Bachelor of Science in Applied Biology and Biopharmaceutical Science
This programme will prepare graduates for employment in the extensive pharmaceutical, biomedical and healthcare sectors in Ireland. Many opportunities also exist in the area of environmental protection, food quality and safety, the regulatory agencies and research.
Discover how medicines are produced by genetically altered bacteria. Learn how to manage quality systems which ensure that these revolutionary medicines are safe - to the user and the environment. Improve on the design of diagnostic kits used to detect viruses in the blood supply.
This programme extends and develops the depth of understanding, competence and awareness of students in the main areas of analytical science, biochemical and microbiological analysis and quality management. It encompasses new and developing technologies such as biotechnology, genetic engineering and biopharmaceutical science. It improves and extends your supervisory, organisational and managerial potential and enables the student to obtain well-paid, responsible positions in industry.
Galway City, Dublin Road
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Why Study this course?
Graduates can progress onto the year four of the BSc (honours) degree in Applied Biology and Biopharmaceutical Science at GMIT (subject to availability of places) or other relevant honours degree courses at other Institutes of Technology and universities in Ireland and the UK.
Graduates are prepared for employment in the pharmaceutical, biotechnological and food industries and in the area of quality control of starting materials, in-process and finished products
Small class sizes mean a more focused learning environment