For students attending the course Target Organ Toxicology - Toxicokinetics and Toxicodynamics (17.5 credits) course code 4TX029

The Target Organ Toxicology course includes kinetics and dynamics for toxicity of chemical substances that can be hazardous to human health or to sustainable development in an individual, population and global perspective. The course consists of two parts: Kinetics, mechanisms and effects in different organ systems, 9.0 credits and Integration of target organ toxicology, 8.5 credits. On this page you can find information about the course, including the syllabus, schedule and contact details.


Welcome to the course!

The course starts on Monday, October 2 and ends on Wednesday, December 13, 2023.


To take part in the course it is required that you register for the course online in Ladok. Registration is possible from September 25 until October 4. Find out more about online registration here


The schedule for the autumn semester 2023 will be published 2 weeks before the start of the course.


Examination and compulsory participation

Kinetics, mechanisms and effects in different organ systems (9 credits). The examination consists of written and oral presentation. Graded Pass/Fail.

Integration of target organ toxicology (8.5 credits). The examination consists of written examination. Graded Pass with Distinction/Pass/Fail.

The course grade is based on the grade of the part Integration of target organ toxicology. To pass the whole course the grade pass must have been obtained for both parts of the course.

Compulsory participation
All practical demonstrations, computer exercises, study visits and group exercises including presentations 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.


Emma Vincent

Course leader and examiner

Maria Kippler

Course leader

Åsa Lycke

Programme administrator and Study Counselor
Content reviewer:
Åsa Lycke