Biopharmaceutical Engineering

University College Dublin


Course Name Biopharmaceutical Engineering
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code T015
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Afternoon, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MEngSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2023/2024 September
Application Date The following entry routes are available:

MEngSc Biopharmaceutical Engineering PT (T015)
Duration 2 Years Attend Part Time
Deadline Rolling*

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised
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Duration 2 years part time.

Class times for two year part time version: Classes take place every Friday afternoon (during UCD term time) between 14.00 - 18.00 at the NIBRT facility, Belfield Campus, UCD.
Course Fee

Expand+MEngSc Biopharmaceutical Engineering (T015) Part Time
EU Year 1 - € 6760
nonEU Year 1 - € 13860
EU Year 2 - € 6440 aa
nonEU Year 2 - € 13200 aa
EU Year 3 - € 2180 vb
nonEU Year 3 - € 6450 vb


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Entry Requirements

Expand+An honours undergraduate degree (NFQ level 8) with a minimum upper second class honours or international equivalence in a relevant Engineering, Science or Technology programme. However, all applicants will be assessed on a case-by-case basis and rele...


Expand+Vision and Values Statement
The MEngSc Biopharmaceutical Engineering programme provides intensive training in the requisite skills for a professional engineer or scientist in the biopharmaceutical or related sector. The programme provides substantia...

Course Summary

Expand+Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical manufacturing are key sectors in the Irish economy generating over 50 per cent of GDP. This sector has seen continued and sustained success with a number of high-profile investments in recent years providing excel...

Course Content

Expand+MEngSc Biopharmaceutical Engineering
Academic Year 2020/2021
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

The MEngSc in Biopharmaceutical Engineering programme provides substantial coverage of scientific, technical, management and regulatory issue...

Learning Outcomes

Expand+Programme Outcomes
Demonstrate an understanding of the scientific principles involved in the development of a biopharmaceutical production process

Understand the engineering principles underlying the production of biopharmaceuticals


Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Option
Bioprocessing Laboratory CHEN40090
Facility Design and Operation CHEN40110
Biopharmaceutical Industry Regulation and Management CHEN40120
Bioprocess Scale-up and Technology Transfer CHEN40130
Biopharmaceutical Engineering Projec...

Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunity
Your career opportunities upon graduation from this programme are exemplary. Ireland is a world player in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical production. The pharmaceutical industry in Ireland comprises a mix of ...

Further Enquiries Contact Name: Katie O'Neill
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 1781
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