MLaw UZH Rechtswissenschaft from fall semester 21

ECTS Credits

The Master of Law UZH comprises 90 ECTS credits.

Language

German

Admission Requirements

For admission to a Master's program at the University of Zurich, please find information here.

General Description

The Master of Law UZH serves to deepen various areas of law. This Master's program offers freedom of design and allows for specialization as well as in-depth legal expertise.

In the Master of Law UZH study program, five compulsory modules amounting to 30 ECTS credits must be completed. 12 ECTS credits must be obtained with modules from the Core Elective Pool Common Subjects. 36 ECTS credits are taken with Elective Pool modules, whereby 6 ECTS credits can be acquired outside the faculty. In addition, a Master's Thesis of 12 ECTS credits must be written.

Study Program

Module ECTS Module
type
Completion cycle Performance record and
evaluation type
Civil Procedure Law

12

Compulsory

offered in fall semester, one-semester module written exam, 3h, graded
Commercial and Business Law II 6 Compulsory offered in fall semester, one-semester module written exam, 2h, graded

Review and Advanced Course Criminal Law / Criminal Procedure Law

6

Compulsory offered in fall and spring semester, two-semester module written exam, 2h, graded

Tax Law I

3

Compulsory offered every semester, one-semester module written exam, 2h, graded

Case study in Public Law

3

Compulsory offered every semester, one-semester module

written paper, graded

Common Subjects Core Elective Modules

12

Core Elective

by announcement by announcement

Elective Modules
(entire Faculty of Law module offer at Master's level, extracurricular modules in the amount of max. 6 ECTS)

36

Various depending on module by announcement

Master Thesis

12

Compulsory

no fixed semester allocation

written paper, graded

Total

90      

Repeat Examinations

The compulsory modules can be repeated twice.

There is a combined maximum limit of eight failed attempts for the core elective modules and the elective modules. Until the maximum number of failed attempts is reached, the individual core elective and elective modules can be repeated as often as students wish, provided that the modules are offered again, and can be substituted within the respective pool. Failed attempts at modules not offered by the Faculty of Law are not included in the maximum number of failed attempts.

Degree

Master of Law UZH