Biopharmaceutical Science

ATU - Sligo Campuses

 

Course Name Biopharmaceutical Science
Course Provider ATU - Sligo Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code 112776 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Atlantic Technological University Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Flexible, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Qualification Letters PgDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment ATU sligo online has two intakes per year, the main one being in September with a smaller listing of programmes for January.

For confirmation on start dates check www.itsligo.ie/online
Application Date

Expand+Applications for online programmes are accepted on the atu sligo website.

All programmes advertised will run subject to sufficient student numbers.

ATU sligo online has two intakes per year, the main one being in September with a smaller ...

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Duration

Expand+2 years part-time

Delivery Method: Online

On-Campus Attendance
Depending on Electives, students may be required to attend a 2 day block attendance at the NIBRT facility in Dublin.

Most of our online courses have about 2-3 hours of live le...

Course Fee Total Fees: €9,996
Entry Requirements The programme is open to students who have obtained an honours degree (Level 8) or its equivalent in an appropriate discipline (i.e. Engineering or Life Sciences). Other candidates with alternative honours degrees and relevant experience in the BioProcessing industry (typically 5 years duration in a GMP environment) may apply for consideration through the ATU Sligo RPL (Recognised Prior Learning) process.
Course Content

Expand+Biopharmaceutical Science involves study of the discovery, development and processing of modern, medical drugs by artificially growing some or all of the components utilising cell culture technologies. The processes involved are more biological-based...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Semester 1
Fermentation and Cell Culture Processing [M] 5
Upstream Processing Lab. Practical* [E] 5
Biocontamination Monitoring and Control [M] 5
Bioprocess Scale Up and Technology Transfer [E] 5

Semester 2
Protein Purification Processin...

Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
Graduates from this programme can expect to find employment in the Biopharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Diagnostics, Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical sectors, at the appropriate level. In the development of this programme...

Further Enquiries Further Information
Course Co-ordinator:
Mary Butler
admissions@itsligo.ie

Online Student Advisor
Michelle Moore
moore.michelle@itsligo.ie
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