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Course Code:
TR072
Title:
Pharmacy
College:
TCD
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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In first year you take a course in chemistry biology, pharmaceutical botany, physics and physiology. In the remaining years focus increases on aspects of biochemistry and microbiology as well as subjects dealing with formulation and delivery of drugs, the medicinal properties of plants, plant products.



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Lead to career as pharmaceutical chemist, hospital pharmacy, research or marketing in the pharmacy industry.

 

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2013 Points

565*

Change from 2012: 

-5

History:

2012 - 570*
2011 - 550
2010 - 545
2009 - 550*
2008 - 545*
2007 - 555
2006 - 555*
2005 - 555*
2004 - 555*
2003 - 545*
2002 - 550
2001 - 545*
2000 - 540*

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