Master in Advanced Global Studies - MAGS
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The Master in Advanced Global Studies (MAGS) is tailored to:
Master’s time schedule
Classes begin in mid-November 2021 and run until October 2022. Teaching activities will be scheduled from Monday to Friday between 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Attendance to classes and other activities within the Master's program is compulsory.
After in-class educational sessions, all students will undertake their professional training with the internship that gives students the invaluable opportunity to strengthen the competences acquired during the Master.
The Graduation Day ceremony is expected in December 2022.
Assessment and Diploma
1st level Specializing Master's Degree issued by the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Italian Law D.M. 509/99) will be granted at the end of the Master’s course upon achievement of 60 ECTS credits, gained through the attendance to all the Master activities and the positive results in the examinations taken. All the Master’s activities (exams, internship, project work) have to be performed.
The Master in Advanced Global Studies (MAGS) programme is spread over four integrated levels, aimed at fostering a multidimensional education which includes also research skills, analytical tools and professional development.
1st Level - Scientific Training & Management Skills 40 CFU
The course offers an important opportunity to deepen the theoretical analysis of the economic, political, historical, legal and institutional issues relevant to the global system. Thanks to the multidisciplinary character of this area, students have the opportunity to study and evaluate specific problems from different yet connected perspectives.
Area A- Economics
Area B- International Relations
Area C- Law and Institutions
Area D- Human Security and Sustainable Development
Area E- Management Skills
2nd Level - Advanced Training on Regional Areas 15 CFU
The Master’s program includes an advanced training programme on the most relevant regional areas that government, international organizations, NGOs and multinational private companies are facing. Professionals and experts from specific fields are involved in planning, organizing and addressing introductory courses as well as seminars and case studies in the following areas:
Regional Area: Latin America
Regional Area: Africa
Regional Area: Middle East
Regional Area: Asia
Regional Area: Europe
3rd Level - Project Work 5 CFU
Participants join in the elaboration of a project work where the multidimensional analysis of a problem leads to the identification of its fundamental nodes.
4th Level - Internship 5 CFU
The research activity is completed with an internship, that gives students the invaluable opportunity to strengthen competencies acquired during the Master.