For students attending the course Regulatory Toxicity Testing (10 credits) course code 4TX032

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


Welcome to the course!

This course starts on Friday, October 25 and ends on Wednesday, December 4, 2024.


To take part in the course it is required that you register for the course online in Ladok. Registration is possible from October 18 until October 27. Find out more about online registration here


This course is divided into the following parts:

Toxicity testing, planning, performance and reporting, 6.0 credits
Planning of a toxicity study in rodents in accordance with Good Laboratory Practise (GLP), international guidelines for standardised testing of chemicals (e g OECD-guideline) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). Compilation and evaluation of results. Report writing.

Integration of toxicity testing, 4.0 credits
Integration of planning, performing, analysing and reporting a toxicity study in rodents according to GLP and international guidelines for standardised testing of chemical substances as well as according to present legislation regarding work with experimental animals.


Please follow the links below to view the schedule for the autumn semester 2023.

Schedule autumn semester 2023 - text view

Schedule autumn semester 2023 - calendar view

Please note that the schedule may be subject to change. 


Examination and compulsory participation

Toxicity testing, planning, performing and reporting (6 credits). The examination consists of written assignments. Graded Pass/Fail.

Integration of toxicity testing (4 credits). The examination consists of a written exam. Graded Pass with distinction/Pass/Fail.

The final grade of the whole course is based on the grade of the part Integration of toxicity testing.

Compulsory participation
All practical parts, group exercises including presentations, and some lectures (indicated in the schedule ) 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.


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Annika Hanberg

Course leader and examiner
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Åsa Lycke

Programme administrator and Study Counselor
Content reviewer:
Åsa Lycke