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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.
2018 Final Points
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
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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”.
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