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Qualification: Master’s degree in European business studies (no legal status)

Master’s degree in European business studies (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • master research methods and procedures using various analytical and prognostic tools,
  • effectively use IT and manage information,
  • analyse complex problems and synthesise solutions, and take responsibility for prognosis, strategy and sustainable development,
  • think creatively and effectively solve project, business, legal and regional and local development problems,
  • lead effectively and work in a team, 
  • demonstrate familiarity with and understanding of the development of business, economic, legal and other social sciences and their role in the globalised world,
  • work autonomously and confidently,

(subject-specific competences)

STREAM: EUROPEAN PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • understand theoretical approaches and their creative application in solving specific problems in the area of winning, leading and entering projects for EU tenders, especially in all legal organisational forms of companies, institutions and public institutions,
  • analyse and solve specific project problems through the creative use of scientific research methods in procedures and methodologies of international comparison,
  • master fundamental knowledge in the field of project work: management, economics, law and the methodology of business research and its interdisciplinary application with the objective of sustainable development,
  • place new information and interpretations in the context of business and administrative studies,
  • understand, analyse and creatively face challenges brought by globalisation and the computerisation of modern society at the intersection of project work, business operations, management, economics and production processes using creative thinking methods and techniques,
  • master the administrative, economic and technological aspects of international project operation and for all levels of project management,
  • understand the general structure of project work and the link to management, law, economics, IT, HR management, communicology and other substantive fields, 
  • project operation, communication, lobbying and negotiating in an international and multicultural setting, 
  • use IT and systems as an information source in the field of project work, 
  • pursue contextual and analytical thinking and socially responsible project work, understand intercultural aspects and show a commitment to business culture, ethics, standards and values, and to high professionalism,
  • demonstrate critical reflection and develop social and communication skills for work in an international setting, 

STREAM: EUROPEAN INTEGRATION

  • recognise, analyse and organise economics and legal issues, for commercial and public services on the national and local level and in EU institutions,
  • master the most up-to-date economic, business and legal practices, procedures and systems in the EU,
  • recognise and observe legal standards, procedures, operations and activities in Slovenia and the EU, 
  • demonstrate familiarity with the operation and management of organisations in the EU as a system,
  • perform advanced research work in the interdisciplinary field of legal, economic and business systems,
  • professionally analyse, synthesise and anticipate solutions and consequences in legal, economic and business systems, processes and functions, 
  • independently apply acquired theoretical knowledge to solve problems in practice in managing economic, business and legal systems,
  • develop communication skills, in particular constant communication in the international environment in the field of economic, business and legal systems, 
  • work and create in an international environment, with an emphasis on the exploitation of resources of the law, both domestic and European, 
  • rationally resolve specific work problems in the area of legal, economic and business issues through the application of modern practices, methods and procedures, 
  • understand and place new economic, legal and business information and interpretations in the context of the fundamental discipline, 
  • demonstrate familiarity with and understanding of the foundation and history of development of legal institutions,
  • understand and apply critical analysis methods and development of legal institutions and theories, and apply them in solving specific work problems,
  • intensively and constantly use information and communication technology in economic, legal and business systems of Europe,
  • intensively and constantly use IT and administrative systems in their specific work place in the process of operating and managing a legal business system,
  • demonstrate familiarity with modern legal practices, procedures, methodologies and organisation of work in their own specific working environment, 
  • integrate knowledge from various areas and build it into specific applications of legal business relations, 
  • formulate independent expert opinions on the functioning of the legal business system, 
  • plan and lead procedures and methods of administration for large legal business systems and cooperate with local actors in preparing and implementing procedures in legal business systems, 

STREAM: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONS AND TOWNS

  • demonstrate general and theoretical knowledge that enables an advanced understanding of various aspects of regional and local economic and social development and its planning,
  • have an integrated and systematic insight into economic, legal, technological, sociological and ecological aspects of development,
  • demonstrate advanced knowledge and understanding of basic theories of economic and social development and knowledge of methods and techniques of planning regional/local economic development and planning,
  • apply modern expert findings and approaches as a basis in solving practical problems,
  • integrate different knowledge and apply an interdisciplinary approach in seeking practical solutions and solving complex tasks, demonstrate practical and effective knowledge and leadership of development projects, draw up development projects and programmes and use software tools,
  • show flexibility in preparing development projects and handling changes and an interdisciplinary understanding of the cultural and developmental plurality of Slovenia and Europe, 
  • demonstrate familiarity with the basic principles and concepts of development in the future and plan sustainable development,
  • demonstrate an orientation towards professional familiarity with and broad critical assessment of possible solutions, and towards an understanding of different aspects of modern social changes and development processes,
  • create strategic economic planning of local communities and regions and develop instruments for implementing this in practice,
  • take responsibility for heading the most challenging tasks that are tied narrowly to specific fields of regional and local development,
  • independently apply acquired theoretical and professional knowledge to solve problems in practice in regional and spatial planning of socio-economic development.

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Third-cycle doctoral study programmes (SQF level 10)

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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).

 

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  • First-cycle diploma in a related professional field (law, economics, organisational science, administrative and socio-political sciences) or
  • a first-cycle diploma in another professional field: prior to enrolment the candidate must complete course units in the amount of 20 credits that are essential for further study; or
  • diploma from an academic study programme before the revised ZVIS in the same or another professional field; course units are recognised for candidates as follows: 60 credits for the same professional field (students can choose between basic stream subjects under the European Business Studies programme), for other fields the Academic Affairs Committee at the higher education institution will examine each application individually, and grant credits accordingly, or
  • a completed Professional Bachelor Degree programme before the revised ZVIS in the same professional field; or 
  • a completed Professional Bachelor Degree programme before the revised ZVIS in another professional field; before selecting their master’s specialisation, candidates must complete course units essential for further study, totalling 20 credits.

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Students must meet all requirements defined by the study programme to complete their studies.

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Alma Mater Europaea – European Centre, Maribor

NQF Level: 
8
Access requirements: 
  • First-cycle diploma in a related professional field (law, economics, organisational science, administrative and socio-political sciences) or
  • a first-cycle diploma in another professional field: prior to enrolment the candidate must complete course units in the amount of 20 credits that are essential for further study; or
  • diploma from an academic study programme before the revised ZVIS in the same or another professional field; course units are recognised for candidates as follows: 60 credits for the same professional field (students can choose between basic stream subjects under the European Business Studies programme), for other fields the Academic Affairs Committee at the higher education institution will examine each application individually, and grant credits accordingly, or
  • a completed Professional Bachelor Degree programme before the revised ZVIS in the same professional field; or 
  • a completed Professional Bachelor Degree programme before the revised ZVIS in another professional field; before selecting their master’s specialisation, candidates must complete course units essential for further study, totalling 20 credits.
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Students must meet all requirements defined by the study programme to complete their studies.