Health Impacts of Environmental Exposure, Second Cycle, 5 Credits

This course gives an overview of human exposure to environmental pollutants and other external factors influencing human health. Health effects of environmental exposure, pathways for human exposure leading to adverse health outcomes, as well as methods to characterise health impacts from environmental exposure are discussed within the course. Methodologies includes both an overview of the analytical methods as well as data processing and bioinformatics applied in exposome analysis. Hands-on examples of exposome analyses will also be given. Challenges in the research area of exposome studies, focusing on environmental exposures and effects on human health, are also addressed and illustrated.

ECTS Credits

5 Credits

Level of education

Second cycle, has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements (A1N)


School of Science and Technology

When is the course offered?

Prerequisites: A first-cycle qualification comprising 90 credits with successive specialization in natural science, alternatively the medical field, with 60 credits in the main area of chemistry, biology, environmental science, medicine or biomedicine. The applicant must also have qualifications corresponding to the course "English 6" or "English B" from the Swedish Upper Secondary School.

Selection: Guaranteed place

Course syllabus

Application code: X5736