1e jaar The programme is modular in structure, comprising 90 ECTS which are studied on a full time basis over a period of 17 months. In semester 1, in Groningen, you take 30 ECTS in compulsory advanced courses. The second semester, you will study in Newcastle, where you attain 30 ECTS in advanced specialisation courses and electives. 2e jaar Semester 3, in your second year, is dedicated to writing your joint Master thesis at either NUBS or the RUG, but under joint supervision. Together with 5 EC elective courses.