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Forensic Toxicology MSc(MedSci)

Key information
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Qualification type

MMedSci - Master of Medical Science

Subject areas

Forensic Medical Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This MSc programme is designed to provide students with an in-depth working knowledge of the principles and practice of forensic toxicology. The major strength of this programme is that students study within an operational ISO 17025 accredited forensic toxicology environment and will be taught by practising forensic toxicologists. This programme will be of particular interest to those interested in pursuing or furthering careers in forensic toxicology as court-reporting scientists, laboratory scientists or academics. This programme also enables graduates to gain experience in research before applying to a doctoral programme. The Forensic Toxicology service is accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 standard with UKAS. You will have access to a variety of instruments including GC/MS, HPLC and LC/MS.

This programme will prepare you for a post in a forensic toxicology laboratory both in the UK and overseas. Many of our graduates find or return to forensic work or undertake a PhD.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Advanced Instrumentation
Principles of Forensic Toxicology
Research and Laboratory Management
Laboratory Techniques in Forensic Toxicology
Case review and Interpretation
Project

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£21,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have an Honours degree in chemistry, biochemistry, forensic science or other suitable chemical science. Applicants with appropriate skills and experience in the field of forensic toxicology will also be considered. They are required to provide two references and full degree transcript plus a personal statement indicating why they wish to study this programme at the University of Glasgow.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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