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Qualification: Doctorate in the field of computer and information science (no legal status)

Doctorate in the field of computer and information science (no legal status)

Qualification Information

A student is qualified to:

(general competences)

  • think analytically and break down complex problems and situations,
  • understand complex natural, technical, technological, economic-entrepreneurial and social situations and models,
  • formulate and express expert opinions supported by well-argued positions from the profession and science,
  • demonstrate a critical approach to research, responsibility, initiative and independence in scientific experiments and development tasks,
  • understand scientific methodologies, methods and techniques, as well as development and technological requirements that arise in the economy, and
  • demonstrate sound understanding of the basics of patent engineering, the introduction of technical and technological improvements and their linking with scientific research and their importance for social development.

(subject-specific competences)

  • demonstrate broad knowledge of computer and information technologies, appropriate for research in several specific specialisations, such as intelligent systems, multimodal human-machine interfaces, ubiquitous computing, software engineering, information technologies and services, etc.,
  • possess sound knowledge of mathematical-technical devices to understand the functioning of and analyse and synthesise computer and information models and systems,
  • demonstrate superior mastery of methodologies and techniques of scientific and development research, and of scientific communication, and
  • research, develop and synthesise new methods, procedures or devices derived from analyses, and simulate complex problems and situations and experiments to confirm sound hypotheses and solutions.

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Students must meet all prescribed requirements of a study programme and accumulate at least 180 ECTS credits.

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Completed:

  • a second-cycle study programme or
  • a university study programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004, or
  • a first-cycle professional study programme (adopted prior to 11 June 2004) and a study programme to obtain a specialised qualification. Prior to enrolment, such candidates must meet requirements totalling a maximum of 35 ECTS credits from a second-cycle media communications study programme, or
  • a study programme that leads to vocations governed by EU directives, or another non-structured master’s degree study programme assessed at 300 ECTS credits.

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University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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

NQF Level: 
10
Access requirements: 

Completed:

  • a second-cycle study programme or
  • a university study programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004, or
  • a first-cycle professional study programme (adopted prior to 11 June 2004) and a study programme to obtain a specialised qualification. Prior to enrolment, such candidates must meet requirements totalling a maximum of 35 ECTS credits from a second-cycle media communications study programme, or
  • a study programme that leads to vocations governed by EU directives, or another non-structured master’s degree study programme assessed at 300 ECTS credits.
Ways to acquire: 

Students must meet all prescribed requirements of a study programme and accumulate at least 180 ECTS credits.