M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR536 per Semester (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    EUR536 per Semester (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

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| Zürich, Switzerland
The ETH Zürich offers a curriculum in Pharmaceutical Sciences based on the „Bologna Model“. The first study grade leads to a Bachelor degree, the second to a Master degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences.



Graduate education leading to the Master degree and, if desired, to the Swiss Federal Diploma for Pharmacists provides specialized pharmaceutical training that integrates important aspects of drug discovery, drug development, and the clinical application of drugs for therapeutic and diagnostic purposes.
The 2nd year programme is dedicated to problem- and task-oriented learning in practice. It has been designed by experts from community and hospital pharmacies. The overall concept of this 2nd year programme is nationally coordinated and has been adopted by all pharmacy schools in Switzerland.

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Tuition fee
  • EUR536 per semester ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • EUR536 per semester ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

Tuition 580 CHF + student fees CHF 64 per semester. ETH Zurich offers a number of scholarships for outstanding students within the Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme and the Master Scholarship Programme.
Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

  • The Swiss Federal Diploma for Pharmacists is subject to federal legislation for medical professions. The Swiss Diploma entitles the graduates to professional registration as a pharmacist in Switzerland. It is acquired through successful participation in the Swiss Federal Examination in Pharmacy. Graduates may be the responsible pharmacist in a community pharmacy or a hospital pharmacy, work in the pharmaceutical industry in a leading position or as Qualified Person, or ensure safe drug use through work in governmental agencies.

English Language Requirements


  • The equivalent of an ETH Bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

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