MAS - Toxicology

Objectives
Provide specialist education and training in toxicological sciences and risk assessment with a focus on human toxicology, leading to a recognized academic qualification
Fulfill the educational requirements of national and international professional bodies towards registration as a toxicologist
Audience

Graduate employed in a toxicological field who wish to obtain a recognized academic qualification in toxicology
Those who have already received formal postgraduate training in toxicology may be eligible for recognition of equivalence for some courses
Graduate wishing to embark on a career in toxicology and having completed a master in medicine, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, biochemistry, chemistry, biology or a diploma judged as equivalent
Bachelors may be admitted under certain conditions (see admission criteria)

Programme
14 modules: Basic principles in toxicology (e-learning) A • Basic principles in toxicology (e-learning) B • Xenobiotic metabolism, toxicogenetics • Organ toxicology and pathology: cellular and molecular aspects • Animal experimentation (theoretical and practical) • Alternative methods to animal experimentation • Mutagenesis, carcinogenesis, reproductive and developmental toxicology • Molecular endocrinology • Clinical toxicology, immunotoxicology • Epidemiology, food and industrial toxicology • Risk assessment and regulatory toxicology • Ecotoxicology • Toxicological analysis • Forensic toxicology • Biostatistics
Master thesis
Director

Prof. Jules DESMEULES, Faculty of Science, University of Geneva

Co-ordinator
Dr Marc FATHI and Dr Caroline SAMER, University of Geneva
Partnership
Swiss Centre for Applied Human Toxicology, SCAHT • Universities of Lausanne, Zürich and Basel • Centre of Competence in Analytic Chemistry and Toxicology, CCCTA • Swiss Society of Toxicology • Swiss Register of Toxicologists • Centre Ecotox, eawag/EPFL
4th edition

Duration
September 2016 - June 2018
4 semesters on a bloc schedule + e-learning and self-teaching
90 ECTS credits

Application deadline
31 August 2016
Modules can be followed individually

Registration fee
CHF 10'900.- without practical animal experimentation
Chèque formation

Information
Service of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Geneva University Hospitals (HUG)
Caroline SAMER
+41 (0)22 372 99 32
mas-toxicology(at)unige.ch

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