Second-level Study Programmes
The two-year second level study programmes earn 120 ECTS credits.
The second-level study programme is designed to educate students in the professional master's study programmes for research and development work in the national and international research and development projects.
The candidates shall complete their second-level studies upon fulfilling the following obligations:
- all obligations related to the compulsory and optional courses,
- to have at least one paper published or accepted for publishing in an international scientific or technical publication, or having a patent or a successful transfer to production relating to the master thesis,
- to have successfully defended the master thesis after fulfilling the obligations under paragraphs 1 and 2. The master thesis shall be an independent and original work from the field of the study programme.
Upon successful completion of his/her master studies the candidate will be awarded the title of “magister* … (indication of the field of expertise)”.
The second-level study programmes:
*The titles “magister”, “magister znanosti” and “doktor znanosti” are in Slovenian. The word “magister” means Master, the word “znanosti” means “Science” and the word “doktor” means Doctor, however according to the explanation of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology the Slovenian legislation does not permit to translate the name of the degree into a foreign language.
Good candidates, who are going to enrol in postgraduate studies at the IPS, are offered the possibility of co-financing the tuition fee in the context of project agreements between the IPS and its co-founders and partners. In case you are interested, we kindly ask you to send us via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) your CV, copy of the diploma, transcript of records with the average grade, and the motivation letter describing the research field you are most interested in. We suggest you provide a broader description of the field, so the IPS can incorporate your desires into the priority fields of co-financers.