Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Chemical and Pharmaceutical
This programme focuses on the practical application of chemistry and includes Medicinal Chemistry, Forensic Analysis, Quality Management, Pharmaceutical Science, and Analytical Techniques. Students learn how new medicines are discovered and how to ensure that they are safe and of high quality.
A strong emphasis on practical work and projects gives the students a great experience in all these areas. It prepares graduates for immediate employment in the pharmaceutical, chemical, biomedical and biotechnology sectors.
Not all graduates wear white coats.
In addition to laboratory work there is a huge demand for graduates from this programme in areas including quality management, quality assurance, training and development, regulatory affairs, marketing and research. In addition, graduates can pursue postgraduate (MSc or PhD) programmes immediately. There is no need to have studied chemistry for the Leaving Certificate, as the fundamentals of all science subjects are delivered in year one.
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Why Study this course?
Graduates fill vacancies in research and development, quality assurance and regulatory departments within the pharmaceutical, biomedical and research sectors
The course includes a 6 month work placement in year 3
A strong emphasis on practical work and projects prepares graduates for immediate employment in the pharmaceutical, chemical, biomedical, and biotechnology sectors