Biopharmaceutical and Medical Science

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Course Content

P r e - U n i v e r s i t y S C I E N C E
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Laboratory Skills
  • Mechanics
  • Maths for STEM
  • Communications
  • Health and Safety at Work
  • Work Experience

Course Description

This programme has been designed specifically to support students in achieving the entry requirements for studying Science based programmes at Higher Education. This programme offers learners a mixture of classroom based subjects, laboratory techniques and industry based experience. This programme provides a clear pathway into a range of science related degree programmes.


QQI Level 5 Major Award (5M3807) in Laboratory Techniques

Career Opportunities

Following the successful completion of the Pre-University Science/Agricultural Science programme, you may progress to a degree which can lead to a career in:

Agriculture | Food Science | Laboratory Science | Pharmaceutical Industry | Horticulture | Crop Management | Bioscience | Physics


All of the world’s 25 largest Biotech & Pharma companies have a significant presence in Ireland

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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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All courses now have a low course registration fee of €30. Make sure to confirm your place on a course by paying your registration fee.

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