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GMP & BiopharmaceuticalsDea-chleachtas Déantúsaíochta ┐Bithchógaisíocht

Course Title: Certificate in GMP & Biopharmaceuticals

If you are under 23 years old on 1 January you must have achieved Grade D3 in five Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English or Irish or a FETAC Level 5 qualification or equivalent unless otherwise stated. That is 5 subjects: O6/H7, English or Irish: O6/H7 and Mathematics: O6/H7, or better to apply for year one of this course. Mature students (Over 23 years on 1 January) are eligible. Eligible candidates may be interviewed. All applicants must have competence in spoken and written English.

This course aims to produce technically competent graduates who can work in production, quality assurance or validation roles. They will possess knowledge of good manufacturing practices, documentation and processing technologies biopharmaceuticals.

This course will provide opportunities in the Pharmaceutical Industry and the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry.

This course runs over 1 academic year, 2 evenings a week. Some modules may be delivered in blended mode – a combination of class contact and distance learning.

Funded Applications: This course received Springboard+ funding in 2023. Springboard+ funded courses for 2024 have not yet been confirmed. We are currently closed for funded applications, however we invite you to Register Your Interest for this course and we will contact you should funding become available. 

How to Apply: Detailed information regarding the application process can be found on the part-time section of our website.

Further Information: For further information please email

TU Code



Level 6


Certificate in GMP & Biopharmaceuticals


1 year

Course Type


Mode of Study

Part Time

Method of Delivery


Commencement Date

September 2024



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€3,250 Total Fee
~ Funding may be available


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