Magister politologije/magistrica politologije

Selected qualifications

Name of qualification

Name of qualification

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Translated title (no legal status)

Translated title

Master's degree in political science
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 of education

1 year


60 credits
Admission requirements

Entry conditions

  • A completed first-cycle study programme in any field and a total of 240 credits; or
  • a completed first-cycle study programme in any field consisting of 180 credits; before enrolling in the second cycle at the Faculty of Social Sciences the candidate must complete subjects totalling 60 credits from the Social Sciences Preparatory Programme in subjects selected by agreement with the programme administrator; or
  • a completed four-year professional higher education programme offered before the introduction of the Bologna reform and completed by the 2015/2016 academic year at the latest, in any field; or
  • a completed three-year professional higher education programme offered before the introduction of the Bologna reform and completed by the 2015/2016 academic year at the latest; candidates may enrol in the master's programme under the conditions specified in the second indent.
ISCED field Field
Social sciences, journalism and information
ISCED subfield subfield political sciences and civics
Qualification level

SQF Level


EQF Level


EOVK Level

Second level

Learning outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of concepts, key institutions of the Balkan states, and the functioning of political processes,
  • demonstrate adequate methodological knowledge in the field of qualitative and quantitative methodologies,
  • research political science phenomena and demonstrate mastery of the theoretical knowledge necessary to research them,
  • take part in a research project in all its phases,
  • draw up a research report,
  • produce a lengthy technical text that is verified by the completed master's thesis.

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).


The programme has a one-year duration so there is no progression to subsequent years.


Third-cycle doctoral study programmes (SQF level 10)

Conditions for obtaining a public document

In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units in all subjects in which they have enrolled and successfully defend a master's thesis via a public presentation.

Awarding body

University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences


Awarding body URL

Upcoming event

Four Points by Sheraton Ljubljana Mons Hotel, Pot za Brdom 4, 1000 Ljubljana, 30. 05. 2018

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