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Nursing Care, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) ,
The " Nursing Care" 2nd-cycle study programme leads to "magisterij" (master's degree). It is implemented by the Faculty of Health Sciences. 

About

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 study programme 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.

When applying, students choose one of the following study options:

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

COURSES (ECTS)

“Nursing Care” option:

Year 1: 1st Semester

  • Research and Research Methodology (10)
  • Theories, Concepts and Practice of Nursing (10)
  • Evidence Based Nursing (5)
  • Health Promotion and Primary Health Care (5)

Year 1: 2nd Semester

  • Ethics, Philosophy and Science Health (5)
  • Therapeutic Interventions in Nursing Care (5)
  • Elective course 1 (10)
  • Elective course 2 (10)

Electives:

  • Management and Economics in Health Care (10)
  • Legal Questions in Nursing Care (10)
  • Education with the Basis of Andragogics (10)
  • Importance of Nutrition for Health Protection and Prevention (10)
  • Chemistry and Technologies in Health Science (10)
  • Basics of Counselling in Nursing (10)
  • Introduction to Mixed Methods Research in Nursing (10)

Year 2: 3rd Semester

  • Elective course 1 (15)
  • Elective course 2 (15)

Electives:

  • Perioperative Nursing Care (15)
  • Public Health (15)
  • Quality and Safety in Health and Nursing Care (15)
  • Informatics in Health and Nursing Care (15)
  • Specific Ergonomic Approaches in Health Care and Nursing (15)
  • Working with Children with Special Needs (15)

Year 2: 4th Semester

  • Elective course 1 (15)
  • Master’s Thesis (15)

Electives:

  • Gerontological Nursing (15)
  • Simulations in Health and Nursing Care (15)
  • Planning and Running the Projects (15)
  • Logistics in Health Care and Nursing (15)
  • Leadership in Nursing (15)

 

“Emergency Situations in Health Care” option:

Year 1: 1st Semester

  • Research and Research Methodology (10)
  • Theories, Concepts and Practice of Nursing (10)
  • Evidence Based Nursing (5)
  • Disaster Management (5)

Year 1: 2nd Semester

  • Clinical Pathophysiology in Emergency Medicine (10)
  • Monitoring and Maintenance of Critically Ill’s Vital Functions (10)
  • Elective course 1 (5)
  • Elective course 2 (5)

Electives:

  • Emergency Triage (5)
  • Medical Dispatching (5)
  • Technology in Emergency Care (5)
  • Selected Ethical Topics in Emergency Nursing (5)

Year 2: 3rd Semester

  • Medical and Surgical Emergencies (10)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutic Interventions (10)
  • Simulations in Emergency Medicine (10)

Year 2: 4th Semester

  • Master’s Thesis (15)
  • Elective course 1 (5)
  • Elective course 2 (5)
  • Elective course 3 (5)

Electives:

  • Emergency Situations in Paediatrics (5)
  • Emergencies in Pain Management and Palliative Care (5)
  • Effective Communication and Coping in Special Working Circumstances (5)
  • Emergency Situations in Medical Intensive Care (5)
  • Emergency Situations in Surgical Intensive Care (5)

 

“Gerontological Nursing Care” option:

Year 1: 1st Semester

  • Research and Research Methodology (10)
  • Theories, Concepts and Practice of Nursing (10)
  • Evidence Based Nursing (5)
  • Ethics, Philosophy and Science Health (5)

Year 1: 2nd Semester

  • Gerontological Health Care (10)
  • Elective course 1 (10)
  • Elective course 2 (10)

Electives:

  • Management and Economics in Health Care (10)
  • Legal Questions in Nursing Care (10)
  • Education with the Basis of Andragogics (10)
  • Importance of Nutrition for Health Protection and Prevention (10)

Year 2: 3rd Semester

  • Palliative Care and Gerontology Nursing (10)
  • Social Gerontology and Social Work (10)
  • Pathophysiology of Aging (5)
  • Pain Control and Palliative Care (5)

Year 2: 4th Semester

  • Chronic diseases in the Elderly (10)
  • Elective course 1 (5)
  • Master’s Thesis (15)

Electives:

  • Infections in Health Care (5)
  • Ergonomic Approaches in Health Care (5)
  • Role of ICT in Ageing (5)

 

“Preventive and Clinical Nutrition” option:

Year 1: 1st Semester

  • Research and Research Methodology (10)
  • Theories, Concepts and Practice of Nursing (10)
  • Evidence Based Nursing (5)
  • Health Promotion and Primary Health Care (5)

Year 1: 2nd Semester

  • Introduction to Prevention and Clinical Nutrition (5)
  • Biochemistry and Metabolism (5)
  • Pathophysiology of Nutrition (5)
  • Preventive Nutrition (10)
  • Elective course 1 (5)

Electives:

  • Food Structure and Quality (5)
  • Ethical Dilemmas in Nutritional Support (5)
  • Qualitative Research Methods (5)
  • Quantitative Research Methods (5)

Year 2: 3rd Semester

  • Clinical Nutrition (10)
  • The Process of Nutritional Treatment of a Patient (10)
  • The Forms of Nutritional Care in Medical Nutrition (5)
  • Elective course 1 (5)

Electives:

  • Alternative Nutrition (5)
  • Clinical Nutrition for Pregnant Women (5)
  • Obesity (5)
  • Medical Nutrition at Home (5)

Year 2: 4th Semester

  • Selected Topics in Food Safety (5)
  • Elective course 1 (5)
  • Elective course 2 (5)
  • Master’s Thesis (15)

Electives:

  • Nutrition in Infants, Children and Adolescents (5)
  • Nutrition in Elderly Period (5)
  • Eating Disorders (5)
  • Sports Nutrition (5)
  • Nutraceuticals and Nutritional Supplements (5)

Accreditation

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

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      The "Preventive and Clinical Nutrition" and "Gerontological Nursing Care" options shall be implemented only in the event of at least 13 enrolled students.
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity 60 hrs/week
    • Duration description
      The "Nursing Care" and "Emergency Situations in Health Care" options shall be implemented only in the event of at least 13 enrolled students.
  • 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.

Academic Requirements

Please find detailed admission requirements at the following link: https://www.um.si/en/Study/about/Documents/1920FZVEN.pdf (pages 1-2).

 

The Call for Application into Postgraduate Study Programmes of the University of Maribor for the 2019/2020 Academic Year is available at https://www.um.si/en/Study/about/Pages/CALL-FOR-APPLICATION-INTO-POSTGRADUATE-STUDY-PROGRAMMES-OF-THE-UNIVERSITY-OF-MARIBOR-FOR-THE-ACADEMIC-YEAR-2019-20.aspx. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4870 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4870 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1623 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1623 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.

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.

Funding

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.

You may find scholarship opportunities offered by the Public Scholarship, Development, Disability and Maintenance Fund of the RS at the following website: http://www.sklad-kadri.si/en/calls-for-applications-and-news/calls-for-applications/.

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