The programme consists of 12 modules, each worth 5 ECTS. Three modules are delivered per semester. A dissertation (30ECTS) is also carried out over Year 1 and Year 2. Assessment of students is through continuous assessment.
The MSc programme is also available for students to undertake in a modular format. Students undertaking the modular programme can select any individual module or combination of modules in any year, up to a maximum of three modules per semester. Students must complete all 12 taught modules and a research project within six years, to obtain an MSc degree. Postgraduate Certificate and Diplomas are also available as exit degrees, based on the completion of 6 or 12 taught modules.
This Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs programme at University of Galway will equip graduates with essential knowledge and skills to work in a Regulatory Affairs environment within the global Medical Technology industry sector. It has been specifically designed to meet the growing requirements of medical technology companies in filling regulatory and quality assurance roles. The impetus for the development of this specialist programme emerged from industry needs and the content has been developed in conjunction with a taskforce comprised of regulatory experts from industry and industry practitioners.
Programme StructureCourses include
- EU Medical Device Regulatory Affairs
- US Medical Device Regulatory Affairs
- Technical Report Writing
- Global Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs Part
- Clinical Evaluation
- Quality Management Systems
- 24 months
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DisciplinesHuman Medicine Health Administration Health Sciences View 59 other Masters in Health Sciences in Ireland
Candidates must hold a least a Second Class Honours Level 8 primary degree in a related subject area in science or engineering and at least two years’ prior relevant experience in the medical technology industry. Prior medical technology industry experience in regulatory affairs will be considered a distinct advantage in assessing applications. Applications from candidates who hold a relevant degree at Level 7, with at least two years’ medical technology industry experience in regulatory affairs, will also be considered.
International9000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA6000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 24 months.
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