Design & Manufacture of BioPharmaceuticals

University College Cork


Course Name Design & Manufacture of BioPharmaceuticals
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code HDDMB
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2023;
Application Date

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Applications for 2023 will open shortly. Register your interest here.

2022 Application Information:

Candidates are advised to apply early...

Duration 1 year full-time.
Course Fee In 2022, as part of the Human Capital Initiative (HCI) Pillar 1, the HEA subsidised spaces on this programme.

Standard EU Fee: €9,000
90% Subsidised Fee: €900 payable by applicant
100% Subsidised Fee: No course fees payable by applicant

For full details on subsidies available please see 'What will it cost?' on the main HCI Pillar 1 webpage
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must have Second Class Honours Grade 2 in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8), in any discipline.

A quota will be allocated to applicants who do not meet these entry requirements. These applicants will be considered under Recognitio...

Course Summary Are you interested in a career in the BioPharma sector, but feel that your primary degree might be in an un-related area? Then an exciting new course at UCC in the design and manufacture of BioPharmaceuticals may provide new opportunities for you.
Course Content

Expand+The BioPharmaceutical industry is currently undergoing a period of rapid expansion and is requiring a broad range of skillsets from new recruits. To meet this ongoing need we have established a course that will provide a fundamental understanding of ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students will complete 60 credits as follows;

Introduction to Human Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry (10 credits)

Introduction to Biopharmaceutical Engineering (5 credits)

Introduction to BioPharmaceutical Technologies and Processes (10 c...

Careers or Further Progression

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This conversion course is designed to provide a broad understanding of the design and manufacture of biological drugs, and help those with a variety of academic qualifications to understand how they might best apply th...

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