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Qualification: Master's degree in metallurgy and materials (no legal status)

Master's degree in metallurgy and materials (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

  • demonstrate mastery of fundamental theoretical knowledge from the natural sciences and mathematics fields of chemistry, physics, mechanics, mathematics and information technology, comparable to the best European universities in related sectors,
  • apply basic professional knowledge of interdisciplinarily connected fields characteristic of the functioning of metallurgical technologies in order to provide responsible and high-quality management of technologies, supervise them and point out possibilities for improvement and innovations,
  • communicate with co-workers and experts from related disciplines, thus enabling active participation in multidisciplinary groups,
  • participate in a cycle of courses of lectures from doctoral programmes,
  • analyse, synthesise and demonstrate understanding of the influence of technical solutions on environmental and social relations,
  • demonstrate understanding of the principles of leadership and understanding of business practice
  • demonstrate understanding of own professional and ethical responsibility,
  • pursue autonomous learning and lifelong learning.

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  • A completed first-cycle study programme in metallurgy and materials; or
  • a completed first-cycle programme in another engineering or science field (mechanical engineering, chemistry, physics, etc.) if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units essential for further studies, consisting of between 20 and 60 credits; or
  • a completed professional higher education programme in Metallurgical technology, if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units essential for further studies, consisting of between 20 and 60 credits; or
  • a completed professional higher education programme under an old Metallurgical technology programme, if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units essential for further studies, consisting of 20 credits; or
  • a completed professional higher education programme under a former programme in another engineering or science field (mechanical engineering, chemistry, physics, etc.), if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units essential for further studies, consisting of between 20 and 60 credits.

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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 prescribed course units, for a total of 120 ECTS credits.

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering

NQF Level: 
8
Access requirements: 
  • A completed first-cycle study programme in metallurgy and materials; or
  • a completed first-cycle programme in another engineering or science field (mechanical engineering, chemistry, physics, etc.) if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units essential for further studies, consisting of between 20 and 60 credits; or
  • a completed professional higher education programme in Metallurgical technology, if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units essential for further studies, consisting of between 20 and 60 credits; or
  • a completed professional higher education programme under an old Metallurgical technology programme, if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units essential for further studies, consisting of 20 credits; or
  • a completed professional higher education programme under a former programme in another engineering or science field (mechanical engineering, chemistry, physics, etc.), if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units essential for further studies, consisting of between 20 and 60 credits.
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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all prescribed course units, for a total of 120 ECTS credits.