Biopharmaceutical Technology - Athlone

TUS - Athlone Campus


Course Name Biopharmaceutical Technology - Athlone
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
Duration 1 year full-time
Course Fee Fees for EU applicants: €7,800; Fees for non-EU applicants: €12,000
Entry Requirements

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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...

Course Summary The programme consists of theory and practical classes which are held at TUS, a training period in the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research & Training (NIBRT), site visits to biopharmaceutical plants and guest lectures from individuals working at the cutting edge of the biopharmaceutical industry.
Course Content

Expand+Why take this course?
TUS 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) in Biopharmaceutical Techno...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1
Semester 1:

Analytical Tools for Characterising Biopharmaceutical, Cell Culture and Cell Line Development, Protein Biochemistry, Lean Six Sigma for Biopharma

Semester 2:

Immunobiologics, Contemporary Issues in Biopharm, Bioprocess Te...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What opportunities might it lead to?
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 G...

Further Enquiries

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

Head of Department: Dr. Carmel Kealey, Head of Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science and Health, Technolog...

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