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Biopharmaceutical Engineering

University College Dublin

12 months
Duration
25600 EUR/year
8085 EUR/year
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About

The Biopharmaceutical Engineering programme from University College Dublin provides substantial coverage of scientific, technical, management and regulatory issues associated with this industry. 

Overview

Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical manufacturing are key sectors in the Irish economy generating over 50 per cent of GDP. This sector has seen continued and sustained success with a number of high-profile investments in recent years providing excellent job opportunities for graduates. The programme and its academic faculty are closely linked with the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT), which is a global centre of excellence for training and research in bioprocessing.

The aim of this Biopharmaceutical Engineering programme from University College Dublin is to offer an internationally recognised high-quality flexible curriculum, which follows the latest developments in science and technology. This programme is suitable for Science and Engineering graduates wishing to obtain a qualification which is highly relevant to the biopharmaceutical industry.

This programme has an excellent employment record. It equips graduates with an internationally recognised qualification and the knowledge and skills to obtain a high level professional career in the Biopharmaceutical, Pharmaceutical and related sectors.

Career & Graduate Study Opportunity

Your career opportunities upon graduation from this programme are exemplary. Ireland is a world player in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical production.

The pharmaceutical industry in Ireland comprises a mix of international and local companies. Approximately, 120 overseas companies have plants in Ireland, including many of the largest pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies in the world including AbbVie, Amgen, Biomarin, BMS, Genzyme, GSK, Janssen Biologics (Ireland), Merck, Novartis, Pfizer, Regeneron, Roche, Sanofi Shire, and many more. Upon graduation from this programme, you will enjoy an extremely high job placement rate with superlative career opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Animal Cell Culture Technology
  • Bioreactor Modelling and Control
  • Bioprocessing Laboratory
  • Facility Design and Operation
  • Bioprocess Scale-up and Technology Transfer
  • Biopharmaceutical Engineering Project
  • Downstream Processing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours undergraduate degree (NFQ level 8) with a minimum upper second class honours  or international equivalence in a relevant Engineering, Science or Technology programme. However, all applicants will be assessed on a case-by-case basis and relevant or extensive work experience will be taken into account.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.
  • These are the minimum entry requirements – additional criteria may be requested for some programmes 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25600 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8085 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8085 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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