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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

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BSc (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_SPHBI_8
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
 
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:240
programmeReviewDate:September 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 biotechnology with particular relevance to the area of bio-pharmaceutical sciences.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) The ability to acquire and evaluate current theory in the field of biotechnology through research, critical thinking and problem solving.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to conduct specialised research in the field of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and present a clear conclusion in written and oral forms.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to manage, evaluate complex biotechnology 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 biotechnology.
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
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
BIOT6012 Mammalian Biotechnology
BIOL6026 Introduction to Pharmacology
Elective
Module Code Module Title
BIOT6008 Environmental Biotechnology
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOM6007 Bacteriology
BIOL6017 Metabolic Biochemistry
BIOT7013 Upstream Bioprocessing
BIOT7002 Bioanalytical Techniques
BIOT6005 Introduction to Quality System
Elective
Module Code Module Title
BIOT6011 Computational Biology
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
BIOT7014 Downstream Bioprocessing
Elective
Module Code Module Title
MANU7007 Validation Science
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PLAC7001 Biosciences Placement
BIOT7007 Molecular Diagnostics
BIOT7004 BioPharma Quality Management
BIOT7001 Applied Biotechnology
 

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOT8011 Biosciences Literature Review
BIOT8001 Molecular Biotechnology
BIOT8004 Ad Bioanalytical Techniques
BIOM8002 Antimicrobial Strategies
BIOL8023 Cell Systems Biology
Elective
Module Code Module Title
BIOT8012 Biotechnology Management
BIOT8013 Bioreactor Operations
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOT8018 Biosciences Project
BIOL8009 Biochemical Pharmacology
BIOT8014 Protein Informatics
BIOT8002 Pharma Regulation & Compliance
BIOT8005 BioPharmaceutical Science

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