In order to qualify for the Executive Master in Governance & Development Policy, participants are required to attend all ten modules of the programme (30 ECTS), write two Seminar essays (10 ECTS), produce an original Master thesis and pass an oral examination (20 ECTS).
The Executive Master 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) are issued by CERIS & Université Libre de Bruxelles-ULB and are agreed by ARES (Académie de Recherche et d’Enseignement Supérieur) which is the federation of French-speaking higher education institutions in Belgium. The jury of the Executive Master program delivers a Certificate Level 7 EQF (European Qualification Framework). Participants should be aware that this Postgraduate Certificate (English style Master 60 ECTS) is not the equivalent of a Graduate Certificate, Bologna-type Master (120 ECTS) or specialized master’s (60 ECTS).
EQF Level 7 Knowledge : Highly specialised knowledge, some of which is at the forefront of knowledge in a field of work or study, as the basis for original thinking and/or research. Critical awareness of knowledge issues in a field and at the interface between different fields.
EQF Level 7 Skills : specialised problem-solving skills required in research and/or innovation in order to develop new knowledge and procedures and to integrate knowledge from different fields.
EQF Level 7 Responsibility and autonomy : manage and transform work or study contexts that are complex, unpredictable and require new strategic approaches; take responsibility for contributing to professional knowledge and practice and/or for reviewing the strategic performance of team.