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Qualification: Bachelor's degree in comparative linguistics and ... (no legal status)

Bachelor's degree in comparative linguistics and ... (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

  • undertake professional work in the field of comparative linguistics,
  • demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles of the comparative method and reconstruction,
  • demonstrate knowledge of fundamental linguistic concepts,
  • demonstrate understanding of and describe linguistic phenomena from the point of view of diachronic development, with knowledge of the historical background of Indo-European languages,
  • demonstrate autonomous understanding of general linguistic issues, and analyse them,
  • use the techniques of the comparative method and reconstruction for etymological purposes,
  • demonstrate knowledge of the rudiments of all major Indo-European languages, both living and dead, and locate them in time and space,
  • understand and translate easier texts in any language of the Indo-European family using basic aids (dictionary, descriptive grammar),
  • quickly learn any Indo-European language.

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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 and an examination in one of the matura subjects; the selected subject may not be a subject which the candidate has already taken in 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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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts

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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units prescribed by the study programme and the syllabuses of individual subjects, for a total of 90 credits. The overall programme is only completed when students have completed all course units in both chosen disciplines, as laid down by the study programmes and syllabuses of individual subjects, for a total of 180 credits.

NQF Level: 
7
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura and an examination in one of the matura subjects; the selected subject may not be a subject which the candidate has already taken in 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 prescribed by the study programme and the syllabuses of individual subjects, for a total of 90 credits. The overall programme is only completed when students have completed all course units in both chosen disciplines, as laid down by the study programmes and syllabuses of individual subjects, for a total of 180 credits.