Pharmaceutical Analysis - Advanced - Carlow

What will I be able to do when I finish this programme?
This course provides graduates with the analytical skills, theoretical background, and regulatory knowledge to develop and successfully validate and manage advanced spectroscopic methods for in-line at line or QC lab analysis.

It provides a holistic approach, with technical aspects combined with regulatory requirement. Graduates will be technically proficient and regulatory adept.

Subjects taught

What subjects will I study?
Advanced Spectroscopy
Data Analytics
Validation for Pharmaceutical Technologies
Regulatory Affairs for Pharmaceutical Technologies
Work-based Project and Professional Development

Entry requirements

Applicants require a second class honours degree or higher, or an equivalent in a science, business or management subject. Other applicants will be considered on an individual basis in accordance with the University policy on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). SETU Carlow reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme.


1 Year Full-time.

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Study Opportunities
Successful graduates may apply to undertake a Master of Science and following this a PhD at SETU Carlow or at another Higher Education Institution.

Potential employment opportunities
Graduates of this course can develop careers in method development, formulation, validation, and regulatory affairs, as well as lead new product development or R&D projects.

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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