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

Master's degree in Slovene language and literature and ... (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to: 

(general competences)

  • functionally apply the research methods pertaining to linguistics and literary history,
  • analytically observe, synthesise and anticipate new solutions,
  • demonstrate autonomy in professional work,
  • develop communication skills, with an emphasis on intercultural linguistic communication,
  • demonstrate thorough understanding of the structure and functioning of language in contemporary society,
  • apply knowledge in practice,
  • search for new sources of knowledge in the relevant professional and academic field,
  • demonstrate a critical sense, autonomy and responsibility in decision-making,
  • demonstrate cooperativeness in teamwork,
  • demonstrate a commitment to professional ethics,

(subject-specific competences)

  • integrate knowledge in different fields of linguistics and literary science and use them in new applications,
  • demonstrate thorough understanding of the structure and functioning of language in contemporary society,
  • demonstrate understanding of ideological/aesthetic, motivic/thematic, genre and stylistic shifts in contemporary Slovene literature,
  • compare the development of European and Slovene literature,
  • interpret literature and establish a critical attitude with respect to various other interpretations,
  • demonstrate understanding and knowledge of thematic and motivic transfers from world literature to Slovene literature and their actualisation,
  • produce, revise and edit texts of different genres,
  • adopt an interdisciplinary approach to the analysis of the current state of language,
  • act autonomously in the field of discourse analysis,
  • demonstrate understanding of the interconnection and functioning of linguistic devices used in different types of texts,
  • functionally use available language technologies in the analysis of language,
  • appropriately evaluate the phenomena of multilingualism and multiculturalism,
  • demonstrate appropriate understanding of the position of the Slovene language in intercultural linguistic communication,
  • raise awareness of language and literature as important elements of civic consciousness,
  • formulate appropriate positions with regard to civic education and the Slovene language as one of its fundamental components.

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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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University of Maribor, Faculty of Arts

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In order to complete a two-subject study programme, students must complete all course units prescribed by the programme in both parts of the two-subject study programme for a total of at least 120 credits (60 credits in each part of the two-subject study programme).

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  • A completed first-cycle study programme in the field of Slovene language and literature; or 
  • a completed first-cycle study programme in one of the following fields: linguistics, research on individual languages, theoretical and applied linguistics, literary studies, translation studies, historiography, ethnology, cultural studies, history of art, philosophy, theology, sociology, communication studies, library science or journalism – if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units essential for further study, consisting of 27 credits.
NQF Level: 
8
Access requirements: 
  • A completed first-cycle study programme in the field of Slovene language and literature; or 
  • a completed first-cycle study programme in one of the following fields: linguistics, research on individual languages, theoretical and applied linguistics, literary studies, translation studies, historiography, ethnology, cultural studies, history of art, philosophy, theology, sociology, communication studies, library science or journalism – if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units essential for further study, consisting of 27 credits.
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In order to complete a two-subject study programme, students must complete all course units prescribed by the programme in both parts of the two-subject study programme for a total of at least 120 credits (60 credits in each part of the two-subject study programme).