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Applied Biology and Biopharmaceutical Science

Atlantic Technological University

36 months
6950 EUR/year
250 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Applied Biology and Biopharmaceutical Science programme from the Atlantic Technological University will prepare graduates for employment in the extensive pharmaceutical, biomedical and healthcare sectors in Ireland. Many opportunities also exist in the area of environmental protection, food quality and safety, the regulatory agencies and research. 


Discover how medicines are produced by genetically altered bacteria. Learn how to manage quality systems which ensure that these revolutionary medicines are safe - to the user and the environment. Improve on the design of diagnostic kits used to detect viruses in the blood supply. 

This Applied Biology and Biopharmaceutical Science programme from the Atlantic Technological University extends and develops the depth of understanding, competence and awareness of students in the main areas of analytical science, biochemical and microbiological analysis and quality management. It encompasses new and developing technologies such as biotechnology, genetic engineering and biopharmaceutical science. It improves and extends your supervisory, organisational and managerial potential and enables the student to obtain well-paid, responsible positions in industry.

Job Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for employment in the pharmaceutical, biotechnological and food industries and in the area of quality control of starting materials, in-process and finished products.

Many graduates have progressed to employment in supervisory, organisational and managerial capacities within industry and some have obtained employment as technical sales representatives in related industries.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Data Handling, Mathematics, Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement for all Higher Certificates (Level 6) and ab initio Bachelor degrees (Level 7) is Grade O6/H7 or better in five Leaving Certificate subjects including Mathematics and English or Irish with a minimum of 160 points.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6950 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 250 EUR per year during 36 months.

Student Contribution: €3,000/year

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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