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 Part time, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Dip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
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Duration 2 years part-time.

This programme will be taught during weekends.
Course Fee The EU fee for this course is Year 1 (part 1: 30 credits) €4,630; Year 2 (part 1: 30 credits) €4,630
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Entry Requirements

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.



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Start-up sessions over two days (half a day per 5 credit module) (four contact hours per 5 credit module) (Fridays and Saturdays at end August/start September and start January)

Followed up by tutorial sessions (every two t...

Course Content

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The Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering is a part-time modular degree which can be taken over 24 months to 60 months. You will have the opportunity to gain a formal qualification in areas of partic...

Subjects Taught

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Part I:
Students take 60 credits from the following:
Offered in 2018/19
PE6016 Pharmaceutical Industry; Manufacturing and Optimisation (5 credits)
PE6018 Pharmaceutical Process Validation and Quality (5 cred...

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

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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 Dr Maria de Sousa Gallagher
t: +353 (0)21 490 3594

t: +353 (0)21 490 2389
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