Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs

Institute of Technology Carlow

24 months
11250 EUR/year
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This Masters Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs programme at Institute of Technology Carlow presents the regulatory affairs role and specifically targets the pharmaceutical regulatory industry.  It also provides a detailed insight into EU legislation and regulation as well as an overview of US regulation. 


This Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs  programme at Institute of Technology Carlow is essential to meet the needs of the Irish pharmaceutical industry. All programme modules have been chosen and designed on the basis of leading industry advice and consultation and also meet the requirements of regulatory companies in sourcing regulatory and quality assurance personnel.

Learning outcomes

The programme enables existing regulatory affairs personnel in the pharmaceutical regulatory industry to understand all current diagnostic and medical device regulations and develop the necessary skills to work successfully in the dynamic world of regulatory affairs. 

The programme will also enable the graduate to develop a set of transferable skills to directly meet the requirements of a broad range of future employers including  information technology, written and verbal communication skills, team working, independent research skills, data analysis and critical thinking. Teaching will involve traditional lectures supported and complemented by a managed learning environment incorporating elearning, discussion boards, and moderated online debates.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Life-cycle Management, Vigilance, Surveillance and Risk management
  • Pharmaceutical Technology Regulatory Affairs
  • Non-Clinical and Clinical Evaluation of Pharmaceutical Technologies
  • Principles of Discovery of medicines and Development Planning
  • Research methods and Technical Report Writing
  • Special Populations and Biologicals and Advanced Therapies
  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have an honours degree in a related subject
  • If English is not your first language, a minimum score 6.0 IELTS or equivalent is required for all postgraduate programmes

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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