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Qualification: Master’s degree in teaching philosophy and … (no legal status)

Master’s degree in teaching philosophy and … (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to: 

(general competences)

  • perform logical and abstract analyses, synthesise and evaluate,
  • express in depth their knowledge of both specialist fields and evaluate them critically,
  • independently enhance, refine and link acquired knowledge and qualifications with various professional fields,
  • contextualise and independently supplement information,
  • transfer own knowledge and skills to other problem areas (ability to transfer),
  • resolve problems, conflicts and work tasks in an intra- and interdisciplinary manner,
  • solve problems in a team,
  • organise and lead expert groups,
  • perform (self-)evaluation and (self-)assessment, and think critically and holistically,
  • locate new sources of knowledge independently and interpret and apply them in professional and academic fields,

(subject-specific competences)

  • link philosophical knowledge to knowledge of natural science, social science and the humanities,
  • reflect on and analyse basic concepts in the field of natural science, social science and the humanities,
  • analyse and reflect comparatively in the fields of philosophy, the humanities, pedagogy, etc.,
  • read, understand and comment on basic philosophical texts,
  • confront errors of logic and argumentation as well as epistemological barriers in everyday life and in the academic field,
  • evaluate the epistemological range of texts,
  • know and understand the fundamental concepts of the history of philosophy and modern philosophies,
  • think critically in the area of the history of philosophy and modern philosophies,
  • comparatively analyse and critically evaluate different philosophies and teach differences,
  • apply philosophical knowledge and basic concepts in practice,
  • teach philosophical and especially cognitive theoretical and ethical content at various levels of education,
  • apply philosophical didactics in pedagogical practice and in everyday life,
  • assess knowledge in terms of fundamental values, ethical, pedagogical and other principles,
  • actively confront fashionable trends, ideological and other pressures in the fields of philosophy, the humanities, pedagogy, etc.

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Third-cycle doctoral study programmes (SQF level 10)

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  • A completed first-cycle academic higher education programme in philosophy; or
  • a completed first-cycle academic higher education programme in another field, if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units essential for second-cycle studies; these are determined with reference to how different the field is, and consist of 10 to a maximum 60 credits from the range of basic subjects; or
  • a completed professional higher education programme adopted between 1 January 1994 and 11 June 2004, if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units essential for second-cycle studies; these are determined with reference to how different the field is, and consist of 10 to 60 credits from the range of basic subjects. 

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To complete the study programme, students must successfully complete teaching practice in both subjects of the two-subject programme, defend a master’s thesis, and complete all other course units of the second-cycle master’s two-subject teacher training programme, totalling 120 credits.

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts

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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: 
8
Access requirements: 
  • A completed first-cycle academic higher education programme in philosophy; or
  • a completed first-cycle academic higher education programme in another field, if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units essential for second-cycle studies; these are determined with reference to how different the field is, and consist of 10 to a maximum 60 credits from the range of basic subjects; or
  • a completed professional higher education programme adopted between 1 January 1994 and 11 June 2004, if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units essential for second-cycle studies; these are determined with reference to how different the field is, and consist of 10 to 60 credits from the range of basic subjects. 
Ways to acquire: 

To complete the study programme, students must successfully complete teaching practice in both subjects of the two-subject programme, defend a master’s thesis, and complete all other course units of the second-cycle master’s two-subject teacher training programme, totalling 120 credits.