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|Start date:||August 2013|
|Credits:|| 120 ECTS |
|Duration full-time:||24 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
The Global Master's Programme in Toxicology is unique in its cohesive focus on toxicology and health, and one of the oldest and most well-proven toxicology programmes in the world.
What happens during the programme?
Studying toxicology is a way of learning how to understand various mechanisms of toxicity and how to assess health risks with the use of chemicals in our daily life. Knowledge and training in toxicology will give you the opportunity to contribute to a future of safe and sustainable use of chemicals, pesticides and drugs.
The programme has an emphasis on toxicological testing and research, modes of action, and health risk/safety assessment using problem-based learning and real-life cases. The programme uses its close connection with high-quality research and risk assessment work, and collaborates with the pharmaceutical industry, national authorities, as well as with scientists at departments within and outside Karolinska Institutet.
Career opportunities after graduation
The programme is well-integrated in the research and risk assessment activities at Karolinska Institutet and gives you a solid foundation for a future as either a doctoral researcher or a risk/safety assessor.
Due to the tightening of chemical safety legislation, the demand for qualified toxicologists is increasing. If you want to make a difference to the world, toxicology is a never-ending challenge. You can contribute to meeting the international demand for qualified toxicologists of the future.
The programme will next be given in autumn 2014. This page will be updated with the programme overview closer to the time.
Bachelor's degree or professional degree worth at least 180 higher education credits in biomedicine, biology, cellular and molecular biology, pharmaceutics, chemistry, medicine or biotechnology.
Proficiency in the English language should be documented by an internationally recognized test such as TOEFL: internet based (iBT) with a total score of at least 90 and minimum score of 20 on the written test, or paper based (PBT) with a total score of at least 575, and minimum score of 4.5 on the written test; or IELTS (academic) with an overall mark of at least 6.5 and no band less than 5.5; or other documentation that according to regulations certifies the equivalence of English B at Swedish upper secondary school.
|TOEFL paper-based test score:||575|
|TOEFL internet-based test score:||90|
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test.
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