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Qualification: Diploma in agricultural engineering (no legal status)

Diploma in agricultural engineering (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to: 

(general competences)

  • describe, formulate and communicate in areas that are vocationally linked to their education profile and independently solve vocational tasks,
  • analyse acquired theoretical knowledge and apply it correctly,
  • communicate their knowledge to others,
  • enhance their knowledge,
  • critically assess the methodologies of individual disciplines,
  • apply and where necessary improve the methodologies of individual disciplines,
  • determine the essential features of individual disciplines, theories and methodological concepts within their vocational fields,
  • document, analyse and evaluate various types of discipline in practice,
  • apply and enhance practical knowledge,
  • (independently once work commences) master all the necessary vocational skills and take on all work assignments related to their previous vocational education,
  • make correct decisions related to the field of their vocational education,
  • demonstrate personal integrity and operate within the framework of professional ethics and the norms of modern society,
  • cooperate constructively and work with other co-workers within and outside their own discipline,
  • cooperate in developmental work,

(subject-specific competences)

  • resolve specific problems by applying standard professional and scientific methods and procedures,
  • link knowledge from various areas,
  • understand standards of quality in agricultural production and processing and apply standards,
  • develop skills in the application of interdisciplinary knowledge and skills in selected technical fields,
  • use information and communication technologies and systems in their technical field,
  • operate according to the principles of ethical and socially responsible actions.

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

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Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical classes 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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Students complete their studies when they have passed all the required examinations or have completed at least 180 credits, and have successfully defended their diploma thesis.

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

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University of Maribor, Faculty of Agriculture and Biosystemic Studies

NQF Level: 
7
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.
Ways to acquire: 

Students complete their studies when they have passed all the required examinations or have completed at least 180 credits, and have successfully defended their diploma thesis.