Program information

Second cycle Master's study programme in Mechanical Engineering – Research and development Programme

Duration: 2 Years
Number of ECTS: 120
Postgraduate’s professional degree: magister inženir strojništva / magistrica inženirka strojništva, respectively abbreviated to mag. inž. str. after first and last name.

Language of instruction/examination: Slovenian

The Fundamental Program Objectives and General Competencies

The ultimate objective of master's study programme of Mechanical Engineering - Research and Development programme is to educate graduates of 2nd cycle from area of technics and science to equip them in to experts who will be able effectively and creatively solve complex research and development problems and project application tasks in the area of a wide range of Mechanical engineering and will be capable to link interdisciplinary.

The structure of the Study Programme

Basic fields of studies, which are provided regulary

  • Engineering Design
  • Mechanics
  • Energy Engineering
  • Process Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Mechatronics and Laser Technology

Admission requirements and selection criteria in case of restricted enrollment

Admission requirements

Those who have completed the following may enrol in the 2nd cycle Master's Study Programme in Mechanical Engineering – Research and Development Programme:

  • a study programme at the 1st cycle evaluated with at least 180 credit points ECTS in the field of Mechanical Engineering in Development Research, or an equivalent study programme acquired through previous regulations in the Republic of Slovenia or abroad;
  • a study programme at the 1st cycle evaluated with at least 180 credit points ECTS in the field of Mechanical Engineering in Project Application, or an equivalent study programme acquired through previous regulations in the Republic of Slovenia or abroad, if the candidate has completed the study obligations necessary for the continuation of their study in the amount of 10 to 15 credit points ECTS before enrolment;
  • a study programme at the 1st cycle evaluated with at least 180 credit points ECTS in other fields of expertise, or an equivalent study programme acquired through previous regulations in the Republic of Slovenia or abroad, if the candidate has completed all study obligations necessary for the continuation of their study. These obligations are determined by the Commission for registration and may vary from 10 to no more than 60 credit points ECTS, depending on the difference of the area of expertise.

 

Before applying, please revise the requirements on bridging exams that should be completed prior enrolling to the programme!        Contact person at FME: Valentina Hajdinjak, , +386 1 4771 799

 

Selection criteria in case of restricted enrolment

In case of limited enrolment the candidate’s success in their 1st cycle study will be taken into account (average grade and diploma thesis grade). If the 1st cycle study programme did not include a diploma thesis, only the average grade will be considered.

Number of enrolment slots available in academic year 2022/2023

  • 180 (Slovenians and candidates of EU member states)
  • 8 (candidates of non EU countries)
  • 3 (Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship)

Terms for advancement

Promotion Requirements from the first year to second year of Study Programme

The completion of the study obligations in the extent of at least 48 ECTS credits.

Exceptionally, a student may also enroll into the 2nd year,  if he has not completed all the requirements set by the Study Program for enrolment into a higher year in the event of justified reasons, determined by the Statutes of the University of Ljubljana, Article 153 such as: (motherhood, extended illness, exceptional family or social circumstances, a recognised status of a person with special needs, active participation at top scientific, cultural or sport events or active participation in the bodies of the University (motherhood, extended illness, extreme family and social circumstances, recognized as persons with special needs, active participation in top professional, cultural and sports events, active participation in university bodies) or for reasons arising from obligations under a parallel study, the transition from one university to another, language problems (foreign student), additional study loads due to international exchanges or increased workload for further development and research work.

A student has a right to apply student status acoording to the Statutes of University of Ljubljana, Article 239: Legitimate reasons such as prolonged illness, exceptional family and social circumstances or the special status of the student shall be decided on by the commission for study matters of the Member in question or by another body appointed by the Member’s rules.

Conditions for renrollement

A student who has not completed all the requirements,  set by the study program for enrollment into a higher year may repeated year, if he acquired at least 24 ECTS credits. During the studies, he can  repeats an academic year only once.

The conditions for the completion of the studies

Condition for the completion of studies and the acquisition of professional title: Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (all directions, except for the direction Education in Mechanical Engineering), respectively the professional title: Master of Education in Mechanical Engineering (direction Education in Mechanical Engineering), that a candidate successfully completes all program specific Study requirements in the scope of 120 ECTS credits and successfully defends a master's thesis.

Detailed programme description 2022/23