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Qualification: Doctorate in the field of business (no legal status)

Doctorate in the field of business (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

  • demonstrate advanced familiarity with modern macroeconomic theories and their influence on the success of the economy in general and of an individual organisation,
  • apply knowledge in solving problems in organisations,
  • think critically,
  • assess scientific results,
  • understand and/or perform complex analysis and interpret scientific and research achievements,
  • function in a domestic and international research group,
  • demonstrate familiarity with the strategy of publishing scientific findings,
  • use modern research methods, tools and procedures adapted to the research issue.

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All requirements prescribed in the programme must be met and a doctoral dissertation successfully defended in public, yielding a total of 180 credits, for the completion of studies.

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Independent higher education institute, Faculty of Commercial and Business Studies

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  • A completed master’s degree from FKPV; or
  • a completed master of science degree from any of the economic or business higher education institutions in Slovenia or abroad (e.g. faculty of economics, faculty of management, faculty of economics and business, college of business and management and so forth); or
  • a completed master of science degree from any other (not economics or business) faculty in Slovenia or abroad; on enrolment such candidates will have 30 credits of course units recognised; or
  • a completed specialisation study following a previously completed Academic Bachelor Degree programme at any economics or business higher education institution in Slovenia or abroad; on enrolment such candidates will have 45 credits of course units recognised; or
  • a completed specialisation study following a previously completed Academic Bachelor Degree programme at any other (not economics or business) faculty in Slovenia or abroad; on enrolment such candidates will have 20 credits of course units recognised; or
  • a completed master’s degree (Bologna model) from any economics or business higher education institution in Slovenia or abroad; or
  • a completed master’s degree (Bologna model) from any other faculty or higher education school (not economics or business), if the programme has involved economics and business content in the amount of at least 45 credits; or
  • a completed Academic Bachelor Degree programme from any economics or business faculty in Slovenia or abroad evaluated in the amount of at least 240 credits, and in the admissions interview the candidate has demonstrated their suitability for scientific research work; or
  • a completed Academic Bachelor Degree programme from any other faculty (not economics or business) in Slovenia or abroad evaluated in the amount of at least 240 credits, and in the admissions interview the candidate has demonstrated their suitability for scientific research work; for such candidates the committee for scientific research work and doctoral studies sets differential examinations in economics subjects in the amount of 60 credits; or
  • a completed study programme (Bologna model) for specialisation at any economics and business faculty in Slovenia or abroad, and prior to this the candidate has completed a Professional Bachelor Degree programme; for such candidates the committee for scientific research work and doctoral studies sets differential requirements depending on the programme completed, in a maximum amount of 30 credits; or
  • a completed study programme (Bologna model) for specialisation at any other faculty in Slovenia or abroad, and prior to this the candidate has completed a Professional Bachelor Degree programme; for such candidates the committee for scientific research work and doctoral studies sets differential requirements based on a review of documentation and interview with the candidate, in a maximum amount of 60 credits; or
  • a completed study programme set out in the fourth paragraph of Article 36 of the Higher Education Act, if the programme is assessed at 300 credits.

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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).

 

NQF Level: 
10
Access requirements: 
  • A completed master’s degree from FKPV; or
  • a completed master of science degree from any of the economic or business higher education institutions in Slovenia or abroad (e.g. faculty of economics, faculty of management, faculty of economics and business, college of business and management and so forth); or
  • a completed master of science degree from any other (not economics or business) faculty in Slovenia or abroad; on enrolment such candidates will have 30 credits of course units recognised; or
  • a completed specialisation study following a previously completed Academic Bachelor Degree programme at any economics or business higher education institution in Slovenia or abroad; on enrolment such candidates will have 45 credits of course units recognised; or
  • a completed specialisation study following a previously completed Academic Bachelor Degree programme at any other (not economics or business) faculty in Slovenia or abroad; on enrolment such candidates will have 20 credits of course units recognised; or
  • a completed master’s degree (Bologna model) from any economics or business higher education institution in Slovenia or abroad; or
  • a completed master’s degree (Bologna model) from any other faculty or higher education school (not economics or business), if the programme has involved economics and business content in the amount of at least 45 credits; or
  • a completed Academic Bachelor Degree programme from any economics or business faculty in Slovenia or abroad evaluated in the amount of at least 240 credits, and in the admissions interview the candidate has demonstrated their suitability for scientific research work; or
  • a completed Academic Bachelor Degree programme from any other faculty (not economics or business) in Slovenia or abroad evaluated in the amount of at least 240 credits, and in the admissions interview the candidate has demonstrated their suitability for scientific research work; for such candidates the committee for scientific research work and doctoral studies sets differential examinations in economics subjects in the amount of 60 credits; or
  • a completed study programme (Bologna model) for specialisation at any economics and business faculty in Slovenia or abroad, and prior to this the candidate has completed a Professional Bachelor Degree programme; for such candidates the committee for scientific research work and doctoral studies sets differential requirements depending on the programme completed, in a maximum amount of 30 credits; or
  • a completed study programme (Bologna model) for specialisation at any other faculty in Slovenia or abroad, and prior to this the candidate has completed a Professional Bachelor Degree programme; for such candidates the committee for scientific research work and doctoral studies sets differential requirements based on a review of documentation and interview with the candidate, in a maximum amount of 60 credits; or
  • a completed study programme set out in the fourth paragraph of Article 36 of the Higher Education Act, if the programme is assessed at 300 credits.
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All requirements prescribed in the programme must be met and a doctoral dissertation successfully defended in public, yielding a total of 180 credits, for the completion of studies.