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Qualification: Master's degree in business and economics (no legal status)

Master's degree in business and economics (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:
(general competences)

  • think and understand integrally and critically for analysis and synthesis,
  • apply modern concepts and models to diagnose and solve problems (decision-making) at the level of an individual healthcare organisation or wider society with the support of modern quantitative and qualitative methods of analysis and assessment,
  • use information and communication technology effectively,
  • demonstrate understanding of the diversity and complexity of economic and business events in the dynamic environment in which the healthcare organisations operate,
  • independently plan and conduct research in the field of business operations, management and economics in the healthcare sector,
  • demonstrate understanding of the broader dimensions of the management and environment of healthcare organisations, in particular the European, technological and ethical dimensions,

(subject-specific competences)

STREAM: MANAGEMENT

  • solve problems,
  • analyse problems,
  • ask relevant questions,
  • formulate alternative solutions,
  • select the most effective solutions,
  • provide effective control of the implementation of decisions,
  • work as part of a team and form teams for effective healthcare management,
  • assume the most responsible tasks of middle and senior managers in organisations working in the fields of healthcare and social care,

STREAM: ECONOMICS

  • carry out economic analysis of healthcare and social care,
  • demonstrate understanding of activities and the effectiveness factors of these activities,
  • demonstrate understanding of the formulation of adequate systemic and political measures to direct economic activity in the field of healthcare and social care,
  • demonstrate broad understanding of the processes in progress in this field around the world,
  • analyse, acquire and understand the data necessary for analysis of this kind,
  • demonstrate familiarity with the fundamental social and political principles that apply to healthcare and social care around the world,
  • demonstrate familiarity with the quantitative methods necessary for economic analyses in this field.

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

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  • A completed first-cycle (Bologna) study programme or an earlier study programme leading to a professional higher education qualification in a relevant field (under the Frascati classification this means: social sciences, business and management, natural science and mathematics, medicine and humanities) and at least 180 ECTS credits; or
  • a completed study programme from the previous indent in another field not included in the previous paragraph and at least 180 credits; the additional course units totalling 12 credits which candidates must complete before enrolling in this master's programme are Microeconomics 1 (6 credits) and Introduction to Business (6 credits).

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics

NQF Level: 
8
Access requirements: 
  • A completed first-cycle (Bologna) study programme or an earlier study programme leading to a professional higher education qualification in a relevant field (under the Frascati classification this means: social sciences, business and management, natural science and mathematics, medicine and humanities) and at least 180 ECTS credits; or
  • a completed study programme from the previous indent in another field not included in the previous paragraph and at least 180 credits; the additional course units totalling 12 credits which candidates must complete before enrolling in this master's programme are Microeconomics 1 (6 credits) and Introduction to Business (6 credits).
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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units prescribed by the study programme.