Programs Offered

DURATION OF STUDIES

2 years (4 semesters)

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION

French

CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION

www.unige.ch/conditions/MA

ADMISSION CONDITIONS

A Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields: Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Earth and Environmental Sciences; or an equivalent degree. Up to 30 credits of supplementary courses may be necessary depending on the chosen major-minor combination.

BIDISCIPLINARY MASTER OF SCIENCE

provides students with a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or Earth and Environmental Sciences the opportunity to further their studies in a field (minor concentration) other than the one chosen at the Bachelor level (major concentration). This programme prepares graduates to work at the crossroads between two scientific branches, in research or in teaching.

AVAILABLE DISCIPLINES:

  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Physics 
  • Chemistry 
  • Biology 
  • Earth and Environmental Sciences

STUDY PROGRAMME

4 semesters (max. 8 semesters) | 120 ECTS credits

Required courses (90 credits)

Research paper and dissertation (30 credits)

Combining both fields of study.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

LEVEL OF FRENCH REQUIRED BY UNIGE

No French proficiency test required for non-Francophones.

MOBILITY

Students may earn up to 30 credits while on exchange. They may also conduct research outside the university, under the supervision of a faculty member, or do a work placement at a leading external laboratory in order to complete their Master's degree.

www.unige.ch/exchange

EXCELLENCE MASTER FELLOWSHIPS

The Faculty of Science, with the support of external partners, has established an Excellence Fellowship program open to outstanding and highly motivated students who wish to pursue a Master of Science degree in one of the disciplines covered by the Faculty. Candidate selection is based on excellence.

Deadline for applications : March 15, 2020

www.unige.ch/sciences/Masters/Bourses

PROFESSIONAL PROSPECTS

Above all, the Bidisciplinary Master's programme enables students who wish to teach science to train in two teachable disciplines, thereby fulfilling the requirements of the cantonal education departments (DIP) regarding the versatility of teachers.

UNIVERSITY TAXES

500 CHF / semester (~430 €, ~530 $US)
Rate of the day

REGISTRATION

Deadline: 30 April 2020 (28 February 2020 for applicants subject to a visa because of their nationality, as set forth in Swiss federal regulations)

www.unige.ch/enrolment

CONTACTS

All programs are subject to changes. Please consult the program regulations.