Certificate in GMP and Biopharmaceuticals (new program) (September 2020)

TU Dublin (TA_SMBPH_C)
Key Programme Details
Award

Certificate in GMP and Biopharmaceuticals

NFQ Level

Level 6 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Online, Classroom, Blended

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

60

Department

Department of Science - Tallaght

General Information
Contact

Lifelong Learning

Email

Springboard.tallaght@TUDublin.ie

Phone

01-4042531

Address

Department of Lifelong Learning,
TU - Dublin Tallaght,
Dublin 24.
D24 FKT9

Important Dates
Application Deadline

18/09/2020

Start Date

21/09/2020

End Date

31/08/2021

About this Course

To produce technically competent graduates who can work in production, quality assurance or validation roles.
They will possess knowledge of regulatory affairs, documentation and processing technologies for aseptic finished pharmaceuticals.
The programme will offer operators, team leaders and supervisors an opportunity to acquire a foundation in the sciences relevant to industry and to develop a broad perspective of the issues which pertain to a bio-pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.

Entry Requirements

If under 23 years applicants must have a Grade D3 in a minimum of five subjects in the Leaving Certificate (this must include Maths and English or Irish) or a FETAC Level 5 or equivalent. If the applicant is over the age of 23 (i.e. mature), they are eligible to apply for Year 1 entry to degree programmes or Year 1 entry to Level 6 Higher Certificate / Special Purpose / Certificate / Minor Awards. All applicants must have competence and spoken and written English.

The following are eligible to apply for courses in 2020/21 academic year (subject to the applicant meeting all requirements, e.g. academic requirements):
• Returners (Formerly known as Homemakers) May apply to all courses if they meet the nationality/visa requirement and residency criteria.
• People in employment May apply to all courses if they meet the nationality/visa requirement and residency criteria.
• Please note that a 10% course fee contribution for Level 7, 8, and 9 courses is applicable for employed participants. This is payable directly to the provider.
• The unemployed or formerly self-employed all courses are open to these category of applicants, with the exception of the two year part-time ICT conversion courses which are not open to those in receipt of a Jobseekers-related payment.

Long Description

To produce technically competent graduates who can work in production, quality assurance or validation roles.
They will possess knowledge of regulatory affairs, documentation and processing technologies for aseptic finished pharmaceuticals.
The programme will offer operators, team leaders and supervisors an opportunity to acquire a foundation in the sciences relevant to industry and to develop a broad perspective of the issues which pertain to a bio-pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.

Timetable Info

2/3 evenings per week either online or on some occasions on campus. This is subject to change.

Delivery Location

TU - Dublin Tallaght,
Dublin 24.
D24 FKT9

Delivery Notes

Blended

Admissions Contact Details
Contact Person

Lifelong Learning

Address

Department of Lifelong Learning,
TU - Dublin Tallaght,
Dublin 24.
D24 FKT9

Phone

01-4042531

Email

Springboard.tallaght@TUDublin.ie

RPL Information

Recognition of Prior Learning at TU Dublin Tallaght. The RPL process will enable Springboard participants to build on their existing skills and competence. The University is aware that many Springboard applicants will have a range of knowledge skills and competence that they have developed through their life and work experience and that are not necessarily accredited. TU Dublin Tallaght has an RPL process in place that recognises both the accredited and experiential learning of an individual. TU Dublin Tallaght will work with Springboard participants to identify their existing skills and competence and to award them credit for their learning however it has been acquired. This will ensure that Springboard participants will have the opportunity to gain credit for both their accredited ad experiential learning and can tailor their programme to complement existing skills and knowledge and to develop new skills to support future years.

Application Procedures

In order to process your application, we require copies of the following:

Identification (Passport/Driving License)

All Transcripts/Awards, Curriculum Vitae, Proof of employment/Social Welfare benefit/Returner/Self-Employed and any documentation that you may consider relevant in supporting your application.

Proof of competency in English (if required)

If your qualification is from a country other than Ireland: please request a letter of recognition from the National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQA) and attach to your application with a copy of your original transcript.