Short Title:Manufacturing and Processs Tec 2
Full Title:Manufacturing and Processs Technology 2
Module Code:MANU H3040
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Pharmacy
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:JOHN BEHAN
Module Author:MARY DEASY
Module Description:This module aims to provide the student with an in-depth knowledge of the current unit processes and scale up technologies pertinent to a modern drug active pharmaceutical plant
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Describe the basic operations involved in the synthesis and purification of chemicals on a large scale
LO2 Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the equipment used in a bulk pharmaceutical plant and its operation
LO3 Understand the basic issues associated with scale up, yield optimisation, process safety and materials & environmental control.
LO4 Know the grades of water used along with purification procedures
LO5 Demonstrate an understanding of control technology and its limitations.
LO6 Demonstrate knowledge of the concepts and technology used in process control, particularly in the pharmaceutical plant.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation No Description   35.00 Sem 1 End
Continuous Assessment Short assignment based on API manufacturing case study 1,2,3,4 15.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5,6 50.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Delivery of theory 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Directed Learning problem solving and exam guidance 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Lab practicals in laboratory and plant 8.00 Once per Semester 0.53
Independent Learning problem solving; independent study;preparation for assignment 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 11.53
Total Weekly Contact Hours 5.53
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Delivery of theory 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Laboratories practical work in lab and plant 10.00 Twice per semester 1.33
Independent Learning Self directed learning 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.33
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.33
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Blacker, Williams, Thurston, Fox, Rotella 2011, Pharmaceutical Process Development: Current Chemical and Engineering Challenges, RSC Publishing [ISBN: 9781849731461]
Recommended Book Resources
  • JA Moulijn; M Makkee; A Van Diepen 2001, Chemical Process Technology, J. Wiley and Sons
  • 1999, TAC Manuals & CD Rom (Training Awareness Campaign in the Pharmachem Industry), Compupharma
  • 2000, Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology CD Rom, 4th ed Ed., J. Wiley & Sons
  • J. Hickey Anthony (Editor), David Ganderton (Editor) 2009, Pharmaceutical Process Engineering: Second Edition, Informa Healthcare [ISBN: 9781420084757]
  • Francis X. McConville 2002, The pilot plant real book, FXM Engineering and Design Worcester, Mass. [ISBN: 0-9721769-1-8]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_SPHAR_D Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Technology 5 Mandatory