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Study Environmental Toxicology at Otago

    Environmental Toxicology at Otago


    Environmental Toxicology examines the impact of environmental pollutants on humans and wildlife. Exactly how these chemicals modify normal function will be learned as well as how they are transported throughout the environment. In order to understand these concepts the student will have a background in both chemistry and pharmacology.

    See the Apply for a programme page for a list of the qualifications available at Otago


    Environmental Toxicology as a minor subject for a BA, MusB, BPA, BTheol, BSc, BCom, BEntr, BHealSc, BACom, BASc or BComSc degree

    Available as a minor subject for a Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Music (MusB), Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA), Bachelor of Theology (BTheol), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Entrepreneurship (BEntr), Bachelor of Health Science (BHealSc), Bachelor of Arts and Commerce (BACom), Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) or Bachelor of Commerce and Science (BComSc) degree

    100-levelSee below 

    PHAL 211 Introductory Pharmacology

    PHAL 221 Drug Discovery and Development

    CHEM 206 Analytical Chemistry

    (i) Prerequisites for PHAL 211 are BIOC 192, CHEM 191, and two of CELS 191, HUBS 191, HUBS 192, BIOL 112, BIOL 123, PTWY 131, PTWY 132.
    (ii) Prerequisites for PHAL 221 are two of BIOC 192, CELS 191, CHEM 111, CHEM 191, HUBS 191, HUBS 192, BIOL 112, BIOL 123, PTWY 131*, PTWY 132*, and 54 further points.





    PHAL 306 Human Toxicology

    CHEM 306 Forensic Chemistry




    * PTWY 131 and PTWY 132 are only available to students enrolled in the Diploma in Science.

    Total 90

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