Study Arctic environmental pollutants and toxicology
UNIS offers three back-to-back master/PhD courses in Arctic environmental pollutants and toxicology in spring 2012. Each course is a 10 ECTS course and you can apply for one or more of these courses. Application deadline is 15 October 2011.
Text: Eva Therese Jenssen
In spring semester 2012 applicable master- or PhD students can apply for three courses focusing on environmental pollutants and toxicology. These three courses are offered back-to-back, so that one can take all three courses in one semester and earn 30 ECTS.
The courses are:
Period: 16 January – 29 February 2012
Prerequisites: Enrollment in a related master’s degree program. Basic documented knowledge in organic analytical chemistry (AT-207 Pollution in the Arctic or equivalent) and experiences in chemical trace analysis (or adequate competence).
Period: 05 March – 18 April 2012
Prerequisites: Enrollment in a related master’s degree program. Basic education in biology. Basic background in toxicology or ecotoxicology (AT-207 Pollution in the Arctic or equivalent).
Period: 23 April – 06 June 2012
Prerequisites: Enrollment in a related master’s degree program. Mathematics through algebra; general chemistry; some experience in organic chemistry useful (AT-207 Pollution in the Arctic or equivalent).
How to apply
You can apply for these courses online, and more information about the application procedure and admission regulations are found here:
You can either apply for the whole course package (30 ECTS) or you can apply for one or two of the courses.
Arctic technology staff and students performing fieldwork on the sea ice. (Photo: Aleksey Marchenko).