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Qualification: Master’s degree in tourism (no legal status)

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Master’s degree in tourism (no legal status)

Qualification Information

A student is qualified to:

(general competences)

  • analyse, synthesise and anticipate solutions and the consequences of actions of tourism organisations,
  • make judgements for decisions in tourism systems and processes,
  • independently apply acquired theoretical knowledge to solve problems in practice while managing tourism systems, organisations and/or companies,
  • master research methods, procedures and processes in tourism systems, processes and functions,
  • continuously develop in a focused manner critical and self-critical assessment when making decisions in the dynamics of tourism systems and processes,
  • develop communication skills, in particular constant communication in the international environment in the tourism sector,
  • work and create in an international environment, with an emphasis on the exploitation of all conventional and alternative energy sources, and on environmental protection,
  • master the most state-of-the-art technological methods, procedures and processes in the tourism sector,
  • work autonomously and confidently,
  • cooperate and work in a group, and
  • manage expert groups. 

 (subject-specific competences)

  • apply quantitative methods,
  • apply knowledge of the management of tourism organisations, 
  • understand the basic concepts of planning complex social networks and include social partners in the development of tourism at the entrepreneurial, local and regional levels,
  • understand basic and more complex concepts from logistical processes in the tourism sector,
  • link tourism needs with tourism products,
  • understand financial analysis categories,
  • understand models of the contemporary organisational structure of tourism organisations and investment in managerial concepts of operations,
  • perform a systems analysis and introduce an information system in operations,
  • understand the concept of marketing communication,
  • address practical problems from a process approach to operations in contemporary organisational systems,
  • understand basic concepts from research of the needs, motives and behaviour of consumers in the marketing of tourism services,
  • understand models of the contemporary organisational structure of tourism organisations and investment in managerial concepts of operations,
  • logically resolve specific work problems relating to the use of scientific research findings in creating a new, integrated tourism product using standard technical methods and procedures, and
  • demonstrate praxeological understanding of political theory with the aim of systematically understanding political and tourism events at the level of local, national, European, and global tourism policies.

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Students complete their studies when they have successfully met all prescribed requirements of a study programme and accumulated at least 120 ECTS credits.

 

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Third-cycle doctoral study programmes (SQF level 10)

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  • Completion of a first-cycle study programme from the relevant fields (e.g. tourism, hotel management, food services, gastronomy and economics) or
  • completion of a first-cycle study programme from other fields for which requirements have been met totalling between 10 and 60 ECTS credits that are essential for continuing study: Basics of Tourism, Destination Management, Travel Activity and Tourism Theory or
  • completion of a first-cycle professional education programme (adopted prior to 11 June 2004) from the relevant fields (e.g. tourism, hotel management, food services, gastronomy, and economics), or
  • first-cycle professional study programme (adopted prior to 11 June 2004) for which requirements have been met totalling between 10 and 60 ECTS credits that are essential for continuing study: Basics of Tourism, Destination Management, Travel Activity and Tourism Theory.

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Examination performance is scored 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 Tourism in Brežice

NQF Level: 
8
Access requirements: 
  • Completion of a first-cycle study programme from the relevant fields (e.g. tourism, hotel management, food services, gastronomy and economics) or
  • completion of a first-cycle study programme from other fields for which requirements have been met totalling between 10 and 60 ECTS credits that are essential for continuing study: Basics of Tourism, Destination Management, Travel Activity and Tourism Theory or
  • completion of a first-cycle professional education programme (adopted prior to 11 June 2004) from the relevant fields (e.g. tourism, hotel management, food services, gastronomy, and economics), or
  • first-cycle professional study programme (adopted prior to 11 June 2004) for which requirements have been met totalling between 10 and 60 ECTS credits that are essential for continuing study: Basics of Tourism, Destination Management, Travel Activity and Tourism Theory.
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Students complete their studies when they have successfully met all prescribed requirements of a study programme and accumulated at least 120 ECTS credits.