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    Faculty of Political Science and International Relations

      International Relations (full time)
      Field of study: Political ScienceForm: full timeDegree: bachelor degreeLanguage: Slovak
      International Relations (external)
      Field of study: Political ScienceForm: externalDegree: bachelor degreeLanguage: English, Slovak
      Political Science (full time)
      Field of study: Political ScienceForm: full timeDegree: bachelor degreeLanguage: English, Slovak
      Political Science (external)
      Field of study: Political ScienceForm: externalDegree: bachelor degreeLanguage: English, Slovak
      Bezpečnostné štúdiá (full time)
      Field of study: Political ScienceForm: full timeDegree: masters degreeLanguage: English, Slovak
      International Relations (full time)
      Field of study: Political ScienceForm: full timeDegree: masters degreeLanguage: English, Slovak
      International Relations (external)
      Field of study: Political ScienceForm: externalDegree: masters degreeLanguage: English, Slovak
      Political Science (full time)
      Field of study: Political ScienceForm: full timeDegree: masters degreeLanguage: English, Slovak
      Political Science (external)
      Field of study: Political ScienceForm: externalDegree: masters degreeLanguage: English, Slovak
      Security Studies (external)
      Field of study: Political ScienceForm: externalDegree: masters degreeLanguage: English, Slovak
      International Relations (full time)
      Field of study: Political ScienceForm: full timeDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: English, Slovak

      Graduate profile: KNOWLEDGE - the graduate has comprehensive theoretical and methodological knowledge in the field of study, - the graduate has a deep and comprehensive knowledge of methods and procedures used in the field of scientific research on selected issues of international relations, - the graduate understands and correctly evaluates the determinants of the current development of international relations, - the graduate has a comprehensive knowledge of selected dimensions of the development of current international relations and can use and interconnect these in a suitable way, - the graduate is able to identify and define key issues and areas of basic priorities for the further development of society on the basis of extensive knowledge of international relations and international policy development, - the graduate has a wide range of knowledge in various areas of international relations (political aspects, cultural aspects, socio-economic aspects, military-security aspects) and is able to seek and present adequate solutions to specific problems arising from them, SKILLS - the graduate has a developed critical and analytical thinking, - the graduate is able to comprehensively and creatively reflect, verify and implement new research and working procedures, - the graduate is able to select, evaluate and critically evaluate theories and concepts applied in the field of theoretical research of international relations and on this basis to implement a comprehensive theoretical analysis, - the graduate is able to evaluate and correctly define new directions and formulate key research questions emphasizing the dynamics of the development of international relations in practice and thus the dynamics and further development of the field of study, - the graduate is able to effectively use selected techniques and procedures applied in the process of interdisciplinary approach to research, - the graduate is able to critically evaluate and assess the proposed solutions in terms of their possible consequences and impacts on the area, - the graduate has advanced communication skills enabling him to present the results of his research to the professional community at home and abroad. COMPETENCES - the graduate is able to formulate new hypotheses, judgments and strategies related to the development of the field of study, - the graduate has the ability to lead a scientific discussion on selected issues, - the graduate is able to present in a suitable way formed positions of opinion on selected social problems in front of the professional community and the general public, - the graduate has developed skills to lead and coordinate the work of research teams in a given professional field within domestic academic and research institutions, - the graduate is able to create comprehensive professional texts and strategic materials usable both for the purposes of scientific research and for the needs of practice, - the graduate is able to present the conclusions of his / her research activities and his / her professional opinions in a correct and appropriate way in a discussion with the professional and lay public.

      International Relations (external)
      Field of study: Political ScienceForm: externalDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: English, Slovak

      Graduate profile: KNOWLEDGE - the graduate has comprehensive theoretical and methodological knowledge in the field of study, - the graduate has a deep and comprehensive knowledge of methods and procedures used in the field of scientific research on selected issues of international relations, - the graduate understands and correctly evaluates the determinants of the current development of international relations, - the graduate has a comprehensive knowledge of selected dimensions of the development of current international relations and can use and interconnect these in a suitable way, - the graduate is able to identify and define key issues and areas of basic priorities for the further development of society on the basis of extensive knowledge of international relations and international policy development, - the graduate has a wide range of knowledge in various areas of international relations (political aspects, cultural aspects, socio-economic aspects, military-security aspects) and is able to seek and present adequate solutions to specific problems arising from them, SKILLS - the graduate has a developed critical and analytical thinking, - the graduate is able to comprehensively and creatively reflect, verify and implement new research and working procedures, - the graduate is able to select, evaluate and critically evaluate theories and concepts applied in the field of theoretical research of international relations and on this basis to implement a comprehensive theoretical analysis, - the graduate is able to evaluate and correctly define new directions and formulate key research questions emphasizing the dynamics of the development of international relations in practice and thus the dynamics and further development of the field of study, - the graduate is able to effectively use selected techniques and procedures applied in the process of interdisciplinary approach to research, - the graduate is able to critically evaluate and assess the proposed solutions in terms of their possible consequences and impacts on the area, - the graduate has advanced communication skills enabling him to present the results of his research to the professional community at home and abroad. COMPETENCES - the graduate is able to formulate new hypotheses, judgments and strategies related to the development of the field of study, - the graduate has the ability to lead a scientific discussion on selected issues, - the graduate is able to present in a suitable way formed positions of opinion on selected social problems in front of the professional community and the general public, - the graduate has developed skills to lead and coordinate the work of research teams in a given professional field within domestic academic and research institutions, - the graduate is able to create comprehensive professional texts and strategic materials usable both for the purposes of scientific research and for the needs of practice, - the graduate is able to present the conclusions of his / her research activities and his / her professional opinions in a correct and appropriate way in a discussion with the professional and lay public.

      Political Science (full time)
      Field of study: Political ScienceForm: full timeDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: English, Slovak

      Graduate profile: KNOWLEDGE The graduate has extensive general knowledge of current priorities for the development of the field of study and society, which serves as a basis for their own research and the creation of new knowledge, innovations and originality of the field and also in the field of social practice. The graduate has a broad knowledge of the methodology of social sciences, knowledge about the development and interactions of state and non-state actors through the paradigm of globalization, whose effects exceed national borders and affect political, security, economic, cultural and other relations in different parts of the world. The graduate has an overview of the latest theories of international relations and security, has extensive knowledge of political behavior, decision-making and participation in politics, especially in times of crisis. SKILLS The graduate is characterized by critical, independent and analytical thinking in changing conditions. He is able to anticipate, examine and evaluate problematic situations and their impact on political processes. The graduate can identify problems and priorities necessary for the development of society, can create, formulate and evaluate new hypotheses and strategies in relation to the further development of the department, respectively branches of social practice. He is able to evaluate and logically choose specific scientific methods of basic and applied research and conceptualization of a scientific problem in the field of study. He practically masters the chosen research methods and uses them in the search for new procedures, analysis of relevant details and important interdisciplinary links. To prove theories, concepts and innovations and demonstrates the ability to find out the findings resulting from theoretical analysis and own scientific research on a complex and interdisciplinary nature. Based on its outputs and findings, is able to design, verify and implement new research and working practices in a broader context and in unpredictable and changing societal conditions. He has well-developed communication skills and demonstrates the ability to scientifically complete and present the results of research and development to the professional/academic community and the public in the Slovak Republic and abroad. COMPETENCES The graduate is theoretically and methodologically prepared to solve political, international, economic and other social problems and changes. He is able to determine the focus of research and coordinate the team in the relevant scientific field in academic institutions, research, respectively analytical organizations. It takes into account social, scientific and ethical aspects when formulating research intentions and interpreting research results. He is qualified to perform pedagogical, scientific research, publishing and educational activities at the university, respectively in other scientific research or analytical institutions. The graduate is qualified to participate in the authored, respectively co-authored form in the active outputs of these activities. The graduate is competent to communicate scientifically, he is ready to lead lectures, seminars and exercises from selected topics, evaluate students, lead and oppose the final theses for the relevant degree, create new study materials and aids, can organize, methodically and content excursions and professional student practice. He is able to plan his own professional growth in the context of the current stage of scientific development and on this basis, he can participate in planning the development of society as such.

      Political Science (external)
      Field of study: Political ScienceForm: externalDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: English, Slovak

      Graduate profile: KNOWLEDGE The graduate has extensive general knowledge of current priorities for the development of the field of study and society, which serves as a basis for their own research and the creation of new knowledge, innovations and originality of the field and also in the field of social practice. The graduate has a broad knowledge of the methodology of social sciences, knowledge about the development and interactions of state and non-state actors through the paradigm of globalization, whose effects exceed national borders and affect political, security, economic, cultural and other relations in different parts of the world. The graduate has an overview of the latest theories of international relations and security, has extensive knowledge of political behavior, decision-making and participation in politics, especially in times of crisis. SKILLS The graduate is characterized by critical, independent and analytical thinking in changing conditions. He is able to anticipate, examine and evaluate problematic situations and their impact on political processes. The graduate can identify problems and priorities necessary for the development of society, can create, formulate and evaluate new hypotheses and strategies in relation to the further development of the department, respectively branches of social practice. He is able to evaluate and logically choose specific scientific methods of basic and applied research and conceptualization of a scientific problem in the field of study. He practically masters the chosen research methods and uses them in the search for new procedures, analysis of relevant details and important interdisciplinary links. To prove theories, concepts and innovations and demonstrates the ability to find out the findings resulting from theoretical analysis and own scientific research on a complex and interdisciplinary nature. Based on its outputs and findings, is able to design, verify and implement new research and working practices in a broader context and in unpredictable and changing societal conditions. He has well-developed communication skills and demonstrates the ability to scientifically complete and present the results of research and development to the professional/academic community and the public in the Slovak Republic and abroad. COMPETENCES The graduate is theoretically and methodologically prepared to solve political, international, economic and other social problems and changes. He is able to determine the focus of research and coordinate the team in the relevant scientific field in academic institutions, research, respectively analytical organizations. It takes into account social, scientific and ethical aspects when formulating research intentions and interpreting research results. He is qualified to perform pedagogical, scientific research, publishing and educational activities at the university, respectively in other scientific research or analytical institutions. The graduate is qualified to participate in the authored, respectively co-authored form in the active outputs of these activities. The graduate is competent to communicate scientifically, he is ready to lead lectures, seminars and exercises from selected topics, evaluate students, lead and oppose the final theses for the relevant degree, create new study materials and aids, can organize, methodically and content excursions and professional student practice. He is able to plan his own professional growth in the context of the current stage of scientific development and on this basis, he can participate in planning the development of society as such.

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      Faculty of Political Science and International Relations

      Faculty of Political Science and International Relations


      Kuzmányho 1
      974 01 Banská Bystrica

      tel: +421-48-446 12 11
      fax: +421-48-415 24 32
      http://www.fpvmv.umb.sk 

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