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, Blended
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PgDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 13 September 2021.

Closing Date: TBC 2021.
Application Date

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Duration 1 year full-time.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
This course will be delivered in a blended manner comprising online recordings, course notes, learning exercises and face-to-face teaching. This blended learning embraces the ‘flipped classroom’ approach, facilitating a dynamic and interactive learning environment.
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Entry Requirements

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, enginee...


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Timetable information:
The course will be delivered using a mix of online and face-to-face formats. During semester 1 & 2, face-to-face workshops will run on Thursday evening and Friday afternoon on the UCC Campus (subject to ...

Course Content

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Do you have an interest in developing your career in regulatory or quality role in the pharmaceutical, medical device or healthcare industries? Do you want to enhance your employment prospects with a new and emerging career pathway? T...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Regulatory Sciences is suitable for those wishing to pursue a career in a regulatory and/or quality assurance role in the pharmaceutical, medical device and/or healthcare industries. The course is designed i...

Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
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 scientists with experience in compliance, regulatory affairs and new product development.” Therefore, graduates of this programme will be highly employable regionally, nationally and internationally.
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