Biologics Manufacturing: Current and Future

This module aims to provide students with a detailed knowledge and understanding of the future needs of the biopharmaceutical sector beyond Industry 4.0, and includes approaches such as continuous manufacturing, single-use optimization, modular facility design; ATMPs, Cell & Gene therapy; Novel technologies

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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 detailed knowledge of current manufacturing processes for upstream, downstream and fill finish operations.

2.Evaluate novel technologies in upstream and downstream to implement continuous and intensified processes.

3.Demonstrate an understanding of Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs), including biomedical science, molecular basis of disease, stem cell biology and tissue repair, and clinical applications for ATMP

4.Integrate knowledge and formulate judgements on ATMP manufacturing challenges, current and developing technologies, and quality control / quality affairs.

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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.

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