In order to complete the programme, candidates must successfully complete all course units defined by the programme.
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).
University of Maribor, Faculty of Criminal Justice and Security
- A completed second-cycle (Bologna) study programme; or
- a completed professional higher education programme, adopted before 11 June 2004, and a study programme leading to a specialisation. Course units totalling 60 ECTS credits are defined for these candidates before enrolment in the study programme. These course units are subjects from the second-cycle (master's) programme in Security Studies: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Criminological Strategy for Limiting Crime, Penal Policy and Penology, Intelligence and Security, Private Security Industry, Research Methodology and Multivariate Statistical Methods; or
- a completed study programme leading to professions regulated by EU directives, or another integrated master's degree programme consisting of 300 ECTS credits,
- admission requirements are also met by candidates who have completed an equivalent qualification in another country