Bio-Industry Data & Digital Technologies

This module aims to provide students with a detailed knowledge and understanding of the future needs of the biopharmaceutical sector developing data literacy and skills vital for ensuring that biopharma organisations can transform large, complex, disconnect data sets into tangible business assets.

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The programme is open to students who have obtained an honour’s degree (Level 8) or equivalent in an appropriate discipline (i.e. Engineering or Life Sciences). Other candidates with alternative honours degrees and relevant experience in the Biopharmaceutical / Pharmaceutical 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. For further information on English language requirements click here.

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.Demonstrate a knowledge of the theories, techniques and models for data identification, acquisition, cleaning, and aggregation of the range of biopharma data types

2.Critically assess a range of BioPharma data management systems architectures (ERP, MES, LIMS) in terms of their suitability to acquire, process and manage large data collections

3.Evaluate the challenges with data integrity, storage, security, management, cybersecurity, and data ethics

4.Research and assess a range of architecture models considering future positive impact on the biopharma business. Assessment of company requirements for implementation of architectural models.5.Prepare data for use in industry 4.0 analytical use cases to support data driven business insights. Overview of key trends in the application of data and analytics to pharma analytics use cases, including business continuity.

Learn from world renowned academic staff in Ireland’s leading, future focused and globally recognised colleges.

Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future.

Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

Equip yourself with the latest in demand skillset, tools, know-how and knowledge to succeed in your career.

Gain a competitive edge, influence growth and steer strategic goals in your organisation upon completion of your studies with the Advance Centre.

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