Biopharmaceutical Technology

TUS - Athlone Campus


Course Name Biopharmaceutical Technology
Course Provider TUS - Athlone Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 104720 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Athlone
Qualification Letters MSc/PgDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course Commencement Date: September 2022
Application Date Online applications for this programme for the academic year 2022-2023 commencing in September 2022 are accepted from March 1 - June 1, 2022
Duration 1 year full-time
Course Fee Course Fees:
Fees for EU applicants: €7,800; Fees for non-EU applicants: €12,000
Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements:
Eligible candidates should have a first or a second class honours grade or an international equivalent in a Biology or Chemistry-related primary degree (for example Biotechnology, Toxicology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, P...

Comment Course Award:
Master of Science/Post Graduate Diploma

Course NFQ Level:
Level 9
Course Content

Expand+Why take this course?
Athlone Institute of Technology has successfully produced highly employable biotechnology graduates at NFQ level 7 and 8 since the programmes were initially offered in 1996. The Master of Science/ Postgraduate Diploma (MSc/PgD)...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I experience?
AIT’s MSc in Biopharmaceutical Technology runs from September to August. The programme consists of theory and practical classes which are held at AIT, a training period in the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research &...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects
Nine of the top ten global pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies have significant operations in Ireland and seven of the ten worldwide ‘blockbuster’ drug products are manufactured in Ireland. The Irish Government’s Expert...

Further Enquiries ?For additional information about this postgraduate programme, please contact:

Head of Department: Dr. Carmel Kealey, Head of Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biotechnology, Tel. +353 (0)906468081; e-mail:
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