Prescribed compulsory lectures amounting to 36 credits have to be completed in each specialisation. They consist of four compulsory modules, each comprising 9 credits. Two further modules, each valued at 9 credits, have to be selected.
A large number of elective subjects from the range of courses offered at the ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich enable students to further focus in the selected specialisation or extend the breadth of their education.
The Master's degree programme ends with the Master's thesis. 120 ECTS credits are needed for the award of a Master's degree.
Graduates from other Swiss and foreign universities with corresponding degrees can be admitted to the Master's degree programme. Additional requirements generally have to be met. More information
The Environmental Engineering Master's degree programme at ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology offers five majors to choose. Each specialisation includes compulsory modules and modules that can be selected. Assignment of the compulsory modules for each individual specialisation is defined in the Course Catalogue.
Compulsory Specialisation Modules: They introduce students to core specialist knowledge in the selected major and form the basis of the Master's degree programme.
Selectable Specialisation Modules: They deliver specific specialist environmental engineering knowledge in the selected major and provide in-depth knowledge in selected subject areas.
Each module consists of several course units. A module only counts towards the Master's degree programme if a minimum of 9 credits has been awarded in the module in question.
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- Water Infrastr. Plan. & Stormw. Mangt.
- Syst. analysis in Urban Water Mangt
- Air Quality Control
- Waste Management
- Ecological Systems Design
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesEnvironmental Engineering Earth Sciences View 7 other Masters in Environmental Engineering in Switzerland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
For admission to the degree programme one of the following is required:
- a university Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering comprising at least 180 ECTS credits(1 or an equivalent university degree in Environmental Engineering
- a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering from a Swiss university of applied sciences(2 comprising at least 180 credits
- a university Bachelor’s degree comprising at least 180 credits, an equivalent university degree, or a Bachelor’s degree from a Swiss university of applied sciences in a discipline other than Environmental Engineering which – also with regard to any additional academic requirements within the given framework
International1324 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 662 EUR per semester during 24 months.
National1324 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 662 EUR per semester during 24 months.
- Tuition fee: CHF 730/Semester
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