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Qualification: Diplomant izobraževalne biologije (un) in …/diplomantka izobraževalne biologije (un) in …

Diplomant izobraževalne biologije (un) in …/diplomantka izobraževalne biologije (un) in …

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • think analytically and demonstrate understanding of complex systems that enable participation in various interdisciplinary teams,
  • demonstrate general knowledge and communicate and work in a team with experts from other professional and scientific fields,
  • participate in research and development projects aimed at improving the quality of work in the field of education,
  • demonstrate autonomy, criticism/self-criticism and initiative and strive for quality in own professional work,
  • plan own professional development, keep abreast of the achievements of science and studies important for own professional work, and critically and carefully incorporate new findings into own work,
  • address technical and work problems by seeking out sources of knowledge and applying scientific methods,
  • communicate with absolute proficiency in the Slovene language,
  • self-educate and manage sources in at least one foreign language,
  • use information and communication technologies in education and training, and everyday situations,
  • effectively plan and independently control the performance of own activities,
  • show perceptiveness with regard to people's problems and various social situations,
  • respect diversity and the cultural and ideological values of the individual,
  • deduce new logical conclusions on the basis of given data,
  • apply scientific/mathematical thinking to the quantitative treatment of problems in nature, the environment and society,
  • work safely and assess risks,

(subject-specific competences)

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic biological concepts, procedures and theories and apply biological knowledge in various contexts,
  • communicate own understanding of fundamental biological concepts and procedures,
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basics of botany, zoology, microbiology, ecology, biochemistry, genetics and evolution,
  • demonstrate understanding of and address simple biological problems at a qualitative and quantitative level,
  • describe a given situation using appropriate biological terminology,
  • address simple biological and other problems using ICT,
  • plan, implement and evaluate simple biological experiments, tests and field sampling,
  • handle apparatus safely and work in a biology laboratory,
  • work ethically and safely with living organisms and biological materials,
  • maintain and protect biological and didactic collections,
  • evaluate the results of own work in the field of biology education,
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the influence of biology on the development of other sciences and the importance of biology and human society.

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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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  • Matura or
  • vocational matura and an examination in one of the matura subjects; the selected subject may not be a subject which the candidate has already taken in the vocational matura; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.

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Second-cycle master's study programmes (SQF level 8)

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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units prescribed by the study programme.

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University of Maribor, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

NQF Level: 
7
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura and an examination in one of the matura subjects; the selected subject may not be a subject which the candidate has already taken in the vocational matura; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.
Ways to acquire: 

In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units prescribed by the study programme.