This course is discontinued

BIO4520 – Methods and Mechanisms in Toxicology

Schedule, syllabus and examination date

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Course content

This subject is no longer available.
BIO4520 was given for the last time spring 2007.

The course will communicate state of the art knowledge of methods and mechanisms in toxicology and ecotoxicology, including physiological, cellular, biochemical and molecular mechanisms, toxicokinetics, biotransformation and toxicity testing.

Learning outcome

The course will provide scientifically updated knowledge on methods and mechanisms in toxicology and ecotoxiclogy. The course constitutes a compulsory part of the MSc-programme in Toxicology and can be used as part of the theoretical requirement to be EUROTOX-registered toxicologist.

Admission

Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

Prerequisites

Recommended previous knowledge

BIO4500 – General Toxicology or similar

Teaching

Access to teaching

A student who has completed compulsory instruction and coursework and has had these approved, is not entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework. A student who has been admitted to a course, but who has not completed compulsory instruction and coursework or had these approved, is entitled to repeat that instruction and coursework, depending on available capacity.

Examination

PhD. students need to registrer to BIO9520.


Course participants will be evaluated according to the lecture given by each student, a report on the same subject and a 3-hr final exam. The exam will be held mid-April.

Examination support material

No examination support material is allowed.

Language of examination

You may submit your response in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English. If you would prefer to have the exam text in English, you may apply to the course administrators.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

This course offers both postponed and resit of examination. Read more:

Special examination arrangements

Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.

Facts about this course

Credits

10

Level

Bachelor

Teaching

This subject is no longer available.
BIO4520 was given for the last time spring 2007.

Teaching language

Norwegian (English on request)