School of Humanities

Bachelor's study programme Slovene Studies (1st level)

Study programme: Bachelor's study programme Slovene Studies (1st Level)
Main fields of study: Linguistics, literary theory and history
Course code: 1SI
Level of study: 1. stopnja univerzitetni
Name of the qualification: Diploma
Qualification title: diplomirani slovenist (UN)/diplomirana slovenistka (UN)
Qualification abbreviation: dipl. slov. (UN)
Final examination: no
Dean: prof. dr. Aleš Vaupotič
ECTS coordinator: prof. dr. Iztok Arčon

Programme description

The Slovene Studies program is an undergraduate program leading to a university degree. The program covers all important topics in linguistics and literary studies as available at the current stage of the development of Slovene studies. The main areas of study are the Standard Slovene and stylistics, history of the Slovene language and dialectology, older Slovene literature and oral tradition, recent and contemporary Slovene literature, literary theory and methodology, literary folklore, world literature. The elective courses include general and cultural history, history of arts, Italian and Friulian literature and literature by Slovenes living in Italy and Austria.

Admission requirements

Admission to this program is open to students who:

  • have passed the secondary school-leaving exam (matura)
  • had completed any secondary school program before June 1, 1995
  • have passed a vocational secondary school-leaving exam (poklicna matura) and an exam in one of the matura subjects, i.e. history, sociology, philosophy or psychology. The selected subject must not be the same as one chosen for poklicna matura.

If admission is subject to a quota, candidates with matura will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • overall achievement at the matura (60% of points)
  • overall achievement in the third and the fourth year of a secondary school (30% of points)
  • grades achieved in Slovene in the third and the fourth year of a secondary school (10% of points)

Candidates with poklicna matura will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • overall achievement at the poklicna matura (60% of points)
  • overall achievement in the third and the fourth year of a secondary school (30% of points)
  • grade achieved in a selected matura subject (10% of points)

Educational and professional goals

These courses aim to make students capable of understanding and resolving complex issues related to the Slovene language and literature seen as autonomous and unique phenomena. The skills and knowledge acquired through these courses will make students qualified to perform tasks such as research on literary phenomena, research into the Slovene language, editing of spoken and written communication.

Access to further studies

Graduates in Slovene studies may continue with graduate study programs on condition that they meet the recommendations of the university offering graduate studies.

Courses

1. year

Compulsory courses Ure ECTS
An Overview of World Literature I 240 8
Computer Basics 90 3
General Linguistics 180 6
Introduction to the Study of Literature Including Literary theory 240 8
Slovene Literature I 360 12
Slovene language I - Phonology 180 6
Slovene language I - Standard Literary Slovene 180 6
Writing texts 90 3
Obligatory selective Ure ECTS
English Language 1 120 4
English language 2 120 4
German language 1 120 4
German language 2 120 4
Italian Language 1 120 4
Italian Language 2 120 4

2. year

Compulsory courses Ure ECTS
An Overview of World Literature II 180 6
Slovene Literature II 360 12
Slovene language II - Morphology 180 6
Slovene language II - Syntax 180 6
Sociolinguistics 180 6
General elective courses Ure ECTS
Dialectology 120 4
Digital humanities 120 4
Friulian language, literature and culture 120 4
History of Slovene Language 120 4
Introduction to Literary Interpretation 120 4
Language-Consulting Seminar 120 4
Literature and other arts 120 4
Methodology of literary scholarship 120 4
Phraseology 120 4
Pragmatics 120 4
Psycholinguistics 120 4
Selected Topics in Contemporary Slovene Literature 120 4
Selected Topics in Cultural History 120 4
Selected Topics in Older Slovene Literature 120 4
Selected Topics in World Literature 120 4
Slovene Performing Arts 120 4
Obligatory selective Ure ECTS
English language 3 120 4
English language 4 120 4
German Language 3 120 4
German Language 4 120 4
Italian language 3 120 4
Italian language 4 120 4

3. year

Compulsory courses Ure ECTS
Diploma Thesis 360 12
Language Technology 120 4
Literature at the junction 180 6
Slovene Language III - Linguistic Seminar 90 3
Slovene Language III - Semantics 90 3
Slovene Literature III 270 9
Slovenian language III – Discourse analysis 90 3
General elective courses Ure ECTS
Dialectology 120 4
Digital humanities 120 4
Friulian language, literature and culture 120 4
History of Slovene Language 120 4
Introduction to Literary Interpretation 120 4
Language Consultancy Seminar 2 120 4
Language-Consulting Seminar 120 4
Literature and other arts 120 4
Methodology of literary scholarship 120 4
Phraseology 120 4
Pragmatics 120 4
Psycholinguistics 120 4
Selected Topics in Contemporary Slovene Literature 120 4
Selected Topics in Cultural History 120 4
Selected Topics in Older Slovene Literature 120 4
Selected Topics in World Literature 120 4
Slovene Performing Arts 120 4
Statistical methods 120 4