In the Life Sciences program at ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences you are integrated into one of your institute's competence centres as well as the research group that relates to your chosen field. Applied research will be the focus of your studies. Your Master's thesis will contribute to the challenges of our time.
International networks, you will work with modern equipment and methods. Cooperation between the four Swiss universities of applied sciences, ZHAW, BFH, FHNW and HES-SO, allows you to profit from interdisciplinary and intercultural knowledge exchange during the Master's programme.
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Food an BeverageInnovation
Chemistry for the Life Sciences
Applied Computational Life Sciences
- 18 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
One credit point corresponds to 25 – 30 hours of work.
DisciplinesChemistry Biology Food Sciences View 3 other Masters in Food Sciences in Switzerland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Candidates who have successfully completed a university of applied sciences Bachelor’s degree programme or who have a university of applied sciences diploma (predecessor of the Bachelor’s degree) with an ECTS grade A or B or a grade average of at least 5.0 (Swiss grade system) in one of the following fields of study can start the MSc studies directly in their desired specialisation without additional conditions.
- Candidates with a degree from a foreign university of applied sciences or higher technical college (HTL) must have a grade average of at least 5.0 (Swiss grade system).
International1350 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 675 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
EU/EEA1350 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 675 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
- CHF 720.00
- Additional semester fee of CHF 500.00 payable by students legally domiciled outside Switzerland.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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