In order to complete the programme, candidates must successfully complete all course units defined by the programme. Graduates of this programme must complete the programme by the 30.9.2016.
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).
Third-cycle doctoral study programme (SQF level 10)
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Bioengineering
Enrolment in a master's or doctoral programme in biology or bioengineering/biotechnology is open to candidates who have completed an academic higher education programme, can demonstrate active proficiency in at least one world language and have relevant previous knowledge.
Adequate previous knowledge, which is assessed by the Department Senate of the Biotechnical Faculty or the senate or collegium responsible for the field chosen by the student.
At the proposal of the department senate or senate (collegium) responsible for the field, the Senate of the Biotechnical Faculty, or the Postgraduate Studies Committee authorised by the Senate, prescribes supplementary examinations (consisting of at least 30 credits) from the undergraduate programme in the selected field or a related field to candidates who do not possess adequate previous knowledge.
Candidates must pass supplementary examinations before the end of the second year of the postgraduate programme.
An exception to this is the field of landscape architecture, where students must pass examinations from the undergraduate programme before enrolling in the second year.