M.Sc. Environmental Sciences

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR532 per Semester (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR532 per Semester (EEA

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

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Zurich, Switzerland
The Masterís degree programme in Environmental Sciences forms the basis for scientific work at a high academic level, trains students to handle complex problems and teaches them skills that are relevant to a wide range of careers.

Description

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Graduates will be qualified to become specialists and leading personnel in universities, research institutions, environmental and planning offices, local authorities and the relevant departments of banks, insurance companies and industrial enterprises.

The Masterís degree programme in Environmental Sciences offers majors in Atmosphere and Climate, Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics, Ecology and Evolution, Environmental Systems and Policy, Forest and Landscape Management and in Human Health, Nutrition and Environment. The major can be chosen regardless of the specialisation and of other elective subjects chosen in the Bachelor programme in Envoronmental Sciences ETHZ.

Prospective Master students are recommended to familiarise themselves with the requirements for their preferred major programme during the second year of their Bachelorís studies.

The language of instruction for the Masterís degree is English.

Whether you are already studying at ETH Zurich or pursuing a Bachelorís programme at an other University in Switzerland or abroad, you will find that our web pages offer a wealth of information about the Masterís degree programme.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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    Deadline applies if you do not have the same nationality as the university.

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    Deadline applies if your country of nationality is in the EEA (European Economic Area)

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Tuition fee
  • EUR532 per semester ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR532 per semester ( EEA

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

    )
  • Tuition fee: CHF 580 per semester
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Majors
  • On the Masterís degree programme in Environmental Sciences, the following majors are offered:
  • Atmosphere and Climate
  • Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Environmental Systems and Policy
  • Forest and Landscape Management
  • Human Health, Nutrition and Environment

A major can be chosen regardless of the specialisation chosen at Bachelorís level and of other elective subjects. However, students are recommended to familiarise themselves with the requirements for the various majors during the second year of their Bachelorís degree programme.

English Language Requirements

Requirements

To be eligible for admission to a Master's degree programme at ETH Zurich you need to have a high-quality Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 180 ECTS or an equivalent first academic degree from an internationally recognized university.

The degree must be in a discipline qualifying for the chosen Master's degree programme. Your previous studies must comply in quality, depth and breadth with the requirement profile of the Master's degree programme.

Candidates from Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschulen) can apply if certain conditions are fulfilled.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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