If you are applying with an international degree, you must provide evidence of having achieved a minimum grade in a language test. Alternatively, a valid TOEFL or IELTS test will be recognized, provided this is not more than six months old at the time of application. Any test with a date older than this will not be accepted.
Individual academic requirements
The following academic qualifications are required for admission to the master’s degree program in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences (mono):
|a)||Bachelor’s degree in the field of Chemistry or Biochemistry from a Swiss university or an equivalent university degree|
|b)||Bachelor’s degree in the field of Chemistry or Biochemistry from a recognized foreign university or an equivalent university degree|
|c)||Bachelor’s degree from a university or an equivalent degree with a minor in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences (minimum 60 ECTS credits). Additional attainments of up to 30 ECTS credits may be required.|
|d)||Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from a Swiss university of applied sciences with a grade of at least 5.0. The appropriate body decides on any additional attainments or exemptions.|
Successful completion of a master’s degree program in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences may depend upon evidence of additional knowledge and expertise that was not acquired as part of the student’s bachelor’s degree program. The ECTS credits will be listed separately in the diploma supplement as extracurricular attainments.
Please consult the admission requirements for the minor as presented in the plan of studies.
The degree used for assessment purposes may not be more than ten years old.
Swiss bachelor degrees/programs
from the University of Bern
that allow admission to the desired master’s degree program without any assessment:
- Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences