Forensic toxicologists use modern analytical procedures to isolate, identify, and quantify drugs, endogenous compounds, and poisonous substances in forensic samples.

This programme is designed to provide extensive training in the theory and practice of forensic toxicology and is taught by research-active academics and practitioners with specialist expertise in the field. The content of the course is aligned to guidance from the United Kingdom and Ireland Association of Forensic Toxicologists on best practice in professional training and development in the field.

Study Details:

1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Module Details:

Advanced Forensic Toxicology (Core)
Analytical Data Analysis (Core)
Bioanalytical Methods and Sensor Technologies (Core)
Chromatography and Mass Spectrometric Methods (Core)
Forensic Toxicology (Core)
Method Development and Validation (Core)
Research Project (Core)


Home/EU £7,400 Home/EU (including Alumni Scholarship 20% reduction) £5,920 International £16,000 International (Including International Alumni / Global Postgraduate Scholarship £2,000 reduction) £14,000 Part-time Home/EU £41 per credit point Part-time International £89 per credit point

Entry Requirements

First or second class honours degree in chemistry or a closely related discipline (forensic chemistry, pharmaceutical science, pharmacy, forensic science, biochemistry, etc) or substantive equivalent experience.

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