Elective modules MSc in Geography

Besides compulsory modules and core elective modules, elective modules in the extent of 23 ECTS credits have to be completed. Basically all modules of the course book of the University and the ETH Zurich are eligible.

The following elective modules are offered at the Department of Geography:

Module ID Title Language ECTS Term
GEO 803 Solving Geospatial Problems using Matlab English/German 2 Fall (block course)
GEO 805 Natural hazard and risk analysis in high-mountain areas English/German 3 Fall (block course)
GEO 812

Getting started with R for spatial analysis

English 1 Fall (block course)
GEO 813

Surveying course for Geographers

German 3 Spring
GEO 815

Quantification and modelling of the Cryosphere: dynamic processes

English 3 Fall
GEO 818

Dendro-Ecology

English/German 6 Fall & Spring
GEO 819

The biogeochemistry of plant- soil systems in a changing world

Englisch 4 Spring
GEO 820

Stable isotopes in ecology and soil science

Englisch 2 Spring
GEO 851 Glacier Mass Balance Measurements and Analysis – from local observations to global assessments English 3 Fall
GEO 791 Regional Geography (changing focus and module ID each semester) German 1 Spring / Fall
GEO 777 Seminar for major excursion English/German 1-2 Spring / Fall

 

For more details, see Guidelines Master in Geography and the University's course book (see link at module ID).