Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Science

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Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Science 4 year full time course in Waterford Institute of Technology

What is Pharmaceutical Science?

The pharmaceutical industry makes a vital contribution to society through the development and production of drugs such as antibiotics for infectious diseases, cancer treatment drugs and antiviral drugs for HIV. The pharmaceutical sector plays a vital role in Ireland’s economy with over 150 pharmaceutical companies, including 13 of the world’s top 15. There is a strong demand for graduates qualified in pharmaceutical science and employment prospects are excellent.

What is the BSc (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Science Course?

This is a four year honours degree aimed at producing graduates for the pharmaceutical industry. Students will be exposed to a broad range of subjects and laboratory instrumentation relevant to the pharmaceutical industry. The course also provides graduates with a range of transferable skills so that graduates are qualified for a wide range of science-based industries.

Work Placement

A six-month work placement is included in the third year of the course.

Research at WIT

WIT lecturing staff teaching on this course are actively involved in a range of highly successful and well-funded research work related to pharmaceutical science. Collaborators include national and international universities and research institutes, and industrial partners from the pharmaceutical sector both in Ireland and abroad. Current research areas include: development of novel polymers for therapeutic drug delivery, biomedical research in eye treatment, novel analytical methods for pharmaceutical products, sensing devices for environmental analysis, biotechnology for drug synthesis and bioremediation

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  • Address Waterford Institute of Technology, Cork Road, Waterford
  • Phone 051 302000
  • Emailclennon@wit.ie
  • Websitewww.wit.ie
  • Category Science & Technology
  • Location Co. Waterford

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Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Science
  • By Aisling Cusack
  • Email: aislingcusack@wwetb.ie

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