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Higher Certificate in Science in Chemistry

Higher Certificate in Sc
Programme Code: CR_SCHEM_6
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, ACCS
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) A knowledge of areas of chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, and computing relevant to work in a chemical laboratory environment
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) A knowledge of basic principles, terminology, and methodologies of fundamental science, mathematics, and computing
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to apply a range of practical laboratory procedures, and to record and report scientific results and data
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to use instrumental and non-instrumental scientific equipment for routine laboratory operations
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to use approved laboratory protocols and procedures under management supervision
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work in laboratory teams and on an individual basis, under guidance
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to identify and address learning needs within a structured learning environment
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) An awareness of responsible chemical practice, with emphasis on areas of health and safety

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MATH6060 Maths for Physical Sciences
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
BIOL6007 Biomolecules and Cells
CHEM6002 Chemical Principles
PHYS6011 Introduction to Physics
OCCH6002 Laboratory Practices

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
CHEM6013 Physical Chemistry Principles
BIOM6001 Microbes, Enzymes & Energy
CHEO6001 Organic Chemistry Fundamental
MATH6019 Technological Maths 2 & Maple
ENVI6002 Environmental Instrumentation
Module Code Module Title
PHYS6042 Fundamental Physics
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
STAT6014 Intro Stats for Phys. Sc.
CHEA6001 Analytical Chemistry
CHEO6005 Organic Chemistry
CHEM6006 Inorganic Chemistry
BIOM6005 Fundamentals of Microbiology
Module Code Module Title
PHYS6038 Water Quality Instrumentation
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
CHEA6002 Analytical Chemical Techniques
STAT7009 Inferential Statistics
CHEM6007 Physical Chemistry
CHEO6006 Pharmaceutical Chemistry
CHEM6005 Industrial Chemistry
Module Code Module Title
CHEM6008 Quality & Validation
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

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