The School of Chemical & BioPharmaceutical Sciences offers undergraduate, postgraduate and professionsal development courses in all areas of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The School runs a number of Degrees at Ordinary (Level 7), Honours (Level 8) and Master’s degree level (Level 9).

These courses make full use of the extensive laboratory facilities available as well as providing a broad background to theory and specific case studies. Our aim is to motivate, support and challenge learners in a friendly and collaborative environment.

Read more about our courses in the sections below.


The School of Chemical & BioPharmaceutical Sciences offers a number of degrees at ordinary (level 7) and honours (level 8) level, as listed below. All of these courses are located in our new state of the art facilities at TU Grangegorman.

For more details on each course, click on the link provided. In all cases, it is important to consult the minimum entry requirements. If you have a specific query, the Further Information section at these links gives the relevant contact details.

These courses make full use of the extensive laboratory facilities available as well as providing a broad background to theory and specific case studies and applications. E-learning support mechanisms are also embedded.

Level 8 Courses

TU851 Analytical Chemistry (Environmental, Forensic and Pharmaceutical)

TU852 Chemical Sciences with Medicinal Chemistry

TU854 Science (General Entry)

TU864 DNA & Forensic Analysis

TU876 Pharmaceutical Science

TU887 Bioanalytical Science (Add On)

Level 7 Courses

TU752 DNA & Forensic Analysis

TU755 Science (General Entry)

TU760 Bioanalysis

TU760A Bioanalysis (Add On)

TU762 Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences

TU763 Pharmaceutical Science

Level 6 Courses

TU651 Applied Biology

Why Study Chemistry?

Watch this video and read through our two graduate profiles, from Aaron Jay Alcesto and Taffy Lesley Mutizira, to find out why out students decided to study Chemistry.


Taught Masters

The School of Chemical & BioPharmaceutical Sciences offers four taught Masters courses.

These courses are designed to provide a bridge for students who have qualified in science disciplines to the specific requirements of the pharmaceutical and related industries.

Students interested in Quality Assurance can choose TU258 or TU288 which are offered on a full time or part-time basis respectively.

Students interested in a career in Manufacturing and Technology can choose TU289 or TU283.

TU258 MSc Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Biotechnology (Full Time) 

TU288 MSc in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Regulation (Part-time) 

TU289 MSc Pharmaceutical Validation Technology (Part-time)

TU283 - MSc Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology (Part-time) 

Research Masters

MSc / PhD in Chemistry

MSc / PhD in Biology

For further information on our Research programmes, please contact our Research Office.

The School of Chemical & BioPharmaceutical Sciences, in collaboration with Get Reskilled, overs the following courses for jobseekers through the Springboard Initiative:

DT698 - Certificate in eBioPharmaChem

DT758A - Certificate in e-Validation

DT291 - BSc (Ord) Manufacture of Medicinal Products

The Springboard initiative in higher education offers free, part-time courses at certificate, degree and masters level, leading to qualifications that are in demand among employers.

Springboard is open to jobseekers who have a previous history of employment and believe that a focused, high-quality qualification is the key to getting back to work.