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Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Biopharmaceutical Science - SPRINGBOARD

Discipline: Science

Location: Galway - Dublin Road

NFQ Level: 9

Programme Duration: One year

Mode of Study: Full time

Entry Requirements: Level 8 Bachelor (Hons) degree

Places: 16

Why Study?

This conversion programme will focus on advanced biopharmaceutical science providing students with the skills required to work within the biopharmaceutical sector.

It is aimed at graduates who have a science background and are aiming to build on their knowledge in emerging technologies in the biopharmaceutical sector.

GMIT have collaborated with the local biopharmaceutical sector to develop this programme which will equip graduates with a firm grounding in the fundamentals of applied biopharmaceutical and immunotherapeutic science and skills to address the identified skills shortages in high tech manufacturing in quality control and process.

Programme Modules

The delivery of the programme is blended and the module titles include:

  • Applied Immunology and Immuno-therapeutics
  • Applied Diagnostic and Immuno-technologies
  • Manufacturing of biopharmaceutical
  • Applied Biopharmaceutical Science
  • Method Validation
  • Quality Management Systems and Reg affairs
  • Six Sigma Management
  • Design of Experiments
  • Research project

Essential Information: 


600 Euros (10%) if employed. No fee if unemployed.


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Peter Butler

Graduate and Professional Development
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology | Galway Campus | Dublin Rd. | Galway | Ireland

Phone: 085 8053691 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)