Elective modules MSc in Geography

Last updated: 03.06.2020

Besides compulsory and core elective modules, elective modules 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 717 Google Earth Engine English 1 Spring (block course)
GEO 802 Data Information Literacy English 1 Fall (block course)
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 818 Dendro-Ecology English/German 6 Fall/Spring
GEO 7xx Modules with integrated field trips English/German 1-3 Spring / Fall


For further details, check the Guidelines Master in Geography and the Course Catalogue of UZH.