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Environmental Health Sciences

University of California, Irvine (UCI)

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
21884 USD/year
7628 USD/year
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About

The Environmental Health Sciences program of University of California, Irvine (UCI) focuses on investigating how exposures to chemicals and other aspects of our environment impact human health.

Overview

The Environmental Health Sciences program of University of California, Irvine (UCI) is integrative – students in the M.S. program take courses in exposure science, toxicology, epidemiology and statistics. This broad grounding in environmental health sciences prepares our students to understand the variety of methods and perspectives that can be applied to environmental health research problems. We are interdisciplinary and collaborative.

Our students and faculty are conducting research on:

  • Effects of particulate matter air pollution on the cardiovascular system, nervous system, reproductive system, pregnancy outcomes, and cancer.
  • How ionizing radiation for brain tumor therapy on earth or from galactic cosmic rays in space adversely affects cognition and ovarian function and protective countermeasures that could prevent these effects
  • Potentiating effects of copper in drinking water on Alzheimer’s disease progression
  • Estimation of individual exposures and health effects in communities with drinking water contaminated with perchloroethylene or perfluorooctanoate
  • how swimming in the ocean affects the skin microbiome.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Case Studies in Environmental Toxicology 

  • Principles of Environmental Toxicology

  • Neurotoxicology

  • A-B Target Organ Toxicology

  • Environmental Health Sciences I: Introduction to Environmental Health Science

  • Human Exposure to Environmental Contaminants

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee
  • GRE scores
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Supplemental Materials

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21884 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10942 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    7628 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3814 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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