TUS - Athlone Campus


Course Name Biotechnology
Course Provider TUS - Athlone Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 107685 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Athlone
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment How to Apply:
Applications are made online between 1 February and 1 June. Contact for details.
Duration 1 Year - Add On
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
BSc in Biotechnology or other equivalent level 7 qualification.

*External students can transfer to add-on courses provided that their previous qualifications meet our entry requirements.
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Course Content

Expand+What is this course about?
Biotechnology explores biological systems (cells and organisms) to discover new ways to benefit humankind and the environment. Biotechnologists use their knowledge of biology to create products and processes within ar...

Subjects Taught What will I study?
Bioprocess Technology, Project Theory and Practice, Analytical Biotechnology, Validation, Good Manufacturing Practice, Bioinformatics, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Regulatory Affairs and Legislation.
Careers or Further Progression What can I do after the course?
Typical areas of employment include biopharmaceutical and medical technology industries, research organisations (academic and industrial), food and drinks manufacturing. Roles for biotechnology graduates include quality assurance and quality control technical, manufacturing technologist, biochemist analytical scientist, microbiologist and process engineer.
Further Enquiries Contact Details
Dr Donal Eardly
Department of Pharmaceutical
and Biopharmaceutical Sciences
Tel: +353 (0)90 6468075
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