BSc. in Pharmaceutical Science (online)

The Pharmaceutical Science Level 7 programme aims to prepare participants for this industry from initial drug design and discovery through to formulation of the final product. The two year degree provides students with a comprehensive but thorough introduction to a wide range of chemical and technological disciplines as they relate to the study and production of medicinal products.

IT Sligo has strong links with the pharmaceutical industry which ensures that our courses offer the vital skills and knowledge that are required in this expanding sector. The programme comprises core pharmaceutical industry subjects with emphasis being placed on modern operations technology. Modules included in this course are Scientific Communication, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Colloidal Science, Pharmaceutical Formulation, Statistics and Computing, Pharmaceutical Processing and Medical Device Manufacture, Compliance Auditing & Validation and Auditing and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing. These modules will give graduates an appreciation of Pharmaceutical processes and greatly help them progress in their careers.

Application Closing Date : 16th September 2018

DepartmentAward
Life Sciences Ordinary Bachelor Degree Abinitio
CREDITS
60
NFQ LEVEL
7
DURATION (YRS)
2

Entry Requirements

Level 6 on the NFQ (Higher Certificate) in Science or in a cognate area. Applicants with other qualifications and/or with relevant experience will also be considered through IT Sligo’s RPL process.

Applicants whose first language is not English should provide evidence of English language proficiency.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from this programme can expect to find employment in the Pharmaceutical sector. Graduates are typically employed in Scientific, Operations and Quality Assurance/Control positions in industry both in Ireland and abroad. Their work may involve the manufacture of novel medicines, process validation and process optimization.

What subjects will I study?

Programme Fees

Course Fee for two year course €6,000

Who do I contact?

Admissions Office
T: 353 (0) 71 931 8510
E: admissions@itsligo.ie

Course co-ordinator
Dr Yvonne Lang
E: lang.yvonne@itsligo.ie