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Assessing risks of organic chemicals

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2021

About the course

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.

Application and eligibility

Assessing risks of organic chemicals, 7.5 credits

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Starts

30 August 2021

Ends

29 September 2021

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

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. Entry requirements

Selection

Academic credits 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.

Application code

UMU-F5615

Application

Application deadline was 15 January 2021. The application period is closed.

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.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 17,850

Total fee

SEK 17,850

Starts

30 August 2021

Ends

29 September 2021

Study location

Umeå

Language

English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

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.

Selection

Academic credits 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.

Application code

UMU-56025

Application

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 2021 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 April 2021. 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.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 17,850

Total fee

SEK 17,850

Contact us

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Course is given by
Department of Chemistry
Contactperson for the course is:
Patrik Andersson