Specialised Master's Program in Environmental Sciences

General introduction and overview

Environmental sciences deal with human, animal and plant resources and researches the reciprocal dependencies between man, human culture / civilization, and animate and inanimate nature. The discipline Environmental Sciences on the Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Sciences is specialized in interdisciplinary research of biodiversity.

Education goals

The specialized Master's degree program provides students with an in-depth scientific education and the skills needed to carry out independent scientific work. The incorporation of various subject-specific skills in an interdisciplinary "class" results in synergies for joint projects. This specifically promotes the ability to work as part of a team.

Fast Track

Excellent student with a Bachelor’s degree may apply for a fast track program. The students follow the curriculum in the environmental sciences Master’s program and integrate the results of the master thesis into their doctoral thesis. The fast track program may save ambitious students up to two semesters.

Degree

Master of Science in Environmental Sciences (MSc in Environmental Sciences)

Course description

The Master's Program consists of courses in environmental sciences and studies and an independent research thesis.

Duration / ECTS

1.5 years (90 credit points)

Language

English

Admission

All students with a bachelor's degree from a Swiss University or equivalent, sufficient knowledge in natural sciences and, preferably, attendance of courses in environmental sciences during bachelor education can apply.

Please note: A letter of acceptance cannot be provided before the interviews in February!

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