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

This course starts in September 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 of 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 TUD - Tallaght Campus 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:

    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: