Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Medical Toxicology

This course is particularly designed for clinical pharmacologists in training, specialist trainees in accident and emergency medicine or acute medicine and other disciplines, and those intending to enter or already working in the pharmaceutical industry. It is also designed for those working in poisons centres, for health professionals, including hospital and community pharmacists and for those with a degree in Life Sciences or other individuals seeking a career in the government regulatory bodies or the pharmaceutical or chemical industry. The course aims to: introduce you to the broad principles underlying medical toxicology. seek to integrate an understanding of the mechanisms by which drugs and other chemicals produce toxic effects and how these can be predicted, treated and whenever possible, prevented. A key aim of the teaching programme is to encourage critical thinking, as we aim to equip you with practical and factual knowledge and also provide a basic approach to toxicological problems, encouraging attitudes and abilities which will be of lasting value in the future.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning (part-time) September 2017 - 3 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning (part-time) September 2017 - 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning (part-time) September 2017 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

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Postgraduate Enquiries
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