CAO Code LY818
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Science

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time

Is this course for me?

Our Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Science option will prepare you for a career as a Pharmaceutical scientist. It’s a fascinating field that will open up a world of career opportunities across a diverse range of sectors.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

Science (Common Entry)
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Biochemistry Mandatory 10 7
Instrumentation 1 Mandatory 10 7
Data Methods for Science Mandatory 5 4
Organic Chemistry Mandatory 5 5
4 Pharmaceutical Chemistry Mandatory 5 4
Physical/Inorganic Chemistry Mandatory 10 7
Medicinal Drug Discovery and Design Mandatory 5 3
Instrumentation 2 Mandatory 10 7
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Pharmaceutical Analysis Mandatory 10 6
Pharmacutical Microbiology and Cleanroom Technology Mandatory 10 6
Research Skills Mandatory 5 3
Pharmacology Mandatory 5 3
6 Medicinal Drug Analysis Mandatory 10 7
Medicinal Chemistry of Natural Products Mandatory 5 3
Industial Processes and Medical Devices Mandatory 10 7
Quality & Regulations Mandatory 5 3
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
7 Analytical Science Mandatory 10 6
Research Project Design Mandatory 5 3
Toxicology Mandatory 10 7
Medicinal Chemistry Mandatory 5 3
8 Research Project Mandatory 10 3
Medicinal Protein Chemistry Mandatory 5 3
Pharmaceutical Processes Mandatory 10 6
Operational Management and Lean Techniques Mandatory 5 3

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Masters and Doctoral degrees in institutes and universities at home and abroad.

Key Information

CAO Key Dates:
Discounted closing date – 20 January (17:15)
Normal closing date – 1 February (17:15)
Late closing date – 1 May (17:15)
Change of Mind opens – 5 May (12:00)
Change of Mind closes – 1 July (17:15)
Round 1 offers – 20 August (06:00)
The delivery of each degree award option is subject to sufficient student demand.

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186310 / +353 (0)74 9186309 / +353 (0)74 9186302

Head of Department Dr Joanne Gallagher
Email: science@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186309

School and Department
School of Science
Department of Life & Physical Sciences