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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Herbal Science

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BSc (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_SHERB_8
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
 
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:240
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 comprehensive knowledge of the theory, concepts and methods related to herbal science with particular relevance to the areas of production, manufacturing and clinical practice.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) The ability to acquire and evaluate current theory in the field of herbal science through research, critical thinking and problem solving
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to conduct specialised research in the field of herbal science and present a clear conclusion in written and oral forms.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to manage, evaluate complex biological problems and to exercise appropriate judgement in such situations.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to use advanced research, analytical and problem solving skills in a professional and accountable manner in a wide range of contexts within the area of herbal science.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work ethically and professionally as an individual or as a member of a multidisciplinary team with the capacity for leadership and innovation.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to evaluate, articulate and defend learning needs at the professional and personal levels in the workplace.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to evaluate, articulate and defend the need for high ethical standards in professional practice.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
CHEM6011 Biological Chemistry 1
BOTA6001 Botany
BIOL6003 Laboratory Operations
PHOL6006 Human Anatomy and Physiology
MATH6056 Maths for Biological Sciences

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CHEM6009 Biological Chemistry 2
BIOL6011 Greenhouse Technology
PHOL6005 Anatomy/Physiology of the Cell
BIOM6001 Microbes, Enzymes & Energy
PHYS6044 Heat and Light
Elective
Module Code Module Title
FOOD6001 Science of Food and Health
BIOT6010 BioComputing
STAT6013 Biostatistics and Probability
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOL6024 Structural Biochemistry
BIOL7021 Principles of Nutrition
BIOL7016 Natural Products
AGRI7004 Plant Propagation
BIOT6002 Immunoanalysis
Elective
Module Code Module Title
BIOM6006 Microbial Diversity
CHEM6010 Biological Chemistry 3
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
AGRI7005 Organic & Biodynamic Horticult
BIOT7002 Bioanalytical Techniques
BIOL7018 Nutritional Analysis
BIOL6017 Metabolic Biochemistry
BIOT6005 Introduction to Quality System
Elective
Module Code Module Title
BIOM6007 Bacteriology
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOL8004 Nutrition & Population Health
BIOL7001 Applied Enzymology
CHEM7002 Food and Healthcare Chemistry
CHEM8005 Pharmacology
BIOT7008 Plant Biotechnology
Elective
Module Code Module Title
BIOM7003 Food & Healthcare Microbiology
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PLAC8001 Herbal Science Placement
BOTA8001 Principles of Ethnobotany
CHEO8002 Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry
CHEA7002 Chemistry of essential oils
Elective
Module Code Module Title
CHEM7003 Food Toxicology
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOT8011 Biosciences Literature Review
FOOD8004 Advanced Food Processing
BIOM8001 Applied Separation Technology
BIOL8005 Product & Process Development
BIOL8003 Evidence based practice
Elective
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
INTR8015 Project - Implementation Phase
CHEO8001 Herbal pharmacy
BIOT8016 Functional Foods & Health
MGMT8008 Food Innovation
BIOT8014 Protein Informatics

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