BSc in Pharmaceutics and Drug Formulation

Institute of Technology Carlow
UniHaven Pathway Access

The Foundation in Business, Management and Study Skills is run online and provides direct entry to the BSc (Hons) in Pharmaceutics and Drug Formulation.

Programme Overview

Pharmaceutics & Drug Formulation covers drug preparation in a series of bases: tablet, capsule, cream etc. – to ensure satisfactory delivery to the body. The purpose of this course is to produce graduates with the skills to make new pharmaceutical products, trouble-shoot problems in the stability of existing products, and in production.

“The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.”
― Voltaire

Why do this Programme?

The purpose of this course is to produce graduates with the skills to make new pharmaceutical products, trouble-shoot problems in the stability of existing products, and in production proper. This course is for you if you like science, enjoy analytical activities, problem solving and want to study a course with a high level of practical laboratory work.

Career Prospects

On completing the course, students can work in:

  • Primary and secondary pharmaceutical production;
  • Pharmaceutical product development and manufacture;
  • Quality control in high-volume mass-market manufacturing plant;
  • Cleanroom and water-treatment facilities.