Master of Science in Toxicology and Regulatory Affairs
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Owner/Developer: University College Dublin (UCD)
01 September 2015
The UCD MSc in Toxicology and Regulatory Affairs provides the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to understand the latest toxicological techniques and the current regulatory landscape.
This course has been specifically developed to prepare graduates for careers in highly regulated industries including pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, foods, personal care products and chemicals
The course is run by European Registered Toxicologists (ERT), with expert guest lecturers from industry, and national and international regulatory bodies
The course is approved for accreditation towards becoming a registered toxicologist and for CPD credits towards maintaining registered toxicologist accreditation.
Internships are available with industry partners, regulatory authorities and toxicology consultancy companies
Computer assisted learning, Hands-on training, Interactive online resources, Lecture, Workshops
1 year full time or 2 years part-time
Background in toxicology or a related biological science
Students, Researchers, Regulators and policy-makers, Scientific officers / Project managers, Professionals (e.g. veterinarians)
Academia, Industry, Governmental bodies
University (Bachelor), Continuing Professional Development
Refinement, Reduction, Replacement
Designing procedures and projects, Computational methods, In vitro methods, Ethics, Legislative aspects
Partial coverage (e.g. a module)
No species is addressed specifically
|Course level on animal species:||
|Details on the topic or technology covered:||
All organs addressed, and novel alternative method development
Directive 2010/63/EU or equivalent, CLP Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008, REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 or equivalent, Cosmetics Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 or equivalent, Medical Devices Regulation (EU) 2017/745, In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Regulation (EU) 2017/746, International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH), EU & US Pharmacopoeia, Food Safety (EC) No 178/2002 or equivalent
Learning outcomes for the following topics are included in the MSc programme:
• Essential Pharmacology for the Toxicologist
• Experimental Toxicology and Risk
Assessment in the 21st Century
• Environmental and Occupational
• Professional Skills for the Modern
• Food Toxicology
• Medical and Forensic Toxicology
• Regulatory Toxicology
|Accreditation body and/or authority that approved the education or training:||
Accredited by Register of Toxicologists in Ireland, Currently undergoing EUROTOX approval for accreditation
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