Biopharmaceutical Science - Advanced

ATU - Galway Campuses

Biopharmaceutical Science - Advanced

Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Advanced Biopharmaceutical Science - Level 9
This conversion programme will focus on advanced biopharmaceutical science providing students with the skills required to work within the biopharmaceutical sector.

It is aimed at graduates who have a science background and are aiming to build on their knowledge in emerging technologies in the biopharmaceutical sector.

GMIT have collaborated with the local biopharmaceutical sector to develop this programme which will equip graduates with a firm grounding in the fundamentals of applied biopharmaceutical and immunotherapeutic science and skills to address the identified skills shortages in high tech manufacturing in quality control and process.

Subjects taught

Year 1
Biopharmaceutical Science
5 credits

Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing
10 credits

Design and Analysis of Experiments using R
5 credits

Quality Management Systems and Regulatory Affairs
5 credits

Research Project
10 credits

Applied Immunology, Immunotherapeutics & Vaccine Technology
5 credits

Six Sigma Management
5 credits

Validation for Biopharmaceuticals
5 credits

Applied Diagnostics and Immunotechnologies
10 credits

Application dates

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1 year
Mode of Study: Full Time
Method of Delivery: Blended

Delivery Method:
It is a full time blended course. Delivery is largely live/ synchronous, in a face to face online environment which takes place in the evenings to facilitate those working. Materials are recorded for those who are unable to attend all live evenings sessions. There are also some recorded/ asynchronous delivery elements. Please note that there are likely to be a number of mandatory online evening attendances for some modules for presentations. You will be informed in a timely manner of any mandatory online attendance requirements. This is all facilitated through Moodle and MS Teams.

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Blended

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