B.Sc. On Campus

Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science

Atlantic Technological University

36 months
6950 EUR/year
250 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science programme from the Atlantic Technological University focuses on the practical application of chemistry. You will be studying an exciting mixture of modules including how to make medicines and how to control the quality of those medicines. 


Year one involves the study of a range of Science modules, and the subject matter covered in year two of this course includes Chemistry, Analysis of materials, Computing and Microbiological analysis. In year 3, there are further modules in chemistry and a six-month industrial placement.

The Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science programme from the Atlantic Technological University will initiate students to the importance of quality control and quality management in the manufacturing and processing of pharmaceutical and healthcare products. It will improve and extend the supervisory, organisational and managerial potential of students to enable them to obtain well-paid, responsible positions in sectors such as Biomedical, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Research institutes.

Note: 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 are prepared for employment in the pharmaceutical, biomedical, chemical and food industries and in research institutes. They may also find employment in environmental protection, quality control of starting materials, in-process or 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

Modules included:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Analytical Forensics

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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