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Applied Toxicology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
This is a one-year postgraduate degree programme leading to the award of Master of Science in Applied Toxicology. This programme is open to suitably qualified holders of honours degrees in science currently working in the pharmaceutical or biomedical industries who wish to upgrade their skills to master’s level or to newly qualified science graduates who wish to specialise in toxicology.


The course is offered full-time over one academic year. Modules are delivered in the form of lectures, tutorials and practical classes with the support of the Virtual Learning Environment ‘Moodle’. Assessment involves a combination of written examinations held at the end of each semester, ongoing practical/project work and reports.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nanotoxicology, 
  • Pharmacology, 
  • Toxicology Testing Methods, 
  • Analytical Toxicology, 
  • Biochemical Toxicology, 
  • Molecular Toxicology, 
  • Regulation in Toxicology, 
  • Environmental Toxicology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

For more information please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Athlone

  • 650 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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