CHEN40720 Principles of Biopharmaceutical Engineering (PT)

Academic Year 2022/2023

This module will provide an introduction to the important principles and techniques that are used in the design and analysis of biopharmaceutical engineering processes. It will also develop students' knowledge and understanding of industrial processing, analytical abilities and problem solving methodologies in this area.

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Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students should be able to:

1. Describe in qualitative terms the operation of a variety of biopharmaceutical process operations.
2. Manipulate and perform calculations on process variables with particular emphasis on data analysis and evaluation.
3. Apply unsteady-state mass and energy balance concepts to batch, fed batch and continuous processes.
4. Perform simple performance evaluation and design calculations for a variety of rate-controlled process equipment.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
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
Assignment: Several assignments over the semester Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No


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

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Name Role
Dr Georg Pesch Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Maycou Soares Zamprognio Tutor