Griffith College and Innopharma Collaboration

A collaboration to form The Griffith Innopharma Faculty of Science has developed the following courses to provide you with the skills, knowledge and competencies to establish a successful career in Ireland’s flourishing Pharmaceutical sector.


Level 7 BA in Pharmaceutical Business Operations
Designed for anyone with a certificate or higher in Science/Engineering or a related discipline. 

Students will study Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Business, Data Analysis, Control Systems, Clinical Research Coordination, Regulatory Affairs, Validation, and Business Improvement. On successful completion, graduates will have a clear understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, its history and future direction, the life cycles of Discovery, Development and Delivery and the guiding principles by which the industry operates.

This programme is ideally suited to those already involved in Manufacturing, Compliance, Business Improvement, Quality Assurance, Validation, Data Analytics, Clinical Trial Co-ordination and Engineering. 
Designed to develop the core competencies of Team Leaders and Supervisors already working in the sector, this qualification can also play a key role on individuals’ career development strategies.


Roles/Careers within the Pharmaceutical Industry:
Manufacturing Supervisor/Manager, Compliance Specialists, Business Improvement Specialist, Quality Assurance, Validation, Data Analytics, Clinical Trial Co-ordination, Packaging, Engineering.


Certificate in Pharmaceutical Data Analytics
Ideal for anyone with a certificate or higher in Science / Engineering / IT / Quality / Business or a related discipline. 

This programme will focus on core competencies such as Data Analysis, Clinical Research Co-ordination, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Regulatory Affairs, Lean Sigma for Big Data and Continuous Quality Improvement. A substantial focus of the programme will also develop the professional skills of the graduate to enhance their future career opportunities through the development of their CV, interview skills, network, presentation and communication skills. Students will also participate in a work placement to support their transition to employment.

Roles/Careers within the Pharmaceutical Industry:
Data Specialist, Data Analyst, Clinical Trial Co-ordinator, Business Intelligence Analyst, Business Analyst, Reporting Analyst, Manufacturing Supervisor/Manager, Compliance Specialist