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

Master's degree in social informatics (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

  • think analytically,
  • demonstrate mastery of research methods, procedures and processes in social science research into internet-based social phenomena and develop critical and self-critical assessment in the interpretation of the results of social science research,
  • apply knowledge from the fields of social sciences, informatics and methodology in practical work,
  • perform professional work autonomously,
  • develop communication abilities and skills in the planning of projects, the publication of their results and their conversion into decisions,
  • demonstrate a capacity for ethical reflection and a commitment to professional ethics in the collection, analysis and interpretation of data originating in contemporary society,
  • work cooperatively in a group in the local or international environment to plan, manage and implement projects.

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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 Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences

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  • A completed first-cycle study programme consisting of 240 credits in one of the following fields: social sciences, journalism and information science, business and management, teacher training and education science, mathematics and statistics, computer science, humanities, law, engineering sciences, manufacturing technology, architecture and civil engineering, health, social work, environmental protection; or
  • a completed first-cycle study programme in another field consisting of 240 credits, if the candidate completes course units essential for further study totalling up to 30 credits; or
  • a completed first-cycle study programme in any field, consisting of 180 credits; before enrolling in the second cycle at the Faculty of Social Sciences the candidate must complete subjects totalling 60 credits from the Social Sciences Preparatory Programme in subjects selected by agreement with the programme administrator; or
  • a completed four-year professional higher education programme offered before the introduction of the Bologna reform and completed by the 2015/2016 academic year at the latest, in one of the fields listed in the first indent; or
  • a completed four-year professional higher education programme offered before the introduction of the Bologna reform and completed by the 2015/2016 academic year at the latest, in other fields; candidates must complete the subjects (30 credits) listed in the second indent; or
  • a completed three-year professional higher education programme offered before the introduction of the Bologna reform and completed by the 2015/2016 academic year at the latest; candidates may enrol in the master's programme under the conditions specified in the third indent.

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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units in all subjects in which they have enrolled and successfully defend a master's thesis via a public presentation.

NQF Level: 
8
Access requirements: 
  • A completed first-cycle study programme consisting of 240 credits in one of the following fields: social sciences, journalism and information science, business and management, teacher training and education science, mathematics and statistics, computer science, humanities, law, engineering sciences, manufacturing technology, architecture and civil engineering, health, social work, environmental protection; or
  • a completed first-cycle study programme in another field consisting of 240 credits, if the candidate completes course units essential for further study totalling up to 30 credits; or
  • a completed first-cycle study programme in any field, consisting of 180 credits; before enrolling in the second cycle at the Faculty of Social Sciences the candidate must complete subjects totalling 60 credits from the Social Sciences Preparatory Programme in subjects selected by agreement with the programme administrator; or
  • a completed four-year professional higher education programme offered before the introduction of the Bologna reform and completed by the 2015/2016 academic year at the latest, in one of the fields listed in the first indent; or
  • a completed four-year professional higher education programme offered before the introduction of the Bologna reform and completed by the 2015/2016 academic year at the latest, in other fields; candidates must complete the subjects (30 credits) listed in the second indent; or
  • a completed three-year professional higher education programme offered before the introduction of the Bologna reform and completed by the 2015/2016 academic year at the latest; candidates may enrol in the master's programme under the conditions specified in the third indent.
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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units in all subjects in which they have enrolled and successfully defend a master's thesis via a public presentation.