Master of Advanced Studies ETH (MAS)
The continuing education programmes of the Master of Advanced Studies ETH (MAS ETH) reinforce field-specific training and expands the base of knowledge beyond the boundaries of architecture.
An MAS programme can as well be pursued by interested candidates who do not hold an ETH degree and is, amongst others, particularly well-suited to prepare for re-entry into professional practice.
It includes approximately 600 hours of lectures and supervised activities and a three-to-four month MAS thesis in the form of a research paper or project. The MAS programme is designed for both full- and part-time studies.
Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)
The Certificate of Advanced Studies ETH (CAS) serves to deepen the technical skills in a particular area. The CAS-program includes approximately 150 hours of lectures and supervised activities and a three-to-four month CAS thesis in the form of a research paper or project.
Application and study
Continuing Education Programmes are generally aimed at executives and specialists with an academic background working in companies, in universities or in the public administration. Both, the Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) and the Certificate programme (CAS), require a master degree (MSc, MA) and professional experience or an equivalent educational status. These programmes may, in some cases, be joined straight after obtainging a master’s degree. Most programmes are offered part-time and last between one and two years.