Biopharmaceutical Science

Dundalk Institute of Technology


Course Name Biopharmaceutical Science
Course Provider Dundalk Institute of Technology
Course Code DKA82
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Dundalk Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dundalk
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment To apply for this course
Download and complete the Add-On Degree Programme Application Form and submit to:

Admissions Office
Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dundalk, Co. Louth
T: +353 (0)42 9370230

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Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 1 year (add-on)
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
BSc in Applied Bioscience or BSc in Pharmaceutical Science, or equivalent, with an overall Pass and a minimum credit weighted average of 50%.
Number of Places 2018 - 18
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Course Content About this Programme
Graduates of the BSc in Applied Bioscience and BSc in Pharmaceutical Science can progress to this one-year, full-time, Honours degree programme. As a student on this programme, you will develop high-level knowledge, skills and competencies in the key areas of biopharmaceutical development and processing.
Subjects Taught Year 1:
Semester 1:
•Research Design, Statistics and Ethics
•Biopharmaceutical Processing (Upstream)
•Biomolecular Therapeutics and Bioinformatics
•Biopharma Research Project (year long)

YEAR 1 - Semester 2:
•Biopharmaceutical Processing (Downstream)
•Recombinant Drug Manufacturing & Engineering
•Biopharmaceutical Analysis
•Biopharma Research Project (year long)

Careers or Further Progression Graduates have opportunities for employment in the following sectors:
•Biomedical; Pharmaceutical
•Medical Devices
•Health Care

Graduates could expect to compete for positions in
•Quality Management
•Product Validation
•Research and Development
•Regulatory Affairs
•Process Development and Formulation
Further Enquiries Dr Arjan van Rossum (Head of Department of Applied Sciences)
Phone: +353 429370200 Ext 2620
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