Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)

2 Years Part Time


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 of the course is recognised by the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) as fulfilling the educational requirements related to registration as a Qualified Person.

Please note that this course commences in January.

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Study Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip) at Trinity

This two-year distance learning course is intended for graduates in the pharmaceutical industry who wish to satisfy the E.U. educational requirements concerning the Qualified Person responsible for the manufacture of human and veterinary medicinal products.

Course Details

Next Intake

January 2022

Course Coordinator

Lorna Loughrey

Closing Date

30th November 2022

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Admission Requirements

A Curriculum Vitae must be submitted for your application to be considered.

Applicants are not required to complete the Personal Statement section of the application form, please enter Not Applicable in this section.

Course Fees

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