In order to receive the Advanced Certificate in Political Thought (ACPT) together with the degree proper, the following requirements need to be fulfilled:
- Admission to one of the participating departments.
- 1YMA: Based on the required 40 credits to obtain the MA degree, ACPT students must take 4 mandatory credits and obtain 6 further elective credits from the approved annual list of ACPT courses.
2YMA: Based on the required 60 (66) credits to obtain the MA degree, ACPT students must take 4 mandatory credits in the first year of their studies and obtain 10 further elective credits over the course of both years from the approved list of ACPT courses.
- ACPT students must write their thesis on a topic related to Political Thought. Capstone projects are equivalent to MA theses. The student’s first or second supervisor is ideally a faculty member participating in the ACPT.
- Participation in lectures, special seminars, and workshops organized at CEU by the ACPT is required. Attendance and participation will be considered part of the student’s overall performance.