Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Science

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Course Content

B i o m e d i c a l & P h a r m a c e u t i c a l S c i e n c e
  • Laboratory Skills
  • Chemistry
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Biology
  • Maths for STEM
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Mechanics
  • Physics

Course Description

This course provides learners with the practical skills, knowledge and experience to progress in this exciting and growing area. The course provides learners with an introduction to laboratory skills, medical terminology, sterilisation practises and chemistry through both science-based fieldwork and practical laboratory work. This allows learners to develop the knowledge, skills and techniques required for work in modern health sciences or alternatively as a pathway to various related degree programmes.


Career Opportunities

Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:

Laboratory Science | Pharmaceutical Industry |Bioscience | Physics | Chemistry


>24K people in the Leinster region are employed in the ‘Biomedical and Pharmaceutical’ sector

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Progression to degrees

Graduates can progress to a variety of degree
programmes including:

UCD/Maynooth University/DkIT | Science | Level 8
DkIT | Pharmaceutical Science | Level 7
TU Dublin | Science – Common Entry | Level 8
TCD | Biological and Biomedical Sciences | Level 8
MTU Cork | Physical Sciences | Level 7
DCU | Environmental Science and Technology| Level 8

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Fees For The Academic Year 2024 – 2025

All courses have a Registration Fee of €30 (non-refundable).

A non-refundable Registration fee of €30 will be payable on acceptance of a PLC place. Essential course materials may be required for some courses the cost of which will be borne by the student.

All fees are subject to change. All fees must be paid with a Credit/Debit card online. No cash is acceptable.

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