University of Warsaw / Faculty of Journalism, Information and Book Studies

Journalism and Information Studies

Level of study: first-cycle Form of study: full-time Education profile: academic Duration: 3 years

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Enrollment

from 2018-06-05 to 2018-07-04 23:59:59

Limit of students

25

Language

English

Description



The minimum number of persons admitted (within all paths of qualifications) to being the subject of study start: 25

Admission rules

Minimum number of points required for the IInd stage of qualification: 30

The qualification procedure is broken up into two stages:

  • calculating high school diploma results (weight = 70%) and
  • additional entrance exam - qualification interview in English language (weight = 30%).

Admission procedure for candidates with polish new maturity exam (since 2005)

 

I STAGE

Obligatory subject

Polish language

basic level x 0,6
or
advanced level x 1

Obligatory subject

Mathematics

basic level x 0,6
or
advanced level x 1

Obligatory subject

One foreign language chosen from the list: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Slovak, Swedish

basic level x 0,6
or
advanced level x 1

Obligatory subject

One subject chosen from the list:  Geography, History, Social science, Computer science

advanced level x 1

weight = 20%

weight = 10%

weight = 20%

weight = 20%

Points are calculates as follows:

W = a * P + b * M + c * J + d * X

where:

W – the final result;
P – result from the Polish language exam on the basic or advanced level
M – result from the Mathematics exam on the basic or advanced level
J – result of the language exam on the basic or advanced level
X – result of the additional exam on the advanced level
a, b, c, d – weights.

II STAGE

Qualification interview will be conducted in English and will check English language skills that enable candidate to study in this language. 

The interview can be conducted via teleconference (in case of candidates from abroad).

A candidate has to answer 4 questions and may obtain 25 points for each of them (maximum 100 points for 4 questions altogether). A candidate has to get a minimum of 50 points from the qualification interview. Candidates, who will not obtain positive result at the interview, will be disqualified from the qualification procedure.

Candidates, who will not participate in the qualification interview, will be disqualified from the whole qualification procedure.

     

Admission procedure for candidates with old maturity exam

I STAGE

Obligatory subject

Polish language

 

Obligatory subject

Mathematics

 

Obligatory subject

One foreign language chosen from the list: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian

 

Obligatory subject

One subject chosen from the list: Geography, History, Social science, Computer science

 

weight = 20%

weight = 10%

weight = 20%

weight = 20%

Important information for candidates with Polish "old" maturity. >> Check! <<

Points are calculates as follows:

W = a * P + b * M + c * J + d * X

where:

W – the final result;
P – result from the Polish language exam on the basic or advanced level
M – result from the Mathematics exam on the basic or advanced level
J – result of the language exam on the basic or advanced level
X – result of the additional exam on the advanced level
a, b, c, d – weights.

Grades will be converted to percentages in the following way:

„Stara matura” after 1991

grade 6 = 100 %
grade 5 = 90 %
grade 4 = 75 %
grade 3 = 50 %
grade 2 = 30 %

„Stara matura” before 1991

grade 5 = 100 %
grade 4 = 85 %
grade 3 = 30 %

II STAGE

Qualification interview will be conducted in English and will check English language skills that enable candidate to study in this language. 

The interview can be conducted via teleconference (in case of candidates from abroad).

A candidate has to answer 4 questions and may obtain 25 points for each of them (maximum 100 points for 4 questions altogether). A candidate has to get a minimum of 50 points from the qualification interview. Candidates, who will not obtain positive result at the interview, will be disqualified from the qualification procedure.

Candidates, who will not participate in the qualification interview, will be disqualified from the whole qualification procedure.

Admission procedure for candidates with European Baccalaureate

I STAGE

Obligatory subject

Polish language
or
L1 language*

basic level x 0,6
or
advanced level x 1

Obligatory subject

Mathematics

basic level x 0,6
or
advanced level x 1

Obligatory subject

Modern foreign language

basic level x 0,6
or
advanced level x 1

Obligatory subject

One subject chosen from the list: Philosophy, Geography, History, Computer science, Economics

advanced level x 1

weight = 20%

weight = 10%

weight = 20%

weight = 20%

*If a candidate has not passed Polish language, the languages in the 1st and 3rd must differ.

Important information on equivalent levels of IB and EB maturity results  and how their are counted in the qualification process >>Check!<< 

Points are calculated as follows:

W = a * P + b * M + c * J + d * X

where:

W – the final result;
P – result from the Polish language exam on the basic or advanced level
M – result from the Mathematics exam on the basic or advanced level;
J – result of the language exam on the basic or advanced level;
X – result of the additional exam on the advanced level
a, b, c, d – weights

The EB results will be converted to Polish matriculation results according to the table below:

9,00 - 10,00 = 100%
8,00 - 8,95 = 90%
7,00 - 7,95 = 75%
6,00 - 6,95 = 60%
5,00 - 5,95 = 45%
4,00 - 4,95 = 30%

II STAGE

Qualification interview will be conducted in English and will check English language skills that enable candidate to study in this language. 

The interview can be conducted via teleconference (in case of candidates from abroad).

A candidate has to answer 4 questions and may obtain 25 points for each of them (maximum 100 points for 4 questions altogether). A candidate has to get a minimum of 50 points from the qualification interview. Candidates, who will not obtain positive result at the interview, will be disqualified from the qualification procedure.

Candidates, who will not participate in the qualification interview, will be disqualified from the whole qualification procedure.

Admission procedure for candidates with International Baccalaureate

 

I STAGE

Obligatory subject

Polish language
or
A1 language from group 1/language A*

standard level (SL) x 0,6
or
higher level (HL) x 1

Obligatory subject

Mathematics

standard level (SL) x 0,6
or
higher level (HL) x 1

Obligatory subject

Modern foreign language

standard level (SL) x 0,6
or
higher level (HL) x 1

Obligatory subject

One subject chosen from the list: Philosophy,Geography, History, Computer science, Business and Management, Economics, Psychology, Anthropology, Politics

higher level (HL) x1

weight = 20%

weight = 10%

weight = 20%

weight = 20%

*If a candidate has not passed Polish language, the languages in the 1st and 3rd column must differ.

 

Important information on equivalent levels of IB and EB maturity results  and how their are counted in the qualification process >>Check!<< 

Points are calculated as follows:

W = a * P + b * M + c * J + d * X

where:

W – the final result;
P – result from the Polish language exam on the basic or advanced level
M – result from the Mathematics exam on the basic or advanced level;
J – result of the language exam on the basic or advanced level;
X – result of the additional exam on the advanced level
a, b, c, d – weights

The IB results will be converted to Polish matriculation results according to the table below:

7 = 100%
6 = 90%
5 = 75%
4 = 60%
3 = 45%
2 = 30%

II STAGE

Qualification interview will be conducted in English and will check English language skills that enable candidate to study in this language. 

The interview can be conducted via teleconference (in case of candidates from abroad).

A candidate has to answer 4 questions and may obtain 25 points for each of them (maximum 100 points for 4 questions altogether). A candidate has to get a minimum of 50 points from the qualification interview. Candidates, who will not obtain positive result at the interview, will be disqualified from the qualification procedure.

Candidates, who will not participate in the qualification interview, will be disqualified from the whole qualification procedure.

Admission procedure for candidates with foreign diplomas

I STAGE

Obligatory subject

Polish language or original language of the maturity exam

 

Obligatory subject

Mathematics

 

Obligatory subject

Modern foreign language

 

Obligatory subject

One subject chosen from the list: Computer science, Geography, History, Social science

weight = 20%

weight = 10%

weight = 20%

weight = 20%

Languages have to be different in the 1st and 3rd column.

Points are calculates as follows:

W = a * P + b * M + c * J + d * X

where:

W – the final result;
P – result from the Original language exam
M – result from the Mathematics examl
J – result of the language exam
X – result of the additional exam
a, b, c, d – weights.

II STAGE

Qualification interview will be conducted in English and will check English language skills that enable candidate to study in this language. 

The interview can be conducted via teleconference (in case of candidates from abroad).

A candidate has to answer 4 questions and may obtain 25 points for each of them (maximum 100 points for 4 questions altogether). A candidate has to get a minimum of 50 points from the qualification interview. Candidates, who will not obtain positive result at the interview, will be disqualified from the qualification procedure.

Candidates, who will not participate in the qualification interview, will be disqualified from the whole qualification procedure.

Exceptions from admission procedure

Date of exams

Date of qualification interview: 10th of July, 2018

Tuition fee

The studies are payable - tuition fees

Additional information