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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:

(competences of doctoral candidates)

  • analyse, synthesise and anticipate solutions and the consequences of factors in the computer profession,
  • critically assess events in the field of computer and information science, and in broader terms in society,
  • autonomously search for and obtain professional knowledge and integrate it with existing knowledge,
  • demonstrate autonomy in professional and scientific research work,
  • use mathematical and computer tools in specific research,
  • place computer and information science in the broader social context to communicate in the field of global computer science and society, and
  • create a hierarchy that breaks a problem down into sub-problems and combine partial solutions using engineering techniques.

Reference Data

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University of Primorska, Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies

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  • Diploma from a second-cycle study programme or 
  • diploma from a study programme set out in the fourth paragraph of Article 36 of the Higher Education Act, if the programme is assessed at 300 credits, or
  • diploma from a former undergraduate university study programme (study programmes adopted prior to 11 June 2004) from the fields of computer and information science, computer science and mathematics, mathematics or electrical engineering.

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Candidates must meet all requirements prescribed by the study programme and successfully present their doctoral dissertation, with which they demonstrate their mastery of the field and the scientific research work method.

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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: 
  • Diploma from a second-cycle study programme or 
  • diploma from a study programme set out in the fourth paragraph of Article 36 of the Higher Education Act, if the programme is assessed at 300 credits, or
  • diploma from a former undergraduate university study programme (study programmes adopted prior to 11 June 2004) from the fields of computer and information science, computer science and mathematics, mathematics or electrical engineering.
Ways to acquire: 

Candidates must meet all requirements prescribed by the study programme and successfully present their doctoral dissertation, with which they demonstrate their mastery of the field and the scientific research work method.