M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Contamination and Toxicology

University of Bordeaux

24 months
9000 EUR/year
4500 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This international Environmental Contamination and Toxicology Master program at University of Bordeaux provides training in the fields of ecotoxicology, toxicology and environmental chemistry, with innovative practical components.


The Environmental Contamination and Toxicology Master program at University of Bordeaux focuses on understanding interactions between chemical pollution, the contamination of living organisms and ecosystem disturbances. It also specializes in environmental health risk management, in relation to the use and disposal of chemicals in a scenario of global change.

Academic cooporation: Consortium of six universities

  • Spain: University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) (coordinator institution)
  • France: University of Bordeaux (UBx), University of Pau and Pays de l'Adour (UPPA)
  • Norway: Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
  • Portugal: University of Porto (UPO)
  • Belgium: University of Liège (ULiège)


Graduates will be prepared for leadership roles concerning the environment and within various sectors such as research, environmental protection and management, chemical industries, non-governmental organizations and all levels of governing bodies from local to global. 

Career profiles include managers, planners, policy makers, researchers or advisors who can make a difference in environmental management and the chemical industry. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental data analysis
  • Biogeochemistry of environmental pollutants
  • Environmental and analytical chemistry
  • Terrestrial and aquatic ecology and ecophysiology
  • Fundamentals in toxicology and ecotoxicology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Erasmus Mundus scholarships: November - March
  • Self-funded students: April - May


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent from an European or third country university in the fields of engineering, geosciences, oceanography, biosciences, veterinary, health sciences, chemistry, or environmental sciences
  • ll courses are taught in English. Proof of proficiency in English is essential. Applicants whose native language is not English are required to pass a recognized international English test such as TOEFL (score 220 CBT, 550 PBT, 80 IBT), Cambridge Advanced English Test (score B or higher), IELTS (score 6.5 or higher), TOEIC (800) or other English equivalent test. Or an equivalent approved by the Joint Program Board of the Consortium (JPB). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Bordeaux

750 - 1050 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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