Pharmaceutical Science - Online

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Pharmaceutical Science - Online
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code 103349 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Contact the college for the next start date.
Application Date Application Closing Date: 30 August 2019.
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Duration 2 years online
Course Fee Course Fee for two year course €6,000
Entry Requirements Level 6 on the NFQ (Higher Certificate) in Science or in a cognate area. Applicants with other qualifications and/or with relevant experience will also be considered through IT Sligo’s RPL process.

Applicants whose first language is not English should provide evidence of English language proficiency.
Course Content

Expand+The Pharmaceutical Science Level 7 programme aims to prepare participants for this industry from initial drug design and discovery through to formulation of the final product. The two year degree provides students with a comprehensive but thorough in...

Subjects Taught Semester 1
Title Credits
Scientific Communications 05
Pharmaceutical Chemistry 05
Pharmaceutical Analysis 05

Semester 2
Title Credits
Pharmaceutical Formulation 05
Colloidal Science 10

Semester 3
Title Credits
Statistics And Computing 05
Compliance Auditing And Validation 05
Pharmaceutical Processing And Medical Device Manufacture 05

Semester 4
Title Credits
Pharmaceutical Manufacturing 15
Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Graduates from this programme can expect to find employment in the Pharmaceutical sector. Graduates are typically employed in Scientific, Operations and Quality Assurance/Control positions in industry both in Ireland and abroad. Their work may involve the manufacture of novel medicines, process validation and process optimization.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: 353 (0) 71 931 8510

Course co-ordinator
Dr Yvonne Lang
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