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Higher Certificate in Science in Applied Physics and Instrumentation

Higher Certificate in Sc
Programme Code: CR_SPHYS_6
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time
No. of Semesters:4
NFQ Level:6
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:120
programmeReviewDate:March 2022

Programme Outcomes

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

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of the construction, operating procedures and installation methods for industrial measurement and control instruments.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Demonstrate a proficiency for practical work and the ability to work with standard operating procedures.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Test, calibrate and validate instrumentation within regulated industries.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) Obtain, document and interpret data within regulated industries.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) Respond appropriately to well defined problems.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) Work safely and ethically both individually and within teams.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) Recognise the need for life-long learning and professional development and to manage their own learning needs at both personal and professional levels.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) Identify and explain the need for safety, sustainability, personal responsibility and ethics within the workplace and society.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
PHYS6008 Instrument Measurement
PHYS6011 Introduction to Physics
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
MATH6000 Essential Mathematical Skills
CHEM6002 Chemical Principles
BIOL6007 Biomolecules and Cells

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
PHYS6018 Sensors and Systems
PHYS6007 Instrument Calibration
MATH6019 Technological Maths 2 & Maple
PHYS6042 Fundamental Physics
ENVI6002 Environmental Instrumentation
Module Code Module Title
PHYS6016 Practical Computer Tech
CHEM6004 Fundamental Physical Chemistry
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
PHYS6019 Sport Science Technology
PHYS6015 Physics of Sport
PHYS6005 Formula 1 Science & Technology
PHYS6010 Introduction to Astronomy
PHYS6013 Physics of Forensics
CHEM6003 Physical and Organic Chem

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
PHYS6021 Applied Physics
PHYS6030 Process Instrumentation 1
MATH6037 Mathematics for Science 2.1
PHYS6023 Digital Instrumentation
PHYS6006 Industrial Automation 1
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
PHYS6010 Introduction to Astronomy
PHYS7020 Physics for Sustainability
CTEC7003 Technical Writing and Presenta
PHYS6038 Water Quality Instrumentation

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
MATH6038 Mathematics for Science 2.2
PHYS6024 Intro to Prog for Measurement
PHYS6031 Process Instrumentation 2
PHYS6022 Applied Optics
PHYS6025 Introduction - Process Control
BIOT6001 Introduction to Biotechnology

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