This course deals with risks of organic chemicals in the environment and for human health. It covers biotic and abiotic processes including persistence, availability, fate and transport, and metabolism with a focus on assessing exposure of wildlife and humans. It also introduces the exposome concept, means to assess environmental and human health effects, adverse outcome pathways, and non-testing methods. Risk assessment metrics are introduced and trained in a case setting of a particular chemical.
90 ECTS credits, of which at least 60 ECTS credits are in the main area of chemistry, 15 ECTS Environmental Chemistry or the equivalent and English B/6.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland.
Online application service in Swedish will open 15 March 2022 at 13:00 CET.
Application deadline is
19 April 2022. How to apply
Application and tuition fees
As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.