Liverpool John Moores University
Computational Toxicology MSc
Liverpool John Moores University

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Study this new and unique masters in Computational Toxicology and learn about the latest computational approaches used as alternatives to animal testing.

  • Study on the MSc in Computational Toxicology, which has been designed in consultation with industry and regulatory sectors

  • Discover the latest computational approaches being used as alternatives to animal testing to help predict the toxicity of chemicals

  • Provides a detailed overview of current concepts in predictive toxicology and training in the use of state-of-the-art tools employed by industry, research organisations and regulatory authorities to inform decisions concerning the safety of chemicals – from cosmetics through to environmental pollutants

  • Delivered by internationally recognised experts with extensive experience of teaching and research using bespoke computational resources

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. Visit the LJMU website to view country specific entry requirements. Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information.

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Computational Toxicology, MSc, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Undergraduate degree at 2:2 or above in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, Biomedical Science, Medicinal Chemistry or a related discipline such as Pharmacy, Biochemistry, Biology, Pharmacology or Toxicology. Applications are encouraged from those with significant, relevant industrial or regulatory experience/alternative qualifications and these applications will be considered on individual merit by member(s) of the programme team. Additional Information IELTS score 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component) Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes) International students should check if they require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. Please contact LJMU’s International Admissions Team for further details If you have any specific queries, please contact [email protected]


Tuition Fees Computational Toxicology MSc

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £16600 year 1
International £16600 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About Liverpool John Moores University

Established in 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) offers students a wide range of resources, such as international student and career support, and state-of-the-art facilities. Some examples of their exceptional facilities include Festo Automation Training Rigs, Tektronix Oscilloscopes, and sophisticated Engineering labs and Maritime simulators. The campus is located just a short 10-minute walk from Liverpool’s City Centre, giving learners the chance to experience the city in their free time.

Student composition of Liverpool John Moores University

Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
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