PhD in Environmental Toxicology
The rapid development of many countries within the region has led to the widespread use of chemicals in Industry, Agriculture, Public Health, as well as in our daily lives. This has resulted in significant chemical contamination and deterioration of the environment, with unavoidable impacts on the economy, society, and the health of the people.
In addressing these problems, there is a pressing need for experts in the field of Environmental Toxicology, which is a field requiring knowledge in several inter-related sciences. In keeping with the national policy to generate high quality personnel in the fields of Science and Technology, CGI thus offers a graduate program in Environmental Toxicology to address this need to train a new generation of scientists that will become the driving force for the country, and region, in the years to come.
- Candidates should hold a Master’s degree or its equivalent with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.50 at the Master’s level. Candidates holding a Bachelor’s degree with First Class Honors are also eligible.
- Preferred background: Science (including Chemistry, Biology, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Environmental Sciences), Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicine, Medical technology, Nursing, or other related fields.
All candidates must attain an official test score higher than the minimum score for admission in any of the following standardized English examinations.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 5
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL):
* Paper-based: 500
* Computer-based: 173
* Internet-based: 61
CU-Test of English Proficiency (CU-TEP): 60
However, applicants from countries where English is the native language are exempted from this requirement. Additionally, applicants holding a previous degree from a university where the sole medium of instruction is English may submit a Certificate of University Medium of Instruction to fulfill this requirement.