Biology - Environmental Toxicology from Uppsala University has substantial applied aspects within fields such as risk assessment, environmental impact descriptions and the testing of chemicals.
After your Master's studies, you can either work as an environmental toxicologist in a company or in an authority at the governmental, county or municipal level. You may also continue with doctoral studies in toxicology or environmental toxicology.
You can already find environmental toxicologists at public institutions (e.g. Medical Product Agency, National Food Administration, Swedish Chemicals Agency, Environmental Protection Agency) and private companies within the environmental protection sector (e.g. IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, SWECO, Golder Associates).Our graduates work at, for example, SWECO, County administrative boards and at the Swedish Chemicals Agency. Job titles include environmental consultant, environment administrator and environmental risk assessor.
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- Fundamental and Molecular Systematics
- Evolutionary Processes
- Trends in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
- 24 months
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DisciplinesBiology Toxicology Environmental Sciences View 45 other Masters in Environmental Sciences in Sweden
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university.Also required is:
- 40 weeks of full-time studies (60 credits) in biology; and
- 20 weeks of full-time studies (30 credits) in chemistry.
Selection: Students are selected based on:
- a total appraisal of quantity and quality of previous university studies; and
- a statement of purpose (1 page).
International14445 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 28890 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
- Application Fee: SEK 900
- Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 72500
- Tuition fee, total: SEK 290000
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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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