Biopharmaceutical Processing

Institute of Technology Tralee


Course Name Biopharmaceutical Processing
Course Provider Institute of Technology Tralee
Course Code 97706 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Minor Institute of Technology Tralee Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online, Daytime, Blended
Location (Districts) Tralee
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment From January 2020 to December 2020.
Application Date Applicants Closing Date: 8th November 2019
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Duration This programme will be delivered in a blended format part-time from January 2020 to December 2020.

Students will be required to attend a number of workshops at IT Tralee throughout the duration of the programme.
Course Fee Fees do not apply to applicants who meet the criteria under the Springboard+ initiative (see below).

Fee paying applicants: €5,170, however, for employed applicants the HEA will pay 90% of the programme fee, the remaining 10% will be collected before registration.
Entry Requirements Applicants must hold a NFQ level 7 or level 8 award in laboratory chemicals or life sciences.

The Institute’s policy in relation to recognition of prior learning (RPL) also applies (see below).

Expand+NFQ: Level 8
Credits: 25
Award Type: Minor Award

Springboard+ 2019
In order to participate on a Springboard+ course you must meet the eligibility requirements, be normally resident in the state at the time of course commencement and also hold a...

Course Content

Expand+The biopharmaceutical sector of the pharmaceutical industry has become an important producer of complex compounds/molecules known as 'biologics' used in the targeted treatment of important diseases. Ireland's pharmaceutical sector is now an important...

Subjects Taught Modules:
Principles of Bioprocessing
Cell Culture Techniques
GMP, Standards & Validation
Upstream Biopharmaceutical Processing
Downstream Biopharmaceutical Processing
Number of Credits 25
Careers or Further Progression Progression Opportunities
On successful completion of the programme students will have gained 25 credits at NFQ level 8 which may contribute to the achievement of other academic awards.
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