Learning outcomes at postgraduate university doctoral study

Management of Sustainable Development

Upon completion of the study Business Economics in Tourism and Hospitality Industry skills and competences needed to carry out independent scientific research in the scientific area of social sciences, scientific field of economics are acquired.

Based on the study programme, attendees will be able to acquire the following learning outcomes:

  • Apply advanced concepts in scientific research in the area of social sciences, field of economics with special emphasis on economic aspect of sustainable development while accepting the interdisciplinarity and multidisciplinarity of the research area.
  • Create and evaluate new facts, procedures and theories, that based on the research results, shift boundaries of knowledge in the field of scientific research;
  • As author or co-author write and successfully publish an original scientific paper in a peer-reviewed journal;
  • Prepare and present a public statement on the results and scientific concept at the international conference;
  • Give reasons for certain viewpoints and defend the position in the discussion with other scientists in the field of research;
  • Create and conduct scientific research in the field of economics (drafting scientific research, organization of conducting research, timely detect potential problems, identify the necessary funds, lead the research team);
  • Critically assess published original research results of other authors in the field of doctoral student's research;
  • Analyse and evaluate new and specialized knowledge, methods, tools and instruments in the field of scientific research;
  • Collect and analyse various pieces of information (search literature and databases);
  • Present and explain the results of scientific research to other scientists and general public;
  • Accept ethical and social responsibility for the success of research and possible effects on the wider community;
  • Writing and reporting skills (speaking and listening skills, the ability to present data and research results);
  • Express and justify personal, professional and ethical attitude;
  • Implement the results of scientific research in the business and social environment (knowledge transfer).
  • Face the new challenges of society and the economy and the application of scientific research to contribute to social and economic development.

Upon completion of the study the academic degree Doctor of Science (Ph.D.) in the area of social sciences, field of economics is acquired.

Modules of the doctoral study Management of Sustainable Development:

1.Management of sustainable tourism development
2.Regional and local sustainable development
3.Entrepreneurship and sustainable development.

Director  for doctoral study

thumb dora smolcic jurdanaDora Smolčić Jurdana, Ph. D., Full Professor

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