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Qualification: Diploma in rural management engineering (no legal status)

Diploma in rural management engineering (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to: 

(general competences)

  • record and analyse a problem and anticipate operational solutions in the technological sense or in the organisation and management process,
  • master standard development methods, procedures and processes,
  • perform critical assessment,
  • apply acquired knowledge in practice in a specific work process,
  • master development and progress,
  • perform professional work autonomously in the fields of landscape, regional development, countryside and agriculture,
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of social systems in a business environment,
  • develop communication skills and skills in the domestic and international business environment,
  • use a professional-level foreign language in its spoken and written forms,
  • work cooperatively and as part of a team,
  • integrate knowledge in an interdisciplinary manner, 
  • perform vocational activities while observing legislation and protection of health and the environment,
  • monitor and keep the necessary documentation, 
  • show a commitment to professional ethics,

(subject-specific competences)

  • manage the landscape with concern for environmental protection, taking account of the prescribed legislation,
  • manage forests with regard to the sustainable development requirements of the forest,
  • manage agricultural land taking account of nature protection,
  • plan urban development in the countryside in line with the features of the landscape,
  • design natural and cultivated parks in the landscape in line with the regional ecology,
  • manage animal husbandry and plant production while protecting the environment,
  • farm under disadvantaged conditions,
  • arrange and renovate villages,
  • understand and use modern theories in the field of rural management,
  • select and verify a business concept and introduce it into a rural area along with marketing and organisational activities,
  • use modern information and communication technology for business operation requirements,
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the institutional frameworks of work (legislation),
  • organise and lead a department or team,
  • communicate professionally with interest groups (suppliers, buyers, competition, experts, politicians etc.),
  • intelligibly transfer expert knowledge among users of knowledge,
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the foundation and development of the fundamental profession, 
  • resolve specific work problems through the application of scientific methods and procedures, 
  • demonstrate coherent mastery of basic knowledge, integrate knowledge from various areas and apply it, 
  • place new information and interpretations in the context of the fundamental discipline (profession), 
  • understand the general structures of the fundamental discipline (profession) and the links between its sub-disciplines, 
  • develop skills in the application of knowledge in a specific technical field.

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Independent higher education institute, Visoka šola za upravljanje podeželja Grm Novo mesto (Rural Management College)

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

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

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Students must meet all requirements defined by the study programme to complete their 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 must meet all requirements defined by the study programme to complete their studies.