Masters Programs in Toxicology

Compare 3 Masters Programs in Toxicology

Toxicology

A masters degree in Toxicology is a postgraduate degree program that aims at providing advanced understanding of how toxic substances affect life at molecular, cellular and organism stage. This Master’s program is multidisciplinary and includes different subjects that relates to one another.

By doing a masters degree in toxicology, students will have advanced knowledge in identifying and synthesising chemical substances for the development of new products, which are increasing exponentially. The Society emphasizes on the higher-level requirements that chemical substances and products should be safe for both health and the environment. Consequently, this increases the need for qualified toxicologists in both private and public sectors. Therefore, it is upon you as a student to choose courses within the master’s program that will create a personal profile for your expertise and career development. These include cellular and genetic. It also includes the biochemical toxicology, and biochemistry.

A masters degree in toxicology opens up career opportunities in both private and public Industry, as modern society requires advanced knowledge in toxicology. Specifically, the requirement is large for research and development within biotechnology, pharmacology, and the pharmaceuticals industries. As a Toxicologist, you have an important function in the above fields. This will extend in the future into food industry, control of foodstuffs, and nutritional sciences. Another important career field for Toxicology students is radiation biology, which involves nuclear energy and new technologies like mobile telephony. The masters program is also suitable for those who would like to work in the research department.

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Master's Programme in Toxicology

Karolinska Institutet
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Stockholm

The Master's Programme in Toxicology gives students an in-depth knowledge of the broad and interdisciplinary toxicological field. [+]

The Master's Programme in Toxicology gives students an in-depth knowledge of the broad and interdisciplinary toxicological field. The programme prepares students for either a research or professional career and provides a solid platform for doctoral studies in toxicology or work in risk/safety assessment-related areas in the public sector or industry.

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The Master's Programme in Toxicology was one of the first toxicology programmes in the world. The programme is unique in its two-year cohesive focus on toxicology and human health. The programme utilises its close connection to high-quality research and risk assessment work at the Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM) - the main centre for education and training in toxicology and health risk assessment in Sweden, and collaborates with pharmaceutical and chemical industries, national authorities (for example the Swedish Chemicals Agency and the Swedish National Food Administration), Swetox and the Swedish Poison Information Centre, as well as with scientists at other departments both within and outside KI.... [-]


Master of Science in Plant Biotechnology or Toxicology

Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes
Campus Full time 2 years July 2019 Mexico Aguascalientes

The Master of Science in Plant Biotechnology Area Toxicology is a postgraduate program recognized by its HIGH QUALITY in the level of Consolidation granted by CONACYT in the National Program of Postgraduate Quality (PNPC). [+]

The Master of Science in Plant Biotechnology Area Toxicology is a postgraduate program recognized by its HIGH QUALITY in the level of Consolidation granted by CONACYT in the National Program of Postgraduate Quality (PNPC).

This is a postgraduate program committed to the training of highly trained human resources in the areas of Plant Biotechnology or Toxicology, thus collaborating in the development of these areas of knowledge in the state and in the country.

The program offers a common trunk and two areas of terminal specialization, in addition the educational experiences offered are not exclusive to the classroom. There is an important component of practical work in the laboratory, of research and search of individual information on the part of the students. We do not count on subject seriation, except Research Seminars that are tutorial courses.... [-]


Master in Environmental Toxicology

Chulabhorn Graduate Institute
Campus Full time June 2019 Thailand Bangkok

The rapid development of many countries within the region has led to the widespread use of chemicals in Industry, Agriculture, Public Health, as well as in our daily lives. This has resulted in significant chemical contamination and deterioration of the environment, with unavoidable impacts on the economy, society, and the health of the people. [+]

Master in Environmental Toxicology

The rapid development of many countries within the region has led to the widespread use of chemicals in Industry, Agriculture, Public Health, as well as in our daily lives. This has resulted in significant chemical contamination and deterioration of the environment, with unavoidable impacts on the economy, society, and the health of the people.In addressing these problems, there is a pressing need for experts in the field of Environmental Toxicology, which is a field requiring knowledge in several inter-related sciences. In keeping with the national policy to generate high-quality personnel in the fields of Science and Technology, CGI thus offers a graduate program in Environmental Toxicology to address this need to train a new generation of scientists that will become the driving force for the country, and region, in the years to come.... [-]