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Qualification: Academic bachelor's degree in biology (no legal status)

Academic bachelor's degree in biology (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • develop an appropriate attitude towards nature and natural phenomena,
  • postulate, understand and creatively address problems, principles and theories,
  • think critically, analytically and synthetically,
  • demonstrate mastery of practical and general skills related to the field of work,
  • develop professional and ethical responsibility,
  • develop linguistic and numerical literacy,
  • use foreign technical language,
  • use information and communication technologies,
  • develop technical skills,

(subject-specific competences)

  • think scientifically,
  • demonstrate mastery of basic knowledge in the field of biology,
  • talk about general biological problems,
  • demonstrate mastery of specialist knowledge for jobs covering nature and living organisms in scientific, professional and educational institutions,
  • demonstrate proficiency in the fields of biology to an extent that enables the continuation of studies in the second cycle.

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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all prescribed course units, for a total of 180 credits.

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Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical exercises and seminar papers, and also via products, projects, performances, services, etc. and by examinations. Examination performance is graded as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10). 

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  • Matura or
  • vocational matura in one of the following secondary school programmes: pharmaceutical technician, forestry technician, chemical technician, agricultural technician, laboratory technician, natural science/mathematical technician, nature conservation technician, environmental protection technician, pedagoška gimnazija (general secondary school programme with a teacher training focus) in the science/mathematics stream, laboratory biomedicine technician, nursing, veterinary technician or food science technician; and an examination in the matura subject of Biology; if the candidate has already passed this subject in the vocational matura, an examination in the matura subject of Chemistry of Physics; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.

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Second-cycle master's study programmes (SQF level 8)

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Bioengineering

NQF Level: 
7
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura in one of the following secondary school programmes: pharmaceutical technician, forestry technician, chemical technician, agricultural technician, laboratory technician, natural science/mathematical technician, nature conservation technician, environmental protection technician, pedagoška gimnazija (general secondary school programme with a teacher training focus) in the science/mathematics stream, laboratory biomedicine technician, nursing, veterinary technician or food science technician; and an examination in the matura subject of Biology; if the candidate has already passed this subject in the vocational matura, an examination in the matura subject of Chemistry of Physics; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.
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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all prescribed course units, for a total of 180 credits.