Honours Bachelor Degree
Programme Code: TA_SBIOL_B (1 year add on)
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
CAO Code:
CAO Code:This programme educates and trains the individual to a standard which makes them eligible to progress onto the BSc Honours programme at ITT in the area of Bioanalytical Science or an equivalent course.

Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme the learner will be able to :

PO1Knowledge - Breadth
 (a)Demonstrate a broad knowledge of the theory of, and the practical methodology applicable to, Bioanalytical techniques. Understand and utilize the concepts of statistics and validation in Bioanalysis Select and interpret current literature in the design of a Bioanalytical project
PO2Knowledge - Kind
 (a) Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of Bioanalysis ( bio-instrumentation, biochemical analysis, microbiology and molecular biology Apply current methodology in Bioanalysis Validate Bioanalytical processes Be conversant with current and emerging knowledge and techniques in Bioanalysis
PO3Skill - Range
 (a) Apply skills related to the operation of chromatographic and spectroscopic systems Use techniques relevant to industry, medicine and research in the area of Bioanalytical Science. Design, execute and report on a statistical project Work effectively individually or with others in a goal orientated mode.
PO4Skill - Selectivity
 (a) 1 Select and apply appropriate technology in the design and implementation of individual project work; Collect , analyze and present experimental data using appropriate tools; Recognize personal and technical limitations and consult with peers and academic supervisors as appropriate
PO5Competence - Context
 (a) Distinguish between the different applications of each generic Bioanalytical technique in Biochemistry, Microbiology and Molecular Biology; Apply experimental design and analysis techniques in various situations; Apply laboratory techniques in the contexts of process investigation, trouble-shooting, validation and research
PO6Competence - Role
 (a) Design and complete project work of a specified standard within given time constraints; Present and defend a body of Bioanalytical work Share tasks and deliverables within a team context to meet shared goals
PO7Competence - Learning to Learn
 (a) Carry out a literature survey with minimal supervision; Extract and report information gained within a group context; Take corrective action on the basis of feedback in relation to written or practical work
PO8Competence - Insight
 (a) Appreciate the societal contribution and context of applied Bioanalytical Science; Recognize the national and international regulatory environment within which Bioanalysis operates

Semester Schedules

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
PROT H4001 Protein Biochemistry
PRAC H4001 Practical Course
PROJ H4040 Student Project 1

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
NUCL H4001 Immunodiagnostics
PROJ H4041 Student Project 2