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MSc in International Pharmaceutical Business Management

Griffith College, Ireland


Next enrollment cycle

September 2023

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Total Course Fee

USD 16,660

Course Accredited By


  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 25% scholarship

Campus: Cork
This course is also available in Part Time.
Develop your knowledge and understanding of the Pharmaceutical Business Management Industry

Our Master's programme provides learners with the specialist skills required for successful management careers in the pharmaceutical range of industries

Why Study International Pharmaceutical Business Management at Griffith College?

  • The MSc in International Pharmaceutical Business Management is available on both a full and part-time basis and is conducted over a 1 or 2.5 year period respectively. The programme develops learners’ abilities to research current trends and developments in the Pharmaceutical Business Management Industry and to develop their knowledge, skill and competencies to work in this dynamic business arena across multiple industries, whether they are service or manufacturing oriented. As a graduate of the course you will:
  • Expand your knowledge of marketing, technological developments, product release and regulatory affairs in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Master business development and launching activities within an ever-expanding industry
  • Become an expert in regional management, forecasting and budgeting
  • Develop your interpersonal, professional and leadership skills by working independently, and as part of a team on a range of challenging projects.
  • Part-time learning allows students already working in the area extra time to hone skills
  • Pharmachem Skillnet funding is available for this programme

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2023
  • February 2024

Entry Requirements

  • Candidates seeking access to the Master of Science in International Pharmaceutical Business Management programmes are required to hold either:
  • A Level 8 Honours Degree, 2.2H or higher, in Pharmacy, Science or equivalent discipline.
  • A Level 8 Honours Degree, 2.2H or higher, in business or related discipline, with at least three years Pharmaceutical related industry experience.
  • Each candidate’s application will be considered individually in accordance with the College’s QQI approved quality assurance procedures.
  • Candidates holding relevant alternative qualifications and those with related experiential learning will be considered under the College’s RPL policy.
  • In response to the worldwide closure of English Language Test Centres arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, Griffith College is now accepting the online Duolingo English Test (DET) as valid proof of English proficiency. This is a temporary measure for our intakes up to and including February 2022.

Stages 1 & 2 - 60 Credits

  • Management Accounting and Control
  • Leadership and Management Development
  • International Strategy
  • International Marketing Management
  • Globalisation and Corporate Responsibility
  • Business Research Methods
  • Commercial and Financial Considerations in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Quality & Regulatory Framework in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Business & Technology Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Marketing Management for Pharmaceutical Marketers

Stage 3

  • Dissertation Stage

General Fee Information  

  • An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.

Study Mode: Full-Time

  • Cork
  • EUR 11,150.00

Study Mode: Part-Time

  • Cork
  • EUR 10,650.00

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