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

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

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:
(general competences)

  • think systemically, thereby enabling their inclusion in interdisciplinary groups for the addressing of spatial problems in various fields of the natural and social sciences and their participation in the addressing of geographical and environmental problems,
  • develop a capacity for ethical reflection in the fields of the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities,
  • demonstrate familiarity with and use scholarly apparatus,
  • autonomously acquire and use sources, knowledge and information,
  • critically evaluate own research achievements and those of others,
  • adopt alternative views and solutions and focus on realistic solutions,
  • autonomously plan and organise tasks in different areas of work,
  • use information and communication technologies,
  • transfer knowledge into everyday practice, 
  • show cooperativeness and work in a group,
  • give public presentations,
  • demonstrate learning competence and lifelong learning competence,
  • work in various institutions from the local to the national level, planning institutions, companies; work in the field of tourism and transport; work in the media in the provision of geographical information and information related to the physical environment,

(subject-specific competences)

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basic theoretical and philosophical starting points of geography,
  • demonstrate knowledge of the historical development of geography and the structure of geographical science,
  • integrate geographical knowledge with knowledge of other natural science, social science and humanities disciplines,
  • demonstrate understanding of the general structure of geography and the links between its sub-disciplines,
  • demonstrate understanding of the practical social value of geography,
  • autonomously interpret an academic text from the field of geography and related disciplines,
  • demonstrate mastery of basic geographical research methods, procedures and spatial processes and their connections with various scientific disciplines,
  • use specific research methods from the fields of statistics, cartography and geographical information systems,
  • demonstrate knowledge of basic cartography, cartographic visualisation of data and the basics of use of GIS,
  • demonstrate basic and broad-based knowledge of research in physical geography with an emphasis on the study of relief, climate, waters, soil and plants,
  • demonstrate basic and broad-based knowledge of research in social geography with an emphasis on the study of population, settlements, economy, tourism and transport,
  • analyse in detail landscape development factors and their interconnectivity,
  • demonstrate familiarity with the concepts of characterisation and regionalisation,
  • demonstrate knowledge of the structure of various types of landscapes and apply knowledge acquired in practice,
  • demonstrate knowledge of the characteristics of the Earth as a planet,
  • demonstrate knowledge of the regional geographical characteristics of individual continents and understanding of geographical processes in various parts of the Earth's surface,
  • as an understanding of the regional geographical characteristic of Slovenia and understanding of physical and social geographical processes in Slovenia,
  • analyse phenomena and processes in natural and social geography as a basis for understanding the principles of sustainable development at the regional, national and global levels and for responsible environmental management.

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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units prescribed by the study programme, for a total of at least 180 credits (90 credits in each part of the academic two-subject study programme).

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

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  • Matura or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.

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University of Maribor, Faculty of Arts

NQF Level: 
7
Access requirements: 
  • 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, for a total of at least 180 credits (90 credits in each part of the academic two-subject study programme).