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Ecotoxicology - HES4803

Honours NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Recommendation: First year Chemistry/Biochemistry
Purpose: To introduce the field of Ecotoxicology; the effect of pollutants on the ecosystem, routes of uptake, methods of testing for toxicity, factors influencing toxicity and remediation measures. Students will integrate this knowledge to make recommendations on the potential effects of pollutants and on remediation measures.