School of Industrial Technology

IEG502/3 Aquatic Ecotoxicology


  • Credit: 3
  • Semester: 2
  • Prerequisite: None


This course provides students with essential knowledge in aquatic ecotoxicology, including primary classification of chemical pollution, sources, and issues related to aquatic ecosystems. Students will be exposed to the understanding of the fate and behaviour of chemical pollutants in the aquatic environment, emerging pollutants and the effects on organisms and populations. The standard methods of chemical toxicity assessment, monitoring, assessment of environmental risks and legislation will also be introduced to give added value to the student’s competency.

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