Engineering - Pharmaceutical & Biopharmaceutical Engineering

University College Cork


Course Name Engineering - Pharmaceutical & Biopharmaceutical Engineering
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PDPBE
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Dip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 11 September 2023.
Application Date

Expand+The closing date for non-EU applications is 30 June 2023

How Do I Apply
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Duration 9 months Full-time, 18 months Part-time (over 2 years).
Course Fee

Expand+The EU fee for this course is Year 1 (Part 1: 30 credits) €4,630; Year 2 (Part 1: 30 credits) €4,630 .

The Non-EU fee for this course is €18,900.

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Entry Requirements

Expand+Candidates must have achieved a Pass in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) in engineering or equivalent.

Or a Pass in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) or equivalent, ideally with some relevant industrial experience.

In all cases, th...

Course Summary

Expand+You will have the opportunity to gain a formal qualification in areas of particular topical interest to the bio/pharmaceutical industry; to upskill your competence for these important industrial sectors, including issues such as product containment, ...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
The Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering is a full-time programme running for 9 months or a part-time programme running for a minimum of 18 months over 2 academic years (maximum 45 months over 5 aca...

Subjects Taught


PE6004 Biopharmaceutical Support Systems (5 credits)
PE6010 Pharmaceutical Engineering (5 credits)
PE6011 Biopharmaceutical Engineering (5 credits)
PE6012 Pharmaceutical Process Equipment, Materials and Mechanical Design (5 credits)

Assessment Method Assessment is by continuous assessment and end-of-period exams.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
The course offers graduates working in the pharmaceutical industry the opportunity to further develop your skills set and employability across a wider range of roles in the industry through enhanced continuing professi...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr Denis Ring
+353 21 490 2549
+353 (0)21 490 2389
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