BA (Hons) In Pharmaceutical Business Operations




2 Years

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Part-Time / Online


Dublin Main Campus

NFQ Level


Enhance your pharmaceutical knowledge and skills for an excellent career in highly dynamic industry

 This Honours degree course in Pharmaceutical Business Operations is conducted by the Griffith Innopharma Faculty of Science and is the only pharma course of its type on offer in Ireland.

Why Study Pharmaceutical Business Operations with Innopharma Education in Griffith College?

The QQI Level 8 BA in Pharmaceutical Business Operations is a is a unique blended delivery of classroom-based training and online delivery. The programme focuses on core competencies such as pharmaceutical business, pharmaceutical manufacturing, regulatory affairs, data analysis, business improvement (Lean Sigma), clinical research coordination, data processing and project co-ordination. The programme is targeted at those who wish to develop their career in the areas of pharmaceutical operations, compliance, business improvement, technology transfer, validation and clinical trials.

  • Gain exceptional knowledge within an ever-expanding industry.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing, pharmaceutical life cycles, validation, clinical trials coordination, data management & analysis as well as business improvement.     
  • Achieve your potential using a blended learning approach of classroom training and online learning.
  • Attend classes supported by online delivery two evenings per week and one Saturday per month.
  • Develop your skills in career progression to help you pursue a successful career in the pharma industry.
  • Progress your studies in the future to a range of related Level 9 programme

Intake Dates

We run two intakes for this course commencing in Spring and Autumn. 

  • September 2021*
  • February 2022*

*subject to sufficient numbers

I completed the BA (Hons) degree in Pharmaceutical Business Operations. I already work for the pharmaceutical industry as a Master Data Analyst at Allergan. For me, the online class was incredible in terms of the technology available.

Valter da Silva

Innopharma has courses that are really well structured and well-managed. I was able to manage my time and my work and still be able to study. They will be able to assist you with anything!

Goodness Biyela
BA in Pharmaceutical Business Operations

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