For students attending the course Principles of Toxicology (7.5 credits) course code 4TX018

The Principles of Toxicology-course contains cell biology and biochemistry from a toxicological perspective, and mechanisms of toxicity. The course includes methods to study if toxic compounds are hazardous to human health (in vivo, in vitro, in silico, epidemiology) or to sustainable development in a global perspective.

On this page you can find information about the course, including the syllabus, schedule and contact details.

Syllabus

Welcome to the course!

This 5 weeks course starts on Monday, August 29 and ends on Friday, September 30, 2022.

Registration

To take part in the course it is required that you register for the course online in Ladok. Registration is possible from August 15 until August 31. Find out more about online registration here

Schedule

The schedule for the autumn semester 2022 will be published 2 weeks before the start of the course.

 

Examination and compulsory participation

The examination consists of oral and written assignments, graded Pass/Fail, and a written examination graded Pass with distinction/Pass/Fail. The grade for the course is based on the written examination.

Compulsory participation
Assignments and journal clubs are compulsory.  The examiner assesses if, and in that case how, absence can be compensated. Before the student has participated in all compulsory parts or compensated absence in accordance with the examiner's instructions, the student's results for respective part will not be registered. Absence from a compulsory activity may result in that the student cannot compensate the absence until the next time the course is given.

Course evaluation 

Course evaluation will be carried out in accordance with the guidelines established by the Board of Education. Course council meeting is held with the course coordinator and student representatives.

Contact

Kristian Dreij

Course leader and examiner

Anda Gliga

Course leader

Åsa Lycke

Programme administrator and Study Counselor