Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing, M.Sc. | Atlantic Technological University | Galway, Ireland
M.Sc. On Campus

Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing

12 months
12000 EUR/year
5750 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing programme the Atlantic Technological University was designed in partnership with Irish companies manufacturing biopharmaceuticals and relevant industry stakeholders. 


Learners will develop both critical research skills in biopharmaceutical science and indepth understanding of the quality processes involved in the manufacture of biopharmaceuticals products.

The Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing programme the Atlantic Technological University will be delivered using a blended learning approach. Based on the input from industry, the programme design team have placed a strong emphasis on work-based learning and the year long long research project will be carried out in the company in which you work or should this not be possible ATU will make every effort to facilitate a project  within an applied research centre in GMIT.

The MSc in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing will develop in-depth knowledge of biologics manufacturing and skills relevant to the biopharmaceutical sector through the delivery of a suite of modules,including: Advanced Biopharmaceutical Science, Bioprocessing Technology, Validation for Biopharmaceuticals, Design and Analysis of Experiments and Six Sigma Management. A choice of elective will be offered from the following: Biopharmaceutical Science,  Immunology, Immunotherapeutics and Vaccine Technology, Biopharmaceutical Facilities, and Machine Learning & Vision

Job Opportunities

The proposed Masters in Biopharmaceutical Science and Technology will equip graduates with a strong fundamental knowledge in high tech biopharmaceutical science. Data collated from the industry consultation expect graduates to fill roles in:

  • Biotechnical production specialists

  • Process Sciences Associates

  • Process engineer

  • Cell Line Engineers

  • Cell Biology & Bioanalytical Analysts

  • Data Science & Analytics Engineers

  • Technical Operations Specialist

  • Technical Services Specialist

  • Validation Specialist

  • Manufacturing Support Specialist

  • Operations Lead/Manager

  • QA Specialist/Manager

  • Leadership roles in Research and Development

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biopharmaceutical Science 
  • Quality Management Systems and Regulatory Affairs 
  • Applied Immunology, Immunotherapeutics & Vaccine Technology 
  • Six Sigma Management 
  • Validation for Biopharmaceuticals 
  • Biopharmaceutical Facilities

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Please provide the following documentations to support your application:

  • A CV (max three pages) detailing their qualifications & career to date.
  • A personal motivational statement, which should include an outline of their plans and interests related to Biopharmaceutical/Pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5750 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 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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Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing
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Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing
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