Short Title:Manufacturing Process Tech Pharma
Full Title: Manufacturing Process Technology Pharma
Module Code:MANU H2003
 
Credits: 10
Field of Study:Science
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Reviewed By:JOHN BEHAN
Module Author:ED CAREY
Module Description:This module aims to provide the student with an understanding of the equipment and unit processes used in pharmaceutical industry.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Describe the steps normally used in a typical drug development process from discovery to market.
LO2 Describe the organisation of a pharmaceutical plant and the functions of each department
LO3 Identify the basic operations involved in the synthesis and purification of chemicals on a large scale.
LO4 Describe the technology involved in unit process equipment.
LO5 Describe the basic operations of a Waste Treatment Plant.
LO6 Identify the critical operating parameters during the manufacturing process.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment Theoretical Continuous assessments as Assignments, MCQs and short questions will also be used. 1,2,3,4,5,6 30.00 Ongoing
Laboratory Practicals run in the Pharmaceutical Plant to enhance knowledge and practical skills in unit operations associated with the pharmaceutical plant. 4,6 20.00 Ongoing
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,5,6 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 Theory component 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Practical Practical Laboratory session 9.00 Every Week 9.00
Independent Learning Study and reflection 9.00 Every Week 9.00
Practical Plant Workshop 8.00 Week 13 0.62
Assignment Continuous assessment 1.00 Twice per semester 0.13
Total Weekly Learner Workload 21.75
Total Weekly Contact Hours 12.62
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Theory component 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Practical Practical Laboratory session 9.00 Every Third Week 3.00
Practical Plant Workshop 8.00 Week 13 0.62
Independent Learning Study and reflection 9.00 Every Week 9.00
Assignment Continuous assessment 1.00 Twice per semester 0.13
Total Weekly Learner Workload 15.75
Total Weekly Contact Hours 6.62
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • ITT Coursebook, ITT Dublin
  • McConville 2002, The Pilot Plant Real Book, FHM Eng
Recommended Book Resources
  • Concepts-Atherton & Carpenter 1999, Process Development: Physicochemical, Oxford Univ. Press
  • Kumar G. Cadamasetti 1999, Process Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry, Marcel Dekker, Inc
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_SGMPT_C Higher Certificate in Science in GMP and Technology 3 Mandatory
TA_SPRTC_C Higher Certificate in Science in Process Technologies 3 Mandatory