Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering (MEngSc), Master

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    22000
    Tuition (Year)
    6500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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The MEngSc/PG Dip in Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering are part-time modular degrees which can be taken over 24 months (for award of a Postgraduate Diploma) to 60 months.

About

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.

This course a modular running for a minimum of 2 years (24 months) exiting with a Postgraduate Diploma and maximum of 5 years (60 months) with the option to exit with either a Postgraduate Diploma or Masters.

  • 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

Accreditation

Originally founded in 1845 as "Queen's College Cork", UCC is one of Ireland's oldest institutions of higher education. Over 150 years later, our University is internationally acclaimed as one of the top 2% of research institutions in the world.

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Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Environmental Engineering in the Pharmaceutical Sector
  • Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Utilities
  • Introductory Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Industry; Manufacturing and Optimisation
  • Pharmaceutical Plant Design and Project Management
  • Pharmaceutical Process Validation and Quality
  • Process Analytical Technology
  • Safety in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Aseptic Manufacturing Design

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 60 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Candidates must have a BE (Hons) or BEng (Hons) Degree or equivalent engineering qualification, with a minimum grade 2H2, or a level 8 BSc degree, with a minimum grade 2H2, 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 College of Science, Engineering and Food Science.

The MEngSc/PG Dip in Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering are part-time modular degrees which can be taken over 24 months (for award of a Postgraduate Diploma) to 60 months.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 22000 International
  • EUR 6500 EU/EEA

Funding

  • Postgraduate Bursaries for taught full-time postgraduate programmes confirmed for 2014/2015.
  • Graduate Skills Conversion Programme (GSCP) Funding - Graduate Skills funding for 2013/2014 to be confirmed by the Higher Education Authority
  • College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences Graduate Studies Funding Information, 2014-2015.
  • Student Assistance Fund

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