Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology - Tallaght

TU Dublin - Tallaght

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology - Tallaght

What is... Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology ?
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.

The course will involve a mix of online, classroom delivery and laboratory sessions for the first two semesters. The third semester is devoted to the research dissertation/thesis, which takes place under the guidance of an appointed academic supervisor.

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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