Participants of the Modular DAS/MAS programs

Modular MAS

Modular Offer MAS in General Management

Take advantage of this MAS option and build your knowledge in modules you can choose freely within a flexible time frame and earn a DAS in General Management with two CAS courses and a final thesis or a MAS in General Management with three additional CAS courses.

Overview of Degrees

Certificate of Advanced Studies
At least 10 credits
Diploma of Advanced Studies
At least 30 credits
Master of Advanced Studies
At least 60 credits

Modular Offer, DAS in General Management

Are you looking for a flexible and individualized continuing education that is compatible with a dynamic professional and personal life? Modular offers allow participants to acquire knowledge and skills in parts, while offering a flexible time frame that matches their pace of life.

Rochester-Bern plans to offer modular DAS/MAS programs (possible combinations to be clarified with the University of Bern) based on CAS programs in German- or English:

  • DAS in General Management: two coordinated CAS and a final thesis
  • MAS in General Management: five coordinated CAS and a final thesis

In addition, we offer the following programs in English: DAS in General Management, DAS in Finance, Executive MBA

Final Thesis

Choice of subject & language

The topic for the final paper can be freely chosen in the context of the CAS courses attended. The paper will be 30-40 pages and written in German or English, as preferred.


  • Initial situation with the chosen problem/issue
  • Data access for the analysis (e.g. topic-specific literature, industry-specific studies, company-internal surveys)
  • Methodology for problem solving (e.g. written survey or personal interviews)
  • Problem solution proposal including an implementation plan with a change management component
Support & Procedure

Participants are supervised by a faculty member of their choice from the Rochester-Bern network. Each of the following steps is followed by detailed feedback from the supervisor.

  • Topic proposal (one page)
  • Concept for elaborating of the idea (3-4 pages)
  • Submission of the final paper (30-40 pages)
Time Frame & Fees

The thesis can be started after successful completion of the CAS courses. In order to ensure appropriate flexibility alongside professional life, the time window can be designed for a maximum of six months.

The costs is CHF 3,600 and includes supervision and grading amount.

Are you interested in a modular degree?

Our team is looking forward to hearing from you!