For students attending the Master's Programme in Toxicology Programme overview

The first semester is focused on the mechanisms and effects from interactions of cells and tissue with chemicals and drugs, whilst the second semester highlights methods and concepts for studying toxic effects and assessing health risks. The courses during the third semester put everything into context of policy, ethics and society, and with a global perspective of sustainability. It also includes two elective courses. The programme ends with the thesis project.

Course overview Master's programme in Toxicology 2020




Course dates autumn 2022 - spring 2023

Semester 1 (autumn)

Principles of Toxicology: August 29 -  October 2

Target Organ Toxicology - Toxicokinetics and Toxicodynamics: October 3 - December 14

Histopathology and Clinical Pathology: December 15 - January 15, 2023


Semester 3 (autumn)

Global Toxicology in a Sustainable Society: August 29 - September 11

Molecular and Cellular Toxicology (elective course): September 12 - October 20

Risk Assessment and In Silico Toxicology (elective course):  September 12 - October 20

Regulatory Toxicity Testing: October 21 - November 30

Degree project in Toxicology: December 1 - June 4, 2023


Semester 2 (spring)

Laboratory Animal Science: January 16 - February 2, 2023

Applications of methods in toxicological research: February 3 - April 18, 2023

Health risk assessment: April 19 - June 2, 2023


Semester 4 (spring)

Degree project in Toxicology (cont): January 17 - June 2, 2023


Academic calendar

The academic year is divided into two semesters. The autumn semester begins in late August and ends in mid January; the spring semester begins in mid January and ends in June. The start- and end dates of each semester are available here