Unit

School Of Science

ToxicologyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300877.2

Discipline: PHARMACOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Chris Derry


Equivalent Units
300627 - Toxicology

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Online - ONLINE  Chris Derry  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
Toxicology is the study of toxicants or poisonous substances: their nature, effects on the human body, and on human, animal and plant populations. Poisonous substances have been used by humans from antiquity for both beneficial and malevolent purposes and today a vast array of toxic industrial chemicals are produced. Both accidental (workplace and environmental) and intentional (forensic) exposure are covered, in terms of group properties, chronic and acute, toxicity, exposure potential, health impact and intervention are presented through forensic case studies. Students carry out a toxicology audit of an operation or premises of their choice.


Courses
3671.1Bachelor of Natural Science (Environmental Management)CONTINUING
3671.2Bachelor of Natural Science (Environmental Management)CONTINUING
3672.1Bachelor of Natural Science (Environment and Health)CONTINUING
3675.4Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
3677.2Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences)CONTINUING
3680.3Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)CONTINUING
3681.2Bachelor of Science (Zoology)CONTINUING
3732.1Bachelor of Science (Zoology)/Bachelor of Natural Science (Animal Science)CONTINUING
3754.1Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT
3755.1Bachelor of Medical ScienceCURRENT
3756.1Bachelor of Science (Pathway to Teaching Primary/Secondary)CURRENT
3757.1Bachelor of Advanced ScienceCURRENT
3758.1Bachelor of Advanced Medical ScienceCURRENT
6004.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
6043.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT


Specialisations

M3046.1Aquatic BiologyCONTINUING
M3081.1Marine BiologyCONTINUING
MT3031.1Environmental HealthCURRENT
SM3113.1Environmental HealthCURRENT




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