Taught course

Medical Toxicology

Institution
Cardiff University · School of Medicine
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

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Entry requirements

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Months of entry

September

Course content

These programmes are designed for doctors, pharmacists and other scientists who wish to develop a broad understanding of the principles underlying medical toxicology.

The programmes aim to introduce you to the broad principles underlying medical toxicology and seeks 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.

They are 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.

They are 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.

This course has three exit qualifications. For information on these courses, please visit our website:

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Student Recruitment Enquiries
Email
enquiry@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 4455