Master of Arts in Global Studies

European College for Liberal Studies

Program Description

Master of Arts in Global Studies

European College for Liberal Studies

Our graduate programs, each with different program requirements, are based on and are fully compatible with the established European and American educational systems. The European guidelines for higher education are outlined in the Bologna agreements. Once a minimum number of credits has been earned, a request for graduation can be submitted. Not all programs are offered at all campuses. Refer to the program schedule for further details.

Courses

Graduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses. Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the graduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Refer to the program schedule for further details. Refer to the course overview for the list of available courses. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible.

Program requirements

  • Total 60 credits
  • Courses (core) 24 credits / 12 courses
  • Courses (GSCCSxxx) 12 credits / 6 courses
  • Global Community Project 12 credits / 2 courses (optional)
  • Electives 16 credits / 8 courses
  • Electives 4 credits / 2 courses (in case of optional project)
  • Thesis 8 credits

Switching to another program once the studies have started is possible as long as the program requirements are met by the end of the studies. Therefore, the decision to switch should be made as early as possible to avoid not meeting the program requirements within the intended program duration.

Admission requirements

proficiency in the English language

Bachelor degree (or equivalent)

  • No distinction is made between academic or professional Bachelor degrees.
  • Degrees with 180 European credits or 120 American semester credits are considered equivalent.
  • Students who do not hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent should apply for a Bachelor degree program, or for the Undergraduate Diploma top-up program.

CAREER PERSPECTIVES

Our study programs and courses are career-oriented in nature and provide students with a high level of flexibility throughout their graduate studies. Focusing on a broad range of specialized subject matters, students are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to be successful in today’s global economy, and are prepared for a wide variety of professional development and career opportunities.

Graduate programs are an excellent choice for recent college and university graduates who would like to see their employability in today's job market increase by engaging in rigorous and academically challenging graduate studies to obtain a relevant academic qualification in the field of liberal arts.

Upon graduation, students mainly start or advance their careers with mid to upper-level positions in national and multinational companies and organizations in various economic sectors. Students can also choose to continue their studies without interruption in almost any of our other graduate and postgraduate programs to further enhance their career prospects.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 28, 2017
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Belgium - Antwerp
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Switzerland - Zurich
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