GMP & Biopharmaceuticals / Dea-chleachtas Déantúsaíochta ┐ Bithchógaisíocht

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 programme. 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 programme 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 programme will provide opportunities in the Pharmaceutical Industry and the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry.

This programme 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.

  • Applications are closed for September 2021

For queries on the application process please contact:

Or call the Lifelong Learning Team on: 01 220 7432

For further, programme specific information please contact:

John Behan, BSc (Hons,) MSc, MBS (Hons) Head, Department of Science Email:

TU Code





Certificate in GMP & Biopharmaceuticals


1 Year

Course Type


Mode of Study

Part Time

Method of Delivery

Classroom, Online

Commencement Date

September 2021





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