The course duration is 9 months. Lectures will be delivered 2 evenings per week online. Students will also be required to attend 2 Saturdays a month on campus. Practicals will be in one of our pilot facilities, with dates and times subject to scheduling. (ECTS: 65 Credits)
This course will cover the following modules.
Module 1: Medical Device Manufacturing
Medical device manufacturing processes, regulation, product & process qualification/validation, cleanroom operations and product sterilization.
Module 2: Bioprocessing Manufacturing Technology
Upstream and Downstream processing operations, critical control parameters to produce a quality product, cleaning and impurity control precautions.
Module 3: Technical Writing
Effective communication, technical report writing, research methods and presentation skills.
Module 4: Bio-Organic Chemistry
Organic chemistry, biological systems, pathways and mechanism of important nutritional and pharmacological teams.
Module 5: Team Lead Skills & Professional Development
Organisational effectiveness, professional development, leading and managing teams, working with diverse and geographical teams.
Module 6: Analytical Techniques
Raw material testing, in-process testing and final product release. Hands-on experience on key techniques such as IR, UV, HPLC, GC and TLC.
Module 7: Food Science & Health
Nutrition, human, physiology and diet-health relationship, health studies, current market and future trends.
Module 8: Lean Operations Project
Lean principles, practical application of the lean tool to identify and improve business processes.