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Process Validation (Postgraduate Certificate, L9, 20 ECTS)

  • Status: Register Your Interest

  • Campus: Online

  • weeks: 12

  • Fees: €2,800


Course Overview

The aim of this programme is to provide the learner with a knowledge of process engineering management in a manufacturing environment. A learner will be able to evaluate process types, designs, layouts, process analysis, forecasting of product, capacity planning while ascertaining a knowledge of current technologies and automation used in the manufacturing. In semester two, the focus will be on Process validation with emphases on the tools and techniques that are used in the operations and manufacturing environment; to ensuring that operations are efficient in terms of using as few resources as needed, compliance with regulatory requirements and be effective in terms of meeting customer requirements.

This Graduate Certificate of Science is delivered on line and designed as part of an  innovative multi- tiered programme to address the needs and requirements of industry-based learners and making education more accessible. It is designed so that learners can opt to select the module streams individually as Special Purpose Awards (six), complete three of the module streams to attain a Level 9 Graduate Diploma or opt for the Level 9 Masters of Science.

Contact Details

General Queries

Flexible Learning Office

Email: flexible.midwest@tus.ie

Telephone: (061) 293802

Academic Queries

Clodagh Moore

Email: Clodagh.Moore@tus.ie

What are the entry requirements?

(a) A minimum honours bachelor degree (Level 8) in any discipline with minimum two years, relevant work experience and/or ability, evidenced by an RPL portfolio of prior experience and learning.

or

(b) A minimum ordinary bachelor degree (Level 7) in any discipline with minimum three years relevant work experience and/or ability, evidenced by an RPL portfolio of prior experience and learning.

or

(c) Equivalent Qualifications. Applicants with equivalent qualifications on the European and International frameworks will also be considered. International students must evidence a proficiency in English language for example IELTS 6.0.

or

Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) – Assessment
Please review the academic entry requirements for this programme.
If you do not hold these qualifications but would like your application to be assessed under RPL please select YES on the online application form.
Once you have submitted your online application you will then receive an email acknowledgement with further instructions on RPL.

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Applicants who do not have English as their first language must ensure they satisfy English Language requirements. For entry to undergraduate courses, a score of 5.5 in an IELTS or equivalent exam is required. For postgraduate courses, a score of 6.0 in an IELTS or equivalent exam is required. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their English proficiency meets these requirements.

Course Content

  • Advanced Process Engineering – Monday 7pm – 10pm

    The aim of this modules is to provide the learner with a knowledge of process engineering management in a manufacturing environment. A learner will be able to evaluate process types, designs, layouts, process analysis, forecasting of product, capacity planning while ascertaining a knowledge of current technologies and automation used in the manufacturing.

  • Process Validation – Thursdays 7pm – 10pm

    Provide the learner with an overview of process and product validation in manufacturing environments. The focus will be on Process validation with emphases on the tools and techniques that are used in the operations and manufacturing environment; to ensuring that operations are efficient in terms of using as few resources as needed, compliance with regulatory requirements and be effective in terms of meeting customer requirements.

More Information

  • Modules are to be delivered over one year in an online learning format.

    The proposed delivery schedule is subject to change.

  • Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning Hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college. The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due.

  • Students will be assessed on their learning by a variety of strategies including:

    • The use of continuous assessment through projects, coursework, multiple choice questions, etivities, presentations and assignments. 100% continuous assessment ie. NO terminal examinations.
  • Certificate of Science in Process Validation (Special Purpose Award, Level 9, 20 ECTS)

  • €2,800

  • Application Deadline: 11 August 2024. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis, prioritizing unemployed and returning applicants. Course will be closed once the maximum number of applicants is reached. Courses run subject to viable numbers.