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Science - Applied Science - Pharmacy Studies

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North Kerry College of Further Education

North Kerry College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M3807
QQI Award Code 5M3807 Laboratory Techniques
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course has a dual purpose of being a preparatory science course for those wishing to progress to further study or alternatively as a preparation for employment in a pharmacy. Students who complete this course will graduate with a good mix of science, retail and knowledge of cosmetics. Completion of the course will allow students to either progress to further study in a science related area or to apply for employment in the Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical area.

What will you Study?

Laboratory Skills 5N2751
Mathematics
Biology 5N2746
Chemistry 5N2747
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
Retail Selling 5N1619
Skin Care, Eye Treatments and Make Up
Occupational First Aid 5N1207
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

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CASLT 5M3807

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Sample Careers

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Food Scientist   Food Technologist  
Engineer   Gas Distribution Worker  
Engineering Production Manager   Regulatory Affairs Specialist  
Molecular Biologist   Haematologist  
Genetic Engineer   Analytical Chemist  
Biochemical Engineer   Geneticist  
Colour Technologist   Chemistry Laboratory Technician  
Biomedical Scientist   Toxicologist  
Geochemist   Petroleum Engineer  
Industrial Chemist / Pharmacist   Medical Scientist  
Chemical Engineer   Regulatory Affairs Manager  
Regulatory Affairs Officer   Flavourist / Food Chemist  
Pharmacologist   QC (Quality Control / Assurance) Analyst  
Medicinal Chemist   Chemist  
Production & Process Engineer   Fragrance Chemist  
Dietitian   Biological / Microbiological Scientist  
Nutritionist   Biotechnologist  
Biochemist   Laboratory Assistant  
Materials Technician   Biology Laboratory Technician  
Pharmacy Technician   Metallurgist  
Cytogenetic Technologist   Epidemiologist  
Laboratory Manager   Pharmacist  
Microbiologist   Laboratory Technician  
Immunologist   Genetic Technologist  
Patent Agent / Attorney   Materials Scientist / Technologist  
Manufacturing Engineer   Scientist  
Nanosystems Engineer   Science Communicator  
Research Scientist   Environmental Chemist  
Gas Engineer   Botanist  
Biomedical Engineer   Sterilisation Engineer  
Test / Validation Engineer    

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Chemical, Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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