Site Navigation

Higher Certificate in Science in Applied Biosciences

Higher Certificate in Sc
Programme Code: CR_SBIOS_6
Mode of Delivery:Full 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) A knowledge of the areas of biosciences.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) The ability to apply knowledge in the field of biosciences to well-defined bioscience problems.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to gather information, analyse and present a clear conclusion in written and oral forms.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to assist in the planning and design of the research process.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to use basic practical techniques and skills appropriate to the area of biosciences.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work autonomously and as a member of a team in a well-defined work setting.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to identify and address learning needs within a structured learning environment and an awareness for continued professional development.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to understand the context in which biosciences operates, and the need for high ethical standards its practice, in particular towards people and the environment.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
CHEM6011 Biological Chemistry 1
BIOL6003 Laboratory Operations
BIOL6007 Biomolecules and Cells
MATH6056 Maths for Biological Sciences
PHOL6006 Human Anatomy and Physiology

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
CHEM6009 Biological Chemistry 2
STAT6013 Biostatistics and Probability
BIOM6001 Microbes, Enzymes & Energy
BIOT6001 Introduction to Biotechnology
PHYS6044 Heat and Light
Module Code Module Title
FOOD6001 Science of Food and Health
AGRI6025 Agri-Food Production
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
BIOL6024 Structural Biochemistry
BIOT6002 Immunoanalysis
BIOM6006 Microbial Diversity
BIOL6026 Introduction to Pharmacology
BIOL6025 Human Nutrition
Module Code Module Title
BIOT6011 Computational Biology
FOOD6006 Culinary Nutrition
BOTA6001 Botany
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
BIOM6007 Bacteriology
BIOL6017 Metabolic Biochemistry
BIOL6023 Introductory Cell Biology
BIOT7002 Bioanalytical Techniques
BIOT6005 Introduction to Quality System
Module Code Module Title
BIOT6013 Agri-Biotechnology
BIOL7018 Nutritional Analysis
BIOT7013 Upstream Bioprocessing
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Cork Institute of Technology
Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown, Cork

Tel: 021-4326100     Fax: 021-4545343
Email: help@cit.edu.ie