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Educational Computer Science (Double Major, Teacher Training), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #751 (QS) ,
The "Educational Computer Science" 2nd-cycle study programme leads to "magisterij" (master's degree). It is implemented by the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. It is an educational programme for future teachers of computer science and informatics. It covers all professional topics that are needed for a teacher in primary and secondary school.


The Master in Educational Computer Science will acquire the basic professional knowledge of the computer science, which is important for education of the computer science, the basic pedagogical, psychological and special didactical knowledge, important for working in education. This knowledge offers wide employment possibilities in the design and technology fields, where tolerant work with people is acquired. It will require the mindset that leads to a systematic treatment of a wide range of problems, the specific knowledge for further study or work, chosen from the list of elective courses by a student, emphasizes the importance, benefits and social value of teamwork and develop critical state and critical self-awareness.


Year 1: 1st Semester

  • Web Technologies (7)
  • Didactics of Computer Science 1 (6)
  • Working with Children with Special Needs (2)

Year 1: 2nd Semester

  • Interactive 3D Environments on Internet (6)
  • Didactical Practical Course (5)
  • Pedagogical Practice for Computer Science 1 (4)

Year 2: 3rd Semester

  • Software Systems Development and Management (4)
  • Didactics of Computer Science 2 (6)
  • Elective course 1 (5)


  • Computer Animation (5)
  • Development of Information Systems and Services (5)
  • Advanced Algorithms (5)

Year 2: 4th Semester

  • Pedagogical Practice for Computer Science 2 (4)
  • Elective teacher-training course (3)
  • Master’s Thesis (8)

Elective teacher-training courses:

  • Cognition and Personality in the Learning Process (3)
  • Basics of School Discipline (3)
  • Reflective Teaching (3)
  • Communication in Education (3)


The study programme has been accredited by the Slovenian Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (Slovenian abbreviation: NAKVIS; English abbreviation SQAA). 

Programme Structure

Detailed programme structure is available under "Overview".

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Candidates apply in 2 application periods. However, in the 2nd, they may apply only for programmes still having vacancies that the faculty decides to fill.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Slovenian
    • Partially taught in English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Please find detailed admission requirements at the following link: (pages 8-9).


The Call for Application into Postgraduate Study Programmes of the University of Maribor for the 2019/2020 Academic Year is available at 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2900 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 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.

Tuition also applies to all Slovene/EU students who have already obtained an education corresponding to master’s degree. 

Living costs for Maribor

  • 480 - 700 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Full-time students from Slovenia and other EU countries, and full-time students from non-EU countries who are granted international protection, applicants for international protection and persons from countries with which Slovenia has concluded bilateral agreement (i.e. Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, B&H, and Serbia) pay NO TUITION FEE (except the part for studying in English, if applicable) if they have not already obtained an education corresponding to master's degree.

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