Admission and Registration

Your next step - Master of Science in Physiotherapy

1. Students eligible for the appraisal of aptitude meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from a Swiss University of Applied Sciences (minimum of 180 ECTS credits) and completion of the 10-month supplementary module B (BFH) or C (ZHAW). HES-SO: after successful completion of the bachelor programme.
  • Bachelor degree in Physiotherapy from a foreign university and a minimum of 10 months of professional experience.
  • Students of a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from a Swiss University of Applied Sciences who are in the process of completing the supplementary module B/C at the time of application.
  • Registered physiotherapists SRK who have attained an postcurricular degree from a University of Applied Sciences through the Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology OPET;
    1. Postcurricular degree attained through continuing academic education at tertiary level or
    2. Postcurricular degree attained through whitelisted non-academic credits and a course in “Scientific methods” of at least 5 ECTS credits.
  • Applicants with a foreign certification equivalent to a BSc in Physiotherapy. Accreditation is to be determined by the Head of Study.

2. All applicants have to prove very good English language skills (Level B2), verified by a recognized testing system such as e.g. TOEFL, IELTS etc.

3. Study candidates from abroad must submit a recognised diploma of proficiency in German (Goethe Certificate C, Zentrale Mittelstufen Prüfung, or equivalent).

Prospective students who have fulfilled the formal admission requirements must undergo an appraisal of aptitude (subject to a charge).

Would like to meet with our academic advisor? To schedule a session, please contact our Administration Office (mscphysiotherapie.gesundheit(at) or 0041 31 848 35 64).