one of origin, will be object of recognition the credits obtained in those matters of pertaining basic training to the branch of knowledge of the title to the that pretends access.

The rest of the credits ( Degrees /Máster) will be able to be recognised taking into account the adecuación between competitions and knowledges associated to the remaining modules, matters or asignaturas cursadas by the student and the planned in the plan of studies or that have caracter transversal, respecting the following rules:

  1. That the number of credits was, at least, 75% of the number of credits of the asignaturas by which wants to obtain the recognition of credits.
  2. That they contain, at least, 75% of the knowledges of the asignaturas by which wants to obtain the recognition of credits.
  3. That they confer, at least, 75% of the competitions of the asignaturas by which wants to obtain the recognition of credits.
  • Recognition of credits in a degree obtained in Official Studies cursados according to previous university ordinations.
  1. In the case of credits obtained in official studies in extinction of the Faculty of Right of the UA regulated by the R.D. 1497/1987, the recognition will realise taking into account the table of recognition of credits of the asignaturas of said plans of study with the asignaturas of the new plans of study regulated by the R.D. 1393/2007, that will accompany to each memory for the solcitud of verification of titles of Degree of the University of Alicante.
  2. In the case of credits obtained in other official studies will be able to reconocier taking into account the adecuación between the knowledges associated to the matters and/or asignaturas cursadas by the student and the planned in the plan of studies, respecting the following rules.
  1. That the number of credits was, at least, 75% of the number of credits of the asignaturas by which wants to obtain the recognition of credits.
  2. That they contain, at least, 75% of the knowledges of the asignaturas by which wants to obtain the recognition of credits.

Difference between recognition and transfer of credits

  • Recognition of credits: it understands by recognition the acceptance by a university of the credits that, having been obtained in other official educations, in the same or another university, are computed in other distinct to effects of the obtaining of a title official
  • Transfer of credits: it understands by transfer of credits the inclusion in the file and in the academic documents supporting officials of the educations gone on down each student of the whole of the credits obtained in official educations cursadas previously, in the same or another university, that have not driven to the obtaining of an official title. The transfer of credits requires the previous acceptance of the student in the corresponding study.

The credits recognised incorporate to the file with the denomination and qualification of origin.

Procedure to request the recognition of credits

The applications of recognition/transfer realise from the Virtual Campus and have to present afterwards, together with the documentation,  in the Office of the Faculty.

Terms of presentation:

  • Start of studies of degree: of the 17 to 20 July (or the day of matrícula in call of list of wait)
  • Continuation of studies of degree: of the 5 to 10 September.

 The application to request the recognitions of credits will find it in your UA Cloud:

EAdministración ==> Academic ==> Recognition of credits

By each request that do the program will send you a post-protect with the data of  the application. You will have to present in the Office of the Faculty all the posts-resguardos/printed matter with the following documentation:

  1. The program of the asignatura/s that have cursado and want to recognise, sealed by the University of origin and with indication of the competitions purchased.
  2. Academic certification Official or copy compulsada of the qualifications of the centre of origin. If your studies of origin have them cursado in the University of Alicante will be sufficient the informative index card of the student sealed by the corresponding centre.
  3. Review of the date of publication in the BOE of the plan of studies followed previously or photocopy of the same.
  4. In one of the three previous documents has to appear the Matters and/or Branch of Knowledge of the asignaturas of basic training.
  5. Justificante Of the discounts to which have right, in his case (numerous family, disability, victim of terrorism, etc.).
  6. In the case that you want to request the recognition of studies realised abroad, will have to credit a previous tax to the recognition in concept of study of this file. The receipt will facilitate in the Office of the Centre.

Only they will transact those applications that go accompanied of all the documentation.

It is possible that what want to recognise are one or several asignaturas of basic training surpassed in another study of degree of the branch of knowledge "Social and Juridical Sciences". For this can fill this form (HAS TO PRINT To DOUBLE EXPENSIVE) and attach the documentation required in the own form.

They will not TRANSACT THE APPLICATIONS PRESENTED OUT OF TERM

Matrícula Of the asignaturas whose recognition requests .

You DO not HAVE TO ENROL YOU of those asignaturas that request recognition. You will have of a term of 10 days (explained from the following day to that in that you collect the resolution of the Commission of Recognition and Transfer) to demand and/or modify your matrícula and adapt it to your new academic situation. For this have to present in the Office of the Faculty your application of modification or claim.

Processing of the application

Once presented in Office your application of recognition/transfer together with all the necessary documentation initiates the administrative formality of recognition/transfer of credits.

These applications are resolved by the Commission of Recognition and Transfer of corresponding Credits of the Faculty. This Commission has like competition the evaluation of files and the resolution of the applications of recognition and transfer of credits presented by the/ace students/ace that cursan studies ascribed to the Centre.

The resolution adopted by each Commission will notify you by writing in the time limit of 45 natural days, explained from the day that finalise the term of presentation of applications.

You will have of a term of 10 days (explained from the following day to that in that you collect the resolution of the Commission of Recognition and Transfer) to demand and/or modify, in his case, your matrícula and adapt it to your new academic situation, presenting in the Office of the Faculty your application of modification or claim.

Taxes by recognition/transfer of credits

Once resolved the applications of recognition and transfer of credits, will have to credit 25% of the value of the credits recognised in the course that are enrolled. Except in those cases that the recognition was by a process of adaptation of studies in extinction without finalising to the studies of Degree that substitute them.

Art. 16 of the Law 9/2011, of 26 December, of Fiscal Measures, of Administrative and Financial Gestión, and of Organisation of the Generalitat

Claims to the resolution of the Commission of recognition and transfer of credits

In case of disconformidad with the resolution of the Commission of Recognition and Transfer of Credits will be able to demand in front of the same Commission in the term of 10 skillful days explained from the following day of the reception of the notification.

Once resolved the claim, if you do not agree with the resolution, will be able to present resource in front of the Commission of Recognition and Transfer of Credits  of the University of Alicante.

Recognition of Formative Cycles of Upper Degree, labour experience/professional or university educations no official.

  • Formative cycles of Upper Degree.

On 16 December 2011 it published in the BOE the Royal decree 1618/2011, of 14 November, on recognition of studies in the field of the Upper Education.

The quoted Decree in his article 4.2 on the criteria of assessment says: "When between the titles alleged and those to which drive the educations that pretend cursar exist a direct relation, the competent authorities will guarantee the recognition of a minimum number of credits ECTS variable in function of the length of the curriculums or plans of study".

In his article 5.2 on the direct relations between degrees says: "The direct relations of the university titles of degree with the titles of degree of artistic educations, of upper technician and of upper sportive technician will concretise by means of an agreement between the universities that give them and the corresponding educational Administration".

Therefore and while the Ministry of Education do not establish said direct relation between determinate formative cycles of upper degree and the degrees that give in the Faculty of Right, informs that this Centre will not proceed to realise any recognition between these degrees.

  • Labour experience/professional or university educations no official.

The Rule of the UA establishes that it will be able to be object of recognition the labour and  professional experience accredited by means of a Report of Labour Life, accompanied of a certificate of the company where state the functions realised, when it was related with the inherent competitions to the title for which requests the recognition. To these effects:

  1. Like general rule so that it was valued the application of recognition will require accredit a minimum time of labour and professional experience of a year to complete day or an equivalent period to partial day.
  2. In the case of Diplomados/ace or Graduates/ace that request the recognition of the labour and professional experience in titles of Degree that substitute to the Diplomatura/Degree already cursada,  will require accredit a minimum time of labour and professional experience of six months to complete day, or an equivalent period to partial day, exerting the profession for which qualified him the Diplomatura/Degree in extinction.

In any case, the recognition of credits from professional or labour experience and/or of university educations no official, will not be able to surpass 15% of the total of the credits that constitute the plan of studies.

  • The application to request the recognitions of credits will find it in your UA Cloud:

    EAdministración ==> Academic ==> Recognition of credits

    Once finalised the request, will have to print the protect of each one of the requests.. You will have to present in the Office of the Faculty all the resguardos/printed matter together with the documentation referred previously.
  • It will owe to credit 100% of the value of the credits of the study.

 

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