International Medical Technologies Innovation & Development - Galway

ATU - Galway Campuses

International Medical Technologies Innovation & Development - Galway

Learners will not only develop critical research skills to support the convergence in medical technologies but will also understand regulatory requirements and advanced testing methods to meet the business strategy and plans for the market for new technologies.

Who should apply?
This programme has been designed for people in fulltime employment in the MedTech/Life Sciences sector seeking to progress their careers.

Subjects taught


Design Control and Risk Management
Medical Technologies
Design and Analysis of Experiments
Global Regulatory Strategies for Medical Technologies
Pre-clinical Evaluation and Assessment
CEO Masterclass
Research Project in Medical Technologies

Entry requirements

A H2.2 Bachelor degree at Level 8 in any cognate discipline or equivalent in science, technology or engineering, is the minimum entry requirement for this programme.

Application dates

Closing date for receipt of applications: Contact college for details.

How to Apply
Apply directly to GMIT using GMIT's Online Admissions system, selecting Application Type L9.

Please provide the following documentations to support your application:
1. A CV (max three pages) detailing their qualifications & career to date.
2. A personal motivational statement, which should include an outline of their plans and interests related to Medical Technologies.


1.5 years, part-time, blended.

Study Hours
Lectures and tutorials will be delivered live online and will also be recorded.

On-Campus Attendance
Semester 1: Evening on-site practical every four weeks.

Semester 2: Four one-day workshops held every four weeks. Two on-site device evaluation practicals in ATU Galway City's Medical Imaging suite. Four network evening events with key opinion leaders.

Post Course Info

Job Opportunities
Both European and Government policies have identified skills need in the area of innovation and research in order to support a thriving competitive economy and an inclusive society.

Industry stakeholders have also indicated the proposed MSc in International Medical Technologies, Innovation and Development would qualify graduates of the programme for:
• R&D Scientist/Engineer
• Quality/Regulatory
• Design Assurance
• Manufacturing Scientist/Engineer
• Process Development Scientist/Engineer
• Core Technology Operations Representative
• Leadership roles in R&D
• Strategic Marketing
• Design Control
• Clinical Affairs

More details
  • Qualification letters


  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Blended

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