Programme Code: SG_SBIOP_E07
About this programme
The Certificate in Science Biopharmaceutical Processing (Special Purpose Award – Level 7) has been developed in consultation with the Biopharmaceutical industry in Ireland to ensure the course offers the skill and experience that is required for this growing industry sector in Ireland. The course has been developed and is offered in conjunction with NIBRT (National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training) with all of the laboratory work taking place at their state-of-the-art training facility in Dublin.
The course is offered in a fully-online manner utilising IT Sligo’s online delivery technologies which will minimise the amount of student time required to travel and attend at either IT Sligo or NIBRT.
The course is offered in a online manner utilising IT Sligo’s online delivery technologies. Students are required to travel to NIBRT for two days practical training per semester for the Cell Culture and the Protein Purification module.
Springboard+ 2020 Approved Course: A limited number of places are available on the Springboard+ 2020 programme. If you are unemployed, you may be entitled to free fees for this programme under this initiative. If this programme is funded you will find it and be able to submit an application on the Springboard site at www.springboardcourses.ie
Key Course Information
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Award: Certificate in Science in Biopharmaceutical Processing – Level 7.
Application Closing Date : 31st August 2021
To qualify for entry onto this programme a standard applicant must hold a prior Level 6 qualification in a cognate area (typically Science or Engineering) or equivalent qualification. Applicants who may not have the aforementioned qualifications but who may have relevant industrial experience (typically 5 years duration in a GMP environment) may apply for consideration through the IT Sligo RPL (Recognised Prior Learning) process.
Here are some testimonies from graduates who have completed this online course.
“I have over 20 years’ experience working in the Bio industry and this course gives me the science qualification to match my years of processing knowledge.”
“I work in production and the course has given me a better understanding of the Pharma industry which has helped me to achieve better results for my organisation.”
The course is offered in a online manner utilising IT Sligo’s online delivery technologies. Students are required to travel to NIBRT for two days practical training per semester for the Cell Culture and Protein Purification module.
Total Fees €4,500
Per 10 credit module €1,500
Per 5 credit module €750
Non-EU total fees: €6450
FREE for those classified as unemployed.
Fee for employed participants €380 (10% of fees)