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Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Device Technology & Business

Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Device Technology & Business

Overview

Develop your knowledge of medical device technology, business and regulation for a career in the MedTech sector.

 This unique Post Graduate Diploma course is delivered by the Griffith Innopharma Faculty of Science and is a blend of medical device technology and business.

Why Study Medical Device Technology & Business at Griffith College?

The Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Device Technology & Business is a blended learning programme, delivered through evening class room learning supported by live online broadcasts and weekend group work.

The course will focus on core competencies such as medical device classification, device design cycle, manufacturing, quality systems & regulations, biocompatibility, operational excellence, lean sigma, emerging trends in medical devices, medical device measurement and analysis, strategic thinking and professional development.

  • Gain exceptional knowledge within an ever-expanding industry.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of the medical device industry.
  • 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 two Saturdays per month.
  • Develop your skills in career progression to help you pursue a successful career in the MedTech sector.

Intake Dates

Our intake for this course commences on the 4th of February 2019.

What our students say

This course offered me a variety of skills from the business operations perspective, management and operational behaviour. It was a great to complete the degree in only 10 months. As pharma industry is rapidly growing in Ireland, I would advise anyone to take the opportunity to develop new skills for this dynamic industry.

KRISTINA VUSHKARNIIK
BA IN PHARMACEUTICAL BUSINESS OPERATIONS
Course details

A three-semester taught programme in Medical Device Technology & Business (60 ETCS Credits) leading cumulatively to a Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Medical Device Technology & Business.

Course Content
Subjects
  • Medical Device Technology
  • Medical Device Quality Systems & Regulation
  • Emerging Trends in Medical Device
  • Operational Excellence & the Science of Innovation
  • Strategy, Leadership & the Culture of Innovation
  • Medical Device Measurement and Analysis
Timetables

This programme is delivered 2 evenings per week (in class or online) and 2 Saturdays per month on campus.

How to Apply

Entry Requirements

The primary target audience are those with a minimum qualification of higher degree (minimum 2.2 or higher) at NFQ Level 8 or higher in Science, Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering, Medicine or related discipline.

How to Apply

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

Fees
Tuition Fees
Irish/EU

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 

Irish/EU living in Ireland: EUR 6,100.00

International

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.

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.

Study Mode: Full-Time

Dublin 

Non EU living Ireland: EUR 10,950.00

Non EU living Abroad: EUR 10,950.00

EU living Abroad: EUR 5,950.00

Direct Debit Scheme

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.

Sponsorship

Is your company paying for your course?

They will need to complete a Griffith College Sponsorship Form and send this to the Student Fees Office:

  • Post: Student Fees, Griffith College Dublin, South Circular Road, Dublin 8
  • Email: [email protected]

2% Learner Protection Charge

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.

QQI Award Fee

Please note that a QQI Award Fee applies in the final year of all QQI courses. To find the relevant fee for your course level, please see the Fees page.

Progression

Academic Progression

Options will depend on the academic requirements and the career choice of the learner.

Career Progression

Potential Roles in the MedTech industry include;

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Process / Product Design
  • Manufacturing / Operations
  • Regulatory Affairs / Compliance
  • Validation / Automation
  • Operational Excellence
  • Quality Control / Quality Assurance
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