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Science of Biotechnological Manufacturing Operations

  • Course Code

    CR_ESBMO_6

  • Field of Study

    Good Manufacturing Practice

  • Type of Course:

    Certificate

  • Type of Qualification:

    Special Purpose Award

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    18th September 2016

Full-time course duration:

One evening a week per module over 13 weeks in semester 1 and 2 (one academic year).

Admission Requirements:

Applications are welcome from persons over 23 years of age by 1 January of year of entry.

Applicants under the age of 23 must have obtained at least 5 passes at Ordinary Grade D3 in the Irish Leaving Certificate Examinations to include English and Mathematics. Alternative Maths does not qualify applicants on this basis. Other examinations/qualifications taken such as GCE/GCSE, trade/craft exams are considered.

Department(s)

Process, Energy and Transport Engineering

Course OutLine

Course is designed for existing employees or potential new recruits in the Biopharmaceutical, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Devices, and Food industries who would like an accredited qualification and includes:

  • Certificate in Biotechnological Manufacturing Operations: Chemical Principles (semester 1) and Introduction to Industrial Biotech (semester 2). 

 

Module Fee

€450 per 5 credit module, total cost of Special Purpose Award certificate is €900 (2 modules).

One evening a week per module over 13 weeks in semester 1 and 2 (one academic year). 

 

Indicative Content

  • See modules for more details.

 

Certificate in Biotechnological Manufacturing Operations:

This award is to introduce the participants to basic concepts of chemistry such as structures, bonding and their relationship to chemical properties. The industrial biotechnology content includes environmental biotechnology, biopharmaceutical engineering, bioreactor design and bioprocess design considerations. 

 

COURSE OPTIONS

Credits and Certificates are awarded for each subject passed, allowing participants to select accredited modules appropriate to skill need and/or gather credits towards the award of Higher Certificate.

 

FURTHER STUDIES

Students completing these Special Purpose Awards have the opportunity to proceed towards a Higher Certificate in Good Manufacturing Practice & Technology (Level 6). Please contact Elaine McCarthy T: 021 4335150 or by email elaine.mccarthy@cit.ie for more details.

 

Note: All classes 6pm - 9pm
The running of individual modules will be dependent on a sufficient number of students enrolling on the course. The module may be withdrawn if this requirement is not fulfilled.

For detailed module information, please click here

 

Semester 1  September 2016 to January 2017
Contamination Control
Chemical Principles
 
Semester 2   February 2017 to June 2017
Cleanroom Management
Introduction to Industrial Biotechnology

 

  • Online application is open for courses commencing semester 2 2016/2017 (week beginning the 30th of January 2017).
  • Note: The running of individual modules will be dependent on a sufficient number of students enrolling on the course. The module may be withdrawn if this requirement is not fulfilled.
  • Please attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application.
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €250 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.

                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elaine McCarthy
elaine.mccarthy@cit.ie
021 4335150

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