This programme is open to suitably qualified international and UK graduates. Prospective students must possess a good Honours Degree (minimum lower 2nd class) in biochemistry, biotechnology, biology, chemistry, chemical engineering, genetics, materials science, medicine, microbiology or a related field, from a recognised university or an overseas degree recognised by Aston University, plus two references.
International students whose first language is not English must demonstrate a satisfactory command of English language. They should meet our minimum English language requirement by taking one of the following tests:
IELTS. Minimum requirement - 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each area.
TOEFL IBT. Minimum requirement - 93 overall, (19 in listening and speaking, 18 in reading and 23 in writing).
Pearson Academic. Minimum requirement - 63 overall, 57 in each area.
We do not accept a Password test.
Duration of programme: Full-time: 12 months Start date: October The deadline to submit your application for October 2014 entry is Friday 1st August. Distance learning available: No Intake: 10
Fees for 2014 entry: UK/EU students: £5,460International students: £15,600
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This taught master’s programme is intended to provide training in the area of toxicology, which begins with an introduction to the basic concepts of how chemicals injure cells and how the resulting changes alter cellular function.
Students will be taught by researchers from Aston Pharmacy School with established international reputations and extensive experience in the subject. The course leader is Professor M.D. Coleman, author of the successful text Human Drug Metabolism: an introduction (2006: Wiley International).
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This qualification is intended to provide a suitable grounding for a professional career in the area of applied toxicology, as well as for further postgraduate study.
Prof. Michael D. Coleman Aston Pharmacy School
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