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Global Master's Programme in Toxicology

Karolinska Institutet
Full time
Master's degree
On campus

Program description

Become a toxicologist at KI!

A Master's in Toxicology from Karolinska Institutet (KI) gives students the knowledge to understand toxicity and the health risks of using everyday chemicals. Students will be able to contribute to the field of toxicology by creating safer chemicals, pesticides, and drugs. A graduate will become a qualified toxicologist with the skills needed to create chemical safety legislation, become a doctoral researcher, or work as a risk/safety assessor.

Get a Global Master's in ToxicologyThe toxicology degree emphasises:

  • Toxicological testing
  • Research
  • Modes of action
  • Health risk/safety assessment
  • Problem-based learning
  • Real-life cases

The programme is connected to high-quality research and risk assessment work and collaborates with the pharmaceutical industry, national authorities, and scientists at KI.

Admission requirements

General admission requirements for a Master's in Toxicology from Karolinska Institutet:

  • Proficiency in the English language should be documented by an internationally recognised test such as TOEFL; level of knowledge must be equivalent to English B at Swedish upper secondary school


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Tuition fees

Tuition fees for the Master's in Toxicology from Karolinska Institutet:

  • Citizens within the EU/EEA, or Switzerland: No application or tuition fees
  • Non EU/EEA citizens: Please check with Karolinska Institutet for application and admission fees


Limited scholarships are available at Karolinska Institutet for international fee-paying students. The scholarships can only be applied for once per year.

For more detailed information about tuition fees and to see if you qualify for a scholarship, request more information using the form below.


Graduates from this programme will have earned a Master's in Toxicology from Karolinska Institutet.

About this institute

Karolinska Institutet

Karolinska Institutet (KI) in Stockholm, Sweden is one of the world's best medical universities. Founded in 1810 by King Karl XIII, Karolinska Institutet's mission is to contribute to the improvement of human health through research and education. Medical and health sciences...

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