Biopharmaceutical Science (Online) from Institute of Technology Sligo has been designed to provide graduates with a range of cutting-edge skills in Biopharmaceutical Science and Medical Biotechnology thereby making them highly employable within the Biotechnology, Biopharmaceutical and Medical Biotechnology Industries in Ireland and abroad.
One of the key features of this programme is that it combines skills in Biopharmaceutical Science and Medical Biotechnology with an in-depth knowledge of legislation/regulation and quality control systems for the respective industries.
Graduates from this programme can expect to find employment in the Biopharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Diagnostics, Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical sectors, at the appropriate level. In the development of this programme emphasis has been placed on aligning the course content with the skills required by the Biopharmaceutical industry, whilst ensuring that there is sufficient flexibility to allow students to move laterally into associated careers including Research and Development opportunities.
Graduates are typically employed in managerial positions in Scientific, Operations and Quality Assurance / Control positions in the Biopharmaceutical and Biotechnology industry sectors both in Ireland and abroad.
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- Fermentation and Cell Culture Processing
- Upstream Processing Lab. Practical
- Biocontamination Monitoring and Control
- Bioprocess Scale Up and Technology Transfer
- Protein Purification Processing
- Legislation and Regulatory Affairs
- Biopharma Process Validation
- Lean Sigma for Biopharma
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
The programme is open to students who have obtained an honours degree (Level 8) or its equivalent in an appropriate discipline (i.e. Engineering or Life Sciences).
Other candidates with alternative honours degrees and relevant experience in the BioProcessing industry (typically 5 years duration in a GMP environment) may apply for consideration through the IT Sligo RPL (Recognised Prior Learning) process.
Applicants whose first language is not English should provide evidence of English language proficiency.
International6500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEA5000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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Updated over a year ago
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