Toxicology

Your Course
This programme is divided into three trimesters (each of 30 ECTS) in the following manner:

Trimester 1
Introduction to Toxicology (5 ECTS); Applied Toxicology (5 ECTS); Fundamental Concepts in Pharmacology (5 ECTS); Applied Concepts in Pharmacology (5 ECTS); Experimental Methods in Pharmacology (10 ECTS).

Trimester 2
Experimental Toxicology (15 ECTS); Current Topics in Toxicology (10 ECTS); Advanced Toxicology (5 ECTS).

Trimester 3
Toxicology Research Project (30 ECTS).

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Successful students will normally hold at least a Second Class Honours Level 8 degree, or equivalent international qualification, from any one of a range of undergraduate disciplines. Students are also considered who have a Level 7 degree, or equivalent international qualification, and three years' relevant postgraduate full-time work experience. IELTS score of 6.5 (with not less than 5.5 in any one component).

Duration

1 year full-time.

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Career Opportunities
Previous graduates of this programme have found employment either in toxicological and product quality testing within industry or government agencies or in the field of regulatory toxicology within governmental and international regulatory bodies. Graduates have also enrolled in PhD programmes and further academic studies in related disciplines.

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  • Qualification letters

    MSc

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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