M.Sc. Blended

International Medical Technologies, Innovation and Development

13 months
6000 EUR/year
6000 EUR/year
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The MSc in International Medical Technologies, Innovation and Development programme at the Atlantic Technological University develops the necessary skills required to strategically support the innovation journey of medical technologies for access into target international markets.


The MSc in International Medical Technologies, Innovation and Development programme at the Atlantic Technological University was designed in partnership with companies developing disruptive medical technologies and GMIT’s Medical & Engineering Technologies centre researchers providing innovative solutions to the Medtech sector.

Learners will not alone 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 market for new technologies.

Through a series of workshops and networking events, the CEO Masterclass will deepen learners understanding of the business theories and strategies associated to support the innovation journey of a medical technology. On completion of the CEO Masterclass module, students will be expected to present a viable business case for the development of a new medical technology.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 13 months

Start dates & application deadlines





Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General 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.
  • The research project will be work-based and year-long. Those employed in the Medtech sector can undertake projects with their employer, however the design of the project should be produced by the learner with the advice of the supervisors and must be of relevance to the programme. Students enrolled onto the programme who are not employed in the MedTech/Life Sciences sector will be required to complete a year-long applied research project with a relevant industry or academic partner. This will be arranged by GMIT.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 EUR for the full programme during 13 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 EUR for the full programme during 13 months.

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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International Medical Technologies, Innovation and Development
Atlantic Technological University


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