What Is an Advanced Studies Degree?
Advanced Studies may be right for you. Individuals wishing to apply their college credits toward the completion of a degree in a specific field can do so in this programme, allowing students to transfer their completed college credits, professional qualifications to their degree programme. The rationale for advanced studies is to develop professionalism, develop awareness, enhance methodology and knowledge of the profession.
Universidad Azteca Advanced Studies is interdisciplinary in focus on postgraduate academic skills development in professional practice as defined by the Mexican and European Qualifications Framework (MMC, EQF) Level 7 (Masters Degree) and Level 8 (Doctoral Degree). Advanced Studies provides a space for critical thinking and engaged enquiry within and across conventional disciplinary and professional boundaries.
These degree programmes offer flexible schedules with a diverse curriculum centered on technical and practical training, students are assisted to develop competence in subject knowledge, subject application, which will enable them to work effectively in the variety of contexts they will encounter during their careers.
TYPE AND WORKLOAD OF PROGRAMME
TYPE: Universidad Azteca internal award, university own programme acc. Art. 59 General Law of Education.
LEVEL: Third cycle, level 8 MMC university own award.
WORKLOAD: 180 ECTS
AWARDING UNIVERSITY AND TARGET GROUP
AWARDING UNIVERSITY: Universidad Azteca, Chalco, Mexico.
UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT IN EUROPE: Universidad Azteca European Programmes.
TARGET GROUP: Doctoral students interested in credit transfer from doctoral study or Level 8 EQF courses in one of the following disciplines to Universidad Azteca pursuing the completion of the doctoral programme by thesis / professional doctorate examination.
SPECIALISATION: Advanced studies at level 8 MMC (EQF)
- Social and Economic Sciences
- Health Sciences
- Educational Sciences
- Environmental Sciences
STUDY LANGUAGE: English, German, Spanish
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT: Master or equivalent degree and postgraduate coursework or qualifications for credit transfer to the programme or research experience.
Modality and Course Team
MODALITY: e-learning and distance education modality.
COURSE TEAM: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Berchtold, Prof. Dr. Friedrich Luhan, Prof. Dr. Ricardo Saavedra Hidalgo, Prof. Dr. Felipe Fernández Rivadulla, Prof. Dr. Endler.
|Transfer credits – Elective courses||Test mode||ECTS|
|Transfer from MPhil doctoral programme/ level 8 EQF||Credits Transfer||Up to 102|
|Electives from doctoral programme of Universidad Azteca||Examination||Difference to 102|
|Mandatory Science Module||Test mode||ECTS|
|Thesis / Rigorosum Examination||Test mode||ECTS|
|Thesis in the discipline specialisation||Written thesis presentation and defense||60|
|ECTS||Defence / Rigorosum||180|