Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology (Fast Track), M.Sc. | University of Zurich | Zürich, Switzerland
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Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology (Fast Track)

12 months
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1474 EUR/year
1474 EUR/year
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About

The Master of Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology (Fast Track) from University of Zurich furthers students scientific education and fosters their abilities for independent research. Students will be prepared for careers in industry, at research institutes and at universities. . 

Overview

  • The Master of Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology (Fast Track) from University of Zurich takes students to the forefront of our understanding of our Universe. Together with the core courses in advanced theoretical astrophysics and cosmology, an original research project is carried out with a faculty member (55 ECTS credits).
  • This can range from a computational astrophysics project, to analysing data from observations or supercomputer simulations, or carrying out a theoretical project. At least 30 ECTS credits are earned through research seminars, lectures, exercises and internships in the chosen specialist area. 
  • This program is ideally suited for students wishing to carry out doctoral studies in astrophysics, cosmology or theoretical physics. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Seminar Theoretical Astrophysics
  • Students Seminar
  • Galaxy and Star Formation
  • Astrophysical Thinking

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s diploma or a degree that is at least equivalent from a state-accredited university.
  • Credits for any transferred coursework must also have been acquired at a state-accredited university.
  • The degree program must last at least three years (of regular full-time study: 180 ECTS credits or equivalent workload).
  • The diploma must be state-accredited (no equivalency certificates or university-internal confirmations of the successful completion of interim sections).
  • The diploma must grant entitlement to undertake a consecutive Master’s program at a state-accredited university in the relevant country.
  • You must fulfill the requirements of the Master’s study program in question; in other words, you must have the knowledge and skills required for the Master’s study program. 
  • These requirements are set on the basis of the quality, content and scope of, and the level of skills imparted in, one or more Bachelor’s degree programs at the University of Zurich.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1474 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 737 EUR per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    1474 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 737 EUR per semester during 12 months.
  • Tuition fee is 720 CHF per semester

Living costs for Zürich

1920 - 2572 CHF /month
Living costs

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Funding

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