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Diploma in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Operations

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Diploma
Programme Code: CR_EBPMO_7
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time
 
No. of Semesters:2
NFQ Level:7
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:60
programmeReviewDate:August 2019
Department:PROCESS, ENERGY & TRANSPORT ENGINEERING
 

Programme Outcomes

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

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) The ability to apply knowledge of Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Operations, Good Manufacturing Practice, Quality Assurance and Management skills so as to act effectively as a higher technician or supervisor/junior manager in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or medical device industries.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) A recognition of the limits of their current knowledge and familiarity with new sources of knowledge of Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Operations, Good Manufacturing Practice, Quality Assurance and Management skills. The ability to integrate knowledge from the above range of subject areas in the solution of quality assurance and technical problems in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or medical device industries.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to apply technical and managerial knowledge and skills to the solution of practical problems in a manufacturing setting. Interpret and apply quality standards and regulations and hence prepare and audit quality systems and procedures.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to identify, prioritise and implement solutions to quality and managerial issues. The ability to design, implement, evaluate and audit quality management systems.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to act effectively as a higher technician in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or medical device industries, dealing with technical and regulatory issues, to analyse and diagnose problems and then generate solutions including improved processes and procedures.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work autonomously and as a member or leader of a team in a higher technician capacity, and to take responsibility for one's own work and the work of others in a manufacturing industry.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to improve their individual performance and contribute to their continuous professional development, including the ability to interact effectively in a learning group.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to discuss relevant scientific, quality and management issues in a social and economic context. The ability to reflect on their own actions and performance and understand how this affects others.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOL6007 Biomolecules and Cells
BIOT7006 Biopharmaceutical Upstream
STAT6008 Lean Manufacturing
MANU6013 Manufacturing Technology
MANU7007 Validation Science

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOT7005 Biopharmaceutical Downstream
MGMT7048 Manufacturing Operations
MGMT7047 Technology Transfer
CHEP6004 cGMP 2 and Quality Control
PLAC8008 Work Placement

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