Drug Toxicology and Safety Pharmacology at University of Bradford - UCAS

Course summary

This full-time Master's programme provides a comprehensive overview of drug safety practices within the drug development process. It addresses key aspects of preclinical drug evaluation through the study of:

  • Drug discovery and development
  • Safety pharmacology
  • Mechanisms of drug-induced toxicities
  • Regulatory affairs
  • Bioanalytical sciences
It will give you state-of-the-art training in preclinical toxicology, with an emphasis on the molecular in vitro and in vivo aspects of toxicology and safety pharmacology assessments. As part of the programme you will undertake an original research project that will be the basis of your dissertation. Delivered at the Institute of Cancer Therapeutics, an internationally renowned research institution, the programme gives you the skills you need for a career in the pharmaceutical industry or regulatory bodies, along with the foundations for PhD study. Drug toxicology and safety pharmacology lies at the heart of the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, and demand for highly skilled practitioners in this field is extremely high. Rankings We are ranked in the top 250 universities in the world for Pharmacy & Pharmacology in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by subject.


All years: preclinical models for drug evaluation; research and analytical methods in safety pharmacology; toxicology and safety pharmacology; experimental design for safety pharmacology; molecular mechanisms of toxicity; research project.

Assessment method

Research project.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree or above in a related scientific discipline e.g. biosciences, chemistry, biomedical, medical, pharmaceutical, pharmacological, or toxicological studies; applications are also welcome from candidates with non standard qualification, with significant relevant experience. IELTS at 6.0 or the equivalent.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9230 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9230 Whole course
Scotland £9230 Whole course
Wales £9230 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £9230 Whole course
EU £23028 Whole course
International £23028 Whole course
Channel Islands £23028 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Drug Toxicology and Safety Pharmacology at University of Bradford - UCAS