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.


5M3807 QQI Level 5 Laboratory Techniques

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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