Pharmaceutical Technology & Quality Systems

University College Cork


Course Name Pharmaceutical Technology & Quality Systems
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MSCPTQ
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 Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 5 September 2022
Closing Date: 11 March 2022
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date: 10 June 2022.

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Duration 2 years part-time. Distance learning.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
This programe is taught as a blended learning programme, with both online content and block attendance at UCC.
Course Fee

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The EU fee for this course is €9,630 (Year 1); €9,630 (Year 2).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €15,400 (Year 1); €15,400 (Year 2).

If your course required a deposit, that figure will be deducted from your s...

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Entry Requirements

Please note you will be required to provide additional information as part of the online application process for this programme. This will include the following questions:

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Expand+Course Practicalities
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 module workbooks, ...

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+Course Requirements (Pathway 1)
In Part I, you will take taught modules to the value of 60 credits, run over a minimum of 18 months. The taught modules incorporate a combination of self-instructional printed materials (i.e. printed module workbooks)...

Assessment Method 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.
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
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 careers ...

Further Enquiries Linda McGuire
+ 353 21 490 1736

Dr Joseph O’Shea
+ 353 21 490 1657
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