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Institute of Technology Sligo

Sligo , Sligo ,Ireland

Certificate in Science in Bioprocessing Technologies

This Certificate in Science in BioProcessing Technologies has been strategically developed in consultation with the Biopharmaceutical industry in Ireland to meet an identified need, whereby this course offers learners the opportunity to gain new and emerging skills and experience required to support growth of this industry sector in Ireland. This Special-Purpose-Award has been co-developed by ATU Sligo and the National Institute for Biopharmaceutical Research and Training (NIBRT), directly informed by industry to provide a National Biopharma Training Programme that will provide jobseekers with highly sought after skill sets that include Biocontamination Control, Formulation Fill Finish, Recombinant Drug Discovery and Development, Facilities and Utilities, in addition to lab-based and pilot-plant based Upstream and Downstream practicals.

Intakes

  • Sep Deadline: July

Application Processing Time in Days: 15

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Learners will acquire the broad business skills that will enable them to obtain employment across a wide range of business environments at administrative or junior management level or improve their work skills. This very well established programme has allowed past students to commence and develop careers Business and related areas, including SME management and entrepreneurship.

 

PSW Opportunity

2 years PSW after completion of the course

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Applicants under 23 require five Leaving Certificate subjects (or equivalent) at grade D including Mathematics and English or Irish. Applicants over 23 will be considered on prior relevant experience and/or motivation for taking the programme.