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Qualification: Master's degree in the field of philosophy (no legal status)

Master's degree in the field of philosophy (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Graduates will be able to undertake autonomous research and teaching work at research institutes, higher education institutions and all other institutions where staff with postgraduate qualifications in philosophy and general methodology are needed. Graduates will have deepened and broadened their methodological knowledge and familiarised themselves in greater depth with the open questions of philosophical disciplines and the methods of philosophical research. They will also be capable of addressing concrete scholarly problems.

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Third-cycle doctoral study programmes (SQF level 10)

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts

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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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  • A bachelor's degree in philosophy,
  • proof of knowledge of one world language,
  • an average grade of 8 for academic performance in university studies or visible success in research while studying or subsequently (evidenced by an award or other public recognition for scientific or professional work, etc.).

Candidates who hold a bachelor's degree in another field may enrol in the postgraduate programme after passing a differential examination in philosophy and submitting proof of active knowledge of one foreign language.

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In order to complete the programme, students must successfully complete all course units prescribed by the individual study programme and successfully defend a master's thesis in public. Graduates of this programme must complete the programme by the 30.9.2016.

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9
Access requirements: 
  • A bachelor's degree in philosophy,
  • proof of knowledge of one world language,
  • an average grade of 8 for academic performance in university studies or visible success in research while studying or subsequently (evidenced by an award or other public recognition for scientific or professional work, etc.).

Candidates who hold a bachelor's degree in another field may enrol in the postgraduate programme after passing a differential examination in philosophy and submitting proof of active knowledge of one foreign language.

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In order to complete the programme, students must successfully complete all course units prescribed by the individual study programme and successfully defend a master's thesis in public. Graduates of this programme must complete the programme by the 30.9.2016.