Level 9 Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Business & Technology (Cork - March 2020)

Innopharma College of Applied Sciences (IPL009-0320_CO)
Key Programme Details

Post Graduate Diploma

NFQ Level

9 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Online, Mixed, Distance, Classroom - Evening


Part Time

ECTS Credits


General Information

Innopharma Admissions Team




01 485 3346


Innopharma Education,
Dublin 18


Admissions Team

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About this Course

This course is flexibly designed to suit the needs of those in employment. Lectures are a blend of online, distance and 2 Saturdays per month in Dublin. This unique and popular course is delivered by industry professionals ensuring you receive the most up to date and relevant skills to help you advance your career in the pharma/biotech sector.

This Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Business & Technology is suited to those from a science, engineering or quality disciplines to learn about the processes of pharmaceuticals and their production, as well as infusing your knowledge of the business and technical sides of the sector. This will help give you an extra edge in your qualifications. In addition, you’ll be awarded insights into the newly emerging trends in the industry, along with classes in leadership development and strengthening your professional skills.

With extensive input and participation from the pharmaceutical and clinical trials sectors, this course is ideal for those involved in manufacturing, compliance, business improvement, quality assurance, validation, data analytics, clinical trial coordination and engineering.

All classes are broadcast live using an online training platform, offering the learners the opportunity to either physically attend or join the class online. All classes are recorded also allowing learners the opportunity to view later and support revision. Students are required to attend the campus on two Saturdays a month.

- Processes, Production and Pharmaceutical Quality Systems
- Regulatory Landscape of Pharmaceutical Business
- Pharmaceutical Technology Transfer
- 21st Century Dynamics & Emerging Trends
- Strategy, Leadership & the Culture of Innovation
- Operational Excellence & the Science of Innovation
- Clinical Research Management
- Research Methods

Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for those who possess qualifications at NFQ Levels 8 or greater in a Science, Engineering or Quality discipline. Ideally, candidates will also possess relevant experience in operations, quality or engineering in one or more of the following industries: pharmaceutical, medical device, biotech, clinical trials, electronics, food, chemical, semiconductor or agriculture.

Career Opportunities

This highly desired qualification will help you open the door to an exciting and successful career in the pharma or life sciences industries. This unique masters' qualification could help kick-start your career progression as an executive, manager or director in the following specialities:

Business Operations Supervisor/ Manager
Compliance Specialist / Manager
Business Improvement Specialist
Clinical Trials Co-ordinator
Technology Specialist/ Manager
Quality Supervisor/ Manager
New Business Introduction Specialist

Timetable Info

Blended delivery with lectures two evenings per week online and two Saturdays per month in class.

Application Procedures

Applications can be made directly on the Springboard website by submitting an application for the course of your choice.

If you wish to find out more about this programme please contact us

email: admissions@innopharmalabs.com.

Tel: +353-1-4853346