Study structure

Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (Master's Programme)

Studyprogramme structure

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Programme components

The programme requires two years of full-time study, beginning with the autumn term (mid August). The normal workload for a full-time student for one academic year is 60 ECTS credits.

There are two main components to the Masters programme

  • Masters thesis (60 ECTS credits)
  • Theoretical and methodological courses, some compulsory and some elective (60 ECTS credits)

Compulsory courses

  • Scientific Seminars in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (1-4)
  • Experts in Teamwork (various theme options) 

Elective courses and specialisation

There are recommended elective courses for each specialization. At least 30 ECTS credits of them must be at the master level (3000-level). The courses are chosen in collaboration with your academic supervisor.

Semester plan details

Check out the current schedule for compulsory and elective courses by year and semester.

See semester schedule