Name of qualification Name of qualification: Magister inženir zootehnike/magistrica inženirka zootehnikeAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Master’s degree in zootechnical engineering
Type of qualification Type of qualification: Master’s degree
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Educational Qualification
Type of education Type of education: Master's education
Duration Duration of education:
2 years
Credits Credits: 120 credits
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • Completed first-cycle academic study programme in Agriculture – zootechnology or a comparable first-cycle programme in the field of agriculture provided by the Biotechnical Faculty or another faculty in Slovenia or abroad, or
  • completed first-cycle academic study programme in another field at a faculty in Slovenia or abroad, if the candidate additionally completes 10 to 60 credits from the selection of subjects under the first-cycle academic study programme Agriculture – zootechnology, or
  • completed first-cycle professional higher education programme in Agriculture – animal husbandry adopted prior to 11 June 2004, Agriculture – zootechnology or a comparable professional higher education programme in the field of agriculture provided by the Biotechnical Faculty or another faculty in Slovenia or abroad, or
  • completed professional higher education programme in another field at a faculty in Slovenia or abroad, if the candidate additionally completes 10 to 60 credits from the selection of subjects under the first-cycle study programmes Agriculture – zootechnology and Agriculture – animal husbandry.
ISCED field Field:
Agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary
ISCED subfield subfield: crop and livestock production
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 8
EQF Level: EQF 7
EOVK Level: Second level

Learning outcomes:
Students will be able to: 
(general competences)
  • demonstrate in-depth thinking in terms of natural sciences,
  • transfer, critically assess and apply theoretical knowledge in practice in solving problems, especially in seeking new sources of knowledge, through a capacity for interdisciplinary work and applying scientific methods,
  • analyse, synthesise, solve problems and envisage consequences,
  • understand professional and scientific literature,
  • critical monitoring and deliberation over modern theoretical and practical currents in the profession,
  • coherently apply acquired knowledge in practice,
  • independently pursue project and development work,
  • solve problems and make decisions in practice,
  • make decisions in complex and unexpected situations,
  • be openly communicative and master information technology,
  • communicate knowledge and views in public in a reasoned and tolerant way,
  • pursue lifelong learning,
  • communicate various intellectual concepts,
  • organise, lead and work in a group,
  • show self-initiative and self-criticism,
  • work in an interdisciplinary and intercultural environment,
  • show professional ethical responsibility,
(subject-specific competences)
  • demonstrate advanced knowledge in the field of livestock farming for various uses,
  • master research methods and analytical approaches in the field of animal husbandry/farming,
  • competently master the most modern scientific, technological, economic and ethical concepts of animal husbandry/farming,
  • manage animal husbandry (farming) production from both the technological and administrative aspects,
  • create and critically assess new theoretical knowledge in the area of zootechnology, and transfer that knowledge into practice,
  • understand the interdisciplinary nature of production processes and their impact on production efficiency,
  • know and optimise fundamental agricultural processes through the transfer of theoretical knowledge into practice, and achieve greater quality of end products,
  • understand the modern interdisciplinary importance of animal husbandry in safe food production, use of physical space and raising livestock for various uses, environmental conservation and protection, sustainability, environmental-friendly approaches, economic and multi-purpose social functions,
  • make decisions in animal husbandry (agricultural) production taking account of aspects of food production, quality and the nutritional value of animal products, food safety and consumer protection, environmental protection, protection of animals and competition and the social dimensions of agriculture.

Assesment and completion:
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).

 

Progress:

To enrol in the next year, students must obtain confirmation of enrolment and attendance for all subjects in the previous year and they have completed all practical classes and examinations in the amount of 45 credits.

Progression:

Third-cycle doctoral study programmes (SQF level 10)

Conditions for obtaining a public document:

To complete their studies, students must complete all requirements for all subjects in which they have enrolled, and write a master’s thesis. Students complete their studies when they complete 120 credits.

Awarding body:

University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty

URL

Awarding body URL: