A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:
• a life science or related discipline
• or an MBBS/BDS degree
This programme accepts both medical and dental students wishing to take a master's degree as an intercalation. You will need to have successfully completed your third or fourth year of study.
Practical laboratory work experience is desirable, although not essential. The modules you can study may depend on your academic background.
Months of entry
You'll develop your own bespoke course with our broad range of taught modules. You'll then have a 24-week research project.
Research is the foundation of our teaching. Course content changes to reflect:
- developments in the discipline
- the requirements of external bodies and partners
- student feedback.
You'll work in academia but also may have opportunities in industry.What you'll learn
You'll study subject-specific content in toxicology research. You'll add to these modules from a broad range of complementary options.
Your 24-week research project comprises the major element of the course. You'll receive supervision from an expert academic researcher in the field.
Information for international students
English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all other sub-skills).
International students should contact:
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Fees and funding
See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Medical Sciences Graduate School