Course syllabus PHD_A022_N - Toxicology in Nutrition (FAaFR - 2020/2021 - post-graduate studies)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Toxicology in Nutrition
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Food Resources and Biotechnology - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Nutrition - doctoral (optional), 1. year
Nutrition - doctoral (optional), 1. year
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
The term grade will consist of project preparation and presentation (40 points), and end-of-term examination - oral exam (60 points).
Grading scale: letter grade A requires minimum 93 points, letter grade B requires minimum 86 points, letter grade C requires minimum 79 points, letter grade D requires minimum 72 points, letter grade E requires minimum 64 points.
A student may earn units of credits in grading scale from A to E.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
After the completion of the subject, the student undetstands and is able to identify the harmful effects of various toxic substances active in human and animal nutrition.
Course contents:
Students will get information on the harmful effects of various toxic substances active in human and animal nutrition. Toxic and hazardous elements. Pesticides. Toxic organic compounds. Mycotoxins. Natural toxic ingredients of plants. Natural toxic constituents animals. Bacterial toxins. Additives. Toxic reaction products of food. Toxicological risk assessment.
Recommended or required reading:
TOMAN, R. -- GOLIAN, J. -- MASSÁNYI, P. Toxikológia potravín. 1st ed. Nitra: Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2003. 113 p. ISBN 80-8069-166-5.

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 5

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Name of lecturer(s):
prof. Ing. Róbert Toman, Dr. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 9. 1. 2020
prof. Ing. Róbert Toman, Dr. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Gabriela Hvizdová on 01/09/2020.

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