Postgraduate Diploma in International Pharmaceutical Business Management




1 Year

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Blended Learning



NFQ Level


Develop your knowledge and understanding of the Pharmaceutical Business Management Industry.

This postgraduate diploma programme provides learners with the specialist skills required for successful management careers in the pharmaceutical range of industries.

Why Study Pharmaceutical Business Management at Griffith College?

This Postgraduate Diploma in Science in International Pharmaceutical Business Management is available on a part-time basis and is conducted over a one-year period. 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 learner of the programme you will:

  • All classes are available online with the opportunity of some face-to-face weekend workshops (pending social distancing restrictions).
  • Expand your knowledge of marketing, technological developments, product release and regulatory affairs in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Master business development and pharmaceutical product launching activities within an ever-expanding global 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.
  • Be supported through your studies by industry-experienced lecturers from the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Have the opportunity to network with guest speakers from the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Delivered from Cork but available to applicants nationwide.

*90% or 100% funding is provided by the HEA Jobs Stimulus initiative. Students currently in employment are required to pay €660; the course is free for unemployed students. See the Fees tab for more information.

Intake Dates

The next intake for this course will be:

  • September 2021*

*subject to sufficient numbers

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