The Masters / Diploma Program in Toxicology, offered by
the GMU, is designed to provide the candidates with a
good foundation of knowledge and skills in all aspects of
Toxicology in order to prepare competent professionals
and researchers, capable and dedicated, who will
effectively contribute to the advancement of health care
system in the UAE.
Level I Objectives (Diploma and Master’s) By the end of the program, graduate students should be able to:
Knowledge: Describe the vital processes to which the major classes of chemical agents are subjected within the body and the general principles by which they induce their toxicity. Explain the cellular and molecular mechanisms occurring in organ systems and whole body when affected by these chemical classes. Use their knowledge of cellular mechanisms to predict and design therapeutic management of acute intoxications. Demonstrate awareness of the concepts of environmental toxicology and risk assessment Find sources of information describing chemicals clinicallyencountered and analyze such information. Demonstrate awareness of the rules and regulations that protect public and personal health and ensure safety Integrate knowledge and develop critical thinking skills as they solve toxicology related problems.
Show awareness of the different research methods and ethics involved in biomedical research. Skills: Perform techniques for detecting, assessing and predicting effects of toxins. Demonstrate GLP abilities.
Attitude: Show awareness of the importance of toxicology to industry, health, environment and society.
Level II Objectives for MS Program only.
Collate, interpret and communicate toxicological information. Follow best evidence based-practice in biomedical research Conduct a research project in a chosen specialized field of toxicology