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

Master's degree in environmental sciences (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • think analytically, in a manner that enables participation in interdisciplinary groups for the study and addressing of environmental protection problems,
  • address technical problems by autonomously seeking out sources of knowledge and applying research methods in the field of study and environmental protection,
  • critically evaluate results and reports,
  • demonstrate autonomy and responsibility in work and in taking professional decisions,
  • take part in project work and interdisciplinary group work,
  • plan group and project work,
  • apply acquired knowledge in practice,
  • communicate and present environmental reports and data to the public at home and abroad,

(subject-specific competences)

  • establish the state and quality of the environment,
  • assess environmental impacts and associated risks,
  • research phenomena in the environment,
  • prepare and implement monitoring programmes,
  • plan strategies to reduce environmental impacts,
  • prepare and implement waste management strategies.

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Third-cycle doctoral study programmes (SQF level 10)

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  • A completed first-cycle study programme consisting of at least 180 ECTS credits in a natural science discipline, an engineering discipline or biotechnology; or
  • a completed study programme that does not correspond to the criteria from the previous indent; depending on the field of the previous study programme, the studies committee shall define additional course units for the candidate consisting of up to 60 ECTS credits, which the candidate must complete before enrolling in the first year.

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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 Nova Gorica, School of Environmental Sciences

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

NQF Level: 
8
Access requirements: 
  • A completed first-cycle study programme consisting of at least 180 ECTS credits in a natural science discipline, an engineering discipline or biotechnology; or
  • a completed study programme that does not correspond to the criteria from the previous indent; depending on the field of the previous study programme, the studies committee shall define additional course units for the candidate consisting of up to 60 ECTS credits, which the candidate must complete before enrolling in the first year.
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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units prescribed by the study programme.