Pharmaceutical Technology

TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus


Course Name Pharmaceutical Technology
Course Provider TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code TU065
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University Dublin Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Tallaght
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commencement Date September 2022
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Duration 18 Months

Mode of Study
Part Time

Method of Delivery
Classroom, Online

2 Evenings per week over 3 semesters.
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Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements?
The minimum entry requirement is a Pass Award in the Higher Certificate in Science - GMP & Technology programme or its equivalent. Candidates must be working in a relevant industry.

All applicants must have competence in spoken and written English.
Course Content This course is a follow-on to the Higher Certificate in Science – GMP & Technology. It aims to educate production, technical-grade and supervisory/managerial staff in fundamental and applied aspects of Good Manufacturing Practice, relevant core science and production management. It also allows some specialisation in finished dosage, or active pharmaceutical ingredient or biotechnology production.

This course will run over three semesters part-time.
Subjects Taught Year 1

Manufacturing and Process Technology II
Quantitative Methods

Elective 1 –
Process Biotechnology 1
Pharmaceutical Formulations 1
Environmental Management
Production and Supervisory Management

Year 2

Technology Transfer
Project or Drug Discover Module

Elective 2 -
Process Biotechnology 2
Pharmaceutical Formulations 2
Careers or Further Progression This programme prepares operators working in the bio/pharmaceutical industry with the opportunity for improving their qualifications and preparing them for advancement into supervisory/management roles.
Further Enquiries School of Science & Computing

John Behan
01 404 2403
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