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Code
SGMPT
Delivery
Blended
Level
8
Campus
Cork Road
Duration
1 year
Credits
60 ECTS
Next Intake
September 2024
Application Status
Opens June for Sept start
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For late applications please contact [email protected]  and we can deal with them on an individual basis .

Waterford Chamber Skillnet will be supporting this programme for the academic year 23/24 by offering funding up to 50% for eligible candidates / companies.

To make an application for funding please visit www.waterfordskillnet.ie
Please note that funded places are limited and awarded on a first come first served basis.

This course is primarily aimed at graduates of the L7 BSc in Good Manufacturing Practice who are in employment in a biopharmachem / sector. It incorporates the learner’s work experience with module delivery in a concise manner to facilitate completion of a full level 8 Degree qualification – aiding progression in the workplace to supervisory management roles.

The mix of academic content, peer networking and industrial experience is a key feature of the programme. The one-year programme is delivered in an evening blended mode via online and on-campus to facilitate participant access to module material. Practical laboratory sessions in relevant modules via physical experiments/demonstrations will be carried out in the Department of Science suite of undergraduate and postgraduate laboratories.

Assessments are scheduled over the duration of the module to span the start, middle and end of the semester.

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Pharmaceutical Project Management (10 credits)Applied Project (10 credits)
Regulatory Affairs (10 credits)Operational Quality Management (10 credits)
Pharmaceutical Analytical Techniques (10 credits)Biopharmaceutical Operations (10 credits)

The minimum entry requirements are a level 7 BSc in Science (GMP & Technology) or equivalent subject to interview. The Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) form for Admissions will be considered for an application to the programme.

Candidates must be in employment in a biopharma/medtech company. An on-site orientation session will be organised in South East Technological University at the beginning of each academic year.

Students who successfully complete this course will have been conferred with an Honours Degree - the recognised Major Award at level 8 - and will therefore be in line for frontline management promotion opportunities in many companies.

Studerts will also be eligible to progress on to level 9 postgraduate studies if they wish.

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Course Leader
Bernadette Whelan
Dr. Bernadette Whelan
BSc, MSc , PhD - Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Science
Tel: 51302064. [email protected]

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Certificate in Research Methods in Biological Agriculture

Certificate in Research Methods in Biological Agriculture

Certificate in Green & Sustainable Pharmaceutical Production

Certificate in Green & Sustainable Pharmaceutical Production

MSc/Postgrad Diploma in Organic and Biological Agriculture

MSc/Postgrad Diploma in Organic and Biological Agriculture

Certificate in Project Management and Marketing

Certificate in Project Management and Marketing

Certificate in Agroforestry and Landscape Biodiversity

Certificate in Agroforestry and Landscape Biodiversity

Certificate in Food, Health and Nutrition

Certificate in Food, Health and Nutrition

Certificate in Crop Management in Organic and Biological Agriculture

Certificate in Crop Management in Organic and Biological Agriculture

Certificate in Livestock Management in Organic and Biological Agriculture

Certificate in Livestock Management in Organic and Biological Agriculture

Certificate in Soil Health and Water Management

Certificate in Soil Health and Water Management

Certificate in Food Safety and Analytical Microbiology

Certificate in Food Safety and Analytical Microbiology

Plant Protection

Plant Protection

Certificate in Advanced Drug Formulation Science

Certificate in Advanced Drug Formulation Science

Certificate in Garden Management and Plant Selection

Certificate in Garden Management and Plant Selection

Certificate in Nursery Stock Production

Certificate in Nursery Stock Production

Certificate in Sportsturf Science

Certificate in Sportsturf Science

Certificate in Sustainable Food Production

Certificate in Sustainable Food Production

Certificate in Landscape Design

Certificate in Landscape Design

Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Common Entry)

Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Common Entry)

Certificate in Advanced Analytical Techniques

Certificate in Advanced Analytical Techniques

Certificate in Biopharmaceutical Analysis and Cell Culture

Certificate in Biopharmaceutical Analysis and Cell Culture

Certificate In International Regulatory Affairs (Postgraduate)

Certificate In International Regulatory Affairs (Postgraduate)

Certificate in Statistics and Data Analysis

Certificate in Statistics and Data Analysis

Certificate in Strategic Quality Management

Certificate in Strategic Quality Management

Certificate in Advanced Spectroscopic Techniques

Certificate in Advanced Spectroscopic Techniques

Certificate in Advanced Chromatographic Techniques

Certificate in Advanced Chromatographic Techniques

Certificate in Advanced Materials Characterisation

Certificate in Advanced Materials Characterisation

Higher Cert in Science in Good Manufacturing Practice & Technology

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BSc in Good Manufacturing Practice and Technology

BSc in Good Manufacturing Practice and Technology

MSc in Analytical Science with Quality Management

MSc in Analytical Science with Quality Management

BSc (Hons) in Molecular Biology with Biopharmaceutical Science

BSc (Hons) in Molecular Biology with Biopharmaceutical Science

BSc (Hons) in Food Science & Innovation

BSc (Hons) in Food Science & Innovation

BSc (Hons) in Physics for Modern Technology

BSc (Hons) in Physics for Modern Technology

BSc (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Science

BSc (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Science

BSc (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Science

BSc (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Science

BSc in Science (General)

BSc in Science (General)

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BSc in Pharmaceutical Science

BSc in Molecular Biology with Biopharmaceutical Science

BSc in Molecular Biology with Biopharmaceutical Science