Pharmaceutical Manufacturing - Tallaght

TU Dublin - Tallaght


Course Name Pharmaceutical Manufacturing - Tallaght
Course Provider TU Dublin - Tallaght
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code TU072
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Tallaght
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commencement Date: September 2023
Location: Tallaght
Application Date For queries on the application process please contact:
Or call the Lifelong Learning Team on: 01 220 7432
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Duration 1.5 years

Mode of Study: Part Time
Method of Delivery: Classroom, Online

The course runs 2 evenings a week over 3 semesters.

Some modules may be delivered in blended mode, a combination of online and on-campus lectures. Practical laboratory sessions will take place on-campus.
Course Fee €5,800 (Total fee)
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements?
Candidates must hold a Bachelors degree (NFQ Level 7) or equivalent qualification in Science or Engineering discipline. Experience in the pharmaceutical industry is desirable but not essential. All applicants must have competence in spoken and written English.
Course Summary This course prepares science and engineering graduates for work in the bio/pharmaceutical industry. It allows those already working in the industry to keep their skills fresh and prepares production-based personnel for advancement to supervisory and/or management roles.
Course Content This course aims to give Science/Engineering graduates an in-depth study of the specific requirements of the pharmaceutical industry with respect to manufacturing.

It will give the student both a sound theoretical and practical grounding in the area. The course will also provide students with hands-on experience through assignments undertaken in the Institute’s Pharmaceutical Education Centre.
Subjects Taught

Expand+The course consists of modules of direct relevance to the pharmaceutical industry as well as pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical production.

Modules are as follows:
Aseptic Processing & Utilities
Drug Formulation & Manufacturing

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What are my career opportunities?
The bio and pharmaceutical industries in Ireland are currently undergoing a major expansion of scale and activity creating a wide range of career opportunities for interested and suitably qualified persons. Analysts...

Further Enquiries Programme Chair - Dr. Maureen Walsh
01 220 7960

Head of Part-Time Education - School of Chemical and BioPharmaceutical Sciences Prof. Anne Greene
01 220 5560
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