Pharmaceutical Sciences

Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Pharmaceutical Sciences
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters MSc/P.Grad.Dip.
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 2019
Application Date Closing Date: 30 June 2019
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Duration 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants are accepted, subject to the availability of places, from holders of honors degrees in a relevant Science discipline (e.g. Pharmacy, Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology and other appropriate primary ho...

Number of Places 18
Course Content

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The M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Sciences is an integrated multidisciplinary course addressing fundamental and applied aspects of drug and drug product discovery, development, production and analysis. The programme will prepare candida...

Subjects Taught The course consists of eight basic modules: regulatory aspects and industrial pharmacy, chromatographic and other separative methods of analysis, spectroscopic methods for drug analysis, molecular pharmaceutics and advanced drug delivery, biopharmaceutical sciences, pharmaceutical and medical nanotechnology, pharmacological and related methods, biotechnology, formulation development and evaluation and professional skills in pharmaceutical sciences.
Assessment Method Overall assessment of candidates is based on tutor marked assignments during the course work, written examinations, presentations and laboratory reports. Candidates must successfully complete the taught components of the course, before proceeding to the M.Sc. project. Provision is available for a supplemental examination in September each year if required. A reasonable attempt is required in all aspects of the examination process. A pass mark of 40% is normally required.
Further Enquiries Course Director Dr John F Gilmer 
Telephone Number +353-1-896 2795 
Fax Number +353-1-896 2793 
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