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Qualification: Bachelor's degree in psychology (no legal status)

Bachelor's degree in psychology (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:
(general competences)

  • demonstrate a good grasp of general and programme-specific scientific and professional aspects of the discipline,
  • autonomously accumulate and apply knowledge and knowledge resources and sources,
  • critically interpret scientific and technical literature,
  • observe, analyse, synthesise and critically evaluate,
  • undertake self-criticism and supervise their own professional development,
  • work individually and as part of a team,
  • use a foreign language in technical communication,
  • use modern information technology to address work problems,
  • express, represent and argue a position in dialogue with an emphasis on the progressive resolution of conflicts,
  • resolve specific work problems by searching for sources of knowledge and applying scientific methods,
  • demonstrate knowledge of and apply research and problem-solving methods,
  • show a command of statistical thinking in the preparation of empirical and practical work,
  • autonomously plan and organise tasks in different areas of work,
  • work in accordance with professional ethics (personal integrity),
  • demonstrate learning competence and a capacity for lifelong learning,

(subject-specific competences)

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the fundamental approaches and history of psychology as a basic and applied scientific discipline,
  • analyse psychological problems in a professional manner,
  • demonstrate understanding of the methods of critical analysis and the development of theories and apply them to resolve work problems in psychological fields,
  • demonstrate mastery of the research methods, procedures and tools used in the field of psychology and apply this knowledge in practice,
  • work successfully in professions where psychological knowledge and skills are necessary,
  • demonstrate knowledge of different psychological approaches and fields and connections with other scientific disciplines (interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspective),
  • plan, organise and implement research in the field of psychology (quantitative, qualitative, action research),
  • monitor the development of the psychological profession.

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In order to complete the programme, students must pass all examinations and complete all course units in all subjects of the curriculum, complete recognised practical training, and write and present a bachelor's seminar paper. In this way students complete all 180 credits from the 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 pass all examinations and complete all course units in all subjects of the curriculum, complete recognised practical training, and write and present a bachelor's seminar paper. In this way students complete all 180 credits from the study programme.