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Master’s studies

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2024/25

20 ECTS 120 ECTS

mag. posl. sist.
magister poslovnih sistemov
magistrica poslovnih sistemov

M.A.
Master of Arts

04 – Business, administration and law

0488 – Inter-disciplinary programmes and qualifications involving business, administration and law

5 – Social Sciences

red. prof. dr. TOMAŽ KERN, univ. dipl. org.

Text about acceptance

The study programme was confirmed by the Senate of the Faculty of Organizational Sciences at the University of Maribor, on September 20, 2005 and the Senate of the University on September 27, 2005. The Council for Higher Education of the Republic of Slovenia gave consent to the study programme on September 30, 2005. The study programme was in the course of the accreditation renewal procedure validated September 20, 2011, by the University of Maribor, Senate of the Faculty of Organizational Sciences Kranj, and, after that, September 30, 2011, by the Senate of the University of Maribor, the decision about the study programme accreditation renewal was granted by the Council of the Slovenian Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (SQAA) as of September 20, 2012. The change of the name of the study program of Organization and Management of Business and Work Systems in Enterprise Engineering was approved by the Senate of the Faculty of Organizational Sciences at the University of Maribor, on July 4, 2016 and the Senate of the University on September 27, 2016.

Advancement criteria of a study programme

The student progresses into the 2nd year, if, with the completed obligations of the 1st year, he has collected at least 45 ECTS.

Criteria for completing separate parts of a study programme

At the moment, the 2nd-cycle (master’s) study programme does not include parts which can be completed singly.

Study advancement options

After having successfully completed 2nd-cycle Master's study, the candidate may enrol to 3rd-cycle doctoral studies.

Assesment criteria

Methods of testing knowledge are defined in the each individual course syllabus.

Main study programme objectives

The essential objective of the Enterprise Engineering Master Study Programme is to educate and train the student in terms of: Understanding of the business environment from the aspect of the selected field of study, Independent research and professional work, In-depth researching of new methods of planning, organization, management and control of business processes and systems, and the evaluation of their broad and narrow usability, Critical thinking and analytical solving of the most complex business problems in the light of study interest area.

Subject specific competences of graduates, gained on a study programme

Students acquire the following competences: They are solvers of engineering problems in the context of business and production systems, and critical thinkers, They use the system concepts in the understanding and identification of problems, Are able to apply both traditional, as well as new concepts and knowledge, Understand that the system is composed of people, processes, and adequately used information, Gain solid ethical principles, skills for an effective interpersonal communication, and the ability to work in a team, Have the necessary competences for the management of business and production processes and projects.

Access requirements

Candidates who completed the following may apply for the 2nd-cycle (master’s) study programme in Enterprise Engineering: 1. A 1st-cycle (bachelor’s) study programme in the following fields: education (01), humanities (excluding languages; 022), languages (023), inter-disciplinary programmes and qualifications involving arts and humanities (028), social sciences, journalism and information (03), business, administration and law (04), natural sciences, mathematics and statistics (05), Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) (06), engineering, manufacturing and construction (07) health and welfare (09), or services (10). 2. A 1st-cycle (bachelor’s) study programme in one of the following fields: arts (021) or agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary (08). Prior to enrolment, candidates shall pass the following courses corresponding to 14 ECTS credits under the 1st-cycle (bachelor’s) study programme or by taking bridging exams: Organization of Business Processes (7 ECTS) and Production Systems (7 ECTS). 3. An undergraduate professional study programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 in one of the following fields: education (01), humanities (excluding languages; 022), languages (023), inter-disciplinary programmes and qualifications involving arts and humanities (028), social sciences, journalism and information (03), business, administration and law (04), natural sciences, mathematics and statistics (05), Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) (06), engineering, manufacturing and construction (07) health and welfare (09), or services (10). 4. An undergraduate professional study programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 in one of the following fields: arts (021) or agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary (08). Prior to enrolment, candidates shall pass the following courses corresponding to 14 ECTS credits under the 1st-cycle (bachelor’s) study programme or by taking bridging exams: Organization of Business Processes (7 ECTS) and Production Systems (7 ECTS). 5. An undergraduate academic study programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 in one of the following fields: education (01), humanities (excluding languages; 022), languages (023), inter-disciplinary programmes and qualifications involving arts and humanities (028), social sciences, journalism and information (03), business, administration and law (04), natural sciences, mathematics and statistics (05), Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) (06), engineering, manufacturing and construction (07) health and welfare (09), or services (10). Candidates are typically awarded 60 ECTS credits and may enrol in the second year of study provided they satisfy the transfer criteria laid down in the accredited study programme. 6. An undergraduate academic study programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 in one of the following fields: arts (021) or agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary (08). Candidates are awarded up to 30 ECTS credits and may enrol in the first year of study. 7. A specialisation following an undergraduate professional study programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 in one of the following fields: education (01), humanities (excluding languages; 022), languages (023), inter-disciplinary programmes and qualifications involving arts and humanities (028), social sciences, journalism and information (03), business, administration and law (04), natural sciences, mathematics and statistics (05), Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) (06), engineering, manufacturing and construction (07) health and welfare (09), or services (10). Candidates are typically awarded 60 ECTS credits and may enrol in the second year of study provided they satisfy the transfer criteria laid down in the accredited study programme. 8. A specialisation following an undergraduate professional study programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 in one of the following fields: arts (021) or agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary (08). Candidates are awarded up to 30 ECTS credits and may enrol in first year of study.

Selection criteria in the event of limited enrolment

If the number of applications exceeds the number of available enrolment places, candidates applying for the 2nd-cycle (master’s) study programme in Enterprise Engineering shall be ranked according to: – grade point average (80%) and – grade awarded for the thesis (20%). If the thesis is not required for completion of the study programme, only the grade point average shall be considered (100%).

Transfer criteria between study programmes

In accordance with the transfer criteria, candidates may transfer to the 2nd-cycle (master’s) study programme in Business Systems Engineering from study programmes in the field of social and behavioural sciences (031) or business, administration and law (04) provided they lead to the acquisition of comparable competences and that at least half of the study obligations under the previous study programme relating to compulsory courses of the new study programme are recognised. A competent committee may allow enrolment in the second year of study if at least as many ECTS credits are recognised as are required for enrolment in the second year of study of the first programme. The committee also determines study obligations the candidate shall satisfy in order to earn the degree under the new study programme. The candidate shall file the application via the eVŠ e-enrolment system in accordance with the call for enrolment and submit a certificate of passed exams and an official printout of course syllabi of the first study programme to the Faculty. Selection criteria in the event of limited enrolment: In the event of limited enrolment, the grade point average under the previous study programme shall be considered.

Criteria for recognition of knowledge and skills, gained before the enrolment in the study programme

Criteria for recognition of knowledge and skills are regulated by Regulations on knowledge and skill recognition in study programmes of the University of Maribor.

Criteria for completing the study

A student completes the study programme when all obligations of the programme are fulfilled, when the master’s thesis is successfully defended and when at least 120 ECTS are collected altogether.