University of Birmingham
Students 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; particular emphasis is given to molecular and cellular mechanisms of toxicity and to risk assessment.
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; English language requirements may apply for international students.
The programme comprises 4 taught modules: Metabolism and excretion of xenobiotics; pharmacological, forensic and clinical aspects of toxicology; molecular and cellular mechanisms of toxicity and carcinogenesis; toxicology in practice-safety assessment in industry and the environment; plus a skills module, a synoptic module and a research project.
A combination of examinations, course work and a written dissertation.
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC); European Social Fund (ESF); Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,370 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 18,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,655 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Edgbaston Campus||Birmingham||B15 2TU||West Midlands|
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