CHEN40140 Biopharmaceutical Engineering Project

Academic Year 2022/2023

The research project consolidates course work and intensive research experience in anexciting way, providing a route to technological publications, and rounding off the yearsof study in a satisfying way. These should not only include testing students' basicknowledge of the course content, but also testing their conceptual understanding andproblem-solving skills, enhancing the multidisciplinary biopharmaceutical engineeringknowledge, expanding their analytical abilities.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion students should be able:- To elaborate methodologies in the chosen area of research,- To expand critical and technical reporting,- To develop project management,- To build up communication skills.The objectives of this module are:-To foster research ability and critical thinking- To communicate facts and technical skills- To help students make rational decisions- To encourage oral and written presentation of ideas- To expand team working ability- To build up 'higher levels' of learning - student creativity.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning


Small Group






Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Group work
Lab work
Student presentations 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Project: Research project and Literature review Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Name Role
Professor Niall Barron Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Daniela Boehm Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Colin Clarke Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Ioscani Jimenez Del Val Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Assoc Professor Susan McDonnell Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Anita Murphy Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Georg Pesch Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Jessica Whelan Lecturer / Co-Lecturer