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Qualification: Master's degree in English language and literature and ... (no legal status)

Master's degree in English language and literature 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 in written and oral form and evaluate them critically,
  • competently transfer intra- and interdisciplinary knowledge into practice, 
  • 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,
  • approach problem-solving as part of a team,
  • organise and lead expert groups,
  • perform (self-)evaluation and (self-)assessment, and think critically and holistically,
  • find new sources of knowledge independently and interpret and apply them in professional and academic fields,
  • use ICT professionally and effectively in searching for, selecting, processing, presenting and disseminating information,
  • ensure the quality of own work and raise quality standards in the work environment,
  • communicate orally and in writing at a higher level,
  • work as part of a team,
  • independently acquire knowledge and expertise,
  • pursue lifelong learning,
  • analyse, synthesise and anticipate solutions and consequences at a higher level,
  • demonstrate critical judgement,
  • demonstrate a capacity for ethical reflection and a commitment to professional ethics,
  • work autonomously within the discipline,
  • develop a critical intellect,

(subject-specific competences)

  • work in an English-speaking cultural environment,
  • critically evaluate fundamental literary works in English at an advanced level,
  • respond professionally in an intercultural environment,
  • identify social and regional variants of Spanish,
  • synthesise and analyse textual communication processes in society,
  • demonstrate a high level of understanding of the interdependence of texts and the civilisational, cultural and social context,
  • transfer theoretical knowledge into practice at an advanced level,
  • resolve technical problems at an advanced level,
  • integrate knowledge from the field of English language and literature with other humanities fields.

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Third-cycle doctoral study programmes (SQF level 10)

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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units prescribed by the study programme and individual subject syllabuses, for a total of 60 credits. Since this is a two-subject study programme, in order to complete the overall programme students must also complete all course units in the other discipline, amounting to 60 credits, for a total of 120 credits.

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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, Faculty of Arts

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  • A completed first-cycle two-subject academic higher education programme in the same disciplines (180 credits); or
  • a completed first-cycle two-subject academic higher education programme in the same disciplines (240 credits); in this case up to 60 credits may be recognised, depending on the first-cycle course units completed; or
  • any other completed first-cycle academic higher education programme in another relevant field (linguistics, social sciences and humanities), 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; or
  • any other 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 up to 60 credits; or
  • a completed professional higher education programme under the former programme in relevant fields (linguistics, social sciences and humanities), 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; or
  • a completed professional higher education programme (under the former programme in other fields), 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 up to 60 credits.
NQF Level: 
8
Access requirements: 
  • A completed first-cycle two-subject academic higher education programme in the same disciplines (180 credits); or
  • a completed first-cycle two-subject academic higher education programme in the same disciplines (240 credits); in this case up to 60 credits may be recognised, depending on the first-cycle course units completed; or
  • any other completed first-cycle academic higher education programme in another relevant field (linguistics, social sciences and humanities), 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; or
  • any other 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 up to 60 credits; or
  • a completed professional higher education programme under the former programme in relevant fields (linguistics, social sciences and humanities), 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; or
  • a completed professional higher education programme (under the former programme in other fields), 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 up to 60 credits.
Ways to acquire: 

In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units prescribed by the study programme and individual subject syllabuses, for a total of 60 credits. Since this is a two-subject study programme, in order to complete the overall programme students must also complete all course units in the other discipline, amounting to 60 credits, for a total of 120 credits.