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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:Yes
Programme Credits:120
programmeReviewDate:September 2023

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
MATH6060 Maths for Physical Sciences
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
PHYS6011 Introduction to Physics
PHYS6008 Instrument Measurement
CHEM6002 Chemical Principles
PHYS6050 Signal Measurement

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
ENVI6002 Environmental Instrumentation
PHYS6042 Fundamental Physics
PHYS6007 Instrument Calibration
MATH6019 Technological Maths 2 & Maple
PHYS6049 Signal Conditioning
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
PHYS6051 Astronomy & Instrumentation
CHEM6013 Physical Chemistry Principles

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
PHYS6006 Intro. Industrial Automation
STAT6014 Intro Stats for Phys. Sc.
PHYS6030 Instrumentation Technology
PHYS6021 Mechanics and Electromagnetism
PHYS6024 Intro to Prog for Measurement
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
PHYS6038 Water Quality Instrumentation

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
PHYS6025 Introduction - Process Control
PHYS6031 Process Instrumentation
PHYS6022 Photonics and Optics
MATH7030 Calculus & Laplace Transforms
PHYS6043 Environmental Physics
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
CHEM6008 Quality & Validation
PHYS6035 CAD for Instrumentation
PHYS7032 Optical &High Energy Astronomy

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