M.Sc. / P.Grad. Dip. On Campus

Pharmaceutical Sciences

12 months
19494 EUR/year
9750 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Pharmaceutical Sciences programme of Trinity College Dublin is an integrated multidisciplinary course addressing fundamental and applied aspects of drug and drug product discovery, development, production and analysis.


Course Description

The Pharmaceutical Sciences programme of Trinity College Dublin will prepare candidates for research careers in academia and industry in pharmaceutical R&D as well as will create an awareness of issues and approaches relevant to the key pharmaceutical manufacturing sector in Ireland.

The course is available for full-time study over one calendar year or part-time over two years and consists of lectures, workshops, presentations and laboratory work. Formal classes run from September to April and are normally held two days every week with the remaining time available to students for self-directed studies, writing tutor marked assignments, preparing laboratory reports and presentations. Students proceeding to a M.Sc. degree will be required to undertake a research project and present a detailed scientific report at the end of the course.

Programme Structure

Modules offered:

  • Regulatory aspects and industrial pharmacy
  • Chromatographic and other separative methods of analysis
  • Spectroscopic methods for drug analysis
  • Molecular pharmaceutics and advanced drug delivery
  • Biopharmaceutical sciences
  • Pharmaceutical and medical nanotechnology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are accepted, subject to the availability of places, from holders of honors degrees in a relevant Science discipline (e.g. Pharmacy, Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology and other appropriate primary honors degrees e.g. I.T., Medicine or Veterinary).
  • Equivalent primary and/or postgraduate qualifications are considered, particularly with relevant professional experience.
  • Applications will be evaluated by the Course Director in consultation with the Course Committee and Dean of Graduate Studies as appropriate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19494 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19494 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9750 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.


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