Taught course

Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Biotechnology

Dublin Institute of Technology · School of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Entry requirements

Honours degree in chemistry or related discipline at 2.2 grade or higher, or equivalent qaulification. Applicants for the part-time course should be employed in a relevant industrial sector. Selection may be by interview.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme covers QA and GMP, Validation, Statistics, Information Technology, Control of Ingredients, Products, Packaging and End Products, Legal and Regulations Matters, Auditing, Manufacturing Pharmaceuticals, Separation Science, Advanced Chromatography, Advanced Spectroscopy, Instrumentation and Automated Analysis, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Unit Processes, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Unit Processes, Pharmaceutical Formulations, Pharmacology, Analytical Microbiology and Industrial Microbiology.

Information for international students

Applications from non-EU applicants to be sent to: International Student Office, Dublin Institute of Technology,143-149 Rathmines Road, Dublin 6, Ireland Telephone: +353 1 402 7501/ 3435 Fax: +353 1 402 7533 Email: international@dit.ie Useful information for non-EU applicants can be found on the DIT website at http://www.dit.ie/DIT/admissions/international/non-eu-countries/index.html

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    This course is delivered in DIT, Kevin Street, Dublin 8.

Course contact details

Dr Anne Greene
+353-1-402 4909