Course Content

Course Content

Course Content

The University Calendar, Part 2 contains all information concerning Postgraduate Studies in UCC. 

In Part I students take modules to the value of 60 credits.  Taught modules will be offered on a cyclical basis as detailed below. Part II consists of a Research Thesis to the value of 30 credits. The choice of modules is subject to the approval of the programme co-ordinator. 


Part I Modules to a total of 60 credits from the following:


Offered in 2020/21:

CM6010 Introductory Pharmaceutical Chemistry (5 credits)

PE6016 Pharmaceutical Industry; Manufacturing & Optimisation (5 credits)

PE6018 Pharmaceutical Process Validation & Quality (5 credits)

PE6022 Aseptic Manufacturing Design (5 credits)

PE6024 Advanced Process Design and Safety Engineering (5 credits)  

PE6025 Advanced Health & Safety Management (5 credits)

PE6026 Project Engineering - From Concept to Completion (5 credits)

PF6302 Introduction to Pharmaceutics: Formulation Science (5 credits)


Offered in 2021/22:

PE6010 Pharmaceutical Engineering (5 credits)

PE6012 Pharmaceutical Process Equipment; Materials and Mechanical Design (5 credits)

PE6013 Powder & Particle Technology & Unit Operations (5 credits)

PE6023 Pharmaceutical & Biopharmaceutical Utilities (5 credits)

PE6011 Biopharmaceutical Engineering (5 credits)

PE6015 Advanced Environmental Health and Safety Management  (5 credits)

PE6019 Process Analytical Technology (5 credits)


PE6027 Advanced Biopharmaceutical Engineering (5 credits) 


Part II (MEngSc Only): - PE6021 Research Thesis (30 credits)




Process and Chemical Engineering

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