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.
Ireland is a centre of excellence for numerous pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Wyeth, for example, has opened the biggest biotechnology campus in the world and many more companies are opening biotech facilities in Ireland.
GMIT's Department of Biopharmaceutical and Medical Science offers courses in the following areas:
Applied Biology and Biopharmaceutical Science
Common Science (Undenominated)*
*this is a common first year which offers students the opportunity to decide which degree they wish to pursue at the end of year one (subject to places being available and with the exception of Medical Science).
All courses in this department offer the following: