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Qualification: Professional bachelor's degree in wood technology (no legal status)

Professional bachelor's degree in wood technology (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • demonstrate familiarity with the properties of wood and fibrous composites and their possibilities of use,
  • demonstrate understanding of and familiarity with technological processes and production technologies in the woodworking industry,
  • integrate theoretical and practical knowledge that enables the implementation, supervision and management of technological wood-processing procedures,
  • transfer specialised knowledge into production, particularly new technological solutions, and critically assess and apply theoretical knowledge in practice,
  • resolve practical problems in production using scientific methods and interdisciplinary work,
  • autonomously implement, supervise and manage technological processes in wood-processing production and resolve problems,
  • use information technologies creatively,
  • participate in group work and project work, where the emphasis is on social responsibility and professional ethics,
  • undertake autonomous professional work and self-critical evaluation,
  • communicate with co-workers, management staff, subordinates and the public,
  • pursue self-directed learning and professional and personal development and keep abreast of research results,
  • use modern tools and skills,
  • carry out analyses and practical and applied planning and implement a process through to a finished product,
  • carry out pricing analysis of a process, material, technology, sales in a market, occupational safety, etc.,
  • demonstrate understanding of and integrate technical, technological, scientific, economic and organisational knowledge,

(subject-specific competences)

  • demonstrate mastery of practical skills,
  • demonstrate familiarity with the structure and properties of wood and fibre composites,
  • determine the serviceability of individual types of wood and fibre composites,
  • demonstrate familiarity with the principle of sustainable, rational and optimal use of wood,
  • demonstrate familiarity with production technologies in the woodworking industry,
  • demonstrate understanding of, integrate and master technologies and technological processes in the woodworking industry,
  • systematically monitor sources of professional information and apply it appropriately in production technologies,
  • manage wood and fibre composites.

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  • Matura or
  • vocational matura; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.

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Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical exercises and seminar papers, and also via products, projects, performances, services, etc. and by examinations. 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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Second-cycle master's study programmes (SQF level 8)

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Bioengineering

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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units prescribed by the study programme and subject syllabuses, for a total of 180 credits. Students must write and defend a diploma project.

NQF Level: 
7
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.
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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units prescribed by the study programme and subject syllabuses, for a total of 180 credits. Students must write and defend a diploma project.