NFQ Level 9, Major Award
The Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering is a full-time programme running for 9 months or a part-time programme running for a minimum of 18 months over 2 academic years (maximum 45 months over 5 academic years) from the date of first registration for the programme.
Students take modules to the value of 60 credits. The choice of modules is subject to the approval of the Programme Coordinator.
Candidates who satisfy the programme eligibility criteria may, subject to the approval of the Programme Coordinator, be permitted to take individual modules, as part of UCC's commitment to Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and be provided with a relevant transcript of marks.
MEngSc (Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering)
Students who pass (40%) in each of the taught modules in the examinations of the Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering, and achieve an aggregate of at least 50% across all modules to the value of 60 credits at the first attempt, are deemed eligible to apply for transfer to the MEngSc (Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering). Students who opt to transfer to the MEngSc will not be conferred with the Postgraduate Diploma.
For information about modules, module choice, options and credit weightings, please go to Programme Requirements.