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

Master of Science in the field of chemistry education (no legal status)

Qualification Information

A candidate will be able to:

  • evaluate research methods and techniques relating to chemistry education,
  • develop and optimise chemistry education methods with an emphasis on logic,
  • demonstrate knowledge of strategies for developing new curricula for the needs of teaching chemistry at the elementary and secondary school levels,
  • demonstrate thorough knowledge of and develop a system for evaluating the outcomes of chemistry education, with an emphasis on the external verification of knowledge,
  • create interdisciplinary and original learning topics, and introduce students and pupils to the young researcher activity,
  • enhance information methods and techniques (databases with a special emphasis on chemical and related databases, and databases relating to the field of chemistry education),
  • uses techniques to present knowledge (relational systems, hierarchical systems, knowledge bases and inference mechanisms),
  • analyse the mental-hygienic conditions of personal emotional development and take them into account and develop them in teaching work,
  • understand the particularities and conditions of various forms of cognitive and socio-emotional teaching,
  • understand the causes and meaning of individual differences between students,
  • recognise developmental and learning difficulties, and adapt relationship with such students,
  • identify and develop gifted students,
  • identify and develop students’ motivational factors, tendencies and interests.

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A diploma in the field of chemistry for education or a diploma in chemistry or chemical technology or a diploma in the field of chemistry for education and another subject or a diploma in biochemistry or an analogous field at the Biotechnical Faculty, and the fulfilment of the following conditions:

  • median test scores of at least very good at the undergraduate level,
  • active knowledge of English.

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Candidates must complete all prescribed requirements (i.e. have completed 120 credits) and successfully defend their master’s thesis to complete their studies. Candidates must complete all prescribed requirements until 30.9.2016

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Third-cycle doctoral study programmes (SQF, level 10)

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering

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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: 
9
Access requirements: 

A diploma in the field of chemistry for education or a diploma in chemistry or chemical technology or a diploma in the field of chemistry for education and another subject or a diploma in biochemistry or an analogous field at the Biotechnical Faculty, and the fulfilment of the following conditions:

  • median test scores of at least very good at the undergraduate level,
  • active knowledge of English.
Ways to acquire: 

Candidates must complete all prescribed requirements (i.e. have completed 120 credits) and successfully defend their master’s thesis to complete their studies. Candidates must complete all prescribed requirements until 30.9.2016