Biopharmaceutical Engineering

University College Dublin


Course Name Biopharmaceutical Engineering
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code T070
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 Full time, 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 FT (T070)
Duration 1 Years Attend Full 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 1 year full-time.
Course Fee

Expand+MEngSc Biopharmaceutical Engineering (T070) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 8830
nonEU fee per year - € 27720

***Fees are subject to change

Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-fundin...

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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 rel...


Expand+Facilities and Resources
This programme is closely linked with the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT), which is a global centre of excelllence for training and research in bioprocessing. NIBRT offers a quality trainin...

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
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

The MEngSc in Biopharmaceutical Engineering programme provides substantial coverage of scientific, technical, management and regulatory issues associated with this ind...

Learning Outcomes

Expand+Programme Outcomes

Apply their knowledge of biopharmaceutical production processes to design, equip and manage a biopharmaceutical production factility

Demonstrate an appreciation of the concept and practice of independent research in specialis...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Core
Animal Cell Culture Technology (FT) CHEN40040
Bioreactor Modelling and Control CHEN40060
Bioprocessing Laboratory CHEN40090
Facility Design and Operation CHEN40110
Bioprocess Scale-up and Technology Transfer CHEN40130

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 ...

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