Studyportals
M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Sciences

ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

24 months
Duration
1324 EUR/year
1324 EUR/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Master’s degree programme in Environmental Sciences at ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology 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.

Overview

The department of Environmental Systems Sciences offers an environment for high-​quality research on a wide range of topics. 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.

Structure of Education

The Master’s degree programme in Environmental Sciences at ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology offers majors in:

  • Atmosphere and Climate
  • Biogeochemistry and Pollutant Dynamics
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Environmental Systems and Policy
  • Forest and Landscape Management 
  • Human Health, Nutrition and Environment

Within the framework of the Master's degree programme, students spend some time outside ETH Zurich - in Switzerland or abroad - and gain work experience with an internship. The programme is rounded off by a Master's thesis on a topic selected from the range of topics of the chosen specialisation.

Graduation

The Master's degree is completed with a diploma. The Master's degree entitles the holder to the academic title of Master of Science ETH in Environmental Sciences (for short: MSc ETH Environmental Sc.) or in German: Master of Science ETH in Umweltnaturwissenschaften (for short: MSc ETH Umwelt-​Natw.).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable Energy Use
  • Global Change and Sustainability
  • Transdisciplinarity for Sustainable Development
  • Physical Glaciology
  • Catchment Management and Natural Hazards
  • Agricultural Plant Production and Environment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

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).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students who are currently enrolled in the Bachelor's programme in Environmental Sciences or Environmental Engineering at ETH Zurich and who meet the admission requirements can register for the consecutive Master's programme in Environmental Sciences in myStudies
  • Applicants with other diplomas than from ETH Zurich can find information on admission requirements, deadlines and application procedures on the ETH Zurich website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1324 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 662 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1324 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 662 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • Tuition fee: CHF 730/Semester

Funding

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.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 3 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Environmental Sciences
-
ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!