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Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science (Hons)

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

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

This Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science (Hons) programme at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology focuses on the practical application of chemistry and includes Medicinal Chemistry, Forensic Analysis, Quality Management, Pharmaceutical Science, and Analytical Techniques. 

Overview

In this Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science (Hons) programme at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology students learn how new medicines are discovered and how to ensure that they are safe and of high quality.

A strong emphasis on practical work and projects gives the students a great experience in all these areas. It prepares graduates for immediate employment in the pharmaceutical, chemical, biomedical and biotechnology sectors.

Not all graduates wear white coats. In addition to laboratory work there is a huge demand for graduates from this programme in areas including quality management, quality assurance, training and development, regulatory affairs, marketing and research.

In addition, graduates can pursue postgraduate (MSc or PhD) programmes immediately. There is no need to have studied chemistry for the Leaving Certificate, as the fundamentals of all science subjects are delivered in year one.

Career Opportunities

Graduates fill vacancies in research and development, quality assurance and regulatory departments within the pharmaceutical, biomedical and research sectors. They also find employment in accreditation, validation and sales and marketing associated with these and other related industries. Opportunities would also exist in areas such as process development and operations, organic synthesis and analysis.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Chemistry; Medicinal Chemistry.
  • Organic/Inorganic Chemistry
  • Analytical Techniques; Practical Techniques
  • Industrial Placement
  • Research project

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: euro 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.

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