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Applied Biology and Biopharmaceutical Science (Hons)

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

48 months
Duration
6950 EUR/year
819 EUR/year
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About

This Applied Biology and Biopharmaceutical Science (Hons) programme from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology will prepare graduates for employment in the extensive pharmaceutical, biomedical and healthcare sectors in Ireland. 

Overview

Ireland is a centre of excellence for numerous pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Wyeth, for example, has opened the biggest biotechnology campus in the world and many more companies are opening biotech facilities in Ireland.

This Applied Biology and Biopharmaceutical Science (Hons) programme from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology 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.

Students will gain a professional qualification that will enhance their prospects for career advancement to managerial positions. Graduates also find employment in research or successfully undertake postgraduate research programmes leading to higher degrees.

For the last few years, many students in the final fourth year class had jobs before their final exams.

Career Opportunities

Graduates have excellent career opportunities in the pharmaceutical, biomedical and healthcare sectors, in such areas as developments of new medicines, biomedicines, quality assurance, regulatory affairs, quality control, validation studies, management, research and development, the food industry, biotechnology sector, forensic science, consultancy, marketing, scientific publishing and education.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biology; Microbiology.
  • Human Physiology and Pharmacology; Applied Immunology.
  • Applied Pharmaceutical Science; Quality Management.
  • Molecular Biology; Advanced diagnostic and analytical techniques.
  • Industrial Placement

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

The general minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement is a Grade O6/H7 or better in six Leaving Certificate subjects including English or Irish and Mathematics, two of which must be passed in higher level papers at Grade H5 or higher.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6950 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 819 EUR per year during 48 months.
Student Contribution: €3,000.

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.

Funding

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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