Certificate in Good Manufacturing Practice & Technology (Minor) Pharmaceutical GMP & Technology
Type of Qualification:
2 Evenings Per Week
Sep 1, 2013 12:00:00 AM
About the Course
The aim of this programme is to produce technically competent graduates to work in production, quality assurance or validation roles. Those that complete the course will also possess knowledge of regulatory affairs, documentation, and processing technologies for both oral dosage and aseptic finished pharmaceuticals as well as fine chemicals.
This programme will run over four semesters, part-time. Candidates must take all modules on offer in each semester. (This programme will run subject to having a sufficient number of eligible candidates.) This course will be delivered to facilitate shift work practice in industry. Students will be required to complete a four-day practical session in the Institute laboratories.
If under 23 years applicants must have a grade D3 in a minimum of five subjects in the Leaving Certificate examinations, (this must include Maths and English/Irish) or a FETAC Level 5 qualification or equivalent. Mature students (over 23 years) may be exempted from this requirement and are eligible to apply. All applicants must have competence in spoken and written English. Eligible candidates may be interviewed.
Please Note: This course is designed for those not working in the Pharmaceutical industry but who want to pursue a career in the sector.
Semester 1Information Systems
Fundamentals of Chemistry
GMP 1/Quality Assurance
Semester 2Applied Maths for Mans Ops
Occ Safety & Health Envir Mgt
Semester 3Pharmaceutical Science
Manufacturing & Process & Tech
Semester 4Calibration Science Equipment
Total Quality Managment
The programme is aimed at those who want to re-skill to build a future career in the pharmaceutical sector. Also, students who have completed this award can go on to complete a second minor award, ‘Industry Practices’ (six months part-time), and qualify for a Higher Certificate in Science.
Fees & Funding
€3250 per academic year (2 Years) (Inclusive of ITT Dublin registration and examination fee. However this course is supported by the HEA under the MAP Initative. Please see details on our subsidies section of our website.The fee for Students that may be eligible for this subsidie is €650 per year.
How to Apply
Online Applications will open shortly. However, if you would like to apply today please complete the attached Application Form.
You must return the completed form with application fee of €100 (by bank draft or postal order only no cash or personal cheques are accepted) and all relevant documentation see attached and return to the Department of Lifelong Learning, Institute of Technology, Tallaght, Dublin 24.
Dr. Adrienne Fleming
Tel: +353 1 404-2732
Ms. Miriam O'Donoghue
Tel: + 353 1 404-2896
Information Desk, Department of Lifelong
Learning. Tel: 01 404-2101.