Why study with innopharma?

Specialist, industry-linked courses

Students of all ages and backgrounds have taken a leap forward in their careers with qualifications from Innopharma Education. Designed and delivered by industry specialists, our accredited certificate, degree and masters courses combine industry context and practical applications with rich insights into the future of high-tech manufacturing.  

Innopharma Education 

Innopharma Education works at the forefront of high-tech manufacturing, advancing skills and capabilities across the pharmaceutical, food and medtech industries.

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Interested in upskilling in 2021?


A number of our most popular programmes are commencing in September 2021. If you have any interest in discovering more about our part-time, blended courses, what they involve, which have received Springboard or HCI funding, register for one of our free Wednesday evening webinars:

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When you go into employers and you tell them that you are studying with Innopharma they take note and get interested in you.

John Gallagher, MSc in Pharmaceutical Business Operations Graduate

I was able to manage my time and my work and still be able to study 

Goodness Biyela, Packaging Operations Technician at Grifols, BA in Pharmaceutical Business Operations Graduate

I really think that if I didn't do the masters I wouldn't be where I am and I wouldn't have the job I am in now. 

Sinead O'Regan, Charles River Laboratories, MSc Pharmaceutical Business & Technology Graduate



are directly employed in food and beverage processing industries in Ireland, contributing to Irish food and drink exports approaching €10 bn.


of the worlds top 25

medical device companies have strategic locations in Ireland and generate €7.2bn of exports, 8% of Ireland’s total merchandise exports.


of the worlds top 20

pharma companies are based in Ireland, employing 50,000+ skilled professionals.


of our graduates

gained employment or advanced their careers within six months of graduating from Innopharma run courses.

Our courses 

Our courses cover the key industries of high-tech manufacturing, from certificate, to degree, to masters’ degree level.

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Tuesday 06 July

Innopharma Education Weekly Webinar Series

Register now for our upcoming programme webinars

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Friday 30 April

Ireland’s Booming Food Science Industry: How to Get Your Slice of the Pie

The future of Food Science in Ireland is very bright. Here’s why and how you might want to consider a career change.

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  • Feed Your Passion with a Food Science Career

    While employment trends come and go, a career in the food industry is always going to put you in demand, for one simple reason – we all need to eat! And if you want a steady, high paid career in the food industry then a Masters in Food Science can get you there.

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  • What to Expect from a Career as a Process Technician

    We caught up with Paula Kearney, head of our BSc in Process Technology programme, to gain an insight into what a career in the biopharma process technology sector involves.

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  • Digital Transformation Guide - What is it and the 4 Main Areas

    Learn all about digital transformation and why it’s essential for business growth. This guide will help you understand the four main areas of digital transformation and the skills required to drive digital transformation.

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