About this program
The MSc in Bioprocessing explores the fundamental science behind bioprocessing ranging from molecular biology to downstream processing in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals.
The course will equip students with the latest research advances including data analytics, predictive modelling and new methods to manufacture protein products beyond conventional bacterial and cell culture-based methods.
Applicants should normally have a primary degree (Level 8 - NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalent) with a minimum second class hons, in a relevant branch of science or engineering (e.g., Chemistry, Physics, Biotechnology, Environmental, Food or Materials Science, Mechanical, Environmental or Food Engineering).
Applicants who do not meet the requirements above may be considered under the University of Limerick Recognition of Prior Learning policy.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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- Advanced Biophysical Characterisation Techniques
- Predictive Biomolecular Modelling Tools
- Advanced Cell Biology
- Biopharmaceuticals: From Concept to Product
- Experimental Design and Research Methodology
- Scientific Communication & Literature Review
- Bioprocess Safety
- Upstream Processing
- Downstream Processing
- Regulatory Affairs in Biopharma
- Bioprocessing project
Scholarships & funding
For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.
Tuition fee varies, please visit the university's website for more information.
Qualification: NFQ Level 9 Major Award
Graduates from this course can choose a career in the areas of Manufacturing, Bio-Industry and Biopharmaceuticals
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University of Limerick
The University of Limerick (UL) is renowned for its graduate employability, dedication to the student experience, industry-relevant programmes, award-winning research, stunning campus and UL`s deep commitment to community engagement. With close to 16,000 students, including 3,000 international students, UL is...
Why study at University of Limerick
The Universities commitment to graduate employability, UL`s dedication to the student experience, industry-relevant programmes, award-winning research, stunning campus and UL`s deep commitment to community engagement.
The University of Limerick houses a broad range of world class and specialist equipment and facilities that give students and researchers an immersive and practical approach to their studies and research.
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