Graduates from a MSc program with a major in Chemistry from University of Zurich have:
- an in depth theoretical understanding of concepts in Chemistry, which enables them to understand complex chemical systems.
- experimental skills acquired during their largely independently conducted master’s thesis.
- a deepened understanding of the current forefront of research in one specific field of chemistry.
- competencies in a specialized area of research and are able to conduct independent research such as would be required for a PhD
- the subject-specific qualifications necessary to work as a chemist MSc or to teach Chemistry as their first teaching subject at Upper Secondary Schools
As a result of its comprehensive approach, chemistry forms the basis of numerous other disciplines, including pharmacy, biology, medicine, agronomy, food sciences and earth sciences.
Chemists are therefore well-suited for a wide range of occupations, and a large variety of careers and professions in diverse fields are open to graduates, depending on their interests and area of specialization: Research and Development: A Master’s degree can lead to a career in research, generally via a doctorate.
Education: The Master’s degree in Chemistry is a qualification for careers in chemistry and forms the academic basis for a teaching qualification.
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- Protein crystallography and electron microscopy
- Radiochemistry, Basics and Application of Radionuclides
- Patents in Physics, Chemistry and Biology
- 18 months
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DisciplinesChemistry Biochemistry View 19 other Masters in Chemistry in Switzerland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
The following academic degrees exempt the holder from having to pass any further examinations for admission to the a Master’s degree course:
- A Bachelor's degree from the Faculty of Science of the University of Zurich, whereby the Faculty determines which types of the Bachelor's degree are required for admission to the respective Master's degree courses.
- Corresponding degrees of Swiss and foreign universities which are generally recognized by the Faculty, or recognized by subject.
- Further possibilities for admission to a Master’s degree course: the Faculty assesses all other qualifications, in particular those from universities of applied sciences, according to its own criteria, whereby.
International1312 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 656 EUR per semester during 18 months.
National1312 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 656 EUR per semester during 18 months.
- Tuition fee is 720 CHF per semester
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