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Higher Certificate in Science in Good Manufacturing Practice and Technology

Higher Certificate in Sc
Programme Code: CR_SGMPR_6
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, ACCS
No. of Semesters:3
NFQ Level:6
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:120
programmeReviewDate:January 2021
Field of Study:Chemical & Process Eng

Programme Outcomes

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

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Demonstrate general knowledge of scientific principles, in the fields of biology, chemistry, measurement science, basic mathematics and technology, whilst working in a structured and managed environment.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Use and apply specific knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice and Health, Safety and Environmental requirements in operations of a regulated Pharmaceutical or Medical Devices industry.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Write standard operating procedures, follow approved validation and quality procedures, assist at quality and safety audits and accurately gather,record and process technical information using standard computer application systems.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) Formulate responses to routine day to day manufacturing problems in the work place.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) Use technical knowledge to monitor and assess trends so as to minimize non conformances.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) Exercise personal responsibility, contribute constructively in a team across core scientific disciplines and communicate effectively.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) Evaluate and identify his and her learning and development needs in a structured and managed environment.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) Demonstrate an awareness of relevant social and ethical issues.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
MGMT6021 cGMP 1 & Quality Assurance
MATH6000 Essential Mathematical Skills
CHEM6002 Chemical Principles
INFO6017 Information Technology
BIOL6007 Biomolecules and Cells

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
OCCH6001 Health and Safety/ Environment
PHYS6027 Measurement Science
BIOM6001 Microbes, Enzymes & Energy
STAT6010 Intro. to Probability & Stats
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
CHEP6004 cGMP 2 and Quality Control
FOOD6002 QA in Food Manufacturing
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
BIOT6003 Intro. Industrial Biotech
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
BIOM6004 Contamination Control
CHEO6002 Organic & Inorganic Chemistry
BIOM6003 Cleanroom Management
STAT6008 Lean Manufacturing
MANU6011 Calibration Science
PLAC6018 Work Placement
Module Code Module Title
MANU6013 Manufacturing Technology
FOOD6003 Food Processing

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