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Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology

The Masters course is presented in a distance learning form and extends over two years. 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.

Course content is specified in Human and Veterinary Directives 2001/83/EC and 2001/82/EC. Participants receive nine module books in each year of the course. The general areas covered are: pharmaceutical, medicinal and analytical chemistry; pharmaceutical processing and drug action, uses and assessment. Participants must also undertake a number of manufacturing facility visits. T

The taught component of the course is recognised by the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) as fulfilling the educational requirements related to registration as a Qualified Person.

Entry requirements

A Curriculum Vitae must be submitted for your application to be considered.

Applicants are not required to complete the Personal Statement section of the application form, please enter ‘Not Applicable’ in this section.


2 years part-time.

Further enquiries

Course Email:
Course Tel: +353-1-8962811
Course Fax: +353-1-8962813

Application date

Closing Date: 31st October 2017

Enrolment and start dates

Please note that this course commences in January.

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