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  Drug Toxicology and Safety Pharmacology - MSc


University of Bradford    Faculty of Life Sciences

Full time September, January MSc 1 year full time
Medicine (26)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MSc in Drug Toxicology and Safety Pharmacology at the Institute of Cancer Therapeutics. This full-time Master's programme offers a comprehensive exploration of drug safety practices, covering crucial areas such as drug discovery, safety pharmacology, regulatory affairs, and bioanalytical sciences. Delve into cutting-edge preclinical toxicology training, emphasising molecular aspects of toxicology and safety pharmacology assessments. The programme culminates in an original research project, providing hands-on experience and theoretical learning balance. Benefit from a robust curriculum, including modules on practical research skills, critical appraisal, preclinical models, molecular toxicity mechanisms, and a research project. With a focus on career readiness, this programme equips you for roles in the pharmaceutical industry, regulatory bodies, or further PhD studies. Join a renowned research institution, where you will receive expert guidance and access to state-of-the-art facilities. To qualify, applicants need an undergraduate Honours qualification in a scientific discipline or relevant experience. Elevate your expertise and career prospects with this esteemed programme.

About the course

This full-time Master's programme provides a comprehensive overview of drug safety practices within the drug development process.

It addresses key aspects of preclinical drug evaluation through the study of:

  • Drug discovery and development
  • Safety pharmacology
  • Mechanisms of drug-induced toxicities
  • Regulatory affairs
  • Bioanalytical sciences

It will give you state-of-the-art training in preclinical toxicology, with an emphasis on the molecular in vitro and in vivo aspects of toxicology and safety pharmacology assessments.

As part of the programme you will undertake an original research project that will be the basis of your dissertation.

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Entry Requirements

To be admitted to the programme, applicants must have an undergraduate Honours qualification (minimum 2: 2) or equivalent in a scientific discipline, usually within chemistry, biology, pharmacy, biomedicine, or related fields. Candidates who do not meet these entry criteria but who can show relevant experience may also be considered.

For North American students a GPA of normally 2.0 and above (on a scale of 4.0), or an equivalent, is required.


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Scholarships

The University is pleased to be offering a specific suite of scholarships to nationals from Sub-Saharan Africa starting this academic year.

This award is for self-funding, international fee paying students who are nationals of either Nigeria, Kenya Botswana, Uganda or South Africa. This scholarship is available for all students who meet eligibility criteria.

Students on discounted partnership programmes are not entitled to this scholarship.

Only new students will be awarded the scholarship

Applicable courses
All full-time courses based at the University of Bradford (excluding MBA, distance learning and external).

Eligible countries
Botswana
Kenya
Nigeria
South Africa
Uganda

Payment amount & frequency
All students from Nigeria, Kenya and Botswana will be awarded a £5000 scholarship as a fee reduction. All students from Uganda and South Africa will be awarded a £4000 scholarship as a fee reduction. The scholarship will be paid in subsequent years if progressing with an average of 60% or above.

How to apply
These scholarships are automatically processed and no separate application is required.

These scholarships are not paid in addition to the international academic scholarship.

Please note that students can only receive one scholarship or discount so students who are eligible for more than 1 award will be given the award of the highest value.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£4000-£5000

Eligibility

The University is pleased to be offering a specific suite of scholarships to nationals from Sub-Saharan Africa starting this academic year.

This award is for self-funding, international fee paying students who are nationals of either Nigeria, Kenya Botswana, Uganda or South Africa. This scholarship is available for all students who meet eligibility criteria.

Students on discounted partnership programmes are not entitled to this scholarship.

Application Procedure

How to apply
These scholarships are automatically processed and no separate application is required.

These scholarships are not paid in addition to the international academic scholarship.

Please note that students can only receive one scholarship or discount so students who are eligible for more than 1 award will be given the award of the highest value.


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