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Pharmaceutical Science with Drug Development

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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3 Years
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The programme consists of a mix of science disciplines based on pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and medical device industry requirements. It is a multidisciplinary programme, allowing students to develop a range of skills, covering scientific, engineering, regulatory and quality issues, as well as communication skills. Modules are based around the core pharmaceutical sciences, but with emphasis also placed on modern technology and advances within the sector.

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Course designed to educate and train professional scientists for the PharmaChem industry. It is an integrated, multi-disciplinary programme where science subjects are taught as well as relevant applied modules including Quality Systems, Health & Safety, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Regulatory Affairs.

The course has an emphasis on practical laboratory sessions

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SG431 - Pharmaceutical Science with Drug Development
IT Sligo

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SG431 - Pharmaceutical Science with Drug Development
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C20139 or 5N1833 or C20174 or C20175 or LCE Maths

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Gradates take up employment opportunities in the pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, biomedical and medical device sectors, all of which are thriving in Ireland. Within those sectors, graduates work in the following areas: legislation/regulatory affairs, formulation, analysis, validation, production and quality systems.

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