Bioprocess Engineering, M.Sc. | Dublin City University | Dublin, Ireland
12 months
15000 EUR/year
6900 EUR/year
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The Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Bioprocess Engineering is delivered by Dublin City University's School of Biotechnology in conjunction with TCD School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT). It is accredited by DCU.

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The M.Sc. in Bioprocess Engineering at Dublin City University is an interactive and dynamic programme that will develop your knowledge and appreciation of the conceptual and factual bases for bioprocess design and operation. It also develops your understanding of bioprocessing, particularly the structures, roles and experimental methods associated with biopharmaceuticals, their analysis, production methods and technology for monitoring and control of bioprocesses.

It provides an advanced and up-to-date academic base in the major disciplines of bioprocess engineering and fosters a range of transferable skills across a full range of relevant subjects.


As a M.Sc. graduate you will be able to further your career with a thorough understanding of best-practice in Ireland's rapidly-growing biopharmaceutical industry. This is a highly skilled sector and graduates are in demand by all companies in the biopharmaceutical industry. It will also help you to advance your career with your current employer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Bioreaction Engineering

  • Bioseparations

  • Recombinant DNA Technology.

  • Bioprocess Engineering

  • Bioprocess Scale Up & Technology Transfer

  • Animal Cell Culture Technology

  • Bioreactor Design Modelling & Monitoring

  • Regulatory' Affairs Sc. for Biotech Products

  • Formulation & Delivery of Biopharmaceuticals

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The programme will be open to graduates and those currently working in industry with an honours degree (minimum second class honours grade 2) in Science or Engineering. 
  • Applicants who do not hold an honours degree but who have significant relevant industrial experience will also be considered, and should contact the Programme Chair to discuss this prior to applying.
  • International candidates who are non-native speakers of English must satisfy the University of their competency in the English language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6900 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • EU Status Fee Part-time
5 Credit Module €368/Dissertation (30 credits) €2,208/Part time capitation fee €170
  • Non EU Fee Part time
5 Credit Module €824/Dissertation (30 credits) €4,945/Part time capitation fee €170

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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