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Toxicology BSc (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Virtual open day
Virtual open day
Virtual open day
Virtual open day

Program description

Toxicology BSc (Full-time)

This Toxicology BSc course is designed to give you all the skills needed to pursue a rewarding career in toxicology. You'll be able to work in a number of specialist areas, including regulatory, industrial, pharmaceutical, occupational, forensic, academic or clinical settings.

This BSc course will give you an exciting opportunity to launch a career in the study of the harmful effects of chemicals, as well as the extent to which they pose a risk to human health. The course will equip you with a solid foundation in cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, chemistry and human anatomy. During the course you will develop technical and transferable skills and competencies in a range of specialist areas, enabling you to interpret and analyse relevant data and evaluate your own work. You'll conduct practicals and projects in our £30m Science Centre, one of the largest and most advanced science teaching facilities in Europe.

Membership of the Life Sciences Society also affords you the opportunity to attend social and professional events. This welcoming society helps students to build employability skills suitable for careers within life sciences.

Admission requirements

In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:

  • a minimum of grades CCD in three A levels including C in Biology and C in Chemistry, or a minimum of 96 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Progression Diploma or Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits. You must also meet the science entry requirements described above. You should take Level 3 qualifications in Chemistry and Biology in addition to your Advanced Diploma.
  • GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

  • Anatomy and Physiology (for Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science)
  • Biochemistry
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • General Chemistry
  • Laboratory Science
  • Analytical Science
  • Drugs: Delivery and Action
  • Human Immunity
  • Metabolism
  • Molecular Biology
  • Blood Science
  • Ethics for Science
  • Microbiology
  • Advanced Bioanalytical Science
  • Advanced Toxicology
  • Biochemical Pathology
  • Systems Pharmacology
  • Project
  • Research Project
  • Bioinformatics & Molecular Modelling
  • Sandwich Placement
  • Systems Pathology
  • Work Placement

Modules and module details are subject to change over time.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU Students: £9,250 per year
  • International Students: £12,700 per year

Continuing studies

The course will equip you to study for a higher degree in toxicology or a related area.

Career opportunities

You’ll graduate from this course with a sound knowledge base and a high standard of cognitive, practical and transferable skills. During your studies you will be eligible to become a student member of the British Toxicology Society and, on graduation, you'll also be eligible to apply for Associate Membership of the Royal Society of Biology.

There are roles for toxicologists at a wide range of employers including SC Johnson, Infineum, Procter & Gamble, Astra Zeneca, contract research organisations such as Sequani and Envigo, and also the National Centre for Environmental Toxicology.

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London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...

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London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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