Pharmaceutical Manufacturing & Process Technology

Technological University Dublin - Tallaght Campus


Course Name Pharmaceutical Manufacturing & Process Technology
Course Provider Technological University Dublin - Tallaght Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code 70680 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
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 Part time, Evening, Online, Blended
Location (Districts) Tallaght
Qualification Letters MSc
Duration 18 months part-time

The course will involve a mix of online, classroom delivery and laboratory sessions for the first two semesters. The third semester is devoted to the research dissertation/thesis, which takes place under the guidance of an appointed academic supervisor.
Entry Requirements The entry requirements for this programme are a minimum 2nd class honours degree (level 8) in a Science/Quality/Engineering or related discipline.
Course Content

Expand+The principle aim of this programme is to provide graduates with diverse skills to work competently in the following manufacturing sectors: Biopharma manufacturing; Finished Dose Manufacturing; Small molecule manufacturing; Medical device manufacturi...

Subjects Taught Semester 1
Advanced Pharma/Regulatory Statistics
Bio-Process Manufacturing Technologies
Regulatory Compliance
Small Molecule Manufacturing

Semester 2
Finished Dose Manufacturing Technologies
Pharmaceutical Management Systems
Research Methods (Literature Review)

Semester 3
Thesis module
Assessment Method Assessment modes for the taught modules will include a blend of assignments, in-class examinations, laboratory reports, oral presentations, problem-solving exercises and formal written examinations. Students will be expected to conduct research and write up a dissertation for examination in the 3rd semester. This can take place in the place of employment.
Careers or Further Progression Graduates from the MSc in (Bio)Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology will develop the relevant expertise and skills to work in diverse roles including:

Process Engineering; Validation; Technology Transfer; Process Manufacturing; Laboratory analysis; Formulation Development; Management roles; Sterile processing; Regulatory Affairs; Clinical data analysis; Project Management; Process Improvement roles.
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