Master’s studies

2 (druga)

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mag. prof. raz. pouka
magister profesor razrednega pouka
magistrica profesorica razrednega pouka

Master of Arts

01 – Education

0113 – Teacher training without subject specialisation

5 – Social Sciences

red. prof. dr. VLASTA HUS

Text about acceptance

The second level study program of Classroom Teaching was first accredited on 12 March 2009.

Advancement criteria of a study programme


Study advancement options

Graduates may continue their studies in 3rd level study programs.

Employment possibilities

The area of employability of graduates of the 2nd level study program o Classroom Teaching is relatively large and covers two-thirds of the entire primary education, including extended stay departments. Graduates can also be employed in other public institutions that take care of development and research of this field (University, Institute of Education, Office of Education, Pedagogical Institute ...). As executors of individual projects, they will also be able to participate in various research and evaluation teams.

Main study programme objectives

The main objective of the program is to educate a broad-minded graduate: - who will be equipped with all the necessary general and specific knowledge, skills and abilities to be able to meet the requirements of modern primary education at the class level as a teacher, - who will be creative in solving the problems found in various complex and unpredictable situations brought about by the educational process, - who will be able to substantiate their pedagogical and didactic decisions and procedures with rational, professional and research-based arguments, - who will be employable.

General competences of graduates, gained at a study programme

The general competencies of the graduate of the 2nd level study program of Classroom Teaching will be: - in-depth ability to analyse, synthesize and anticipate solutions and consequences, - thorough mastery of research methods, procedures and processes, - ability to use knowledge effectively in practice, - development of critical and self-critical judgment, - autonomy in professional work, - communication skills, in particular communication in an international environment, - ethical reflection and commitment to professional ethics, - cooperation, effective group work (also in an international environment), - initiative/ambition, the value of continuous personal and professional advancement.

Subject specific competences of graduates, gained on a study programme

The 2nd level postgraduate study program will educate a candidate who will have the following subject-specific competencies: - thorough knowledge and understanding of justifications (justification) and history (development) of educational systems, - in-depth ability to solve concrete pedagogical problems using scientific methods and procedures, - coherent mastery of basic knowledge, ability to integrate knowledge from different fields and applications, - ability to place new information and interpretations in the context of education, - thorough understanding of the general structure of education and the connection between its subdisciplines (curricular theories, special pedagogical knowledge ...), - in-depth understanding and application of methods of critical analysis and development of theories and their use in solving concrete pedagogical problems, - development of skills in the use of knowledge in the field of education, - effective use of information and communication technology and systems in the field of education, - thorough knowledge and understanding of developmental characteristics, differences and needs of students in the first two educational periods of primary school and identification of learning abilities and problems, holistic understanding of the child, - organizational and managerial skills in education; - knowledge of social systems, especially processes in education; - knowledge of institutional frameworks (requirements, legislation, documentation needs, legal aspects of educational work), - aesthetic sensitivity and ability to work actively and creatively in artistic fields; - thorough knowledge and understanding of the didactic characteristics of teaching in the first two educational levels of primary school in the field of Slovene, mathematics, science, technology, social sciences, sports education, art education, music education and the ability to link them, - assistance in the pedagogical guidance of an individual, department and/or group; - adapting educational approaches to the individual, social, linguistic and cultural diversity of students, - participation in extended primary school programs (e.g. extended stays, clubs, school networks ...), - creating a stimulating learning atmosphere, interpersonal relationships and effective resolution of disciplinary problems. Competences are a taxonomic upgrade of competencies acquired by a student in the first level university study program Classroom Teaching. Acquisition of the above gives the graduate competencies for independent work in the classroom.

Access requirements

Anyone who has completed the following may enrol in the 2nd level study program of Classroom Teaching: First level study program in the relevant professional fields: Education of classroom teachers (0111, 0113) in the amount of 240 ECTS. Those who have completed equivalent education abroad also meet the conditions for enrolment.

Selection criteria in the event of limited enrolment

In the event that there are more candidates than available positions, candidates will be selected on the basis of the average grade of the completed study.

Criteria for completing the study

A student has completed their studies after completing all obligations defined by the study program, writing and successfully defending their master’s thesis, thus collecting a total of 60 ECTS.