Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology - Tallaght

TU Dublin - Tallaght

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology - Tallaght

Programme Title: Master of Science (Bio)Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
What is... Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology ?
The principle aim of this programme is to provide graduates with diverse skills to work competently in the following manufacturing sectors: Biopharma manufacturing; Finished Dose Manufacturing; Small molecule manufacturing; Medical device manufacturing; Clinical trials; Excipient suppliers; Project engineering. It will enable students to develop key high-level skills in manufacturing and processing, quality assurance, product development, project management, process improvement and regulatory compliance.

This course has been designed to provide Science/Engineering graduates with specialist knowledge and skills to work in (Bio)Pharma in both a manufacturing and research environment. It will focus on design process control systems; regulatory practice for manufacturing processing; integration of new technology projects; Lean Manufacturing to improve efficiency, quality, safety and compliance; continuous improvement, product and process improvement.

Subjects taught

Semester 1
• Advanced Pharma/Regulatory Statistics
• Bio-Process Manufacturing Technologies
• Regulatory Compliance
• Small Molecule Manufacturing

Semester 2
• Finished Dose Manufacturing Technologies
• PAT-Validation
• Pharmaceutical Management Systems
• Research Methods (Literature Review)

Semester 3
• Thesis module

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements?
The entry requirements for this programme are a minimum 2nd class honours degree (level 8) in a Science/Quality/Engineering or related discipline.

Application dates

How to Apply
Applications for this course are now closed for 2021.

For queries on the application process please contact:

Or call the Lifelong Learning Team on: 01 220 7432


18 months

Mode of Study
Part Time

Method of Delivery
Classroom, Online

Post Course Info

What are my career opportunities?
Graduates from the MSc in (Bio)Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology will develop the relevant expertise and skills to work in diverse roles including:

Process Engineering; Validation; Technology Transfer; Process Manufacturing; Laboratory analysis; Formulation Development; Management roles; Sterile processing; Regulatory Affairs; Clinical data analysis; Project Management; Process Improvement roles.

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Evening,Blended

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