Master of Science
The consecutive Master's programme in Toxicology at the Heinrich Heine University is based on a successfully completed natural scientific study and refers to scientifically interested students.
The four-semester study programme ends with the Master of Science (M. Sc.). The programme has unrestricted admission with "evidence of special aptitude" (application and aptitude tests take place at the Heinrich Heine University itself) and can only be started in the winter semester.
Requirements: A professional qualifying university degree in science or medical subjects according to the admission regulations. The selection is exclusively based on complete and timely submitted application documents (exclusively online at: https://master-toxikologie.hhu.de/).
After receiving the " evidence of special aptitude" by the selection committee, you can register at the HHU via the following link: Masterstudium Einschreibung
The North Rhine-Westphalia Master's programme in Toxicology is a cooperation of various North Rhine-Westphalian universities and research institutions (in particular HHU Dusseldorf, SpoHo Cologne, IUF Dusseldorf, IfADo, IPA, DDZ), companies in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries (eg Bayer Pharma AG, Ecolab Inc., Henkel KGaA) and authorities (LANUV, BAuA).
Course contents: general and special toxicology, cellular, molecular and genetic toxicology, pharmaceutical toxicology, clinical and analytical toxicology, laboratory animal science, toxicology testing and regulatory toxicology.
The graduates of the degree programme should be able to succeed in academic and industrial research as well as in the field of chemical safety assessment in public authorities and companies.
Teaching methods: lectures, seminars, e-learning with tutorial, laboratory internships, exercises, excursions
Workload: 3600 hours (= 120 credits)
Programme objectives/Career prospects
Career perspectives: jobs in universities, public authorities, industrial companies with scientific/biomedical basic research, implementation/evaluation of toxicological studies, assessments in questions of chemical safety, etc.
Admission-free with aptitude assessment in the application portal
16/07/2022 - 07/10/2022
01/07/2022 - 15/08/2022
Available in German only.
PD Dr. Nicole Schupp
Institute of ToxicologyStudy programme/Department