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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)

  • perform scientific research and development work creatively and independently, and resolve the scientific research problems of future employers,
  • understand and critically assess solutions for demanding and complex problems, and
  • creatively and independently address scientific research problems, critically assess research results, develop new research methods and transfer new technologies and knowledge into practice.

(specific competences)

  • use state-of-the-art computer and information methods and procedures in resolving issues in research and development systems,
  • place computer and information science in the broader social context,
  • apply engineering principles in resolving complex problems, and
  • communicate and report on work and the results to the field of global computer science and society.

Reference Data

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Computer and Information Science

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Candidates must meet all requirements prescribed by the study programme and successfully present their doctoral dissertation.

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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). 

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  • Completed second-cycle study programme or
  • a non-structured master’s degree study programme totalling 300 credits or
  • completed study programme leading to a university qualification (adopted prior to 11 June 2004), or
  • completed first-cycle professional study programme (adopted prior to 11 June 2004) and a study programme leading to a specialised qualification. Prior to enrolment, such candidate must meet requirements totalling at least 60 credits from the second-cycle media study programme Computer and Information Science, or
  • previously completed master's programmes leading to a Master’s of Science. Study requirements totalling 60 credits are recognised for candidates.
NQF Level: 
10
Access requirements: 
  • Completed second-cycle study programme or
  • a non-structured master’s degree study programme totalling 300 credits or
  • completed study programme leading to a university qualification (adopted prior to 11 June 2004), or
  • completed first-cycle professional study programme (adopted prior to 11 June 2004) and a study programme leading to a specialised qualification. Prior to enrolment, such candidate must meet requirements totalling at least 60 credits from the second-cycle media study programme Computer and Information Science, or
  • previously completed master's programmes leading to a Master’s of Science. Study requirements totalling 60 credits are recognised for candidates.
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Candidates must meet all requirements prescribed by the study programme and successfully present their doctoral dissertation.