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Qualification: Master of Science in the field of biomedicine (no legal status)

Master of Science in the field of biomedicine (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Graduates have an in-depth knowledge of biomedicine and master various research methods that are important for this field. They are able to pursue creative and independent scientific research work and solve the scientific problems of future employers. They have acquired the capacity to understand and critically assess solutions to demanding and complex scientific research questions. They are capable of creative and independent deliberation 

over scientific research problems, critically assess research results, develop new research methods and transfer new technologies and knowledge into practice.

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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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University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Veterinary Faculty in cooperation with Jožef Štefan Institute, with the National Institute of Chemistry and with the National Institute of Biology

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Candidates complete their studies when they complete at least 120 credits and have completed obligations in all selected subjects and their master’s thesis. Candidates must complete their studies until 30.9.2016

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Completed relevant undergraduate academic programme at the University of Ljubljana, generally in biomedicine or natural science and mathematics, with an average grade of 8 or higher (the curriculum board will decide on the admission of graduates from other specialisations). In exceptions, candidates who have not achieved an average grade of 8 in their undergraduate programme may also enrol. In admitting such candidates, account is taken of additional criteria: professional achievements, high-quality scientific publications, student research assignments and a high grade for their diploma thesis (9 or 10). Graduates of other universities may enrol in the graduate programme under the same conditions.

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9
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Completed relevant undergraduate academic programme at the University of Ljubljana, generally in biomedicine or natural science and mathematics, with an average grade of 8 or higher (the curriculum board will decide on the admission of graduates from other specialisations). In exceptions, candidates who have not achieved an average grade of 8 in their undergraduate programme may also enrol. In admitting such candidates, account is taken of additional criteria: professional achievements, high-quality scientific publications, student research assignments and a high grade for their diploma thesis (9 or 10). Graduates of other universities may enrol in the graduate programme under the same conditions.

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Candidates complete their studies when they complete at least 120 credits and have completed obligations in all selected subjects and their master’s thesis. Candidates must complete their studies until 30.9.2016