Third-cycle doctoral study programmes (SQF level 10)
- Graduates of single-subject and two-subject academic bachelor's programmes in physics with a teaching component, and graduates of non-teaching higher education programmes in physics who meet conditions to teach in the Republic of Slovenia; other graduates of higher education programmes may enrol in the programme after passing a viva voce examination on traditional and modern physics;
- candidates must have achieved an average grade of 8 or more in their undergraduate programme or have two years' work experience in the field of physics;
- knowledge of English.
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).
University of Maribor, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
In order to complete the master's programme, candidates must complete the following course units: an examination and seminar on the didactics of physics, examinations in elective subjects, a seminar paper on their individual research, a viva voce examination on the subject "Overview of traditional and modern physics", and a master's thesis.
The thesis must be an original work in the field of physics or the teaching of physics, at a level worthy of publication in a prestigious journal (category I or II from the Criteria of the University of Maribor).
Graduates of this programme must complete the programme by the 30.9.2016.