BioPharmaceutical Science - Sligo

Subjects taught


Legislation and Regulatory affairs
Fermentation and Cell Culture Process
Scale-up and Technology Transfer [E]
Upstream bioprocessing practical [E]
Research Methods Biopharma
Protein Purification Processing
Formulation and Delivery Systems [E]
Downstream Bioprocessing Practical [E]

[E] = Elective Module. Modules subject to availability

Entry requirements

Honours degree (Level 8) or its equivalent in an appropriate discipline (i.e. Engineering or Life Sciences). Other candidates with alternative honours degrees and relevant experience in the BioProcessing industry (typically 5 years duration in a GMP environment) may apply for RPL.




1 year part-time, online.

On-Campus Attendance
Two-day block attendance at the NIBRT facility depending on elective choice.


Total fees €6,000

Springboard Fees
Fee €5,300
Free for those classified as unemployed.
Fee for employed participants €530 (10% of fees)

More details
  • Qualifications

    Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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