Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science
This programme focuses on the practical application of chemistry. You will be studying an exciting mixture of modules including how to make medicines and how to control the quality of those medicines. Year one involves the study of a range of Science modules, and the subject matter covered in year two of this course includes Chemistry, Analysis of materials, Computing and Microbiological analysis. In year 3, there are further modules in chemistry and a six-month industrial placement.
The course will introduce students to the importance of quality control and quality management in the manufacturing and processing of pharmaceutical and healthcare products. It will improve and extend the supervisory, organisational and managerial potential of students to enable them to obtain well-paid, responsible positions in sectors such as Biomedical, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Research institutes.
Note: 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?
The course includes a 6 month work placement in year 3
Graduates can progress onto the year four of the BSc (Honours) degree in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science at GMIT (subject to availability of places) or to other relevant honours degree programmes at other Institutes of Technology and universities in Ireland and the UK
A strong emphasis on practical work and projects prepares graduates for immediate employment in the pharmaceutical, chemical, biomedical, and biotechnology sectors