Nursing Care, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Slovenian, English
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
The main aims of the programme include the purposes of postgraduate studies as stipulated by the law, research and profession-related characteristics of the modern nursing care, and internationally recognized objectives regarding the content and level of study.


The postgraduate (2nd cycle) study programme Nursing Care enables students to acquire knowledge by studying theoretical and methodological concepts, to transfer and apply theoretical knowledge in practice and solve professional, work-related and other problems, in particular by searching for new sources of knowledge, and to develop, by applying scientific methods their ability to communicate in the profession and between professions, to develop a profession- and research-related critical attitude and responsibility, initiative and independence in decision-making and managing most demanding tasks.

Tracks under the master’s (2nd-cycle) programme “Nursing Care”:

  • Nursing Care
  • Emergency Situations in Health Care
  • Gerontological Nursing Care
  • Preventive Nutrition and Dietetics

 Candidates select the desired track in their application. Tracks are being implemented in the first year.


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

Programme Structure

The study field is designed to upgrade and extend the scope of the knowledge, attitudes, values and professional skills that the students acquired at the first study level (1st cycle).

The aim of the program is to further develop the students’ abilities to do research in the field of health care, to develop critical thinking and self-evaluation skills. The program will enable students to gain experience that will contribute to their professional, academic and personal development, and strengthen their ability to self-direct their learning.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    If positions are not filled in the first application period candidates will be able to apply in the 2nd round by 15 September at the latest.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity 60 hrs/week
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Slovenian
    • Partially taught in English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.


Academic Requirements

  • A bachelor’s (1st-cycle) programme in a relevant field: chemistry 
  • In order to be admitted to a postgraduate programme in a field different from the one in which they graduated, candidates must fulfil additional study obligations (qualifying exams). These obligations, corresponding to between 10 and 60 ECTS credits, will be determined on the basis of differences between the candidates’ field of expertise and previous study programme. Candidates must pass these exams prior to enrolment.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    3390 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3390 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

The tuition fee varies, according to the track, chosen and it's available to cantidates between 3.390-4.350€.


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