BIO09069 2016 Bioanalytical Techniques

General Details

Full Title
Bioanalytical Techniques
Transcript Title
BIOANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES
Code
BIO09069
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
BIO - Bio Tech/Eng/Chem
Department
LIFE - Life Sciences
Level
09 - NFQ Level 9
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Stage
Fee
Start Term
2016 - Full Academic Year 2016-17
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Eadaoin Tyrrell, Sharon Barrett
Programme Membership
SG_SBPRO_M09 201600 Master of Science in Bioprocessing SG_SBPRO_O09 201700 Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Bioprocessing SG_SBPRO_M09 201600 Master of Science in Bioprocessing
Description

This module is taken by Masters students in Bioprocessing. It aims to provide students with a detailed knowledge and understanding of the various analytical test methods  used in a biopharmaceutical Quality Control laboratory to assess the raw material, in-process, bulk drug substance and finished product quality attributes.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Discuss and critically evaluate the applications of the test methods listed in a biopharmaceutical product analysis.

2.

Source and interpret the theory behind the test methods listed.

3.

Identify and interpret equipment requirements for performance of the test methods listed.

4.

Formulate and communicate judgements with regard to biopharmaceutical analytical techniques.

5.

Source relevant information, critically interpret and apply appropriate referenced literature from a wide range of information sources

6.

Demonstrate effective communication skills in an appropriate format.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Online live and recorded lectures blended with lecture theatre-based learning. Extra reading of peer reviewed journal articles and reviews will be provided.

Module Assessment Strategies

The assessment approach for this module will be 100% Continuous Assessment with a range of assessment methods employed including some of the following: short-form assessment exams incl. MCQ’s/SAQ’s/LAQ’s, project assignments, dry labs, oral presentations, vivas etc. 

Repeat Assessments

N/A

Indicative Syllabus

The following is a summary of the main topics included in this particular module: Testing strategy for drug substance characterization, routine release testing and stability testing; Protein assays; Slab-gel and Capillary electrophoresis ; Immunoassays; Liquid chromatography (including high performance liquid chromatography, ion chromatography and ultra performance liquid chromatography); Mass spectrometry, Qualitative and quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction and other nucleic acid technologies.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment The assessment approach for this module will be 100% Continuous Assessment with a range of assessment methods employed including some of the following: short-form assessment exams incl. MCQs, project assignments, oral presentations, vivas etc. Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 100 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Not Specified Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Self Study 7 Weekly 7.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Recommended book lists will be supplied in the Moodle page for the subject.

Other Resources

Moodle and link to Live Lecture room will be provided.

Additional Information

None