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MSc in Pharmaceutical Business and Technology

Griffith College, Ireland


Next enrollment cycle

September 2023

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Total Course Fee

USD 17,850

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  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 23% scholarship

Campus: Dublin Main Campus. This course is also available in Part Time and Online. An exciting Masters programme developing your knowledge of Pharmaceutical Business, Regulation and Technology.

This unique Masters Degree Course is delivered by the Griffith Innopharma Faculty of Science and blends the subjects of pharmaceutical technology and business.

  • The MSc in Pharmaceutical Business and Technology is conducted over a 1-2 year period and is available on both a full and part-time basis. The course focuses on core competencies such as pharmaceutical processes and production, pharmaceutical business introduction & technology transfer, emerging trends, operational excellence (Lean & Six Sigma), regulatory affairs, data analytics, strategic thinking and leadership development.
  • Gain priceless practical experience within an ever-expanding industry
  • Develop your professional skills to enhance career opportunities through the development of CVs and interview, networking, presentation and communication skills.
  • All classes are broadcast live online offering the learners the opportunity to either physically attend or join the class online.
  • Extensive coaching and mentoring workshops will be provided with a specific focus on individual assessment and improvement.
  • Part-time learning allows students already working in the area extra time to hone skills.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2023
  • February 2024

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must hold a minimum qualification of an Honors degree (minimum 2.2 or higher) at NFQ Level 8 or higher in Science, Engineering or Quality or related discipline.

Pharmaceutical Science Courses

  • English Language requirements;
  • 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.

Semester 1 (20 Credits)

  • Processes, Production and Pharmaceutical Quality Systems
  • Regulatory Landscape of Pharmaceutical Business

Semester 2 (20 Credits)

  • Pharmaceutical Technology Transfer
  • 21st Century Dynamics & Emerging Trends
  • Strategy, Leadership & the Culture of Innovation

Semester 3 (20 Credits)

  • Operational Excellence & the Science of Innovation
  • Clinical Research Management

Semester 4/5 (30 Credits)

  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation

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

  • Dublin  
  • EUR 8,450.00

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