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.

Syllabus

Welcome to the course!

This course starts on Friday, October 21 and ends on Wednesday, November 1, 2022.

Registration

To take part in the course it is required that you register for the course online in Ladok. Registration is possible from October 14 until October 23. Find out more about online registration here

Content

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.

Schedule

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

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.

Contact

Annika Hanberg

Course leader and examiner

Åsa Lycke

Programme administrator and Study Counselor