Pharmacy Technician Studies

TU Dublin - City Campus

 

Course Name Pharmacy Technician Studies
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT425
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Duration 2 Years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Number of:
Subjects 5

Minimum Grade in:
Maths 06/H7
English O6/H7

Other Requirements
At least 06/H7 in one of: Biology, Chemistry or Physics and Chemistry.

Information On Eligibility And Selection
To be eligible for consideratio...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme - Link Modules

The Institute recognises the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) for admission purposes and results in the Link Modules element of the programme will be considered as follows:

Distinction 66 points
Merit 46 points
Pass 28 points

The Link Modules may be used as one of the six subjects for overall points calculation but will not be considered as a subject for the purposes of minimum entry requirements.
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied Programme
The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme will not meet entry requirements and will not be awarded points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI/FETAC/Level 5
DIT welcomes applications from students who are presenting QQI/ FET/FETAC Level 5 awards and there are approximately 500 first year places available on Higher Certificate Programmes, Ordinary Degree Programmes and Honours Degree Programmes for such applicants.

For information on what Level 5 awards are required per programme and for further details on how to apply visit: dit.ie/eligibility
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Students

Whatever your reason for coming back to education, updating your skills, gaining a new qualification, achieving a personal goal or ambition, DIT welcomes all mature students.

Mature Students / Thinking of returning to study?

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Alternative Entry Go to http://www.dit.ie/studyatdit/undergraduate/howtoapply/ for information.
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 32 places (approximately).
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support Go to: http://www.dit.ie/studyatdit/undergraduate/feesgrantsscholarships/ for information.
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+What is Pharmacy Technician Studies?
This programme prepares students for a profession as a Pharmacy Technician in either a hospital or community pharmacy. It develops practical, professional and academic skills required to assist in the various ac...

Subjects Taught Year One
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Introduction to Business with IT skills
• Microbiology
• Pharmacy Practice
• Mathematics for Scientists
• Pharmacology & Toxicology
• Introduction to Occupational Safety & Health Management Professional Development ePortfolio

Year Two
• Nutrition & Health Studies
• Basic Pharmaceutical Microbiology
• Pharmacology & Therapeutics
• Pharmaceutical Formulations
• Pharmacy Practice
• Pharmacy Work Placement
Comment Location: Cathal Brugha St.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What are my Career Opportunities?
A rewarding career as a Pharmacy Technician, with many employment opportunities in community and hospital pharmacy awaits graduates of this programme. Other employment opportunities include medical sales for pharmac...

Further Enquiries T: 01 402 7572 (Kathryn Young, Programme Chair)
T: 01 402 4355 (Sarah Woodhouse, School Administrator)
E: kathy.young@dit.ie
E: sarah.woodhouse@dit.ie
International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2018 332
2017 357
2016 370