The MCA in Customs, Taxation and International Trade Law is offered by the WWU Münster in cooperation with the AWA Foreign Trade Academy GmbH.
The MCA programme is a part-time course, designed for customs practitioners. It lasts 18 months and is divided into self-study and monthly taught classes (also available online). It awards 60 credit points under the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).
The course is open to customs practitioners from the private and public sectors of the European Community and neighbouring countries. The target group includes:
Students must be able to follow lectures, participate in class discussions and complete written assignments.
In order to successfully complete the MCA course, participants must satisfy the following requirements:
This applies to participants from both EU and non EU countries. It covers the costs of tuition and course materials only.
A four year university degree (240 ECTS points)
Applicants with a three-year university degree can also apply provided they have at least 5 years relevant professional experience.
Evidence of at least one year work experience in the field of customs and/or trade.
Applicants from countries where English is not an official language must submit:
Master of Customs Administration (MCA)
The course is currently undergoing re-accreditation to reflect changes to its content and structure.
The MCA complies with the PICARD Standards of the World Customs Organisation.