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Qualification: Master's degree in archaeology (no legal status)

Master's degree in archaeology (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • appropriately select research methods, procedures and processes and assess them critically,
  • autonomously process primary sources and critically assess the dilemmas and perspectives of the academic discipline,
  • participate in joint research that enables them to be more competitive in the labour market,
  • demonstrate a commitment to professional ethics,
  • communicate orally and in writing,

(subject-specific competences)

  • demonstrate in-depth professional insight into the development of concepts in archaeology and history of art and cultural heritage protection concepts,
  • demonstrate familiarity with the basic practical scientific methods of archaeological, conservation and art history work, with essential ancillary disciplines,
  • place knowledge conceptually into the broader context of the study, protection and promotion of cultural heritage,
  • resolve concrete problems in the monument protection profession and use results for theoretical scientific work,
  • demonstrate knowledge of the work process from basic research to the preparation of scholarly publications.

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Third-cycle doctoral study programmes (SQF level 10)

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University of Primorska, Faculty of Humanities

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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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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units prescribed by the study programme.

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  • A first-cycle (bachelor's) degree in: Heritage of Europe and the Mediterranean, Archaeology, History, History of Art, Art Education; or
  • a first-cycle (bachelor's) degree in another field, if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed the course units essential for further study, i.e. at least 18 credits in the following archaeology subjects: Archaeological Heritage of Europe, Archaeological Heritage of Slovenia, History of Antiquity; or
  • a bachelor's degree from an earlier academic higher education programme (adopted before 11 June 2004) in another field or an equivalent programme from a foreign university, if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units totalling 18 credits via the additional course units in the subjects indicated in the previous indent.
NQF Level: 
8
Access requirements: 
  • A first-cycle (bachelor's) degree in: Heritage of Europe and the Mediterranean, Archaeology, History, History of Art, Art Education; or
  • a first-cycle (bachelor's) degree in another field, if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed the course units essential for further study, i.e. at least 18 credits in the following archaeology subjects: Archaeological Heritage of Europe, Archaeological Heritage of Slovenia, History of Antiquity; or
  • a bachelor's degree from an earlier academic higher education programme (adopted before 11 June 2004) in another field or an equivalent programme from a foreign university, if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units totalling 18 credits via the additional course units in the subjects indicated in the previous indent.
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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units prescribed by the study programme.