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

Doctorate in the field of physics (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • communicate in an international scientific context,
  • organise international trips of longer duration,
  • prepare international publications,
  • work in remote locations,

(subject-specific competences)

  • demonstrate mastery of complex synchrotronic measurement processes,
  • demonstrate mastery of complex spectroscopies,
  • take part in international collaborations in the field of astrophysics,
  • write international scholarly papers.

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In order to complete the programme, students must pass all examinations, complete all course units in all subjects of the curriculum, and successfully defend a doctoral dissertation, for a total of 180 credits.

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  • A completed second-cycle study programme; or
  • a completed former study programme to obtain an academic higher education; or
  • a completed integrated master's programme lasting five years and carrying 300 credits; or
  • a completed former study programme leading to a specialisation and a previously completed professional higher education programme, if candidates have completed additional course units consisting of 30–60 credits.

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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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University of Nova Gorica, Graduate School

NQF Level: 
10
Access requirements: 
  • A completed second-cycle study programme; or
  • a completed former study programme to obtain an academic higher education; or
  • a completed integrated master's programme lasting five years and carrying 300 credits; or
  • a completed former study programme leading to a specialisation and a previously completed professional higher education programme, if candidates have completed additional course units consisting of 30–60 credits.
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In order to complete the programme, students must pass all examinations, complete all course units in all subjects of the curriculum, and successfully defend a doctoral dissertation, for a total of 180 credits.