Master of Advanced Studies

The Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Action is flexible and modular, allowing students to choose among 2 Options to organize their studies.

Option i: a mas IN 1 ACADEMIC YEAR 

    • The MAS starts in September with a core course (DAS) focusing on context analysis
    • It continues with 2 practical specialized courses (CAS) over Spring
    • Several classes of dissertation methods are given throughout the academic year
    • A dissertation has to be handed out over Summer in order to complete and obtain the MAS 

Note: This option is the only one applying to students who have a scholarship.

 

OPTION ii: A MAS IN 2-3 ACADEMIC YEARs

    • In this Option, students can start the MAS (1) with the core course (DAS) or (2) with the specialized course of their choice (CAS)
    • The students continue with 2 practical specialized courses (CAS) over Spring
    • The students have the flexibility to spread all other courses throughout the 2 to 3 remaining years. The detailed study plan is to be discussed with the Head of Learning 
    • A dissertation has to be handed out in order to complete and obtain the MAS 

 

Note for Option I & II: 

The 3 research weeks are mandatory and to be taken according to the pre-established schedule, on CERAH Geneva campus.