Pharmaceutical courses

Limerick Institute of Technology

Forensic & Pharmaceutical Science - Bsc(level 7) in Limerick Institute of Technology

  • Duration : 3 Years
  • Intake : Sep
  • Level : Undergraduate
  • Tuition & fees : € 10,250 Per Year
  • IELTS : 5.5
  • TOEFL : 0
  • PTE : 0

About Forensic & Pharmaceutical Science - Bsc(level 7) in Limerick Institute of Technology

What is the programme about?

This programme is one of the most reputable of its kind in Ireland. LIT aims to produce high quality problem-solving graduates skilled in the measurement principles and techniques employed in Forensic and Pharmaceutical Analysis and students achieve a detailed knowledge and understanding of the sciences underpinning both the forensic, pharmaceutical and analytical fields. Students will gain exposure to, and experience in, the methodology and techniques at the heart of these key scientific areas. In LIT, we place an emphasis on “hands-on work” (approximately 50% of scheduled course work), endowing our graduates with a highly desirable and much sought-after set of skills and expertise: experience in pharmaceutical and forensic science combined with a range of analytical techniques which make graduates highly sought after by employers.

Who is the programme suited to?

Students who like working in laboratories using Scientific Evidence to solve problems. This programme is ideal for students with a questioning mind and interested in using Science to solve problems. It will suit any student interested in laboratory Science. It is the most established programme of its kind in Ireland.

Top 3 Reasons

1. This programme was developed in 2008 to provide a new entry opportunity to the already popular Pharmaceutical & Forensic Analysis programme, the first in Ireland of its kind.

2. As a graduate you will have a great mix of skills and knowledge needed for today’s employment market.

3. LIT offers graduates of this programme with the opportunity to progress to a Level 8 Honours Degree and further.

Class Contact Hours

24 hours per week

Did You Know?

That this course offers a progression route to the BSc. (Honours) Pharmaceutical & Forensic Analysis (Level 8) within the Department of Applied Science.


Entry Requirement

A minimum of 5 O6/H7 grades in Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English or Irish.

FETAC Applicants and Mature Applicants: Refer to section ‘Entry Requirements’ for further information.

IELTS score for entry to undergraduate courses a minimum score of 5.5

Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

€ 10,250


€ 10,250

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