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

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

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • demonstrate knowledge of academic fields (broad general perspective),
  • develop the ability to define, understand and creatively address problems, principles and theories,
  • critically read and understand texts,
  • autonomously acquire knowledge and find sources,
  • think critically, analytically and synthetically,
  • transfer and apply theoretical knowledge in practice,
  • resolve technical and work-related problems,
  • develop professional and ethical responsibility,
  • develop linguistic and numerical literacy, speak in public and communicate with customers,
  • use information and communication technologies,
  • make interdisciplinary connections,
  • take an objective view of the environment and society,
  • accept obligations towards customers and employers and towards society as a whole,

(subject-specific competences)

  • study the Earth system as a whole and its various subsystems,
  • autonomously obtain and evaluate geological data using geological mapping, sampling and profiling,
  • analyse and interpret the geological structure of a territory and the processes that shape it,
  • research, evaluate and plan the use of deposits of mineral raw materials and water sources,
  • estimate and evaluate risks due to geological and anthropogenic phenomena (landslides, earthquakes, subsidence, floods, pollution) and plan remediation measures,
  • prepare technical geological information for spatial planning and urban planning and for the planning and realisation of civil and industrial infrastructure (buildings, roads, railways, tunnels, etc.).

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  • Matura or
  • vocational matura and an examination in the matura subject of mathematics, or in a foreign language if the candidate has already taken mathematics as part of the vocational matura; 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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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 scored 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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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units in all subjects in which they have enrolled, for a total of 180 credits, including a bachelor's thesis.

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering

NQF Level: 
7
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura and an examination in the matura subject of mathematics, or in a foreign language if the candidate has already taken mathematics as part of the vocational matura; 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 course units in all subjects in which they have enrolled, for a total of 180 credits, including a bachelor's thesis.