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Bachelor of Science in Applied Biosciences and Biotechnology

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BSc
Programme Code: CR_SBIBI_7
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
 
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:7
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:180
programmeReviewDate:March 2022
Department:BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
 

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A specialised knowledge of biosciences with particular relevance to the area of biotechnology.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Familiarity with and ability to critique current theory in the field of biotechnology and biosciences; and the ability to integrate theory with practical skills.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to gather information from a variety of sources, analyse and evaluate evidence and present a clear conclusion in written and oral forms.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to plan, design and participate in the research process.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The abilty to use practical and professional skills appropriate to the area of biosciences.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work autonomously and as a member of a team and to supervise staff in a well-defined work setting.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to identify and address learning needs at the professional and personal levels in the workplace.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to analyse the context in which biosciences and in particular Biotechnology operates, and the need for high ethical standards its practice, in particular towards people and the environment.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
CHEM6011 Biological Chemistry 1
BIOL6003 Laboratory Operations
BIOL6007 Biomolecules and Cells
MATH6056 Maths for Biological Sciences
PHOL6006 Human Anatomy and Physiology

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CHEM6009 Biological Chemistry 2
STAT6013 Biostatistics and Probability
BIOM6001 Microbes, Enzymes & Energy
BIOT6001 Introduction to Biotechnology
PHYS6044 Heat and Light
Elective
Module Code Module Title
FOOD6001 Science of Food and Health
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOL6024 Structural Biochemistry
BIOT6002 Immunoanalysis
BIOM6006 Microbial Diversity
BIOL6026 Introduction to Pharmacology
BIOL6025 Human Nutrition
Elective
Module Code Module Title
BIOT6011 Computational Biology
AGRI6020 Animal and Crop Science
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOM6007 Bacteriology
BIOL6017 Metabolic Biochemistry
BIOL6023 Introductory Cell Biology
BIOT7002 Bioanalytical Techniques
BIOT6005 Introduction to Quality System
Elective
Module Code Module Title
BIOL7018 Nutritional Analysis
BIOT7013 Upstream Bioprocessing
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOT7011 Pharma Analytics
GENE7002 Molecular Biology
BIOL7001 Applied Enzymology
BIOM7001 Analytical Microbiology
BIOT7003 Industrial Biotechnology
Elective
Module Code Module Title
MANU7007 Validation Science
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PLAC7001 Biosciences Placement
ENVI7001 Environmental Sc & Ind Hygiene
BIOT7004 Pharma Quality Management
BIOT7001 Applied Biotechnology

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