The Specialized Master's program Remote Sensing is made up of 90 ECTS credits. Thus, the full-time program lasts 1.5 years. 60 ECTS credits must be earned by writing the Master’s thesis. 30 ECTS must be earned by taught courses. The choice of these courses depends on your individual research project and is tailored to your interests and needs.
|Core electives||min. 15|
|Elective courses||max. 15|
|GEO 610||Master's thesis and master's exam||English||60||Spring and Fall|
The Master's thesis represents an independent scientific work under the guidance of an experienced member of the teaching staff. The thesis is worth 60 ECTS credits and may extend over two consecutive semesters, but must not exceed 18 months. The results of the thesis will be presented in a public seminar.
Core elective modules
We offer following core elective courses, each counting 6 ECTS:
May be freely chosen from the Master’s offerings at the University of Zurich, ETH Zurich, or other Swiss universities, in consultation with the mentor. At most 15 ECTS credits of elective courses may count towards the Specialized Master in Remote Sensing.
In general, following courses are recommended for RSL:
|GEO 448||Machine learning and geosciences||English||3||Spring|
|GEO 803||Solving Geospatial Problems using Matlab||English/German||2||Fall|
|STA 330||Modeling dependent data||English||5||Spring|
|AINF 1100||Informatik 1||German||9||Fall|
|102-0617-00L||Basics and Principles of Radar Remote Sensing for Environmental Applications||English||3||Fall|
|102-0627-00L||Applied Radar Remote Sensing for Environmental Parameter Estimation||English||3||Fall|
|102-0617-01L||Methodologies for Image Processing of Remote Sensing Data||English||3||Spring|
|103-0267-01L||Photogrammetry and 3D Vision Lab||English||3||Fall|
|701-1236-00L||Measurements Methods in Meteorology and Climate Research||German||1||Spring|