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Pharmaceutical Science with Drug Development (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Sligo, Ireland
This four year honours degree in Pharmaceutical Science with Drug Development (Hons) from Institute of Technology Sligo course provides students with a broad but thorough background in the chemical, biological and technological disciplines as they relate to the study of medicinal products.
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Overview

Pharmaceutical Science with Drug Development (Hons) from Institute of Technology Sligo covers a wide range of topics including all aspects of the development, manufacture and study of medicinal compounds. It provides excellent training in scientific principles, practical applications, organisational and computing skills, as well as self-discipline.

In addition to the main science subjects, other modules that you will study include dosage formulation, biopharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical manufacturing, quality systems, validation and pharmaceutical legislation. 

Graduates with Pharmaceutical Science with Drug Development (Hons) from Institute of Technology Sligo will:

  • be multi-skilled and will typically gain employment throughout the pharmaceutical/healthcare industrial sector. 
  • be well equipped to pursue higher degrees such as MSc or PhD.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pharmaceutical Legislation
  • Pharmaceutical Operations Management
  • Compliance Auditing And Validation
  • Pharmaceutical Pharmacology
  • Drug Structure
  • Biopharmaceutical Analysis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    513

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General Requirements

  • The requirement for entry to one of our Level 8 programmes is a minimum of 4 grade O6 and 2 Grade H5. This must include English or Irish and Mathematics.
  • We accept a H7 and above in Higher Level Mathematics, and also a B2 or higher in Foundation mathematics, as meeting the mathematics entry requirements.
  • We require a minimum of 160 points for all Level 8 programmes.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Sligo

  • 650 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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