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Higher Certificate in Science in Chemistry

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Higher Certificate in Sc
Programme Code: CR_SCHEM_6
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, ACCS
 
No. of Semesters:4
NFQ Level:6
Embedded Award:Yes
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Department:PHYSICAL SCIENCES
 

Programme Outcomes

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

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A knowledge of areas of chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, and computing relevant to work in a chemical laboratory environment
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) A knowledge of basic principles, terminology, and methodologies of fundamental science, mathematics, and computing
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to apply a range of practical laboratory procedures, and to record and report scientific results and data
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to use instrumental and non-instrumental scientific equipment for routine laboratory operations
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to use approved laboratory protocols and procedures under management supervision
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work in laboratory teams and on an individual basis, under guidance
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to identify and address learning needs within a structured learning environment
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) An awareness of responsible chemical practice, with emphasis on areas of health and safety
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PHYS6011 Introduction to Physics
MATH6000 Essential Mathematical Skills
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
CHEM6002 Chemical Principles
BIOL6007 Biomolecules and Cells
OCCH6002 Laboratory Practices

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MATH6002 Calculus & Statistics
BIOT6001 Introduction to Biotechnology
COMP6005 Computing Skills
CHEM6004 Fundamental Physical Chemistry
CHEO6001 Organic Chemistry Fundamental
Elective
Module Code Module Title
PHYS6042 Fundamental Physics
BIOM6001 Microbes, Enzymes & Energy
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CHEM6006 Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM6005 Industrial Chemistry
BIOM6005 Fundamentals of Microbiology
CHEA6001 Analytical Chemistry 1
CHEO6005 Organic Chemistry
Elective
Module Code Module Title
CHEM6008 Quality & Validation
BIOL6024 Structural Biochemistry
BIOT6006 Cellular Biotechnology
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CHEO6006 Pharmaceutical Chemistry
CHEM6007 Physical Chemistry
MATH6029 Calculus & Statistics 2
CHEA6004 Instrumentation and Computing
CHEA6002 Analytical Chemistry 2
Elective
Module Code Module Title
CHEM6008 Quality & Validation
BIOL6024 Structural Biochemistry
BIOT6006 Cellular Biotechnology
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

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