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

Master's degree in geography (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of academic fields (broad general perspective),
  • critically read and understand texts,
  • demonstrate familiarity with and use scholarly apparatus,
  • autonomously acquire and use sources, knowledge and information,
  • demonstrate knowledge of information technology (information literacy),
  • use information tools for communication, distance collaboration, e-learning,
  • undertake independent research and publish research results in specialist, non-specialist and journalistic contexts,
  • participate in application procedures for various projects (research, technical, applied, development, etc.),
  • organise and plan work,
  • demonstrate openness to alternative views and solutions,
  • demonstrate focus on realistically feasible solutions,
  • participate in the preparation and organisation of project work,
  • transfer knowledge into everyday practice,
  • give public presentations,
  • work autonomously and take part in group work,
  • manage their own professional development and lifelong learning,
  • undertake self-criticism and offer well-argued criticism of others,
  • set out and defend their own rights, interests and needs,
  • show independence, initiative, creativity and originality.

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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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  • A completed first-cycle academic higher education programme in Geography; or
  • a completed first-cycle academic higher education programme in Geography (two-subject teacher training programme); or
  • any other completed first-cycle academic higher education programme or undergraduate programme, where depending on the field of the completed programme candidates must pass differential examinations in core geography subjects totalling 10–60 credits; or
  • any other completed programme leading to a higher professional qualification valid from 1 January 1994 to 11 June 2004, where depending on the field of the completed programme candidates must pass differential examinations in core geography subjects totalling 10–60 credits.

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts

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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units prescribed by the study programme and the syllabuses of individual subjects, for a total of 120 credits. Students are awarded their master's degree on successfully defending a written master's thesis before a panel consisting of a supervisor and two members.

NQF Level: 
8
Access requirements: 
  • A completed first-cycle academic higher education programme in Geography; or
  • a completed first-cycle academic higher education programme in Geography (two-subject teacher training programme); or
  • any other completed first-cycle academic higher education programme or undergraduate programme, where depending on the field of the completed programme candidates must pass differential examinations in core geography subjects totalling 10–60 credits; or
  • any other completed programme leading to a higher professional qualification valid from 1 January 1994 to 11 June 2004, where depending on the field of the completed programme candidates must pass differential examinations in core geography subjects totalling 10–60 credits.
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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units prescribed by the study programme and the syllabuses of individual subjects, for a total of 120 credits. Students are awarded their master's degree on successfully defending a written master's thesis before a panel consisting of a supervisor and two members.