Higher Certificate in Science in GMP and Technology

  • Course Code


  • Type of Qualification:

    Higher Certificate

  • Field of Study

    Biology and biochemistry,Building and civil engineering,Chemistry,Pharmacy,Science

  • Type of Study:

    Full Time,Part Time

  • Application Closing Date:

    Not Specified

About the Course

Higher Certificate in Science in GMP and Technology at IT TallaghtTo produce technically competent graduates who can work in production, quality assurance or validation roles. They will possess knowledge of regulatory affairs, documentation and processing technologies for both oral dosage and aseptic finished pharmaceuticals as well as fine chemicals.

The programme will offer operators, team leaders and supervisors an opportunity to acquire a foundation in the sciences relevant to industry and to develop a broad perspective of the issues which pertain to a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.

This programme will run over four college semesters part-time. Candidates must take all modules on offer in each semester.

Named Award: Higher Certificate in Science - NFQ Level 6
Programme code: TA_SGMPT_G
Duration: 2 years
Timetable: 2 evenings per week
Commences: September 2011

Career Opportunities

This programme is designed to provide persons starting employment in the bio and pharmaceutical industry and/or persons currently working in the industry but without a relevant qualification with an opportunity to develop a relevant higher level qualification. The industry currently has, because of significant expansion in scale and activity, a continuing strong need for well qualified staff.

How To Apply

Application forms for 2011/12 are available to download here.

Forms are also available on request directly from the Institute by contacting the information desk, Department of Lifelong Learning. Tel: +353 1 404-2101 or by emailing

Please ensure to inlcude all relevant documentation and payment with your application form as incomplete applications will not be processed and will be returned to you.

Select here for further information on application and fee payment

Further Information

Please visit the Department of Applied Science Website

More Information
Information Desk, Department of Lifelong
Learning. Tel: 01 404-2101

Programme Leaders
Dr Adrienne Fleming
Tel: +353 1 404-2732

Ms Miriam O’Donoghue
Tel: +353 1 404-2896


€3250 per academic year (2 years) (inclusive of ITT Dublin registration fee and examination fee).  If completing individual modules/ groups of modules the individual module fee is €450 plus the ITT Dublin registration fee of €30 and an examination fee of €15 per module examination (up to a maximum of €70 per adademic year).

However, as this course is supported by the HEA under the MAP initiative. The fee (per academic year) for students eligible for this subsidy is €650/year. For more information please select here.

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