Cycle II, Master Degree Studies
Master Degree Studies, Cycle II follow after the graduation of Cycle I studies for License with a minimum duration of 1.5 years.
Diploma awarded on graduation of Cycle I, corresponds to a skill level that allows employment into the labor market. Master Degree Studies, Cycle II should allow access to management, design, research and doctoral studies.
The value and importance of higher education for Master Degree is indisputable, aimed at training highly qualified specialists, to develop their research capabilities and enable access to doctoral studies for them.
In order to create superior competences and performed skills, to provide chance for professional growth and use the scientific potential of young specialists, since 2008 Technical University of Moldova, offers the opportunity to pursue university studies in Cycle II (Master Degree Studies), which are based on educational principles of Bologna.
As a result of earlier mentioned reasons, since 2008 Master Degree Studies are possible as a continuation of Cycle I, License, being placed in the category Cycle II – Master Degree Studies (according to the Regulation on the organization of higher education, master degree studies- Government Decision no. 1451 of 24.12.2008).
In correspondence with the order of the Ministry of Education of Moldova, Technical University of Moldova is authorized to perform training in 40 master programs / specializations, belonging to six general domains of study – engineering and engineering activities, economic sciences, exact sciences, law, manufacturing and processing technologies, architecture and urbanism.
Studies in Engineering last -1.5 years (90 credits), studies in Economy last – 2 years (120 credits).
Currently TUM, with the authorization of the Ministry of Education of Moldova, has conducted training in 43 master degree programs:
Engineering and Engineering Activities – 22 master degree programs;
Science – one master degree program;
Manufacturing and Processing Technologies – seven master degree programs;
Architecture and Urban Planning – nine master degree programs;
Economics and Law – four master degree programs.
Education of master degree students is organized according to the curriculum which provides disciplines for advanced training in various fields of study. Programs meet the new requirements of the technical and global economic environment, based on the latest scientific elaborations. The knowledge acquired will ensure quality and efficiency in the future work of Master Degree graduates. All master degree study- programs are elaborated and supervised by TUM research department, which offers the opportunity to continue research later in Cycle III, scientific thesis – Doctoral studies.