Pharmaceutical Regulatory Sciences

University College Cork


Course Name Pharmaceutical Regulatory Sciences
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PDPRS
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PgDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2023.
Application Date

Expand+Applications for 2023 will open shortly. Register your interest here.
2022 Application Information:

Candidates are advised to apply early as high demand is anticipated and places are limited.

Applications will only be assessed when all support...

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Duration 1 year full-time.
Course Fee In 2022, as part of the Human Capital Initiative (HCI) Pillar 1, the HEA subsidised spaces on this programme.

Standard EU Fee: €9,000
90% Subsidised Fee: €900 payable by applicant
100% Subsidised Fee: No course fees payable by applicant
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must have a Second Class Honours Grade 1 in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) or equivalent, in any of the following areas: chemical, biological and medical sciences, pharmacy, mathematical and computer science, engineering, public h...

Course Summary This level-9 Postgraduate Diploma offers students a qualification in how to apply a science-driven approach to ensure medicines are developed and manufactured to the highest quality standards, with content to meet the existing needs and emerging trends of the pharmaceutical industry.
Course Content

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Do you have an interest in developing your career in regulatory or quality roles in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industries? Do you want to enhance your employment prospects with a new and emerging career pathway? The Postgraduate...

Learning Outcomes

Expand+On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

Assess pharmaceutically relevant datasets using appropriate statistical and machine learning methodologies

Develop manufacturing processes which apply quality-by-design pri...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Regulatory Sciences is suitable for those wishing to pursue a career in the pharmaceutical, and/or healthcare industries. This inter-disciplinary course will be delivered by the Schools of Pharmacy, Mathemat...

Careers or Further Progression

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What are the employment opportunities in this field?
Regulatory science has been identified as a major skills gap in Ireland, with the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs report (2016) emphasising the “demand for sc...

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Dr Patrick O'Dywer
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