Higher Certificate in Science in Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) (Online)

About Higher Certificate in Science in Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) is the part of Quality Assurance that ensures that products are consistently produced and controlled to the quality standards appropriate to their intended use. The course provide a foundation in core sciences biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and information technology.  It then move on to more specialised subjects relevant to the healthcare industry e.g. quality assurance, quality control, clean room technology, and bio-analytical techniques.  

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The course covers a variety of topics including; basic science modules, occupational safety and health, GMP and quality assurance, manufacturing and process technology, contamination and clean room management. As the programme is delivered by distance learning and online learning, employees will be able to avail of training without the necessity to leave work.

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Application Closing Date : Year round

Life Sciences Higher Certificate

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or equivalent award. The course is aimed at people working in industry that may or may not have any previous qualifications.

Career Opportunities

The Higher Certificate in Science in GMP and Technology – Level 6 provides an opportunity to re-enter third level at Level 6 with the possibility of progress to Level 7 and 8 in allied areas, which is very appealing to staff working in industry.

What subjects will I study?

Programme Fees



Per Year


Per 5 credit module


Who do I contact?

Online and Part time Admissions
tel: 071 9318511
email: admissions@itsligo.ie

Course Coordinator: Dr. Aodhmar Cadogan