What will I learn?

In a world of ever-changing lifestyles and with an increasingly dynamic but also aging society it is very important to preserve and improve human health. This can be accomplished by professionals dealing with the functioning of the human being from whole body perspective to the cellular level, integrating also fundamental concepts of the technical sciences.


The programme offers different areas of specialization in the field of health sciences and technology which can be complemented by courses in natural and engineering sciences.


  • Human Health, Nutrition and Environment
  • Medical Technology
  • Human Movement Science and Sport
  • Molecular Health Sciences
  • Neurosciences

Which department am I in?

Department of System-​oriented Natural Sciences

Study options

Full Time (90 ECTS credits)

Tuition fees
Fr1,320.00 (US$ 1,399) per year
CHF 660 per semester
Start date

14 September 2020, 22 February 2021


ETH Zurich, Hönggerberg Campus




8093, Switzerland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be eligible for admission to a Master's degree programme at ETH Zurich you need to have a high-quality Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 180 ECTS or an equivalent first academic degree from an internationally recognized university. Other English language requirements: Cambridge Proficiency (CPE) - Required minimum C1 (grade C); required minimum C2 (grade C); Cambridge Advanced (CAE) - Required minimum C1 (grade B); CAE not recognized as level C2.

For international students

The students must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent first degree from an internationally recognised university
  • The Bachelor's degree is based on at least three years of study (full-time equivalent) or 180 credits ECTS (European credit transfer system), respectively. 1 credit ECTS corresponds to a workload of 25-30 hours.
  • The Bachelor's degree qualifies the holder to enter, without additional requirements, Master's degree programs at a university within the education system where the Bachelor's degree was acquired.

Language Requirements

  • IELTS Academic: Required minimum C1 (7.0); required minimum C2 (8.0)
  • TOEFL Internet-based: Required minimum C1 (100); required minimum (C2) (110)
  • Cambridge Proficiency (CPE) - Required minimum C1 (grade C); required minimum C2 (grade C)
  • Cambridge Advanced (CAE) - Required minimum C1 (grade B); CAE not recognized as level C2

Application Deadline: Autumn 15th Dec.

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