Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology

Trinity College Dublin

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology

Applicants are expected to be employed in the pharmaceutical industry or with a pharmaceutical regulatory authority at the time of their application or to have previously worked in the industry. Entry requirements to the course are determined so that on successful completion of the taught modules of the course the minimum conditions for qualification for QP status are achieved (Directives 2002/83/EC and 2001/82/EC).
Please note that this course commences in January each year.

Entry requirements

• Applicants are expected to have an Honours bachelor's degree ideally 2.1 or above extending over 3 or 4 years in one of the following disciplines: chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, medicine and technology, biology; other disciplines may also be considered as suitable.
• Applicants are expected to have some experience of working in the pharmaceutical manufacturing and associated industries
• In case of heavy competition for places or where there are concerns regarding a particular applicant's suitability, applicants may be interviewed.

Application dates

Closing Date: 31st October 2023


2 years part-time

Post Course Info

This course is offered to graduates working in the pharmaceutical industry, who may wish to satisfy the EU educational requirements for the role of the Qualified Person (QP) responsible for the manufacture of human and veterinary medicinal products. Many of our graduates now hold global or senior executive quality management positions in pharmaceutical multinational companies.

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ),Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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