Certificate in Bioprocess Engineering (Online)

Delivery: Online

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.image website (1)

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. 

This programme is funded under the Springboard initiative. Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for employability, inclusion and learning 2014-2020. 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

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Award: Certificate of Science in Bioprocessing Engineering – Level 7.

Application Closing Date : 31st August 2020

Life Sciences Certificate

Entry Requirements

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.

What are my further study opportunities?

Upon successful completion of this programme students can progress onto the L7 BSc. in Biopharmaceutical Science Ordinary degree qualification (60 credits).

What subjects will I study?

Programme Fees

Total Fees €4,500

Per 10 credit module €1,500

Per 5 credit module €750

Non-EU total fees: €6450

Springboard Fees

Fee €3,800

FREE for those classified as unemployed.

Fee for employed participants €380 (10% of fees)

Who do I contact?

Online and Part time Admissions:
tel: 071 9318511
email: admissions@itsligo.ie

Course co-ordinator: Mary Butler
email: butler.mary@itsligo.ie