Applied Biology and Biopharmaceutical Science**

These programmes will prepare graduates for employment in the pharmaceutical, biomedical and healthcare sectors in Ireland. Many opportunities also exist in environmental protection, food quality and safety, the regulatory agencies and research. Students will gain a professional qualification that will enhance their prospects for career advancement to managerial positions. Graduates also find employment in research or successfully undertake postgraduate research courses leading to higher degrees. Many students in the final fourth year of the programme have secured graduate job opportunities before completing their final exams.