What is... Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance & Biotechnology?
TU258 MSc Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Biotechnology (Full Time): This programme is offered on a one year full—time basis followed by a 6 months industry based dissertation. It is designed to provide a bridge for graduates with a degree in science or related disciplines to the specific requirements of the pharmaceutical sector. The programme offers a broad based curriculum covering aspects of quality assurance, auditing, manufacturing and pharmaceutical science and biotechnology.
The lecture course is divided into twelve modules of 20 hours each. Full-time students undertake twelve modules over two semesters. On successful completion of the twelve modules, students will undertake a 6 months industrially based dissertation.
There is a dissertation component to the MSc which is carried out while the student is working. It is the responsibility of the student to find work.