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Certificate in Chemical and Biopharmaceutical Process Operations

Programme Code: CR_ECBPO_6
Mode of Delivery:Part Time, ACCS, Partially Online
No. of Semesters:2
NFQ Level:6
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:60
programmeReviewDate:August 2019

Programme Outcomes

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

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) demonstrate a knowledge of the science, ICT, design and development tools underpinning the the Chemical & Biopharmaceutical Industry, with particular reference to physical and organic chemistry, molecular biology, simulation software, process safety and economics.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) link relevant theories to the development of a process design, while remaining conscious of the limitations of the design process and cognisant of health safety and environmental issues.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) analyse data pertaining to a chemical engineering related phenomena utilising empirical formulae, correlations and/or 'first principle' analysis to manipulate data in order to prove or disprove a hypothesis.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) devise an experimental plan to achieve specified laboratory objectives, implement an experimental plan efficiently, evaluate data collected and/or calculated in light of the relevant theory, present theory, data and evaluation in a report that conforms with report writing standards at 'peer review' level.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) n/a
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) n/a
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) n/a
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) n/a

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
CHEP6002 Process Principles & Design 1
MANU6011 Calibration Science
CHEM6001 Engineering Chemistry
BIOL6007 Biomolecules and Cells
MGMT6021 cGMP 1 & Quality Assurance
Module Code Module Title
BIOM6004 Contamination Control
BIOM6003 Cleanroom Management

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
OCCH6001 Health and Safety/ Environment
CHEO6001 Organic Chemistry Fundamental
CHEP6003 Process Principles & Design 2
BIOT6003 Intro. Industrial Biotech
CHEP6004 cGMP 2 and Quality Control
CHEP6001 Process Engineering Labs 1

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