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 2021 - spring 2022

Semester 1 (autumn)

Principles of Toxicology: August 30 -  October 3

Target Organ Toxicology - Toxicokinetics and Toxicodynamics: October 4 - December 15

Histopathology and Clinical Pathology: December 16 - January 16, 2022


Semester 3 (autumn)

Global Toxicology in a Sustainable Society: August 30 - September 12

Molecular and Cellular Toxicology (elective course): September 13 - October 21

Risk Assessment and In Silico Toxicology (elective course):  September 13 - October 21

Regulatory Toxicity Testing: October 22 - December 1

Degree project in Toxicology: December 2 - June 5, 2022


Semester 2 (spring)

Laboratory Animal Science: January 17 - February 3, 2022

Applications of methods in toxicological research: February 4 - April 19, 2022

Health risk assessment: April 20 - June 5, 2022


Semester 4 (spring)

Degree project in Toxicology (cont): January 17 - June 5, 2022


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