Magister sociologije/magistrica sociologije

Selected qualifications

Name of qualification Name of qualification: Magister sociologije/magistrica sociologijeAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Master's degree in sociology
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:
1 year
Credits Credits: 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: sociology and cultural studies
Qualification level

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

Learning outcomes:

Students will be able to:

  • work as part of a team,
  • demonstrate communication skills,
  • show creativity and initiative,
  • demonstrate professionalism,
  • show an orientation towards people,
  • focus on results,
  • make decisions,
  • think analytically,
  • demonstrate a capacity for organisation,
  • demonstrate a capacity for critical thinking.
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.

Magister sociologije/magistrica sociologije



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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


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