Study programme Environment is an interdisciplinary Bachelor's program that offers university degree education. The program was prepared according to Bologna guidelines by reorganizing the four year university degree programme offered by the School of Environmental Sciences since 2000. The study programme lasts for six semesters and it covers all important subjects of natural, technical and social sciences that are related to the problems in the environment, like for example soil, water and air pollution, measurements in the environment, ecotoxicology, environmental health, waste management, nature protection, environmental policy, environmental impact assessment, environmental economics, environmental law and communication. Successfully completed study program grants the title "Diplomirani okoljski tehnolog" (equivalent to Bachelor in environmental technology).
To register as a student at the first level of the study programme Environment the students have completed general matura or before June 1, 1995 completed any four-year secondary school program or completed vocational matura according to the secondary school program in the same professional field (Klasius-P-16 area 05: Natural sciences, mathematics and statistics; 07: Engineering, production technologies and construction; 08: Agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary medicine; 09: Health and social security) and an exam in one of the matriculation subjects; the course chosen must not be a course completed by the candidate in the vocational matura examination (poklicna matura). The number of available positions at the Bachelor's programme Environment is limited to 40.
Educational and professional goals
The objective of the study programme Environment is to educate experts who will be capable of working in research, technical and administrative fields, and who will be able to realize legislative and executive tasks at the local, national and international level. One of the characteristics of the study programme is a uniform syllabus for all first year students. This offers a good and broad background in the natural and mathematical sciences and the knowledge needed to understand relationships between individual segments and processes in the environment.
Access to further studies
After finishing the first level graduates can continue their study at the masters programme Environment (second level) at the University of Nova Gorica and at other universities, for which they fulfill the admission requirements.
|Environment and Society||120||4|
|Environment information systems and GIS||90||3|
|Introduction to Group Project Work||90||3|
|The fundamentals of Environmental Science||150||5|
|Measurement and improvement of air quality||90||3|
|Waste Treatment and Management||120||4|
|Water and Wastewater Technology||90||3|
|Conservation Biology and Biogeography||90||3|
|Ecology of Groundwater||90||3|
|Environment and Agriculture||90||3|
|Environmental Impact Assessment||90||3|
|Programming for process control||90||3|
|Radioactivity and Radiation Protection||90||3|
|Technologies of Biomass Exploitation||90||3|
|Toxicology and Cancerogenesis||90||3|