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  MSc Toxicology


University of Galway    School of Medicine

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Full time September MSc 12 Months
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Embark on a rewarding journey with the MSc Toxicology programme at the University of Galway. This comprehensive course delves into the crucial realm of toxicology, equipping students with the knowledge and skills needed to assess chemical risks to human health and the environment. The programme is structured into three trimesters, covering foundational topics in Pharmacology and Toxicology, advanced lectures on Risk Assessment and Toxicity, and culminating in a hands-on research project. Key outcomes include a deep understanding of toxicology principles, proficiency in laboratory skills, and the ability to communicate findings effectively. To be eligible, applicants should hold a Second Class Honours Level 8 degree or equivalent, with an IELTS score of 6.5. What sets this programme apart is its emphasis on practical learning through mini-projects and research opportunities, paving the way for diverse career paths in toxicological testing, regulatory bodies, or further academic pursuits. Join us and become a skilled toxicology professional shaping a safer world.

About the course

Our global prosperity and modern health care relies upon the safe use of chemicals in industry, agriculture, and medicine. This prosperity is entirely dependent upon robust toxicology that identifies harmful chemicals and assesses the risk they pose to human health and the environment.

The first semester consists of a foundation in Pharmacology and Toxicology and their applications. Workshops provide students with a theoretical basis in data handling and interpretation.

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Entry Requirements

Successful students will normally hold at least a Second Class Honours Level 8 degree, or equivalent international qualification, from a diversity 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).


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€7,620 (EU) & €24,140 (non-EU)

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