Taught course

Drug Toxicology and Safety Pharmacology

University of Bradford · Institute of Cancer Therapeutics

Entry requirements

Candidates should normally have a first degree in a life sciences subject at Honours level or equivalent, with a classification of 2:2 or above. Applications are welcome from candidates with non-standard qualifications, who have significant relevant experience; each case will be considered on its merits, and such applicants should contact the MSc Course and Admissions Tutor.

Toxicology and Safety Pharmacology; Preclinical Models for Drug Development; Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity: Research and Analytical Methods;

Months of entry


Course content

Rapid advancement in our understanding of disease and progression provides new opportunities for the discovery and development of new medicines. Safety Pharmacology is concerned with the identification and characterisation of potentially undesirable activities in preclinical studies. This is an industry relevant course for training in Safety Pharmacology and preclinical toxicology, addressing key aspects of preclinical drug development and evaluation, with emphasis on the molecular and in vivo aspects of Safety Pharmacology. Experts from the pharmaceutical industry contribute to ensure industrial relevance. This course is suitable for graduates in Life Sciences wishing to pursue careers in the pharmaceutical industry or academia.

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

PG Admissions
+44 (0) 1274 234706
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