Name of qualification Name of qualification: Magister turizma/magistrica turizmaAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Master of Arts in tourism
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:
  • Diploma from one of the following first-cycle study programmes: tourism, personal services, social science, business and organisational science, law, humanities, journalism and communication, health, social work, transport services or environmental protection, or
  • diploma from other first-cycle study programmes, with a completed examination from the following subjects: Introduction to Tourism (5 credits) and Business Systems Management (5 credits).
ISCED field Field:
ISCED subfield subfield: travel, tourism and leisure
Qualification level

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

Learning outcomes:

A student is qualified to:

(general competences)

  • apply research methods, procedures and processes,
  • analyse, synthesise and anticipate solutions and consequences,
  • apply theoretical achievements in practice,
  • develop communication skills, particularly in the international environment,
  • develop ethical reflection and commitment to professional ethics, and
  • work in a team and cooperate within a group.

(subject-specific competences)

  • enhance understanding of tourism as a social phenomenon and the functioning of tourism entities,
  • recognise trends on the contemporary tourism market and factors that affect the performance of tourism companies, and recognise opportunities to influence those factors,
  • use an analytical, methodological and research-based approach to solving complex problems relating to service activities and tourism,
  • link various aspects of tourism development (e.g. personal, social, environmental, macroeconomic and entrepreneurial development), and make ethical and responsible decisions on the basis of understanding the aforementioned aspects,
  • monitor, recognise and integrate fresh information and interpretations in the context of the tourism profession (e.g. market, security, social, cultural, environmental, economic, technological and other aspects),
  • understand the organisational structure, interdisciplinary nature and interaction of tourism and the tourism economy, including its impact on the environment, and national and international economies,
  • understand and apply scientific research methods, critical analysis methods and development theories for specific areas of tourism, and apply them in solving specific professional problems at the company, regional and state levels,
  • independently and proactively recognise the need for fresh knowledge and skills in the tourism sector, and develop and/or acquire the aforementioned knowledge and skills, and
  • use information and communication technologies and systems in the tourism sector.

Assesment and completion:
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). 


Students progress from the first year to the second year if they have met all first-year study and research requirements or accumulated at least 42 credits, provided that study and research requirements were met for the subject, Methodology and Research in Tourism, and for two compulsory subjects that represent the basis for continuing studies in the selected specialisation.

Magister turizma/magistrica turizma



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SQF 10 / EQF 8


Third-cycle doctoral study programmes (SQF level 10)

Conditions for obtaining a public document:

All requirements prescribed in the programme must be met and a master’s thesis written and successfully presented for the completion of studies.

Awarding body:

University of Primorska, Faculty of Tourism Studies – Turistica


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