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MAS - Master of Advanced Studies

Effectively add to your professional qualifications. Attended part-time, a MAS takes a practice-oriented approach in providing you with in-depth expertise for your professional activities.

MAS programmes are based on a skills profile and are aimed at proven managers and professionals with a university degree (or equivalent) and professional experience who require specific expertise for professional challenges. A MAS continuing education programme yields at least 60 ECTS points and takes a minimum of two years to complete.

A MAS continuing education programme at the FHNW offers:

  • Extensive expertise to complement your professional experience
  • Broadly diversified specialisation options
  • The latest findings, taught in a practice-oriented manner by excellent lecturers
  • A master’s qualification as valuable proof of expertise
  • The tools you need for the next step in your career

Fields of Study

Applied Psychology

Psychological issues are increasingly being identified as important in the world of work.

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Architecture, Construction and Geomatics

The requirements of jobs and the working environment are becoming increasingly complex and subject to rapid change.

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Art and Design

Deepen your knowledge and skills in the field of art, design and education by signing into professional continuing education programmes. Numerous workshops on ...

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We are happy to help you continue your education, so that you get ahead in your professional and personal life.

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We will help you in your continuing education as a professional in the school and university system. The central topics are teaching, the professional role and ...

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Highly trained professionals are in high demand. We offer advanced training courses in engineering, computer science and management for the next step in your ...

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Life Sciences

Analyse environmental problems and find and communicate innovative solutions.

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The FHNW Basel Academy of Music has an extensive range of courses for musicians in search of a new challenge.

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Social Work

Our innovative and richly diverse continuing education programme is much acclaimed beyond the confines of our discipline.

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