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.
The QQI Level 8 BA in Pharmaceutical Business Operations is a blended delivery of classroom based training supported by live 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.
This two-semester course will be delivered two evenings a week and one Saturday a month. All classes are recorded available for revision and further study. Extensive online resources are also available through the use of Moodle. Extensive coaching & mentorship workshops will also be provided with a specific focus on individual assessment and improvement.
The following modules are included:
This two-semester programme is delivered two evenings a week and one Saturday a month.
Entrants will possess a minimum qualification at NFQ Level 7 in science, engineering, quality or a related discipline. Recognition of prior learning will also be taken into account.
Applicants should contact Orla McKiernan or a member of Innopharma College of Applied Sciences education team at +353 1 485 3346 or via email.
Students can also apply directly through Griffith.ie
A Registration 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.
Irish/EU living in Ireland: EUR 4,950.00
A Registration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.
Non-EU students: a Medical Insurance, Student Services and Administration fee of EUR300 is payable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.
Non EU living Ireland: EUR Non-EU fees are available upon request.
Students wishing to pay for their fees monthly may avail of our direct debit scheme. Please download our Fee Payment Information document to review the payment plan schedule and how to apply.
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They will need to complete a Griffith College Sponsorship Form and send this to the Student Fees Office:
All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded.
Graduates of the BA (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Business Operations may be considered eligible to join related Masters Degree programmes such as the MSc In Pharmaceutical Business and Technology.
Graduates of the BA in Pharmaceutical Business Operations are well positioned to pursue a range of careers including: