With The MEngSc/PG Dip in Engineering - Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering at University College Cork you will have the opportunity to gain a formal qualification in areas of particular concern to the bio/pharmaceutical industry that you may not have benefited from before, including issues such as product containment, powder/particle technology, design of API and secondary production facilities, current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP), design of classified facilities, aseptic processing facility design and validation.
It can be taken full-time over 12 months or part-time running over 2 years (24 months) with the option to exit with either with a Postgraduate Diploma or a Masters in Engineering Sciences.
- Start-up sessions over two days (half a day per 5 credit module) (four contact hours per 5 credit module) (Fridays and Saturdays at end August/start September and start January)
- Followed up by tutorial sessions (every two to three weeks on Saturdays) on respective modules throughout term. Tutorial sessions involve six contact hours.
- Advanced Biopharmaceutical Engineering
- Pharmaceutical Chemistry
- Pharmaceutical Industry; Manufacturing and Optimisation
- Pharmaceutical Process Validation and Quality
- Aseptic Manufacturing Design
- Advanced Process Design & Safety Engineering
- Project Engineering - From Concept to Completion
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesBio & Biomedical Engineering Pharmacy View 15 other Masters in Bio & Biomedical Engineering in Ireland
- Candidates must have a BE (Hons) or BEng (Hons) Degree or equivalent engineering qualification, with a minimum Second Class Honours Grade II, or a level 8 BSc degree, with a minimum grade Second Class Honours Grade II, where the BSc graduate has a recognised qualification in Process or Chemical Engineering (e.g. the Diploma in Process and Chemical Engineering at UCC or equivalent).
- However, candidates with equivalent academic qualifications and suitable experience may be accepted subject to the approval of the Programme Director under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). In all cases, the course of study for each candidate must be approved by the Programme Director
International23100 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23100 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA4630 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4630 EUR per year during 24 months.
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