Pharmacy Technician Studies - Grangegorman

TU Dublin - City Campus


Course Name Pharmacy Technician Studies - Grangegorman
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code TU654
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University Dublin Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Duration 2 Years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Irish Leaving Certificate

Minimum No of Subjects: 5

Minimum Grade in:
Maths: O6/H7
English or Irish: O6/H7

Other Subject Requirements
At least O6/H7 in Physics, Chemistry, Physics & Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science or Home Economics

Students must undergo Garda Vetting
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

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To be eligible for consideration for a programme an applicant must possess the minimum entry requirements for that programme.

Selection for entry to TU Dublin programmes will be determined on the basis of examination sc...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP The University recognises the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) for admission purposes and results in the Link Modules element of the programme will be considered as follows:

Distinction 66 points
Merit 46 points
Pass 28 points

The Link Modules can be used as one of the six subjects for overall points calculation and may also be considered as a subject for the purposes of minimum entry requirements, dependent on the programme for which you are applying.
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied Programme
The Leaving Cert Applied Programme will not meet minimum entry requirements and will not be awarded points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants Age Requirement
To be classified as a mature student, you must be 23 years of age or older on or before 1st January in the year you’re applying. You must also be an Irish/EU citizen.

You make your application for admission to the first year of any undergraduate full-time course through the Central Applications Office (CAO).

For further information go to:
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 32
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+What is... Pharmacy Technician Studies?

In this programme, you’ll gain the practical, professional and academic skills you need to assist in the various activities of the pharmacy that do not require the professional judgement of the pharmacist....

Subjects Taught

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Semester 1:
Basic Business with IT skills
Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry
Introductory Microbiology
Principles of Cellular Biology

Semester 2:
Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry
Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health Man...

Comment Campus Location: Grangegorman
Careers or Further Progression What are my career opportunities?

Graduate Job Titles
Pharmacy Technician

Graduate Employers:
• Adrian Dunne Pharmacies
• Boots Pharmacies
• HSE (Hospital Pharmacies)
• Lloyds Pharmacies
• Stacks Pharmacies
Further Enquiries Contact Us
Gemma Kinsella
01 220 5663

Contact Us
School Administrator
01 2205088 / 2205655
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 350
2020 321
2019 351