Level 8 Higher Diploma (Bio)Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturing

This course starts in January and is flexibly designed to suit the needs of those in employment. Lectures are a blend of online, distance and 2 Saturdays per month in Dublin or Cork.

This course consists of a series a scientific, technological, quality, improvement and personal development modules designed and delivered by highly experienced tutors from industry and academia. Practical Modules will be delivered in the ITT Dublin pilot plant facilities.

Online learning and support will be provided through the use of Moodle. Participants who were unable to attend a particular module can obtain the information online if required. Extensive Coaching & Mentorship workshops will be provided with the specific focus on individual assessment and supporting individuals in their career path. 

Why up-skill for the pharmaceutical industry in Ireland?

  • €3 billion in new capital investment
  • €39 billion in exports
  • Over 55,000 employed
  • 9 of top 10 world’s biopharma companies in Ireland
  • 12 of the top-selling drugs made in Ireland
  • Over 8,000 new jobs predicted by 2020

Our graduates are now working in leading pharma and medtech companies in Ireland including the following: