M.Sc. On Campus

Bioprocessing Science

Institute of Technology Sligo

12 months
11500 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science (MSc) in Bioprocessing Science from Institute of Technology Sligo was designed to meet the growing needs of the Biopharmaceutical Industry and is designed to equip the participant with the appropriate skill range and skill selectivity in applied methods used in Bioprocessing and more broadly the Biotechnology Industry.


Bioprocessing Science from Institute of Technology Sligo aims to To produce graduates with the essential breadth and kind of knowledge, skills set and competences, required to function in the Biopharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industries and to ensure that participants can effectively present and defend scientific data and findings in a variety of forms to specialists and non-specialists.


Graduates are typically employed in managerial positions in Scientific, Operations and Quality Assurance / Control positions in the Biopharmaceutical and Medical Biotechnology industry sectors both within Ireland and abroad. 

Post-graduates may also find employment more broadly within the Healthcare sector, medical device industries and in areas of Research and Development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Upstream Bioprocessing
  • Downstream Bioprocessing
  • Quality Control Testing for Biologics
  • Formulation and Delivery of Biopharmaceuticals
  • Biopharmaceutical Regulation and Compliance
  • Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The programme is open to students who have obtained an honour’s degree (Level 8) or equivalent in an appropriate discipline (i.e. Engineering or Life Sciences). 
  • Other candidates with alternative honours degrees and relevant experience in the Biopharmaceutical industry (typically 5 years duration in a GMP environment) may apply for consideration through the IT Sligo RPL (Recognised Prior Learning) process.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sligo

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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