The objective of this 18-month degree course is to provide a nationally accredited Level 7 educational course, at ordinary degree level, in Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), for personnel working in the manufacturing areas of the pharmaceutical, biopharma and medical device sector.
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Bachelor of Science Ordinary degree in Good Manufacturing Practice and Technology (180 credits, Level 7
€300 per 5 credit module, €600 per 10 credit module, Year 1 €2,100, Year 2 €1,500
Cost if eligible for bursary scheme
€225 per 5 credit module, €450 per 10 credit module, Year 1 €1,575, Year 2 €1,125
Lectures will be delivered:
Monday & Thursday 4.15pm – 7.15pm.
Lectures will be delivered in a blended mode, as a mixture of online and on-campus live lectures. Practical laboratory sessions will take place on campus.
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|HRM in Manufacturing (1.5)*, 5 credit module||GMP (Regulatory Affairs) (3)*, 10 credit module|
|Manufacturing & Processing Technology 2 (3), 10 credit module||Pharmaceutical Formulation 1 (3), 10 credit module|
|Process Validation (1.5)*, 5 credit module|
|* modules are assessed by 100% Continuous Assessment.|
|The module ‘Process Evaluation’ is assessed by 100% final examination.|
|The remaining modules are assessed by Continuous assessment and a final examination.|
|The numbers in brackets are the projected class content times in hours/week.|
|Semester 3||Semester 4|
|Pharmaceutical Formulation 1*|
|Literature Review (GMP)*|
Higher Certificate in Science (GMP and Technology) or equivalent and required to attend an interview. Participants must be employed in the biopharmachemical/medical device industry.