Science - Pharmaceutical Science with Drug Development

Institute of Technology Sligo

 

Course Name Science - Pharmaceutical Science with Drug Development
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG431
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode, Sligo Town
Qualification Letters BSc
Duration 3 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Higher Certificate/Level 6 And Ordinary Degree/Level 7

Five grade O6/H7. Leaving Certificate subjects must include Mathematics* and English or Irish.

A Science subject at Leaving Certificate is not a requirement.

Bonus Points for Maths
25 a...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP
LCVP modules can be counted as one of the passes required when considering LCE entry requirements for IT Sligo courses. CAO points are awarded as follows:

Level Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+Scoring System for Eligible Applicants who hold QQI FET/FETAC Awards
A full QQI FET/FETAC Level 5 or 6 major award will have a minimum credit value of 120. Component awards, or achievement of less than 120 credits, do not constitute a full award.
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Mature Applicants

Expand+IT Sligo welcomes applications from mature students. Up to 20% of places on courses in the Institute are reserved for mature applicants. We recognise the valuable life and work experience that they bring to the courses they undertake.

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Alternative Entry

Expand+The Minimum Entry Requirements For Applicants From Northern Ireland (gce As, A2, Avce, Double Award, Btec) Are:
Applicants must have a recognised award at Level 3 on the UK framework of qualifications. GCE AS and A Level, NVQ Level 3, Advanced Diplo...

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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 32
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Financial Support

Expand+A Student Contribution (registration) fee of €3,000 (2019/20) is payable by all students who do not qualify for a grant or scholarship. SUSI, Student Universal Support Ireland, provides financial support to eligible students. There are two elements...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+Programme Description:
The programme consists of a unique mix of science disciplines based on pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and medical device industry requirements. The overall philosophy of the programme is to produce science graduates who ca...

Subjects Taught Course Structure:
Year One: First year focuses on building a foundation in the core science subjects, as many students have not studied Chemistry, Physics or Biology at Leaving Certificate level.

Year Two: In second year, the core sciences are developed, building on the foundation laid down in first year.

Year Three: In third year, the emphasis is on applying the knowledge gained in the first two years to the needs of the pharmaceutical sector.
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities:
Gradates work in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biomedical and medical device sectors, in the areas of legislation/regulatory affairs, formulation, analysis, validation, production and quality systems.

Further Study Opportunities:
Graduates may progress on to the fourth year of the BSc (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Science with Drug Development at IT Sligo.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 915 5379
E: admissions@itsligo.ie
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 262
2018 268
2017 251