Pedagogy, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    4030
    Tuition (Year)
    4030
    Tuition (Year)
  • Slovenian, English
    Language
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The main educational and professional goal is to educate the best professionals in field of pedagogy through the provision of a wide range of understandings, knowledge and skills in the areas of different social and humanistic sciencies, offering a foundation for understanding and managing the most difficult theoretical questions, problems and issues and to prepare candidates for a full and independent professional work in the field of pedagogycal science.

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QUALIFICATION AWARDED

Qualification awarded: PhD

Duration of studies: 3 years (180 ECTS).

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL GOALS

The main educational and professional goal is to educate the best professionals in field of pedagogy through the provision of a wide range of understandings, knowledge and skills in the areas of different social and humanistic sciencies, offering a foundation for understanding and managing the most difficult theoretical questions, problems and issues and to prepare candidates for a full and independent professional work in the field of pedagogycal science.

The main general competences achieved by the program are:
  • the ability of knowledge accumulation and its use,
  • the ability to critically analyze scientific information,
  • the ability to observe, analyze, synthesize and critically evaluate,
  • the ability to work individually and in teams,
  • the ability to solve professional work problems, based on the use of scientific methods,
  • usage of modern information technology in work organization and problem solving,
  • preparation for life-long professional learning,
  • scientific and professional oral and written skills,
  • project management and supervision,
  • personal integrity and ability to work in accordance with professional ethics.
The main specific competences achieved by the study are:
  • expertise, analysis and evaluation of basic and applied pedagogy knowledge and knowledge of other related scientific disciplines,
  • ability to analyze complex pedagogical problems on professional autonomous way,
  • ability to use research methods, approaches and techniques in the field of pedagogy with critical evaluation,
  • ability to plan, organize and conduct scientific qualitative and quantitative pedagogical research,
  • understandings of developmental, individual, social and cultural characteristics in pedagogical work,
  • ability for pedagogical counseling of individuals, groups and institutions in different social contexts.

Accreditation

The study programme has been accredited by the Slovene National Agency of Quality Assurance.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Part-time
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Slovenian
    • Partially taught in English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

List of courses within semester:

  1. Semester:
  • Modern concepts of the theory of Education - 10 ECTS
  • Modern concepts of the didactic - 10 ECTS
  • Research methods in pedagogical sciences - 10 ECTS
2. Semester:
  • Optional subject 1 – 10 ECTS
  • Individual research work 1 – 20 ECTS
  1. Semester:
  • Optional subject 2 – 10 ECTS
  • Individual research work 2 – 20 ECTS
  1. Semester:
  • Optional subject 3 – 10 ECTS
  • Individual research work 3 – 20 ECTS
  1. Semester:
  • Individual research work 4 – 30 ECTS
6. Semester:

Doctoral dissertation

Optional subjects:

1. Educational policies and the influence of globalization on education

2. Psychosocial problems in adolescence

3. Research in curriculum theory

4. Didactic in higer education and professional development in education

5. Leadreship for learning

6. Law in educaation

7. Didactical theory and development of education

8. Distance education

9. Developmental of psychopatology

10. Group dynamics in education

11. The history of pedagogy ideas and school systems

12. Alternative education measures

13. Classroom management and discipline

14. School management

15. Contemporary approaches on the field of inclusion

16. Modern concepts of aduld education

17. Ethics and contemporary world

18. Advanced statistical methods

19. Modern concepts in the preschool education

20. Cognitive development and learning

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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Academic Requirements

Candidates who completed the following may apply for the doctoral (3rd-cycle) programme “Pedagogy”:
  • A master’s (2nd-cycle) programme;
  • An undergraduate programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004;
  • A bachelor’s vocational programme adopted prior to 11 June 2004 and a specialisation programme. These candidates must fulfil study obligations corresponding to 30 ECTS: “Introduction to Pedagogics” (6 ECTS); “Basics of Didactics” (6 ECTS), “History of Education” (6 ECTS), “Quantitative and Qualitative Pedagogical Research” (6 ECTS) and “Theory of Education” (6 ECTS);
  • A study programme educating students for professions regulated by EU directives or another master’s programme corresponding to 300 ECTS credits.
If there is greater demand then there are places available, candidates shall be ranked according to:
  • grade point average (10%);
  • grade awarded for the bachelor’s or master’s thesis (10%);
  • grade in the elective exam (80%).

Candidates may replace 50% of the study obligations for the elective course with scientific research and professional work.

Criteria for the evaluation of scientific research:
  • scientific monographs
  • independent scientific paper or chapter in a monograph
  • original scientific paper or review article in journals with impact factor (JCR) or journals indexed in SCI, SSCI or A&HCI databases or journals specified in the appointment criteria of the Faculty of Arts
Criteria for the evaluation of professional work:
  • professional monograph or reviews
  • independent professional paper or chapter in a monograph
  • published professional conference contributions
  • professional papers and/or reviews of these papers
  • participation in editorial boards of monographs or journal
  • other forms of documented professional work

The Academic Affairs Committee of the Senate of the Faculty of Arts assesses the candidate’s scientific research and professional work. The Committee may also require the passing of an elective exam in order to make an assessment.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 4030 International
  • EUR 4030 EU/EEA

The amount of the tuition fee is set by the relevant educational institution and is the same as the tuition fee for part-time programmes for Slovene citizens. The tuition for the current academic year must be paid upon enrolment.

The list of tuition fees is available at: www.um.si/studij/financiranje/Strani/default.aspx

Foreign citizens residing in the Republic of Slovenia who are taxable persons in the RS (or their parents/guardians), EU citizens and citizens of countries with which the RS has concluded bilateral agreements are exempted from paying the tuition fee for full-time postgraduate programmes.

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