Bioprocessing Science

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Bioprocessing Science
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code 98589 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: Annually in September subject to numbers.
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Expand+1 Year Full time.
Delivery Mode:
Full-time using on site delivery, online delivery modes plus laboratory scale and pilot scale experiments in IT Sligo and NIBRT for an overall blended learning approach.

The full suite of modules (30 credits) an...

Entry Requirements The programme is open to students who have obtained an honour’s degree (Level 8) or equivalent in an appropriate discipline (i.e. Engineering or Life Sciences).

Other candidates with alternative honours degrees and relevant experience in the Biopharmaceutical industry (typically 5 years duration in a GMP environment) may apply for consideration through the IT Sligo RPL (Recognised Prior Learning) process.
Course Content

Expand+The Master of Science (MSc) and Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Bioprocessing have been developed by the Institute of Technology Sligo (IT Sligo) to meet the growing needs of the Biopharmaceutical Industry.

Biopharmaceuticals, also known as biologi...

Subjects Taught Semester 1
Title, Credits
Upstream Bioprocessing 05
Downstream Bioprocessing 05
Quality Control Testing for Biologics. 05
Formulation and Delivery of Biopharmaceuticals 05
Biopharmaceutical Regulation and Compliance 05
Research Methods 05

Semester 2
Title, Credits
Biopharmaceutical Dissertation 60
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Graduates are typically employed in managerial positions in Scientific, Operations and Quality Assurance / Control positions in the Biopharmaceutical and Medical Biotechnology industry sectors both within Ireland and abroad. Post-graduates may also find employment more broadly within the Healthcare sector, medical device industries and in areas of Research and Development.
Further Enquiries Online and Part time Admissions
tel: 071 931 8511

Further information:
Dr. Sharon Barrett
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