M.Sc. Online

Biopharmaceutical Science (Online)

Institute of Technology Sligo

30 months
16500 EUR/year
12000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Biopharmaceutical Science (Online) programme from Institute of Technology Sligo will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the principal scientific and engineering challenges in manufacturing of biopharmaceutical products.


This Biopharmaceutical Science (Online) programme from Institute of Technology Sligo provides scientists/engineers with a comprehensive grounding in critical aspects of biopharmaceutical processing and support activities, with specific focus on the product life cycle of biopharmaceutical products/processes. 


Graduates from this programme can expect to find employment in the Biopharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Diagnostics, Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical sectors, at the appropriate level. In the development of this programme emphasis has been placed on aligning the course content with the skills required by the Biopharmaceutical industry, whilst ensuring that there is sufficient flexibility to allow students to move laterally into associated careers including Research and Development opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fermentation and Cell Culture Processing
  • Upstream Processing Lab. Practical 
  • Biocontamination Monitoring and Control
  • Bioprocess Scale Up and Technology Transfer
  • Protein Purification Processing
  • Legislation and Regulatory Affairs
  • Formulation and Delivery Systems 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines





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

    16500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 EUR per year during 30 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR per year during 30 months.


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