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Degree - Honours Bachelor

Toxicology and Analytical Sciences - Cancelled

Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT
Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT
Course Code
AL844
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
4 Years
Attendence
Full Time
CAO Points
337
Points Change

Course Summary

Students will learn to understand the molecular, biochemical and cellular processes for disease caused by exposure to toxicants.

Students will be trained to use the most modern molecular, genetic, analytical and biomedical techniques to identify environmental and therapeutic exposures of public concern.

Students will explore the nature of the interaction of toxicants with the human body using cell and tissue culture techniques.

Students will design, plan, perform toxicity testing experiments and analyse and interpret data

Course Details

College Link > AL844 - Toxicology and Analytical Sciences - Cancelled

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Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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QQI FET/FETAC Links

This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.

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The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.

Investigative

The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.

Career Progression

Our graduates hold leadership positions in academia, research facilities, government agencies and pharmaceutical and chemical corporations.

The BSc in Toxicology qualification is recognised by the Teaching Council of Ireland and graduates may register to teach Biology at Secondary Level.

Graduates can become registered toxicologists on the “Irish Register of Toxicologists”.

Further Research

Qualifax
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Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)

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