Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Science

Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Science is the study of human health and disease and represents one of the largest industries in Ireland today. This course aims to provide students with an introduction to laboratory skills and diverse areas of modern health sciences, allowing them to develop their practical skills, techniques and knowledge in the area of Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Science.

This is a progression course with significant opportunities to progress to higher education, with all of the core science subjects – Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths – taught in this one year course.

What Makes This Course Special

  • NEW COURSE FOR 2024/25
  • Develop practical laboratory skills
  • Broad range of science knowledge
  • Detailed technical knowledge
  • Expert teaching team
  • Excellent progression routes

Course Content

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Laboratory Skills
  • Mathematics
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Physics

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Biopharma
  • Biotechnology
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Pharmaceutical Science

Entry Requirements


  • QQI Level 5 Certificate in Laboratory Techniques 5M3807


  • All course fees, from registration to exams and awarding body fees as well as course materials and equipment are covered.
    (see costs, fees and finance)

Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

PLSS Code: 416393
Coordinator: Irene Hayes

Course is subject to minimum enrolment. The programme content shown is indicative and is subject to change according to Awarding Body requirements as well as enrolment and resources.