This programme provides vocational training in the theoretical, clinical and laboratory aspects of toxicology. You will learn about the nature and mechanism of adverse effects of chemicals such as those found in industry, in the household, in agriculture, in medicine and those that occur naturally in the environment. We give particular emphasis to molecular and cellular mechanisms of toxicity and to risk assessment. This programme acts as a conversion course taking students at entry from a variety of backgrounds and giving them new skills to enable them to move into research and employment in a number of disciplines. The MSc in Toxicology programme aims to: provide a broad, modern training in the theoretical and practical aspects of toxicology, prepare individuals to collate, interpret and communicate toxicological information, provide an opportunity to study at the cutting edge of research in a chosen specialist field of toxicology in clinical practice, industry or academia, develop student awareness of the importance of toxicology to industry, health, the environment and society.

MSc, MSc Award
September Start
Full-time, Part-time Study Mode
1 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

A good Honours degree in biochemistry, biology, chemistry, pharmacology, pharmacy, physiology or a related discipline; alternatively, applicants may be qualified in medicine or veterinary science; graduates without Honours but with at least 2 years' approved postgraduate experience may also be considered.

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