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Top Canadian Universities for Toxicology Courses

By on January 1, 2010

Toxicology is the scientific study of toxins, i.e. poisons produced by the living organisms. There are many global universities that offer excellent academic programs in the science of toxicology and most of these universities are located in the countries like USA, UK, Australia and Canada.

In Canada, toxicology qualifications with various specializations such as environmental toxicology, pharmacology and toxicology and biomedical toxicology are offered in various Canadian universities for the global student community. Top Canadian Universities for Toxicology academic programs include the University of Guelph; Simon Fraser University; University of Ottawa; Queen’s University and the University of Toronto.

University of Guelph is a major education destination for general toxicology and biomedical toxicology academic programs. The university offers a Master of Science Toxicology and a PhD Toxicology for the aspiring toxicologists. A Bachelor of Science in biomedical toxicology program is conducted at the University of Guelph for the aspiring biomedical toxicologists.

Specialist programs in environmental toxicology are offered by the Simon Fraser University; University of Guelph; University of Ottawa and the University of Toronto. Simon Fraser University offers a master degree, Master of Science in Environmental Toxicology. Bachelor programs in environmental toxicology are offered by the reputed Canadian university, the University of Guelph. Bachelor of Science honours environmental toxicology and Bachelor of Science in environmental toxicology comprise the major degree programs awarded by the University of Guelph. University of Ottawa conducts advanced professional qualifications in chemical and environmental toxicology such as PhD in Chemical and Environmental Toxicology and Master of Science in Chemical and Environmental Toxicology collaborative program. A Bachelor of Science in Environment and Toxicology Specialist program is available at the University of Toronto.

Queen’s University is mainly preferred for advanced qualifications in the field of pharmacology and toxicology. The university offers Master of Science in Pharmacology and Toxicology and PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology for the career aspirants in the field of toxicology.

Most of the bachelor programs in toxicology are of four year duration though three year bachelor degrees are also available in Canada. Duration of a master degree is of two years while a doctoral qualification may take over three years of regular university education for the award of a doctorate degree.

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