Pharmaceutical Technology & Quality Systems

University College Cork

 

Course Name Pharmaceutical Technology & Quality Systems
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKX05
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
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, Distance, Online
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date:7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course

Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

2. Apply Online

Once you have chosen your co...

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Duration

Expand+2 years part-time. Distance learning.

Consisting of taught modules by distance learning running from September to April each year. In second year, the research project runs from April to October/November.

The taught modules incorporate printed ...

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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry Requirements (Pathway 1)
All candidates must be approved by the programme committee within the School of Pharmacy. Applicants may be short listed for interview.

a candidate must have obtained at least a Second Class Honours primary degree i...

Interview Yes
Course Content

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This two-year distance learning course is aimed at graduates who currently work within the pharmaceutical industry who wish to fulfil the EU educational requirements for Qualified Person (QP) status. Graduates who complete this course...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Modules (90 credits):

Part I
PF6200 Pharmaceutical Chemistry (10 credits)
PF6201 Pharmaceutical Dosage Form Design (5 credits)
PT6401 Pharmacology (5 credits)
PF6202 Pharmaceutical Manufacturing - API to Finished Product (5 credits)
PF6203 Ph...

Assessment Method Assessment

Assessment consists of a mixture of continuous assessment and end-of-year written exams. Exams take place in April each year, with repeats in autumn if required.

Continuous assessments form part of each taught module and can be in various formats such as online MCQs, essays and interactive exercises on Canvas. The value of the continuous assessments varies for each module but can count for 20-50% of the overall mark.
Careers or Further Progression

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Although the course meets the educational requirements for registering as a QP, it is not only aspiring QPs who complete the course. Many of our graduates use the skills obtained in the course to develop their career...

Further Enquiries Linda McGuire
l.mcguire@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 490 1736
http://www.ucc.ie/en/pharmacy/

Dr. Brendan Griffin
brendan.griffin@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 490 1657
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