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BA (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Business Operations

Griffith College, Ireland


Next enrollment cycle

March 2024

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First Year Course Fee

USD 14,280

Course Accredited By


  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 25% scholarship

Campus: Dublin Main Campus. 

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

Enrollment Cycles

  • March 2024
  • September 2024

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must hold a minimum qualification at NFQ Level 7 in science, engineering, quality or a related discipline. Recognition of prior learning may also be taken into account.

English Language requirements;

  • In response to the worldwide closure of English Language Test Centres arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, Griffith College is now accepting the online Duolingo English Test (DET) as valid proof of English proficiency. This is a temporary measure for our intakes up to and including February 2022.

Year 1

  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Management & Organisational Behaviour
  • Operations Management
  • Regulatory Affairs & Validation
  • Operational Excellence - Lean Sigma
  • Control Systems and Real-Time Analytics
  • Clinical Research Co-Ordination
  • Career Progression

Year 2

  • Pharmaceutical Quality Management Systems
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Strategic Management
  • Clinical Research
  • Project Planning & Finance
  • Professional & Technical Communications

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: Part-Time

  • Dublin  
  • EUR 4,950.00

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