Environmental and Biochemical Toxicology
Environmental and biochemical toxicology underpins a vast array of services. This MSc provides you with an appreciation of the underlying principles of how chemicals adversely affect living organisms. This includes identifying mechanisms through to hazard assessment, and understanding effects on human health. We also emphasise practical experience through the use of cutting-edge techniques in research laboratories. After finishing this course you will be ready to enter consultancy or industry or to progress to PhD study.
An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants with a lower 2nd Class (or equivalent) can be considered if they have relevant work experience (including voluntary work). IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.
Modules on offer include: biological effects of air pollution and climate change; chemical risk assessment; consequences of toxic effects; contaminated land and remediation; diseases of the brain; environmental sampling and analysis for trace organics; molecular basis of cancer; safety and environmental impact assessment: an industrial perspective; toxicological mechanisms and measurements.
Assessment methods include coursework, presentations, and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,830 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 17,880 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,415 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Lancaster University||Lancaster||LA1 4YW||North West|