Medical Device Technology & Business

Develop your knowledge of medical device technology, business and regulation for a career in the MedTech sector.

This unique Post Graduate Diploma course is delivered by the Griffith Innopharma Faculty of Science and is a blend of medical device technology and business.

Why Study Medical Device Technology & Business with Innopharma at Griffith College?
The Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Device Technology & Business is a blended learning programme, delivered through evening class room learning supported by live online broadcasts and weekend group work.

The course will focus on core competencies such as medical device classification, device design cycle, manufacturing, quality systems & regulations, biocompatibility, operational excellence, lean sigma, emerging trends in medical devices, medical device measurement and analysis, strategic thinking and professional development.

- Gain exceptional knowledge within an ever-expanding industry.

- Develop a detailed understanding of the medical device industry.

- 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 two Saturdays per month.

- Develop your skills in career progression to help you pursue a successful career in the MedTech sector.

Course Outline
A three-semester taught course in Medical Device Technology & Business (60 ETCS Credits) leading cumulatively to a Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Medical Device Technology & Business.

Subjects taught

Module 1: Medical Device Technology
Module 2: Medical Device Quality Systems & Regulation
Module 3: Emerging trends in Medical Devices
Module 4: Strategy, Leadership & the Culture of Innovation
Module 5: Operational Excellence & the Science of Innovation
Module 6: Medical Measurement and Analysis

Entry requirements

The primary target audience are those with a minimum qualification of higher degree (minimum 2.2 or higher) at NFQ Level 8 or higher in Science, Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering, Medicine or related discipline.

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.

Application dates

How to Apply
Applicants should contact Orla McKiernan or a member of the Innopharma Education team at +353 1 485 3346 or via email.

Students can also apply directly through


3 semesters. Online/Blended Learning.

This programme is delivered 2 evenings per week (in class or online) and 2 Saturdays per month on campus. For more information please contact

Enrolment dates

Intake Dates
We have two intakes for this course throughout the year, commencing in January and September.
January 2020
September 2020

Post Course Info

Academic Progression
Options will depend on the academic requirements and the career choice of the learner.

Career Progression
Potential Roles in the MedTech industry include:
Biomedical Engineering
Process / Product Design
Manufacturing / Operations
Regulatory Affairs / Compliance
Validation / Automation
Operational Excellence
Quality Control / Quality Assurance

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Evening,Daytime,Weekend,Blended

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