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.
Course Type: Academic courses
Learning Type: Online
Start Months: September
Course Duration: Full Time, Part Time
Full Time Hours: 12 months
Part Time Hours: 24 months
Qualifications Required: PgDip
Contact details of organiser: University of Cardiff
Candidates will normally possess a primary degree in any science speciality awarded by a recognised institution. Your performance in previous academic courses and the relevance of the subject area and/or evidence of commitment to a career using toxicology will be used as part of the selection process.