ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences

M.Sc. On Campus
18 months
1350 EUR/year
1350 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Nursing at ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences prepares you for the role of APN nursing expert. You will deepen and expand your knowledge with sound scientific findings in your study specialisation and acquire competencies for extended clinical practice, professional leadership and research.


The Master of Science in Nursing at ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences is open to people with a strong interest in patient-oriented research questions who want to expand their nursing expertise and help shape the development of nursing care. 


Graduates are able to offer effective care based on the latest scientific findings. Using their professional knowledge, graduates are able to actively promote the development of public health.

Programme Structure


  • The study programme is suitable for persons who enjoy analytical thinking,have good problem-solving skills and are happy to systematically develop evidence-based nursing knowledge and new concepts for nursing practice.
  •  A high degree of independent learning and working is just as essential as a good knowledge of English.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Nursing
  • former diploma in nursing and higher education training in care level II
  • former diploma in nursing and further advanced training with proof of competencies at undergraduate level in scientific work, clinical assessment and English
  • Master of Advanced Studies and Diploma in Nursing

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 675 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 675 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.

CHF 720 


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