Engineering (MSE) | HES⁠-⁠SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland

Engineering & ArchitectureMasterEngineering (MSE)

Degree awarded

HES⁠-⁠SO Master of Science in Engineering, title of major


The course is divided into three parts of 30 credits each:

  • theory modules;
  • professional specialisation modules;
  • Master's thesis relating to an AR&D project proposed by a company.

This Master's level course focuses both on the development of personal, methodological and entrepreneurial skills and on the expansion of technical know-how, preparing students for the role of project managers working for enterprises.

Aimed to the 35 % best students with UAS Engineering diploma or equivalent, the MSE//HES⁠-⁠SO course draws on specially selected teaching staff and ressources in the different HES⁠-⁠SO schools.

The HES⁠-⁠SO course stands out against the background of other Master's degree courses in Switzerland and abroad in the following aspects:

  • its orientation towards the requirements of the employment market, in particular that of small and medium enterprises;
  • its strong emphasis on professional practice;
  • the high ratio of teaching staff to students;
  • The substantial amount of the course content that is left to the choice of the student.

Course organisation and fees

ECTS Credits
3 full-time semesters, or 4 part-time semesters plus one full-time semester. If the student wishes to change from full-time to part-time study (or vice versa), this must be notified and validated by the course head in writing no later than the second Monday of the subsequent semester.
Mainly in French.
Registration fees
CHF 150
CHF 500 per semester (tuition fees)
CHF 250 per semester (study costs)
Bank details
The study programme begins in calendar week 38

Philippe Passeraub
Head of MSc in Engineering
HES⁠-⁠SO Master
Av. de Provence 6
CH-1007 Lausanne
T + 41 58 900 00 02

T +41 58 900 01 10
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  • April 30, 2020
  • For all candidates who need a visa: March 15, 2020.
    After this date, only complete applications will be considered.

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    Route de Moutier 14
    2800 - Delémont
    T +41 58 900 00 00 - F +41 58 900 00 01
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