Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Pharmaceutical Business Management




1 Years Full-Time / 1.5 Years Part-Time

Validated by



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 industry.

Why Study Pharmaceutical Business Management at Griffith College?

This Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Pharmaceutical Business Management is available on a full time and part-time basis and is conducted over a 1 or 1.5 years 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:

  • 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.
  • Avail of online classes with the opportunity of some face-to-face weekend workshops.
  • Hone your skills if already working in the pharmaceutical area extra time.
  • 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.

The course is delivered from Cork but available to applicants nationwide.


Intake Dates

The next intake for this course will be:

  • February 2023*
  • September 2023*

*subject to sufficient numbers

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