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Qualification: Biomedical engineer (no legal status)

Biomedical engineer (no legal status)

Qualification Information

A student is qualified to:

  • analyse, critically evaluate and find solutions to specific laboratory problems that appear in various working environments,
  • demonstrate autonomy in professional work and the analysis of professional problems,
  • undertake individual professional work and research, work in a group and demonstrate the knowledge necessary for the communication and publication of results,
  • demonstrate relevant knowledge for the understanding, introduction, application and evaluation of modern techniques and methods used in the professional and research spheres of laboratory medicine,
  • ensure quality procedures,
  • demonstrate an appropriate ethical and professional character for work with patients and human biological material and work in biomedical research,

(subject-specific competences)

  • solve specific problems in connection with the analysis of human biological samples,
  • master modern analytical techniques in medical laboratories with a special emphasis on technical execution and requirements for achieving precision and accuracy of results,
  • learn how to assess the utility of laboratory test results in order to evaluate the subject’s health status,
  • familiarise themselves with legislation, regulations and ethics in the field of laboratory medicine,
  • integrate and interpret new developments in the field of laboratory biomedicine,
  • understand laboratory biomedicine as an interdisciplinary field connected to mathematical sciences and medicine,
  • develop new analytical methods or applications for specific biological samples (EF, HPLC, ELISA, etc.)
  • use modern information technologies (e.g. on-line computer programs for designing the most favourable oligonucleotide primers, etc.).

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Pharmacy

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A condition for completing studies is that the candidate has successfully completed all study requirements defined by the programme, for a total of 180 ECTS credits.

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

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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, the candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).

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  • Matura or
  • vocational matura in any secondary school programme and an examination in one of the matura subjects: biology, chemistry, physics or biotechnology (the chosen subject may not be a subject in which the candidate has already been examined for the vocational matura) or
  • final examination (before 1 June 1995) for any four-year secondary school programme.
NQF Level: 
7
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura in any secondary school programme and an examination in one of the matura subjects: biology, chemistry, physics or biotechnology (the chosen subject may not be a subject in which the candidate has already been examined for the vocational matura) or
  • final examination (before 1 June 1995) for any four-year secondary school programme.
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A condition for completing studies is that the candidate has successfully completed all study requirements defined by the programme, for a total of 180 ECTS credits.