M.Sc. On Campus

Software Systems

University of Zurich

24 months
1312 EUR/year
1312 EUR/year
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Master's degree programs in Software Systems from University of Zurich provide students with an advanced academic education and allow them to shape their own profiles. The Master's degree qualifies for suitable candidates, continuing their academic career in a Doctoral program. 


Master’s programs provide an advanced academic education and allow students to complete independent academic and project-based work. 

At the heart of the major study program in Software Systems are elective modules in the area of informatics plus a Master's project. 

Rounding off the program are elective modules drawn from all the areas taught by the Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics, designed to give you a deeper level of knowledge. 

A Master's thesis comprising 30 ECTS credits is the final element of the program. 

Career options

With the in-depth knowledge gained during the Master's study program in Software Systems at University of Zurich, you will be in demand in both the software industry and in the IT departments of all kinds of companies, where you will be assigned demanding tasks in roles such as project manager, system architect, product manager or consultant. 

Moreover, graduates with the right aptitude have the opportunity to complete a doctorate, an outstanding foundation for an academic career. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mobile Communication Systems
  • Advanced Software Engineering
  • Applied Analytical Data Science
  • Big Data: Technology and Law
  • Big-Data Analytics 
  • Blockchains and Overlay Networks

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In order to be admitted to a Master's degree program, an applicant must meet the requirements set out in the ordinance on admission to studies at the University of Zurich. Student Services review the application in this regard. 
  • The Faculty will then subject the application documents to a specialized academic review and determine the applicant's level of study. The decision is based on an evaluation of the curriculum of the program of studies completed, as well as other documents.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1312 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 656 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    1312 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 656 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • Tuition fee is 720 CHF per semester

Living costs for Zürich

1920 - 2572 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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