Higher Certificate in Science in Bio & Pharmaceutical Analysis

  • Course Code


  • Type of Qualification:

    Higher Certificate

  • Field of Study


  • Type of Study:

    Full Time,Part Time

  • Application Closing Date:

    Not Specified

About the Course

Higher Certificate in Science in Bio & Pharmaceutical Analysis at IT TallaghtThe Higher Certificate programme will equip individuals with the necessary foundations of knowledge, skill and competence expected of graduates in analytical science. It will enable participants to develop, through structured hands-on learning, a professional and technical competency in bio/analytical methods and problem solving skills needed to work effectively in quality driven industry and other environments.

Named Award: Higher Certificate in Bio & Pharmaceutical Analysis NFQ Level 6
Programme Code: TA_SCPAN_C
Duration: 4 years
Timetable: 1 evening and 1 full day per week
Commences: Next intake Academic Year 1 September 2011

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this programme will be capable of working as analytical scientists in the QC/QA functions of the bio & pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Ireland’s pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors have grown steadily over the last number of years and this is set to increase into the near future.

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

Select here for further information on application and fee payment

Further Information

Important Note
this programme is designed for company groups only. If you wish to apply for this course you must be employed in a pharmaceutical type company and have approval for day release from the company (for one day per week). You must also be free to attend ITT Dublin one evening per week.

Information Desk,
Department of Lifelong Learning.
Tel: +353 1 404-2101

Programme Leader
John Behan,
Acting Head, Department of Science
Tel: + 353 1 404-2403


Fees for this course will be negotiated directly with the applicant’s company.

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