Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance & Biotechnology

Technological University Dublin - City Campus


Course Name Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance & Biotechnology
Course Provider Technological University Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT233 DT237
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters MSc
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Application Date Closing Date: Applications will reopen in February 2019
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Duration Full Time - 1 Year
Part Time - 2 Years

Full-time students will normally have an average of fourteen contact hours per week, and part-time students an average of seven contact hours per week, comprising lectures, tutorials and practical sessions. The modules are normally delivered on 2 mornings, 2 afternoons (full-time only) and 2 evenings and a Saturday morning (part-time and full-time) each week over the course of semesters 1 and 2.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Honours degree in science or related discipline at 2.2 grade or higher or equivalent qualification. Applicants for the part-time course should be employed in a relevant industrial sector. Selection may be by interview.

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Comment Location
School of Chemical & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Science, DIT Kevin Street, Dublin 8

Graduates are eligible for the award of MSc (Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance) of the Dublin Institute of Technology.
Course Content

Expand+These programmes are designed to provide a bridge for students who have qualified in science disciplines to the specific requirements of the pharmaceutical and related industries with respect to quality assurance.

Conversion Programmes
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Subjects Taught

Expand+The following modules are currently offered:

•Q.A., Auditing and Inspection
•GMP and Validation
•Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs (part-time only)
•Biotechnology (full-time only)
•Pharmaceutical Technology and Research Methods

Assessment Method Written assignments, practical work, written examinations, dissertation.
Careers or Further Progression Graduates of the course are well equipped to take up positions as quality professionals and managers in the pharmaceutical and related industries.
Further Enquiries For Further Information
DT233 Co-ordinator - Prof John Cassidy
DT237 Co-ordinator - Dr Fiona O'Sullivan
Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Sciences and Health
DIT Kevin Street, Dublin 8

T: 01 402 4779 E: (DT233)
T: 01 402 4956 E: (DT237)

MSc Administrator
Johanna King E: T: 01 402 4879
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