Masters in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing & Process Technology

  • Course Code


  • Type of Qualification:

    Masters Degree

  • Field of Study


  • Type of Study:

    Full Time,Part Time

  • Application Closing Date:

    Not Specified

About the Course

Masters in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing & Process Technology at IT TallaghtThis is a one-year follow-on programme to the Higher Diploma in Pharmaceutical Production. The programme aims to give science/engineering graduates an advanced in-depth study of the specific needs of pharmaceutical production and technology transfer. Students will gain hands-on experience through assignments undertaken in the Institute’s Pharmaceutical Education Centre. The programme is designed to allow graduates to work in API, biopharmaceutical and finished dose manufacturing. Programme delivery is done over two college semesters. Candidates must take all modules on offer in each semester.

The programme consists of two taught modules, an industry-based work assignment and a thesis and it will incorporate a combination of regular seminars, tutorials and practicals. The Institute’s Pharmaceutical Web Campus provides online access to course material. Candidates are expected to be working in a relevant industrial setting and will be expected to carry out some assignments at their place of employment.

Named Award: Master of Science - NFQ Level 9
Programme code: TA_SPHAR_M
Duration: 1 year
Timetable: 2 evenings per week
Commences: September 2011

Career Opportunities

Masters in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing & Process Technology at IT TallaghtThe biopharma industry in Ireland is currently undergoing a major expansion of scale and creating a wide range of career opportunities for interested and suitably qualified persons. This qualification will be a valuable asset for employees who aspire towards senior managerial and supervisory positions.

How To Apply

Application forms 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

Programme Leaders
Dr Mary Deasy. Tel: +353 1 404 2803 or

Dr Maureen Walsh. Tel: +353 1 4042736
or e-mail:

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


Full-time EU students: €7000 course fee (inclusive of ITT Dublin registration fee, examination fees over 3 semesters). If completing individual modules/ groups of modules the individual module fee is €1500 plus the ITT Dublin registration fee of €30 and an examination fee of €15 per module examination (up to a maximum of €70 per academic year).

Full-time Non-EU students: €11650 per full academic year (inclusive of ITT Dublin registration fee and examination fees).  Student study visas for non-EU students require that they register for the programme in full-time mode only; they are not eligible for registration on Part-Time programmes.

Please note: Where students fail to complete the thesis component within the academic year, they may be liable to a continuation fee of €1500 for each subsequent academic year leading to completion and graduation from the programme.

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