Biopharmaceutical & Medical Device Manufacturing
This programme combines a blend of Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturing modules with a range of business and industry-directed modules. Designed and delivered by highly experienced academic and industry professionals, you will gain advanced skills and knowledge that companies are looking for. Our professional development team will help you all the way. We'll help you to tailor your CV towards an area that you are interested in getting a job in and use our industry contacts to help you get your foot in the door.
Aseptic processing and utilities
Regulatory affairs & GMP
Medical Device operations
Pharmaceutical Process Chemistry
PAT & Process validation statistics
Finished dose formulation and manufacturing
QRM principles in pharma and medical device
Lean operations and deviation investigation methods
Communication skills and work preparation
With our unique part-time online delivery, learners receive minimum disruption to their schedule. Learners can log on live or catch up through recorded sessions when suited.
This course is suitable for those with higher-level qualifications at NFQ Level 7 (180 ECTS Credits, typically 3 years of study) in science, engineering or relevant discipline.
Our admissions team are on hand to assist you with your application and answer any questions you may have on the course.
Students who wish to apply to this course should follow the following application process.
Step 1: Enquire through the form at the top right of this page
Step 2: A member of our team will be in contact through phone or email
Step 3: If you are deemed to be eligible for the course, you will be sent an application form by email. You MUST fill in this application form and attach all necessary *documents (CV, ID, Transcripts, etc.)
Step 4: On submission of the completed application form and all documentation, your application will be sent to the associated department for final approval. You will receive an e-mail confirming your place on the programme. (Note: This process can take up to one week particularly during busy admission periods.)
*We accept scanned documents in a pdf format. Pictures of documents are not accepted.
**For those who are applying for Springboard or HCI funding, you will be directed to fill out an additional application form on the Springboard website, this is to confirm your eligibility to receive funding
Lectures are delivered 2 evenings per week Online and 2 Saturdays per month on campus. Labs are held in one of our pilot facilities with times and dates subject to scheduling.
Post Course Info
With the continued growth of the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industry in Ireland, this course is suitable for those who wish to upskill to gain either
A technical position within the Pharma/Medical Device Industries in roles such as QC, QA, Project Management, Engineering, Managerial, etc. or
Supplement their existing core skills to pursue a similar role within the Pharma/Medical Device Industries in areas such as Finance, HR, IT etc.
Potential Roles Include:
Product and Process Developer
Production Technician/ Operator
Quality Assurance Analyst