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Biology - Environmental Toxicology

Uppsala University

24 months
Duration
14445 EUR/year
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About

The Master Programme in Biology - Environmental Toxicology from Uppsala University covers the entire chain of the impact of chemicals on nature, from biochemical processes in living cells, via physiological effects on cells, organs and individuals to consequences at population and ecosystem levels.

Overview

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.

Career

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamental and Molecular Systematics
  • Ecology
  • Evolutionary Processes
  • Limnology
  • Toxicology
  • Trends in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

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).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14445 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28890 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

NON-EU/EEA:

  • Application Fee: SEK 900
  • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 72500
  • Tuition fee, total: SEK 290000

Living costs for Uppsala

7620 - 12066 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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.

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