Graduates of the master study programme Geology can upgrade basic knowledge in all fields of geology.
Depending on personal interests, students specialise by choosing specialist modules of study (Regional Geology and Paleontology, Applied Geology, Geoenvironment and Geomaterials); in the context of optional courses within the module, students can intensify further specific knowledge of selected narrow areas of geological disciplines or interdisciplinary approaches.
The ultimate objective of the study programme is to train experts able to solve problems in the field of basic research of the majority of geological sciences as well as work in the field of applications and solving interdisciplinary problems. Graduates are able to independently solve complex and highly specialised problems and tasks in selected fields of geology.
The fundamental goal of the master study programme Geotechnology is to train experts with in-depth and targeted knowledge and skills from core areas in geotechnology and mining; the electives, meanwhile, offer especially detailed knowledge from individual fields of geotechnology and its associated areas.
In the framework of the study, students will discover traditional principles upgraded with the latest discoveries; all this in a modern educational environment and using modern technology.
Students will also learn all about the particularities of Slovenia and Europe that stem from special historical, socio-economical and geographic characteristics. By working in groups, undertaking project work and solving problems, students will learn to work in teams, give public talks and do business with customers as well as to actively participate in research. Students will have the chance to test all the acquired theoretical knowledge through practical exercises and solving demanding theoretical and vocationally-oriented problems and projects; this will make practical work after their finished studies much easier, while at the same time providing a better understanding of problems from the narrower fields of geotechnology and mining.
Students acquire the necessary thorough and oriented knowledge and skills from fundamental courses in the natural sciences and IT; they also follow fundamental courses in geotechnology and mining, while obtaining additional knowledge from professional courses. In the context of the offered courses and electives, the student also has the possibility of specialising in a particular field and continuing his or her studies at third-level programmes. The goal of the programme is to ensure international comparability, mobility and transferability, enabling students to continue their studies in Europe and find employment within the EU.
The programme is in line with the minimum demands of the FEANI association and thus has an accredited programming which may award the Euro-ing title. The students are supported by general student and teacher tutoring and tutoring focused on certain courses. Students use their knowledge in practical scenarios by taking part in industry and mining, construction and similar companies in accordance with their employment plans. Graduates are provided with in-depth theoretical and thorough professional knowledge, are employable and are capable of independently performing even the most demanding expert and developmental projects in the field of geotechnology and mining both in Slovenia and elsewhere in Europe.
The basic goals of the master study programme Graphic and interactive communications are: to expand the knowledge of graduates of the university programme in the area of graphic and interactive communication; to gain theoretical knowledge, practical skills and competences in the field of media, graphic and interactive communications.
The engineering, supported by basic natural science knowledge, enables the development of creative and research work in the design of printed products, packaging and interactive media and the development of applications in computer graphics. Advanced conceptual thinking in design and basic art skills are integrated with technological knowledge in projectoriented work.
The master study programme Metallurgy and materials is designed to train professionals with in-depth and focused knowledge and skills in the expert field of materials and metallurgy science.
Within the study course, the students acquire the traditional principles of material research upgraded to the latest findings. The basic objective of the programme is to qualify professionals for employment in research institutions in the areas of natural sciences and engineering, primarily in development, manufacturing and application of standard and modern functional materials, as well as in administrative services or to continue their careers in academic institutions.
By working in groups as well as on project work and problem assignments, students become accustomed to working in groups, public speaking and conducting business with customers and active involvment in research. Student test all their acquired knowledge to the fullest extent possible through test cases in exercises and solving complex theoretical or specialised technical problems and projects, as this enables easier integration into practice after graduation and understanding of issues from narrower fields of materials and metallurgy.
Students acquire vital in-depth and focused knowledge of fundamental natural science and computer and information courses and upgrade their knowledge from basic courses of metallurgical profession and specific knowledge from technical courses. As part of the curriculum and optional courses, the student is given the opportunity to specialise and prepare for further studies in doctoral programmes.
Basic goals and competencies of the master study programme Planning textiles and clothing are: in-depth knowledge in the area of textiles and clothing; expanded research approach to the study of the fast developing technologies in the area of textiles and clothing, capacity of seeking new sources of knowledge through scientific research methods, a ability to experiment and handle various concepts, capacity of comprehending the interdependence between technology and design, initiative and independence in decision making and in management of highly demanding work, capacity of managing most complex working systems by developing critical reflection and communication capacity of teamwork management; developed professional, ethical and environmental responsibility; ability to use modern tools, skills and dexterity, primarily in the field of ICT technologies in daily professional and scientific research work.
The textile and clothing industry arises from traditional handicraft skills, but in the last century it has developed a completely self-expressive system that is connected with art and other design practice and theory.
A textile designer’s creative process typically starts with an idea; it is necessary first of all to visualise it and later or parallel to that to find appropriate technical procedures. The process of conceptualising and materialisation of ideas requires a lot of knowledge and experience in the field of artistic disciplines, sciences and knowledge of implementing technologies.
Based on experience with current undergraduate and graduate education in the field of textile and fashion design over the last 35 years of cooperation with foreign higher education institutions, particularly those involved in CUMULUS network, a new study concept was developed based on four parallel verticals: basic, which includes parallel studies in textile and fashion design, art expressive verticals, technology, which means supporting the implementation of design ideas, and support, which includes the necessary knowledge and skills development in the field of computer design and knowledge of the history of textile and apparel marketing and management.
The master study programme Textile and fashion design deepens and builds on all four verticals, with foundations built at the academic bachelor level. Stronger international cooperation, intensity of study, professional liability and artistic creativity is intended at the master level study.