BSc in Pharmaceutical Technology (TA_SPHAR_D) (September 2020)

TU Dublin (TA_SPHAR_D)
Key Programme Details
Award

BSc Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology

NFQ Level

Level 7 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Online, Classroom, Blended

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

60

Department

Department of Science - TU Dublin Tallaght

General Information
Contact

Lifelong Learning

Email

Springboard.tallaght@TUDublin.ie

Phone

01-4042531

Address

Contact Address
Department of Lifelong Learning,
TU - Dublin Tallaght,
Dublin 24.
D24 FKT9

Important Dates
Application Deadline

18/09/2020

Start Date

21/09/2020

End Date

31/08/2021

About this Course

It aims to educate production, technical-grade and supervisory/ managerial staff in fundamental and applied aspects of Good Manufacturing Practice, relevant core science and production management. It also allows some specialisation in finished dosage or biotechnology production.

This programme prepares operators working in the bio/pharmaceutical industry with the opportunity for improving their qualifications and preparing them for advancement into supervisory and/or management roles.

Objectives

Course Content
Semester 1
Production & Sup Management
Technology Transfer
Environmental Management
Manufacturing and Processs Tec 2
Process Chem & Eng 1
Pharmaceutical Formulation1
Process Biotechnology
Semester 2
GMP 3
Industrial Statistics
Process Chem & Engin 2
Pharmaceutical Form 2
Process Biotechnology 2
Project
Drug Discovery

Entry Requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a Pass Award in the Higher Certificate in Science - GMP & Technology programme or its equivalent. All applicants must have competence in spoken and written English.

The following are eligible to apply for courses in 2020/21 academic year (subject to the applicant meeting all requirements, e.g. academic requirements):
• Returners (Formerly known as Homemakers) May apply to all courses if they meet the nationality/visa requirement and residency criteria.
• People in employment May apply to all courses if they meet the nationality/visa requirement and residency criteria.
• Please note that a 10% course fee contribution for Level 7, 8, and 9 courses is applicable for employed participants. This is payable directly to the provider.
• The unemployed or formerly self-employed all courses are open to these category of applicants, with the exception of the two year part-time ICT conversion courses which are not open to those in receipt of a Jobseekers-related payment

Long Description

It aims to educate production, technical-grade and supervisory/ managerial staff in fundamental and applied aspects of Good Manufacturing Practice, relevant core science and production management. It also allows some specialisation in finished dosage or biotechnology production.

This programme prepares operators working in the bio/pharmaceutical industry with the opportunity for improving their qualifications and preparing them for advancement into supervisory and/or management roles.

Career Opportunities

This programme is designed to provide persons starting employment in the bio and pharmaceutical industry and/or persons currently working in the industry but without a relevant qualification with an opportunity to develop a relevant higher level qualification.
The industry currently has, because of significant expansion in scale and activity, a continuing strong need for well qualified staff.

Timetable Info

2 evenings per week. Timetable is subject to change.

Delivery Location

TU Dublin Tallaght
Tallaght
Dublin 24

Delivery Notes

Blended

Admissions Contact Details
Contact Person

Lifelong Learning

Address

Department of Lifelong Learning,
TU - Dublin Tallaght,
Dublin 24.
D24 FKT9

Phone

01-4042531

Email

Springboard.tallaght@TUDublin.ie

RPL Information

Recognition of Prior Learning at TU Dublin Tallaght. The RPL process will enable Springboard participants to build on their existing skills and competence. The University is aware that many Springboard applicants will have a range of knowledge skills and competence that they have developed through their life and work experience and that are not necessarily accredited. TU Dublin Tallaght has an RPL process in place that recognises both the accredited and experiential learning of an individual. TU Dublin Tallaght will work with Springboard participants to identify their existing skills and competence and to award them credit for their learning however it has been acquired. This will ensure that Springboard participants will have the opportunity to gain credit for both their accredited ad experiential learning and can tailor their programme to complement existing skills and knowledge and to develop new skills to support future years.

Application Procedures

In order to process your application, we require copies of the following:
Identification (Passport/Driving License)

All Transcripts/Awards, Curriculum Vitae, Proof of employment/Social Welfare benefit/Returner/Self-Employed and any documentation that you may consider relevant in supporting your application.

Proof of competency in English (if required)

If your qualification is from a country other than Ireland: please request a letter of recognition from the National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQA) and attach to your application with a copy of your original transcript.