This programme prepares for senior positions in education and other related sectors, in which leadership and quality are key at the level of the individual, organisation and education system.


Management and Quality in Education programme offers

  • Practical knowledge, focused on the functioning of educational organisations;
  • Maintains an international dimension;
  • One year, on-line + 2 weeks course in-campus
  • E-learning;
  • Interactive teaching based on tutorials, webinars, discussion forums and online conferencing;
  • Courses are delivered sequentially;
  • Assignments and an examination at the end of each unit;
  • Click here for programme leaflet.
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"I am very inspired by the approach to teaching, because it truly facilitates professional development and practical application of the learning in my career.“
Diana Šumenjak, alumni
Headmistress of Kindergarten Jarše

Programme Overview

Management and Quality in Education is a 1-year master’s programme. Prospective applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree and meet other requirements, which are outlined in detail in the annual prospectus for enrolment. The programme consists of three compulsory courses, three elective courses to be chosen from a range of elective courses, and a thesis. Courses are delivered sequentially, starting in October. Students can start writing their thesis in the second half of the academic year.

Type:Master’s programme
Professional title:Magistrica managementa izobraževanja / Magister managementa izobraževanja
Study duration:1 year (60 ECTS – European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
Accreditation:Programme is accredited by the Slovenian national authority (click for pdf)
Main fields of study:Business and administration, ISCED 34, KLASIUS-P-16 0488
Level of qualification:EQF: 7, EHEQF: Second cycle
Mode of study:Part time
Organisation of study:Online, with optional onsite one intensive two weeks’ course
Tuition fee:3.500 EUR, 3 instalments
General enrolment conditions:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent undergraduate degree
More information:Click here for programme leaflet and for more information about study programme.


Learning supported by e-learning

E-learning enables the student to study anywhere and anytime. All courses are supported by an e-classroom, which holds all study materials, such as slides, texts and various multimedia materials. E-classroom also enables students to participate in forums and online lectures, communicate with lecturers and other students, submit assignments, test their knowledge with quizzes, study independently, etc.

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Career path

Graduates of the MQE programme are qualified to take on leadership and other senior roles in kindergartens, schools and higher education or elsewhere in the education system. They also gain knowledge that is required in commercial and non-profit organisations in education, knowledge and knowledge management sectors. They acquire competencies in management, quality, knowledge and learning.

Education is light.

Japanese proverb
“New knowledge gave me the courage and confidence to engage in international projects.“
Biserka Plahuta, MQE graduate
Adviser at Ljudska univerza Velenje
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“In the classroom, I convey knowledge using my extensive experience in education. I use practical examples, so that prospective master’s graduates can maximise improvements in the quality of kindergartens, schools and other educational institutions, in which they operate.“
Prof Dr Andrej Koren
Former Headmaster and Director of National School for Leadership in Education (Šola za ravnatelje)

Interesting and beneficial courses

The programme equips students with the knowledge of the theories of management, organisations and quality, and their practical application in educational and related organisations. Students learn about the role of managers as pedagogical and business leaders. They acquire knowledge related to learning at all levels of the organisation, professional development of employees and collaboration with the environment.


Management and Theory of Educational Organisations
Management and Quality in Education
Research Methods in Education

Elective Course 1
Elective Course 2
Elective Course 3
Master Thesis



Elective Courses

Monitoring students’ outcomes and teacher
Quality Assurance in Higher Education
Managing Creativity and Innovation
Competence Development and Lifelong Learning
Management of Higher Education Institutions
Project Work
Learning in Practice
Leadership for Learning
Management of Higher Education
Higher Education Funding
Management of e-Learning
Educational Policies
Human Resource Management in Education and others

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