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

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

Qualification Information

Students will be able to: 

(general competences)

  • critically analyse, synthesise and anticipate solutions and consequences,
  • demonstrate mastery of research methods, procedures and processes, 
  • demonstrate critical and self-critical judgement,
  • apply knowledge in practice and solve problems,
  • perform professional work autonomously,
  • communicate, particularly in the international environment,
  • demonstrate a capacity for ethical reflection and a commitment to professional ethics,
  • demonstrate cooperativeness and work in a group (including in an international environment),
  • use sources and quote them appropriately (Harvard method),

 (subject-specific competences)

  • demonstrate knowledge of the theories and arguments of major thinkers from the history of philosophy,
  • demonstrate awareness of the origins of long-lasting controversies of interpretation,
  • apply historical doctrines to shed light on modern debates,
  • demonstrate clear insight into the main theories and arguments in core theoretical philosophical disciplines such as logic, epistemology and ontology,
  • demonstrate knowledge of philosophical questions, dilemmas and problems and the solutions offered to them in practical philosophical disciplines such as ethics, political and social philosophy, aesthetics, etc.,
  • identify problems that underlie various philosophical debates,
  • analyse the structure of less complex controversial issues and understand strategies for their resolution,
  • attentively read and interpret texts from different traditions with sensitivity to the context,
  • evaluate successful argumentation,
  • appropriately understand and apply philosophical terminology,
  • identify, reconstruct, supplement and assess philosophical arguments,
  • recognise convincing strategies that do not hold to philosophical rigorousness,
  • consider other positions and modify own positions accordingly, 
  • engage with the problems of everyday life: reflection, problematisation, the search for assumptions and implications, etc.
  • articulate the problems of everyday life as philosophical problems and find appropriate solutions to them.

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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

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Students complete a two-subject study programme when they have completed all course units prescribed by the programme in both parts of the two-subject study programme for a total of at least 180 credits (90 credits in each part of the two-subject study programme).

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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Students complete a two-subject study programme when they have completed all course units prescribed by the programme in both parts of the two-subject study programme for a total of at least 180 credits (90 credits in each part of the two-subject study programme).