Master of Advanced Studies in Toxicology

Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Advanced Human Toxicology

This postgraduate programme is aimed at students already holding a Master’s degree in Toxicology or in a related field (Life Sciences, Pharmacy, Human Medicine or Veterinary Medicine) who are already in employment or wish to pursue a career in toxicology. It is a two year part-time study programme consisting of four day teaching blocks every three weeks over three semesters and requires students to write a Master’s thesis. Successful completion of the course is recognised as providing the theoretical knowledge for professional registration as a toxicologist by EUROTOX.

The MAS in Advanced Human Toxicology starts September 2014

  • It is a 2 year programme in compliance with European Standards (90 ECTS credits)
  • The programme consists of 14 modules corresponding to 16 weeks of teaching (60 ECTS credits) - each module is completed with an examination and a Master’s thesis (30 ECTS credits).
  • There is the option to take the full course over two cycles i.e. over 4 years. Teaching is in English.
  • The programme is run by the School of Pharmacy Geneva-Lausanne (EPGL) in collaboration with the University of Geneva and the Swiss Centre for Applied Human Toxicology (SCAHT)

Detailed information

For details on the admissions criteria, tuition fees, enrolment and the proposed course programme please consult the attached flyer.

Course programme


Further information

If you require any further information on the MAS Advanced Human Toxicology programme please contact the Course Co-ordinators Dr. Carolin Samer and Dr. Marc Fathi ( or visit this website.