Taught course

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology

Trinity College Dublin - the University of Dublin · School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Entry requirements

Applications are made online at: www.tcd.ie/courses/ postgraduate/az. A Curriculum Vitae must be submitted for your application to be considered and applicants are not required to complete the Personal Statement section of the application form, please enter ‘Not Applicable’ in this section.

Months of entry


Course content

The Masters course is presented in a distance learning
form and extends over two years. Applicants are expected
to be employed in the pharmaceutical industry or with a
pharmaceutical regulatory authority at the time of their
application or to have previously worked in the industry.
Course content is specified in Human and Veterinary
Directives 2001/83/EC and 2001/82/EC. Participants receive
nine module books in each year of the course. The general
areas covered are: pharmaceutical, medicinal and analytical
chemistry; pharmaceutical processing and drug action, uses
and assessment. Participants must also undertake a number
of manufacturing facility visits. The taught component
(Postgraduate Diploma) is recognised by the Irish Medicines
Board as fulfilling the educational requirements related to
registration as a Qualified Person. Note: applicants with a
three-year primary degree must qualify with a M.Sc. to fulfil the
educational requirements related to registration as a Qualified
Person. Please note this course commences in January.

Information for international students


Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Ms. Lorna Loughrey
+353-1-896 2811/2812